Database Engineer - Multiple Roles (4.1 - 4.3)

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

Database Engineer - Multiple Roles (4.1 - 4.3)

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 a DB Engineer, you’ll bring the following experience:

Design, implement and maintain our relational database systems for performance and reliability. You're responsible for tuning and configuring our databases as well as building tools and scripts to monitor, troubleshoot and automate our systems. You propose test plans and interface with external groups, developers and service owners to arrive at optimal solutions.

You will be a member of the Engineering Chapter and Database Engineering guild. 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 a Database Engineer in Payments

  • Actively participate in scalability and improvisation of end to end system
  • Participate and recommend time to market tools and make system adequately performant
  • Actively participate in system design and capacity planning
  • Govern, measure and maintain availability and health of our databases and platform
  • Always keen to bring fresh ideas around database tools and distributed computing

You will also have the following specialised skills:
  • Oracle 11g , DynamoDB, Postgres or MongoDB
  • Full stack database knowledge from database kernel to cloud service platform
  • Automation of database lifecycle management and tuning
  • Expertise in a in-memory caching solution i.e. Redis, Ignite, Hazelcast, Cassandra
  • Strong Unix, Linux scripting and debugging and problem solving
  • Database optimization and normalization, query optimization, indexing
  • Database partitioning and monitoring
  • Database archiving and ETL methodologies
  • Should have cloud storage knowledge


“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.”

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