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Lead Backend Java Engineer

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Permanent - Full time, Mid-level
Job category
Technology - Engineering
Join our Business Bank, we are a disruptor to the existing business banking landscape and need your help to take our team to the next level, delivering industry leading levels of reliability, security and ease of use.
At Macquarie, our advantage is bringing together diverse people and empowering them to shape all kinds of possibilities. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 55 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a friendly and supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drives outcomes.

What role will you play?

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You will own the design, development, testing, deployment, and maintenance of the team owned product and platforms as well as owning the growth and development of an engineering team. You will be empowered to make independent decisions for the team and partner effectively with product, and other teams in the business area. As a tech lead, you will write code represent the team, review and plan for feature deliveries, deal with the details of project management and help the developers in their careers.

What you offer

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  • Ability to communicate clearly with all levels of the organisation and have a desire to mentor less experienced members
  • Experience leading a project from inception to production
  • Strong background in Java; any other language is also a plus
  • Solid knowledge in building scalable, maintainable and low latency web applications
  • Experience on refactoring large code bases and sunsetting applications
  • Experience tackling complex bug fixes
  • Solid knowledge in software design, object orientation and web applications
  • Computer science education or equivalent experience.
We love hearing from anyone inspired to build a better future with us, if you're excited about the role or working at Macquarie we encourage you to apply.

About Technology

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Technology enables every aspect of our business, for our people, our customers and our communities. Bring your unique perspective and join a global team who is passionate about accelerating the digital enterprise, connecting people and data, building platforms and applications and designing tomorrow’s technology solutions.


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Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria, include: 
  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements 
  • One wellbeing leave day per year and up to five additional days leave based on length of service
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent 
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching 
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing 
  • Access to a wide range of learning and development opportunities

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion

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We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.
If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.