Software Engineer - Java API Expert – 12 Month Fixed Term


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Banking & Financial Services

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Software Engineer - Java API Expert – 12 Month Fixed Term

  • 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

  • self starter who can use the tools at hand to provide a solution with minimal supervision

Must have experience in:
  • Java 8+, Spring Boot, REST and JSON, GraphQL

  • API experience - preferably including API versioning

  • Containerisation
  • RDBMS (Ideally SQL Server experience) - experience should include table design, indexes, writing stored procedures, functions, and performance tuning

Nice to have:
  • CI/CD (Jenkins would be beneficial)

  • identity services - authorisation and authentication

  • Microservices (REST / GraphQL)

  • experience in some of the following - reverse lookup, service discovery, load balancing, telemetry, logging, configuration services

  • have worked in an agile environment

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 Java API 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 microservices back end with a micro front end.  The back end will need to be REST / JSON / GraphQL compliant

Role requirements

The type of person we are looking for:

  • 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
  • excellent communication skills and able to work effectively with colleagues located both onshore and offshore
  • work closely with developers, business and project managers from other teams or projects
  • strong telephone consulting skills to gather requirements
Skills, Knowledge & Experience
  • proven ability to develop Java API solutions using REST / JSON including versioning in Java 8+

  • an understanding of API considerations

  • understanding of how to develop testable and repeatable code and using CI/CD pipelines and technology such as bitbucket, github, Jenkins, Team City, Circle CI

  • understanding of high performance multithreaded code is preferred for the role

  • experience in the financial industry, markets would be highly regarded

  • knowledge of interacting with web technologies like HTML5, CSS, React is helpful

  • experienced with tools such as Git, Maven, JIRA, Confluence and test driven methodologies
  • other technologies that would be desirable but not essential includes: NGINX, Zookeeper, Identity Service.

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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