Software Engineer - Java

Sydney, New South Wales, Australia | Engineering | Full-time


This is a permanent role

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 a Software Engineer to join our Decision Engine team. The Decision Engine team is a core technology team at Lendi. Our vision is to provide a range of services for both engineering and non-engineering teams to support the various parts of our customer’s journey from product recommendations to submitting a loan application.

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 counter-party 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 micro-services using lean, modern Java
  • Working in an event-driven architecture using Kafka and stream processing
  • Owning services end-to-end from requirements to design, development and deployment and support
  • Designing, provisioning and managing the cloud infrastructure required by your services
  • Guiding and improving engineering practices
  • Working on a team that owns integral 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 code that can be continuously deployed, monitored and maintained
  • Helping to drive the engineering rhythm and process of the team from planning, design, coding, deployment, through to support
  • Continuously improving your skills and helping the team continuously improve its processes
  • Collaborating as part of an agile team
  • Taking ownership of the systems you and your team build, which means supporting debugging, monitoring and alerting in production


What you’ll bring: 

  • 2-3 years of experience building and running applications and services in production with modern Java
  • Experience working with infrastructure/configuration as code and CI/CD tooling
  • Experience using and developing web services or RESTful APIs
  • A passion for building fault-tolerant and reliable applications and developing simple designs for complex problems
  • Experience or interest in building event-driven services or experience with Kafka
  • Experience with clean code practices (such as SOLID, refactoring, design patterns and/or TDD) or a desire to learn
  • The ability to work productively as part of an agile team
  • A desire to continually improve how 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, EC2, Lambda, etc
  • NoSQL experience (e.g. Redis, Mongo, DynamoDB)
  • Previous experience with event-driven systems or messaging patterns
  • 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 revolutionize 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:

  • At Lendi we take career development seriously. We have the opportunities, budget, and frameworks in place to propel your career in the direction you want to take it!
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives such as gym membership, yoga, and free massages
  • Awesome Circular Quay location
  • A week’s additional annual leave after 3 years’ service
  • 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.