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Full stack Java developer

  • Highly proficient at core Java programming (full stack end-to-end)
  • Java UI development experience (e.g. Swing or JavaFX)
  • Public cloud hosting, esp. Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Full stack Java developer
Large Financial Organization in Melbourne CBD
Permanent role
Work life Balance and Great culture

We are looking for an experienced Software Engineer with a proven track record in Java and related technologies. Expect to join a highly motivated team comprising of best-in-class developers, business analysts and testers.
As a successful candidate you will be passionate about programming, work to the highest standards and are interested in learning new things. You are analytical and critical in your thinking and able to come up with innovative solutions for challenging problems. You can work independently front-to-back but are also a strong team player. You feel responsible for your work and “own” the code your write. You display leadership qualities and enthusiasm and communicate successfully colleagues who count on you as a trusted subject matter expert.

About the team
The FX technology team operates across Melbourne, Sydney and London and has end-to-end ownership of the software development process. We apply Agile SDLC practices with frequent incremental deliveries to production and achieve a high degree of automated test coverage. We believe in the advantage of open source software and follow the company wide push towards resilient micro-services hosted in public cloud or co-located with other market participants where low latency connectivity is essential.

What would I be doing?

  • Work with business and technology stakeholders to understand and analyse business processes and user requirements to establish realisable specifications
  • Design, implement, test and deploy software solutions that meet the agreed specifications
  • Write well-designed, testable program code and automated tests
  • Continuously improve and enhance and existing software where necessary
  • Integrate software components into a fully functional system
  • Analyse production incidents when they occur and help work on fixes to resolve problems
  • Document and communicate your work throughout the whole SDLC

What skills/experience do I need?

  • A motivated a self-starter
  • Ability to identify and implement continuous improvement opportunities
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


  • Highly proficient at core Java programming (full stack end-to-end)
  • Experience with open source Java frameworks, e.g. Spring
  • Automated component or system testing experience
  • Confident with Linux operating systems
  • Tertiary qualification in Software Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent
  • 3+ years of software development experience, preferably in Finance or mission-critical systems

Highly Desirable

  • Java UI development experience (e.g. Swing or JavaFX)
  • Continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD)
  • Experience with ‘container’ technology (e.g. Docker, Kubernetes)
  • Public cloud hosting, esp. Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Understanding of high-availability design
  • Low-latency and/or reliable messaging for distributed systems
  • NoSQL database and/or in-memory cache technologies
  • Understanding of event-sourcing application design
  • Financial markets domain knowledge (foreign exchange in particular)

If you think there might be a role with your name on it, send us your application. If you think you’ve got what it takes to thrive in a high-pressure, fast paced environment and want to drive your career forward, then we’d love to hear from you.

We offer:

  • A collaborative environment with highly talented colleagues that are passionate about what they do
  • The opportunity to grow and learn professionally, using leading edge technology
  • Flexible working policies

How to apply:
Please apply using the link below or contact (Neil – (03) 8506 6522 / ) for further details. Applications closes based on the volume of applicants received. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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