Senior Software Engineer - Back End (Contract)

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Engineering | Contract | Allows remote



This is a 9-month contract role:

  • Very Competitive Remuneration
  • Immediate Start

Got a passion for microservices and creating dependable APIs? Do you have an interest in upgrading existing interfaces into something modern, stable and consistent for a better developer experience? Want to collaborate with highly-skilled technical teams in a growing business to define standards for API integrations with our partners? 

Lendi is looking for an experienced Back End Senior Software Engineer to join our Integrations team on a contract basis. The Integrations team guides, implements and facilitates direction integrations with lender APIs. Our vision is to abstract away the intricacies of integrating with lenders and provide consistent and modern interfaces for our entire engineering team, enabling easier and more reliable development for the future.

In an ever-changing regulatory environment, Lendi is leading the charge in developing industry-first technology designed to offer Australian homeowners transparency, simplicity and convenience in their home loan experience. Engineering is forefront in this charge as we look to automate and build out scalable and reliable systems to support our customers and counterparty banks. 


What you’ll be doing: 

You’ll be a valued member of our engineering team. We value evidence-backed opinions and will have the opportunity to play an integral part in driving the engineering team’s rhythm, culture and processes with opportunities in planning and resource allocation, architecture and design, coding, deployment, and support.

  • Creating and maintaining services using serverless
  • Enforcing and guiding best practices with Node.js and Typescript
  • Owning major parts of the system, designing and delivering quality stable solutions 
  • Building robust, scalable software as a key member of our core engineering team 
  • Writing clean, maintainable code that is suitable for continuous integration and deployment, following best practices and software guidelines 
  • Helping to drive the engineering rhythm and process of the team from planning, resource allocation, design, coding, deployment, and support 
  • Guiding less experienced engineers 
  • Collaborating as part of a cross-functional Agile team 
  • Owning the code you and your team build, which means supporting debugging, monitoring and alerting in production


What you’ll bring: 

  • Extensive experience in building and deploying Node.js + Typescript microservices to the cloud
  • Experience working with infrastructure/configuration as code and CI/CD
  • Experience using and developing RESTful API
  • A strong grasp on best practice and the ability to guide and mentor other members on the team
  • A passion for building automated, fault-tolerant and reliable applications
  • The ability to work productively as part of an agile team
  • A desire to continually improve the way in which you and your teamwork
  • Proficient understanding of Git and code management tools (one of; Bitbucket, GitHub, etc)
  • The ability to communicate clearly and effectively with your team, managers and stakeholders


It would be great to bring, but is not required to have:

  • Knowledge of AWS specifically IAM, S3 and DynamoDB
  • Understanding of event-driven systems 
  • Has exposure to automation and continuous delivery


About Lendi

Lendi is Australia's #1 home loan platform and we're building a technology-enabled platform to take the hard work out of home loans. We're passionate about how technology can revolutionise our industry and solve a key pain point in peoples' lives. 

Current technology for borrowers and mortgage professionals is comically outdated and inefficient. We're changing the landscape in two key ways: first, by giving borrowers the tools that give them control of the most important financial decision of their lives. Second, by saving mortgage professionals from the drudgery of today's tools and making their jobs both interesting and meaningful. 

Our developers and engineers are the key people leading that revolution. 


Benefits and perks:

  • Awesome Circular Quay location.
  • Open pantry with complimentary food for staff.
  • Complimentary beer/wine fridge open on Friday afternoon.
  • Regular social and team-building activities. 


Lendi is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company.