Senior AWS Software Engineer

Job Title: Senior AWS Software Engineer
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Start Date: 4th January 2021
Reference: 660028
Contact Name: Ivan Micallef
Contact Email:
Job Published: December 21, 2020 11:31

Job Description

  • Australian Financial Services company who prides itself on delivering value for it’s members
  • SME sized with circa 400 employees, strong growth plans into 2021 and beyond
  • Fantastic culture, flexible work arrangements (WfH), drop off/pick up flexibility
  • Career progression is actually on the agenda
  • Access to C-Suite, open and honest communication. It’s a non for profit, with different goals compared to commercial enterprise.
  • Work closely with product owners and key business stakeholders to help analyse, plan and advise delivery roadmaps 
  • Work and collaborate within agile teams and participate in team planning, estimation, reviews, stand-ups and retrospectives
  • Lead the design and implementation of software components across the organisations technology stack including mobile, web, API, Serverless, data and AWS components
  • Deliver high-quality solutions using TDD approaches that include sufficient automated functional and non-functional tests
  • Enable low-risk, high-quality changes to solutions through CICD and DevOps automation
  • Ensure that security is designed and embedded in software solutions
  • Ensure operational excellence by engineering reliability, manageability and monitoring into solutions
  • 7+ years of software engineering experience across the technology stack including UI, API, Server and Serverless, Data and Infrastructure
  • 5+ years experience designing and delivering consumer-facing web solutions including single-page applications (SPAs)
  • 3+ years experience and deep working knowledge of RESTful API service design and delivery
  • 3+ years experience delivering cloud (AWS) solutions, specifically cloud-native and Serverless solutions
  • Hands on experience with CICD pipelines including build automation, continuous Integration, version control and other related technologies (e.g. Git, GitHub, AWS Code* or similar)
  • Strong understanding of QA techniques like code review, unit testing, integration testing, TDD
  • Experience with infrastructure operations and security desirable, using DevOps and DevSecOps approaches to ensure operational excellence of solutions
  • Previous experience collaborating with other engineers and supporting their development through coaching, mentoring, peer-reviews 
  • Desirable technology experience – JavaScript, HTML, CSS, Vue.js, headless CMS, NodeJS, GitHub, Linux, scripting languages, Jira, Confluence, Slack
  • Desirable AWS experience – Lambda, API Gateway, StepFunctions, S3, Code*, DynamoDB and RDS, CloudFront, CloudWatch, SQS, SNS, VPC, EC2, CloudFormation
  • Huge project pipeline has been signed off and funded for next year. 2 main initiatives are due to start in February
  • Career progression is taken seriously in this place. This role will suit someone who is interested in progressing their career towards Architecture/Security
  • Small, but growing team. Have an influence on how projects are run and problems solved. You’ll get a lot of interaction with the C-Suite and be relied on as an SME
  • The manager is present but will give you an abundance of autonomy so you can put your spin on the way things are done
Please send through a word (.doc) version of your CV by applying to this ad or get in touch directly with Ivan on 0478 129 450