API Engineer - Multiple roles (4.1 - 4.4)

  • Competitive
  • Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • ANZ
  • 21 Apr 19

API Engineer - Multiple roles (4.1 - 4.4)

First a bit about ANZ

At ANZ, everything we do boils down to ‘why’ – our purpose – to shape a world where people and communities thrive. We're just as focused on seeing our people thrive as well as our customers. We'll give you every opportunity to develop your career.

We are responding faster to changing customer requirements, focusing on the things that matter the most, energising our people, eliminating waste and reducing bureaucracy.

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.

Your team’s mission?

The purpose of the Group Payments Tech Area is to transform Payments by fortifying existing platforms, simplifying and standardising processes and technology and by enabling our business through reusable end to end services.

As an API Engineer, you need to actively engage in the whole lifecycle (inception, design, development, testing, deployment, operation, monitoring and refinement) of systems and services.

You will enforce strong API delivery skills and implement best practices that align to the tribe vision. You will role model delivery excellence in the area of API development and frameworks.

You will also be expected to groom and mentor chapter members and build a cohesive growth oriented culture aligning to the ANZ’s Great Place to Grow vision.

You will be a member of the Engineering Chapter and API Engineer guild. As a member you will share ideas and knowledge and partner with your Chapter Lead to uplift the capability of the chapter.

As an Engineer, you’ll bring the following experience:

As an Environment Engineer, you will bring solid domain knowledge or deep working understanding of environment management and DevOps.

You will be responsible for working within squad to deliver world class features and as a Squad member, contributing to the accomplishment of the Squad’s mission. Working and developing topic expertise and personal development by supporting a continuous development culture.

You will understand environments and the payments landscape to increase the quality and efficiency of the outcomes being delivered by your Squad as well ensuring the stability of systems.

You will be a member of the Testing Chapter. As a member, you will share ideas and knowledge and partner with your Chapter Lead to uplift the capability of the chapter.

Who are you?

  • A team player – I know we only win if we all win. I recognise and value the different perspectives and skills my squad mates bring. It is not about being a hero but jumping in and contributing to the successful delivery of our mission
  • The customer’s greatest fan – I demonstrate a thirst for better understanding the customer, defines the problem and develop solutions through their eyes
  • A collaboration champion – I champion collaboration and builds the expertise, capabilities and engagement of team members that are embedded across multiple squads
  • Comfortable being uncomfortable – I am comfortable with uncertainty and have the ability to effectively manage myself through ambiguity by making meaning, building relationships and creating clarity with my peers
  • Continuous improvement junkie – I constructively challenge the status quo, I look for better ways of doing things and passionately advocate continuous improvement
  • Committed to my own and other’s growth – I strive to stretch and grow myself and others by identifying my own development areas, seeking feedback and providing feedback to others to help them learn and grow everyday
  • A Problem Solver – I am energised by tackling complex problems. I use my critical thinking, network, skills, knowledge, and available data to drive better outcomes for our customers and the bank
  • Commercially and Tech curious – I have a wide-angled lens. I am curious about what’s happening in the external market and in emerging trends and innovations (technological and otherwise) and how we use this information to better inform our decisions and actions.
  • Risk savvy – I build sustainable solutions that protect stakeholders and customers and proactively address risks by role-modelling improvements in the bank’s overall risk and control environment
What you bring to the role as an API Engineer, Payments

  • Strong understanding of API development technologies, practices and patterns.
  • Monitor measure and maintain availability and health of our services and platform.
  • Actively participate in end to end system design and delivery.
  • Strong ability to manage incidents/problems/defects, apply fixes and resolve systematic issues while managing stakeholder expectations.
  • Mentor other engineers in the chapter.

You will also have the following specialised skills:
  • Expertise in micro services architecture and implementation.
  • Spring boot APIs like spring cloud, rest, web and more.
  • Containerisation (Docker), Container management Platforms (Kubernetes, OpenShift, GKE etc.) and CI/CD activities.
  • Cluster computing, batch processing, integration.
  • One or more of: Python, Perl, Java, GoLang or C along with shell scripting.


“At ANZ we aim to create an inclusive environment where employee differences such as gender, age, culture, disability, sexual orientation, family and caring responsibilities and religion are valued.

We work flexibly at ANZ. Talk to us and let us know how this role can be flexible for you.”