Java Job: Senior Backend Engineer

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Sidney - Australia

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Closing Date
12 Feb 2023 11:59pm
Job Title
Senior Backend Engineer
Job Summary
Job Description
It feels good to bring people together.
As a telco, we’re making our world a more inclusive place. That means giving Australians the tools they need to get things done in the digital world. Oh, and we’re doing that while being 100% carbon neutral.
As an organisation, we're focused on having customer first mindset and delivering effortless customer experiences.
As a workplace, we’re building a community of people who bring their whole selves to work. Workplaces can be brutally bland and that’s not good for anyone. Difference makes us all better and we’re always trying to get better.
We are seeking a talented individual to fill a Backend/Java Developer role in a cross-functional agile team.
Your purpose will be to bring a lean, agile approach to design and development, help us to bring to life Belong’s mission – to deliver inspired, effortless human connection by leveraging Restful Java microservice patterns in AWS cloud.
You will be responsible for the design, development, configuration, customization, implementation and operational maintenance. Your role will be instrumental in defining and developing well-architected Java solutions, ensuring quality and coding best practices
At Belong we are committed to acknowledging the First Nations Peoples of Australia, as Traditional Owners and Custodians of the land and waters. Australia’s First Peoples are the oldest continuous culture on the planet. We humbly pay respects to their Elders past and present.
Key Responsibilities of the role are:
  • Deliver strategic complex business solutions
  • Develop great solutions on our most ambitious work.
  • Identify solutions to business requirements.
  • Estimate and plan workloads for upcoming sprints.
  • Frame development solutions and explain thinking in a compelling way.
  • Ensure development is maintainable, reusable and of high quality.
  • Identify problems or areas for continuous improvement and provide solutions proactively.
  • Collaborate in agile ways with Products Owners and the wider team to respond to business demand and deliver best practice solutions.
  • Work with a wide range of stakeholders, helping them to solve their problems by delivering value quickly.
  • Drive an agile, lean approach to development / engineering where people are focused on the right work.
  • Foster a data-driven culture where people are encouraged to learn quickly and continuously improve.
  • Contribute to a culture of agility and flexibility where people are focused on the right work and redirected to the right work if they lose their way.
  • Take accountability for upstream and downstream impacts of any changes you and your team make that may impact a customer, employee or partner.
  • Be a cultural ambassador ! Help us develop products and services that we’re proud of!
  • Forms and leads multiple teams with the right skills for the work that needs to be done to achieve outcomes.
  • Delivers complex, cross functional initiatives with speed by ensuring teams adopt relevant methods and tools based on new ways of working.
  • Accelerates team development by supporting each members development plan, and creating time for learning including team feedback/reflection.
  • Provide advice to guide stakeholders.
  • Identify and recommend best options
  • Guide and mentor other more junior developers
  • Continuously improve process and performance
We are looking for:
  • Experience in API design, development and long term ownership (Java / Spring base)
  • Familiar with API management concepts and capabilities (Security, Authentication, Policies, Git)
  • Familiar with RESTful design (versioning, security)
  • Familiar with DevOps practises (CI/CD)
  • Strong knowledge of AWS
  • 5+ years of Software development (APIs, Web services, Web applications, apps, etc).
  • Understanding of modern web applications and SPAs
  • Ability to deliver complex technology programs in agile environments
  • Proactive promoter of agile best practices
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications
  • Telecommunications experience
  • AWS certified associate level certification
  • Java certification
Critical Skills:
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in working in an agile team and collaborating with multiple teams.
  • Creative approach to problem solving both technically and in real life
Fun fact: research has shown that women usually think they need to meet 100% of a job’s criteria before they apply. Men often apply if they meet 60% of the criteria.
We want as many people from as many backgrounds as possible to apply for all our jobs. Send us an application even if you don’t tick every box.
We’re flexible
We’re all about flexibility and choice at work. Will you choose to work from home, in our office workspace, or on the go? Somewhere regional or the city? We want you to work where, when, and how you're most engaged, safe, and productive – wherever in Australia that may be.