Stake is looking for a Senior Security Engineer to join our team either at our HQ in Bondi Junction (with work from home flexibility) or completely 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 a category.

About this role

This role would be a great fit for someone with creative and innovative problem-solving skills with a willingness to take responsibility for production systems. You will develop and implement solutions that operate at scale - seeing your own technology efforts directly improve the reliability of our security services.

If you are a strong systems engineer interested in developing your info security expertise, this role is a rare opportunity to do just that!

On your first day, you will have experience in:

  • Programming or scripting experience across one or more programming languages (e.g. Python, Go, Bash)
  • Hands-on experience with GCP/AWS or other cloud providers - minimum of 5 year
  • Instrumentation of monitoring metrics and statistics for production systems
  • Responding to alerts, incidents, and requests for production services

It’s preferred if you have:

  • Experience building large scale, high load distributed systems on GCP/AWS or other cloud infrastructure with a focus on operational maturity
  • Experience using data and metrics to evaluate new technologies and technical directions

A bit about you

  • You are highly motivated and autonomous
  • You work well within a team of peers

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

  • Experience with GO programming language
  • Ability to apply Machine Learning to large datasets with an eye on spotting security issues and events

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 and an annual discretionary bonus
  • Free Stake Black membership and FX rebates each time you fund your Stake account
  • Employee Referral Bonus
  • Flexible hybrid work from home policy and many 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