Stake is looking for a Software Quality Engineer to join our team in Sydney. Stake is more than a brokerage, we’re a global brand that stands for progress. This is true for our customers but also for our team members.

Stake is changing the game in share trading. We make it simple and cost-effective to buy and sell US listed shares – opening up the US stock market to those outside the US like never before. We are growing quickly and have expanded outside of Australia to New Zealand, United Kingdom and Brazil. This role is an opportunity to work towards the Stake mission of providing seamless access to global investment opportunities to everyone.

Stake offers an exciting working environment where everyone is challenged to work with a focus on high-quality execution. It’s collaborative and high energy. It’s a supportive environment where people are encouraged to take ownership, try things and grow from them. Our internal mantra is ‘never settle’ and we all share an ambition to do whatever it takes to grow this business forward. This is your opportunity to join a global brand rocketing forward and a team hungry to shake up a category.

So if you’re a passionate person who’s looking to join a team that shares these values and are laser-focused on building something epic; Stake is for you.

About this role

As a Software Quality Engineer, you will help the team deliver a scalable mobile/web application allowing Stake to scale globally across Asia Pacific, Europe and Latin-America. Our engineers take ownership, work collaboratively and challenge each other to build outstanding trading, payment and research solutions. You will maintain highly available systems and ensure that new developments are executed flawlessly when delivered to customers.

You will:

  • Deliver significant enhancements in trading functionality to Stake customers
  • Establish processes across the entire product stack to ensure quality delivery to market
  • Have the freedom to implement suitable technologies to solve challenges associated with Stake's global expansion
  • Learn to manage software products in a fast-growing business

A little bit about you

  • You are 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 understand how to make efficient technical choices given any business context.
  • You have experience with quality assurance across a B2C product.
  • You understand of how modern web applications are structured end-to-end.
  • You have experience in
    • API automation
    • UI testing with Java-Selenium

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

  • Experience working on multi-region products, especially preferential within the financial services sector.
  • Unit/programmatic testing, performance testing and stress testing
  • You have an interest in finance or the markets. It can be a curious interest or a lifelong passion.

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 (cash or options)
  • 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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