Stake is looking for a DevOps 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

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

More specifically, you will:

  • contribute to and implement CI/CD strategies for a multi-region product using technologies such as CircleCI, Packer and Terraform;
  • develop DevOps processes across multiple codebases using Git/GitHub;
  • build out highly available applications using containerisation software such as Kubernetes and serverless technologies;
  • manage network and access security using virtual network environments, firewall rulesets, and certificate/access key management;
  • manage software products in a fast growing business.

A 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 have a strong understanding of:
    • the cloud-based networking frameworks, including ACLs and gateways;
    • microservice architectures and technologies like Kubernetes;
  • You have experience with:
    • both relational and non-relational DBMSs such as PostgreSQL and NoSQL;
    • at least one of these Cloud Platforms: AWS, GCP or Azure.
    • With Golang (desirable not essential)

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

  • An interest in finance or the markets. Can be a curious interest or a lifelong passion;
  • Experience working on multi-region products or in the financial services sector;
  • You have built end to end applications. You understand how a modern web service is constructed, and you have experience beyond maintaining existing code;
  • You have experience with security and you know best practices.

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.

To all recruitment agencies - Stake does not accept agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias or directly to Stake employees. Stake is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.