Backend Python Developer, 12 month - Sydney


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Backend Python Developer, 12 month fixed-term - Sydney

  • Software engineering role with diverse data related accountabilities and people engagement

  • Ability to learn new tech quickly, problem solve and a can-do attitude will set you on the path to success

  • The ideal candidate will be a self starter who can use the tools at hand to provide a solution with minimal supervision

Must have experience in:

  • experience in Core Python 3

  • TDD and Testing frameworks (Pytest / Mock)

  • Linux command line

  • CI/CD (Jenkins / TeamCity)

  • Agile methodologies (Scrum / Kanban / XP)

  • Object-oriented programming

  • strong understanding of Design Patterns and ability to build reusable, scalable, decoupled, maintainable, clean & testable code

  • understanding and experience in distributed computing and building highly performant systems

Nice to have:

  • Apache Spark / PySpark


  • Cloud knowledge (AWS / GCP)

  • Role Overview

  • Markets Risk Technology Squad

Role Overview

Markets Risk Technology Squad


Our squad resides in the Fixed Income and derivative trading business and have a responsibility to provide normalised and aggregated data to our clients.


This role requires an experienced Python developer to be involved in the architecture and development of the future Market Risk Viewing solution.


The future Market Risk Technology architecture will look to target a big data platform

Role requirements

The type of person we are looking for:

  • a self-starter that enjoys a challenge and working in an agile environment

  • someone who takes pride in their work and will complete tasks in a timely manner with minimum supervision

  • someone who can interface with both technical and business teams within Market Risk

  • who will develop and nurture relationships with stakeholders to ensure that all system requirements are developed and implemented with the customer in mind

  • who enjoys learning new technologies and new ways of working

Your responsibilities:

  • take ownership of design, documentation and development of the solution

  • drive continuous improvements of the system development practice and processes

  • review all deliverables to ensure quality and conformance to standards

  • extraction of data and understanding of how to leverage the data to create value and respond to customer requirements for information

People skills

  • have good communication skills and are able to work effectively with colleagues located both onshore and offshore

  • work closely with developers, business and project managers from other teams or projects

  • excellent telephone consulting skills to gather requirements


At ANZ we aim to provide a flexible working environment.


ANZ has started to move to a new way of working, leveraging agile practices. To understand more about this new way of working and if this role is right for you, we strongly encourage you to take a look at The ANZ Way vimeo channel where you’ll find ‘The ANZ Way’ animation and the ‘New Ways of Working’ animation. 


We’ve also got some great information about what it’s like to work in ‘Engineering@ANZ’ on our LinkedIn Life page.


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