Senior Backend Engineer

Sydney, New South Wales
Work Type: Full Time

There is a lot of press regarding our Fintech industry right now. While we are in the same industry each business is unique, our business, Stockspot has been around for 8 years with a focus on sustainable organic business growth and a stack of exciting sprints in the pipeline. We are looking for talented people to join our delightful team and be part of our growth over the long term.

We are looking for technical enthusiasts who have

  • Vast experience with Python (Django or Flask or FastAPI)
  • CICD Experience
  • Back end API experience
  • Vast experience with Database design and management (ideally PostgreSQL)
  • Experience with Redis or MQ
  • Experience with Celery
  • Hands-on experience experience with AWS (Lambda, S3, SNS, ALB, DynamoDB) and ideally Kubernetes, Terraform and Docker

We are looking for a techie who is curious and passionate about our product and its code and keen to continuously learn and grow their capabilities and knowledge in the ever evolving landscape of tools, technologies, resources and trends.

We are looking for a driven, organised person that is eager to achieve deadlines while ensuring attention to detail.

Someone who is excited to design awesome, easy to understand code on multiple platforms. That enjoys looking at the detail, is organised and an outstanding analytical thinker.

Goals you'll achieve in your first year at Stockspot

Reporting to our Lead Engineer and working closely across our engineering and product team you will achieve the following:

  • Create and iterate market leading digital elements in a growth fintech environment.
  • Be part of a unique opportunity to develop & deliver a new financial product to the market.
  • Work on transforming and iterating our applications for scale and to stay ahead of the pack.

Who is Stockspot?

We were the first Robo adviser in Australia 8 years ago. Our mission is to help people invest in a way that is easy, safe & consistent so that they feel confident to achieve their financial dreams. We do this by providing low cost automated financial advice through a digital product that is continuously rated by our clients as easy and simple to use.

Stockspot currently manages over $600 million dollars on behalf of our 12,500 clients. Check us out at

Why join Stockspot? 

We are keen to allow you to do your best work, share your experience and best practise ideas in amongst a small team of bright and talented professionals all focused on championing the consumer and growing our business.  We work in person in our centrally located office Monday, Wednesday & Fridays and from home Tuesday and Thursdays.  

We offer fee free investing to our staff, wrap up the working week early on Fridays, during the summer months and many other staff benefits we would love to tell you about! 

 Keen to know more? Click apply and send a note telling why you would great for Stockspot!  If you currently live abroad and would like to move to Australia, include these details in your cover letter.

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