Senior Software Engineer (Node.js)

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


Senior Software Engineer (Node.js)


About us:

Lendi is Australia's #1 home loan platform and we're building technology 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.

We’re looking for an experienced Senior Software Engineer to help one of our product teams. 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: 

We value evidence-backed opinions and as a valued member of our engineering team, you will have the opportunity to play an integral part in influencing the engineering team’s rhythm, culture and processes with opportunities of impacting architecture and design, coding, deployment, and support.

  • Mentoring a talented team of engineers
  • Owning major parts of the system, designing and delivering quality stable solutions 
  • Work with our Product/UX team to imagine the visual and interaction patterns appropriate for our customers.
  • Building robust, scalable software as a key member of our engineering team 
  • Developing clean, maintainable code that is suitable for continuous integration and deployment, following best practices and software guidelines
  • Collaborating as part of a cross-functional agile team
  • Ability to communicate effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences both verbally and in written form
  • Develop Rest APIs using NodeJS 
  • 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 the production


What you’ll bring: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer
  • Passion for Javascript
  • Strong experience with NodeJS (we use Typescript) and associated technologies
  • Deep understanding of Microservices design patterns
  • Good understanding of event-driven systems (Kafka)
  • Experience in containerization (Docker)
  • Experience of AWS specifically IAM, lambda, DynamoDB, ECS
  • RESTful Services experience and the ability to align API contracts with other teams
  • Demonstrated belief in unit, integration, performance, and end-to-end (functional) tests
  • A strong grasp on best practices and the ability to guide and mentor other members of the team
  • A passion for building automated, fault-tolerant and reliable applications
  • A “you build it, you own it” mentality
  • The ability to work productively as part of an agile team
  • A desire to continually improve the way that you and your teamwork
  • Proficient understanding of Git and source code management tools (one of; Bitbucket, GitHub, etc)
  • High levels of commercial acumen, communication skills & proactive in identifying areas for improvement.

Nice to have: 

  • Frontend experience in React
  • Knowledge of Banking and/or mortgages
  • Exposure to automation and continuous delivery


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!
  • Enjoy the flexibility of remote working arrangements: while headquartered in Sydney, we are open to applicants anywhere on the Eastern Seaboard 
  • A week's additional annual leave after 3 years' service
  • 'Awesome Days' - an extra day's leave each year for you to do something awesome!
  • Regular social and team building activities.


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