Technical Lead - Portfolio and Trading

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Job Type:Full Time

See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Who we are

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day.

Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The role

As a Technical Lead you’ll join a team to solve our most complex problems across performance, reliability and usability goals. Specifically tackling work across the live trading and portfolio management domains. You’ll solve problems at incredible complexity as our financial markets products process over 10K transactions per second with 2 million+ users globally. This is a hands-on role that focuses on building and enhancing our engineering capabilities, improving technical practices and helping shape the future of our approaches, platforms and frameworks.

What you will be doing

  • Identify opportunities delivering the company’s engineering capabilities, including identification of opportunities for innovation

  • Play a key role in migrating our products to the web, working with a variety of languages and libraries including Python, Javascript, React, Typescript, C++ etc.

  • Tools include JIRA, Bitbucket, SonarQube, Artifactory etc

  • Contribute to a huge initiative to move to AWS as we introduce DevOps practices

  • Take a leadership role in the development of an enterprise-wide information security plan

  • Review current development frameworks and help establish initial architecture for new products

  • Work closely with Technical Leads in other areas to solve new, complex problems across a range of products

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies

What you will need

  • Experience in a similar role as a Team Lead, Software Architect etc

  • Experience in deploying enterprise level software

  • Strong cloud experience, ideally AWS

  • A strong focus on testing

  • Strong knowledge of web technology, any combination of Python, Java, Ruby, Javascript, React, Typescript etc

  • Expert knowledge of technical architecture, software engineering and infrastructure

  • Proven ability to navigate ambiguity and collaborate with other functional leaders to provide positive outcomes

  • Technical aptitude to probe, assess and understand their technology environment

Why work with us

  • Competitive remuneration

  • Global opportunities

  • State-of-the-art offices

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to learning and development programs

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Table tennis, pool tables, meditation rooms

  • Subsidised Myki

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work

Employment Type


Time Type

Full time