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Senior Engineer - FX
Publication date: Dec 28th
Job type: Full Time
Category: Software Dev
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Who We Are

Airwallex is one of the most exciting Fintech start-ups in Australia. We have built an end-to-end cross-border payments platform that allows businesses of all sizes to scale in the increasingly global marketplace. Our solutions enable businesses to manage their cross-border flows programmatically at the lowest costs possible.

We started Airwallex because we knew there was a better way to make global payments. Since 2015 we’ve been driven by a simple goal – to simplify and enhance the lives of the people and the businesses we serve by connecting them through smart cross-border payment technology.

With offices currently in Melbourne, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Singapore, Tokyo, London and San Francisco, we offer a truly global experience for all employees.

What You'll Do

As a Senior FX Engineer you will be responsible for working on a range of exciting initiatives related to FX pricing, distribution and execution in support of the strategic direction of the company. Within one of our feature teams you will be delivering business outcomes not just product features, developing a number of REST services and integration components that provide FX capabilities to our React frontend via a backend microservices architecture.

The role will span a range of activities including connecting to external partner systems and handling the internal currency conversion business logic, through to helping our business clients integrate and harness the power of our APIs.

What You'll Bring
    • 5+ years in modern engineering practices focused on continuous integration and quality engineering
    • Ability to own an idea from inception through to implementation
    • A commitment to producing high quality and tested solutions
    • Java or Kotlin, Spring / Spring Boot
    • Designing and building REST APIs
    • High volume distributed systems
    • Kafka event streams
    • Distributed data storage systems (Cassandra, Hazelcast, Oracle Coherence or similar)
    • AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, CloudFront, etc), Aliyun (similar stack) with docker and Kubernetes
    • Javascript / Typescript
    • FIX protocol
    • Operational tooling such as New Relic, StatsD, Elk, Datadog, Prometheus

At Airwallex we like to ensure we create the best environment for our people providing a collaborative open office space, PlayStation and table tennis to unwind, a fully stocked kitchen which includes breakfast, snacks, fruit, beers, you name it! We also organise regular team building events, encourage flexible/remote working and offer learning and development opportunities. Most importantly, we give our people the freedom to be creative.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard colour, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

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