Senior Software Engineer (Node.js/Typescript + AWS)


Melbourne, Victoria, Australia


Payment Service Providers / Software Development

Jan 14

About Zeller

At Zeller, we’re reimagining business banking. We’re champions for small to medium sized businesses, challenging the status quo, and eventually, the big banks.

Why is it exciting to work at Zeller?

We’re big believers that ‘talent attracts talent’. Our goals are ambitious and exciting, and we need an incredibly skilled team to achieve them. Our team comes from all walks of life, and though we’ve been apart for such a long time, our culture has remained strong.

We have the vibrant, innovative ‘feel’ of a start-up, whilst having the pretty cool moniker of being ‘Australia’s most valuable pre-launch start up’. Ever.

When it comes to your position, you’ll be working alongside incredible talent to come up with solutions for unique and often original ideas. The team are champions for each other, and one of our strongest attributes is our team-first mentality.

There are some incredible things on the horizon at Zeller - we can't wait for you to join us.

As a Software Engineer at Zeller, you will be responsible for architecting, developing and supporting cloud native, highly available, robust and secure applications in the AWS environment. You will have experience in backend, API and database development.

You will get satisfaction from the high impact contribution of your work and fulfilment of the mindsets embracing teamwork, care factor and the motto “You build it, you own it”.

With automation and maintenance being at the heart of our engineering principles, this position will have the enviable opportunity to adopt and promote best practices, bleeding edge technologies and trends. While there is a primary area of expertise and responsibilities shaped by the initial project assigned, this role is not limited to a single product area or type over time and will work in a cross functional team with skill sets in full stack software engineering, DevOps, infrastructure, quality assurance to architect.

You will collaborate with a cross-disciplinary team to own product software development, contribute and promote standards and engineering best practices, support operational activities such as; process automation, compliance activities, SLA upkeep requirements.

You’ll be tasked with translating business or product requirements into technical designs, hands-on implementation of the designs to see through its testing and deployment into various environments such as; development, stress testing, integration testing, staging and production.

You will enjoy the fun of development from scratch in some application components while adhering to the company engineering standards, frameworks and best practices. You will also be a collaborative engineer capable of observing and contributing to existing works by other team members. Automation and maintenance is key, you will be excited to see through your contributions into production and maintain their longevity in the mission-critical environment.

Your Skills And Qualifications

  • Minimum of a Bachelor degree in software engineering (or related);
  • Experience in a technical hands on software engineering role;
  • Strong background in software engineering and design patterns;
  • Strong experience in developing cloud native applications in the AWS Cloud;
  • Experience in serverless-based applications using AWS Lambda, DynamoDB;
  • Experience in container-based applications using AWS ECS;
  • Knowledge in architecture patterns such as; CQRS, event-sourcing;
  • Proficient in Typescript, NodeJS, Java;
  • Good with API and its design/protocol - Restful, GraphQL, Streaming API, Webhooks;
  • Good knowledge in databases and clustering - SQL, NOSQL;
  • Instinctive desire to maintain code tidiness and zero technical debt;
  • Strong desire and disciple to have automated testings - unit tests, system tests, integration tests (with TDD, BDD);
  • Security awareness;
  • Appreciation and know-how in CICD;
  • Proven track record in developing and maintaining mission-critical high-load production systems with SLA 99.999 %;
  • Proven track record in supporting rapid and agile product deployments to different environments - dev, test, stress-testing, staging/production.

Like the rest of the team, you’ll benefit from:

A competitive salary package, including equity from an early stage;

A balanced, progressive and supportive work environment;

Excellent parental leave and other leave entitlements;

Hybrid working arrangements;

Excellent learning and development opportunities;

Plenty of fun and social opportunities - we love to come together as a team, both virtually and in person;

Being part of one of Australia’s most exciting ‘scale-ups’.

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