Back End Senior Software Engineer (Node.js)

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


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.

Due to growth, 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.

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.


What you’ll be doing: 

  • Mentoring a talented team of engineers, guiding less experienced engineers in sharing best practices
  • Developing Rest APIs using Node.js
  • Owning major parts of the system, designing and delivering quality stable solutions 
  • Working 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 function 
  • 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
  • Communicating effectively to both technical and non-technical audiences, both verbally and in written form
  • Helping drive the engineering rhythm and process of the team, from planning, resource allocation, design, coding, deployment, and support 
  • Owning the code you and your team build, which means supporting debugging, monitoring and alerting in production.


What you’ll bring: 

  • 5+ years of experience as a Backend Engineer
  • A passion for Javascript
  • Strong experience with Node.js (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 (Bitbucket, GitHub, etc)
  • A high level of commercial acumen, well-developed communication skills & proactive in identifying areas for improvement.

It would be good 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!
  • ‘Flex-first’ working arrangement - you choose whether you work from home or the office
  • A week's additional annual leave after 3 years' service
  • Regular social and team building activities.


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