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Principal Backend Engineer

Sydney - Customer Success

Principal Backend Engineer

Get it done: liaise closely with our customers’ developers, write code and make successful Backbase implementations happen.

You’ll be face to face with customers, project and product teams ensuring the implementation of your technology is seamless.

What you'll do

Your goal is to seamlessly integrate the Backbase platform into our customers’ systems.

You’ll stay focused on a changing environment consisting of rapid iterative software development, sharp customer feedback, requirements gathering workshops and configuration/customization of the Backbase Engagement Banking Platform.

Bring your A game. You will be collaborating deeply with our customers and delivery teams.

During projects, you take on the expert role for anything related to backend and refine components that will be redeployed.

Backbase speaks Agile software development, just like you. You will write beautiful and smart code, run tests and coach a team of developers on the client and partner side. You will also provide training to those who work with the platform. You know when to be creative and when to consult your colleagues. Because you will be working on a global scale, you easily blend into any work culture.

In the fast-paced world of tech, there's always a sense of urgency, and customer expectations are high. But fear not! With your confidence and top-notch skills, you not only meet but surpass customer desires. You'll come across situations that call for quick thinking and resourcefulness, and you won't shy away from getting your hands dirty.

Who you are

Looking for a journey instead of a job? Then let’s talk! We see opportunities and take the leap. Having the guts to push limits and break barriers to make things happen. We learn and reinvent ourselves for maximum impact, never giving up. We are creators, with a customer-centric mindset that love what they do and bring fun to any challenge. Together we kick ass, have fun and feel proud when our vision is delivered. Next day - we wake up and raise the bar a little higher. Are you ready?

We are super proud to be freshly minted as a Great Place to Work Certified™ in Australia.

If the below sounds like you, then you know what to do:

●You have a solid understanding of cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform. Certifications are definitely a plus in this space;
●You are skilled in containerization and orchestration using Kubernetes for scalable and resilient deployments;
●You have deep expertise in implementing RESTful APIs and designing scalable backend systems;
●You have a strong track record of implementing distributed systems, asynchronous messaging, and event-driven architectures;
●You are familiar with DevOps practices and CI/CD pipelines for automated build, test, and deployment;
●You have a strong approach and experience with performance optimization, caching strategies, and load balancing techniques;
●You know how production looks like and has proficient in implementing observability practices in backend applications;
●You talk Java, you love Spring, you like Microservices and you have extensive; experience with integration patterns and frameworks (Apache Camel, Spring Integration);
●You are able to communicate clearly and confidently across all levels to get buy-ins from technical stakeholders as well as from your team members;
●Your experience in the banking domain or Fintech products will be considered an advantage;
●You have excellent communication skills in English, spoken and written;
●You have experience with Java, Spring, Maven, Docker, CI and CD;
●You have strong experience with microservices;
●You are knowledgeable of relational databases (Oracle, MSSQL, MySQL);
●You have good understanding of non-functionals such as security, performance, scalability, etc.;
●You have a good understanding of Enterprise Integration Patterns;

Join our team and be a part of a certified Great Place to Work! We’re proud to have achieved this recognition in India, Australia, Singapore, and Vietnam. As a company, we’re committed to providing a positive and inclusive work environment where our employees can thrive. So, what are you waiting for? Come be a part of our culture and grow with us.


Our perks

Loud and busy sometimes but always friendly, helpful, and super fun. We love to celebrate each other’s achievements, share jokes, and our love for food, movies, traveling, and sports. We’re one big and diverse family working towards the same goal.

Hybrid working

Our hybrid model gives you more flexibility to get work done where you do it best – whether it’s from home or from our flexible office spaces worldwide.

Wellness programs

Feel your best with initiatives that promote physical and mental well-being, from Headspace premium to wellness days.

Training & development

Challenge yourself and learn new technical or soft skills with a training budget for your growth and personal development.

Social events

Meet and mingle with your colleagues at our celebrations, social gatherings, and team-building activities, held year-round.

Hobby groups

Join our employee-led activities. Connect with people with similar interests and contribute to shaping our dynamic culture.