Stake is looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team at our HQ in Bondi Junction or work from home, 100% remote from anywhere in Australia or New Zealand.. Stake is more than a brokerage, we’re one global brand that stands for progress. This is true for our customers but also for our team members.

Stake is a digital brokerage offering seamless access to invest in shares. It is an exciting working environment where everyone is challenged to deliver high-quality execution. It’s collaborative and high energy. It’s a supportive environment where people are encouraged to take ownership and try things, even if they may fail. Our internal mantra is ‘never settle’ and we all share an ambition to do whatever it takes to grow this business forward. We are growing quickly and have expanded outside of Australia to New Zealand, United Kingdom and Brazil. This is your opportunity to join a global brand rocketing forward and a team hungry to shake up an industry.

About this role

You will plan, design and deliver a scalable mobile/web application enabling Stake to scale globally across Asia, Europe and Latin-America. Our developers take ownership, work collaboratively and challenge each other to build best-in-class trading solutions. You will build highly available and maintainable systems and have your say in how to architect solutions to solve customer problems.

In particular, you will:

  • Deliver significant enhancements in trading functionality to Stake customers;
  • Develop across the entire product stack using technologies such as Java, Golang, Python, SQL/Postgres;
  • Work within a high availability/security DevOps culture using technologies such as Terraform, Packer, CircleCI and NGINX in a multi-cloud environment (AWS and GCP).
  • Have the freedom to implement suitable technologies to solve particular challenges associated with global expansion;

A bit about you

  • You're a hands on problem solver. Financial markets are complex and require creativity to provide a great customer experience whilst maintaining accuracy, compliance and availability.
  • You have experience with Java, Golang, SQL/Postgres and building RESTful APIs. Understanding of running within a Linux environment and comfortable on the Linux command line;
  • You have some experience with one of AWS, GCP or Azure and understand of how modern web applications are structured end-to-end.
  • You have at least 5 years of experience in software engineering. We have multiple positions available for various levels of seniority (from mid level to lead and principal) so don't hold back!

Let us know if you also have the following experiences but if you don't, we'll show you the ropes!

  • You understand trading, brokerage and the general market and/or have experience integrating into brokerage platforms;
  • You have an interest in finance, trading and the markets. Can be a curious interest or a lifelong passion;
  • You have some experience working on multi-region products or in the financial services sector;

At Stake, we value hustle over honours degrees, so we’re more interested in you than your resume. If you believe this is a role you want to jump into head first and be part of our mission, please apply and let us know why in your cover letter!

Our benefits

  • An Employee Stock Ownership Plan that reflects Stake’s high performance culture and recognises that employees aren’t only contributors to the business but are owners of Stake’s success
  • An annual discretionary performance bonus
  • Free Stake Black membership and FX rebates each time you fund your Stake account
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • More to come as we grow!

Stake is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity. We aim at providing an inclusive work environment and do not discriminate based on race, religion, nationality, gender, sexual orientation, age or disability status.

So what happens next?

Once we've received your application, we'll give it as much attention as it deserves and you'll hear from us either way. If we think you will be a good addition to our team, we will give you a call and from there, you'll cruise through our recruitment process.

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