Senior Software Engineer - FX

Why you would like it:

- Tackle complex software engineering problems

- Pair program with a team of senior developers

- Competitive salary and benefits package
The opportunity:
A well-established FX exchange is looking its next Senior Software Engineer to join their Auckland based team off the back company success. You will be surrounded by a team that loves tackling complex engineering problems with whiteboarding sessions and pair programming. With a flat-structure, this is the perfect role if you have a focus on delivering high-quality code which has a notable impact on the success of the company. Given the share volume traded on the platform, you will pride yourself on delivering secure, scalable and efficient code. 

Company profile:
Committed to quality for over a decade, this technology powerhouse has become a well-respected name in the FX trading space. Focusing on fast feedback cycles to ensure they are delivering key features that meet clients needs, they have been able to keep a lean, senior-focused development team that focuses on working collaboratively. Given the nature of their work can be overwhelming they have a 'keep it simple' approach that sees the entire team take everything about first principles to figure out how they do better across the board. 

Role snapshot:
You will join the development team here is one of the primary product development teams, working on new features for the core platform. The team consists of 4 seniors who work using pair programming to rapidly deliver features in 2-week cycles. They have a modern Agile approach to software development with a focus on quality over pushing something out the door. You would be joining as the company expands its development team in New Zealand and tackle some complex engineering problems. The team gets up to London once a year and regularly appears at conferences to keep their finger on the latest technology.

The fit (of the ideal candidate):
  • They are currently working with Java, hopefully, you are too or are open to picking it up
  • You value quality and your approach to testing(TDD) highlights this
  • Experience across the full-stack of development(HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Java, SQL)  
  • Pair programming is how this team develops quality at pace, you should enjoy working collaboratively 
  • Enjoy tackling new problems, researching solutions and be open to others opinions
  • Knowledge of FX is a bonus but not mandatory 


Please note that to be considered for this role you will need to hold a valid NZ Work Visa or NZ Residency or NZ Citizenship.
This is a fantastic opportunity for the right person. If you're looking to join a top class organisation with great progression opportunities, send me through your CV as soon as you can.

Job reference: JO-1907-50512

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