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This is a fantastic opportunity to join a dynamic, global team that owns a range of critical systems and be involved in projects addressing a combination of software re-engineering and customisation underpinned by a sophisticated credit analytics platform leveraging Docker, Kubernetes and AWS. 

As a Java or C++ Developer in the Credit Risk Technology team, you will be involved in building and extending the existing risk system for the Commodities and Global Markets division of Macquarie supporting our trading and risk management functions. Our focus is on building out this platform to scale with the ever-growing performance, data, regulatory and product driven requirements of our businesses.  You will have excellent communication and technical skills, be self-motivated, highly professional, and have a desire to learn new concepts.

This is a great opportunity to gain knowledge in financial markets working on global risk management platforms for a wide variety of commodity, FX and interest rate asset classes.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in:

  • a minimum of 4 years' experience in Java or C++ software development
  • knowledge of good software design and application architectural practices
  • experience in data structures and algorithms
  • experience with code modularity and component de-coupling through APIs
  • multithreading
  • Spring/Spring boot
  • strong debugging skills
  • understanding of Linux
  • networking fundamentals
  • SQL (SQL Server, Sybase)
  • scripting skills – primarily Bash, Python
  • experience with working within automated testing environments
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • BitBucket
  • Maven
  • degree in Computer Science or equivalent.

Ideally you will also have:

  • interest or knowledge of AWS and cloud computing
  • interest in finance particularly financial risk.

If you are interested in this position and meet the above requirements, please apply online.

About the Corporate Operations Group

The Corporate Operations Group brings together specialist support services in Digital Transformation & Data, Technology, Market Operations, Human Resources, Business Services, Business Improvement & Strategy, and the Macquarie Group Foundation. The Corporate Operations Group’s purpose is to power the entrepreneurial enterprise. 

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion 

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team. 

We recognise that flexibility comes in a variety of forms. Talk to us about what flexibility you need.

About Macquarie

A career at Macquarie means you’ll have the opportunity to develop and utilise new skills, explore interesting fields and do challenging work that will impact the lives of people around the world—whether it’s accelerating the green energy transition, helping sustain global food supplies, financing social housing projects or investing in essential infrastructure. At Macquarie, we’re empowering people to innovate and invest for a better future.

Our size and international presence means your work can take you anywhere—across business groups, disciplines, sectors and borders. With 16,300+ employees and offices in 31 markets around the world, we’re a truly global organisation.

You’ll be supported by a diverse team where the unique perspectives, ideas and experiences that all of our people bring are valued. You’ll be empowered to address unmet needs in our communities whilst advising and investing alongside our clients and partners. Working with us, you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference.

Macquarie is a global financial group providing clients with asset management, retail and business banking, wealth management, leasing and asset financing, market access, commodity trading, renewables development, investment banking and principal investment.

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Job no: COG-955021
Work type: Full time
Location: Sydney
Category: Mid-senior, Technology
Group: Corporate Operations Group
Division: Technology
Recruiter: Victoria Oh
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