Lead Software Engineer

$160k - $180k
Sydney CBD
30 Jul 2020

Permanent opportunity for a Technical Lead to head a new team within a highly digitised area of an international financial organisation

My client, a leading international financial services organisation based in Sydney CBD, is looking for an experienced Technical Lead to join their development team. In this role you will be required to be hands on with 60% of time spent coding and the remaining amount of time spent leading and building the team as well be involved the execution of technical and architectural strategy.

About the role:

This role sits within a newly formed team within the mortgages area of a leading financial services organisation. The project of work upcoming includes regulatory as well as exciting greenfields projects that will revolve around the key digitalisation of the customer experience within this area. You will bring your strong technical ability in both front and back end technologies to implement and optimise all solutions. As a Tech Lead you will be passionate about the mentoring and training of your team and will inspire the best practices across all development processes.

Your skill set will include:

  • At least 5+ years of experience as a Software Engineer, with at least 2 years as Technical Lead
  • Strong technical ability across Java (version 8+), microservices architecture and Restful API's
  • Demonstrated ability in creating modern web pages including JavaScript, HTML5 and CSS3
  • Experience working with Cloud computing (ECS, Lambda, API Gateway)
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills
  • Background in finance or banking would be highly regarded
  • Any prior experience in polymer would be very advantageous


  • Work in a hands-on environment where you will continue to have the opportunity to up skill yourself
  • Remote work and flexible hours possible during this period
  • International organisation offering multiple career pathways

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Consultant | IT
Sydney +61 (0)2 8986 3150 | aneal@morganmckinley.com