Senior Engineer

Last updated an hour ago
Location:Melbourne, Sydney
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

This is a unique opportunity to be part of the newly formed team that will spearhead Iress’ strategic objectives to disrupt the financial services industry in Australia.

We are looking for an experienced Engineer who has a background in devops, SRE and software engineering to join an established team at iress. The team is responsible for managing and maintaining IT infrastructure and operations for several newly-acquired business verticals. You will take a leading role in uplifting our existing infrastructure and software systems in AWS. You will help to build out and embed modern devops practices such as infrastructure-as-code (IAC), deployment pipeline automation, observability with metrics, alerting, log aggregation.

You will work alongside and coach SRE engineers and software engineers often embedding in other teams to help uplift capability. As such, this role requires excellent collaboration skills and a passion for team work and collective achievement.

We are looking for people who are attracted to being part of something bigger than themselves. We want a Senior Engineer that can demonstrate technical excellence and also drive ways of working on the ground. This is an excellent opportunity for any engineer ready to take their game to the next level.

What type of person we want

  • You have a sense of ownership of the end to end outcomes, even the parts outside of

  • your expertise. You like to contribute your ideas and views to all aspects of the business.

  • You enjoy the feeling of momentum and progress and like working at a fast pace.

  • You are passionate about using technology to solve real world problems and improvethe lives of others.

  • Strong decision making skills, able to balance tradeoffs and articulate and justify your decisions.

  • Exceptional communicator - written communication is excellent, able to quickly produce

  • technical documentation of high quality and able to write tech blogs. Verbally excellent at

  • conveying complex ideas or concepts simply.

  • Cross-functional - you like to wear many hats and work across areas you are not familiar with.

  • You are a pragmatic problem solver.

  • Strong agile foundations - you live and breathe agile principles

  • Team Player - you value collective achievement over your own.

Why work with us?

  • Competitive base salary

  • Global opportunities

  • State-of-the-art offices

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to various learning and development programs

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • 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