Golang Job: Principal Software Engineer

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Adelaide - Australia

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Golang Job Details

  • You are a technical leader who is passionate about architecture and cloud technologies.
  • We are one of the most advanced cloud platforms across the bank.
  • Together we’ll build tomorrow's bank, using world-leading engineering, technology & innovation

Do work that matters

We're building tomorrow’s bank today, which means we need creative and diverse engineers to help us redefine what customers expect from a bank. Envisioning new technologies that are still waiting to be invented and reimagining products that support our customers and help build Australia’s future economy.

As a Principal Software Engineer – Full Stack, you’ll be an evangelist, leader and champion of strategic practice development across the enterprise. Be responsible for strategic programs of work, designing and implementing simple solutions to complex problems, including retiring and removing obsolete systems and code. You’ll develop and implement domain specific technology roadmap and drive BU critical initiatives and own technical solutions end to end.

See yourself in our team

Our Digital, Operations and Technology (DOT) team are responsible for the world-leading application of technology and operations across every aspect of the bank – from product platforms for our customers, to essential tools within our business.

Within DOT you’ll act as a trusted technology and digital partner, supporting product teams to optimise existing propositions, bringing the power of digital banking to every customer. You’ll work in an Agile environment and sit in a unique position at the intersection of many teams.

This is a hybrid role and the team usually comes into the office one/two days per week, and we are open to people based in Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth or Adelaide.

We’re interested in hearing from people who:

  • Partner with senior business stakeholders, designing and delivering technology roadmaps.
  • Lead from the front – you will set the example for what great code, patterns and architecture looks like with your ability and willingness to contribute to these.
  • Pave the way for our innovative engineers to design and develop solutions using technologies of choice.
  • Create a culture of challenging the status quo, being bold in our approach and valuing each other.
  • Ensure group-wide collaboration amongst engineering teams and other relevant practices.

Tech skills

We use a broad range of tools, languages, and frameworks. We do not expect you to know them all but experience or exposure with some of these (or equivalents) will set you up for success in this team;

Expert in at least 1 to 2 programming languages below:

  • Back-end runtime : C# .NET Core, Java, Node.js, Golang.
  • Scripting language : YAML, JavaScript, Shell script
  • Command-line interface : Unix, PowerShell, AWS cli, vi, vim
  • Front-end : ReactJS, Angular
  • Mobile : iOS (Swift), Android (Kotlin)
  • Databases : SQL DB (SQL, Oracle, PostgreSQL, Aurora) and NoSQL DB (DynamoDB, Cosmos DB, Snowflake, Google Big Query)
  • Automated testing frameworks : Module based, library architecture, Data Driven, Keyword Drive, Behaviour Driven.

Enterprise experience in at least one of the following cloud hosting platforms:

  • AWS cloud – desirable
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Google Cloud Platform

Working with us:

Whether you’re passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career with CommBank is for you.

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive, and flexible workplace with flexible work locations. One where we’re driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you’ll thrive. You’ll be supported when faced with challenges and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We’re hiring engineers from across all of Australia, you’ll be empowered to do your best work and be given the choice on when and where that work happens. We really love working here, and we think you will too.

If you're already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest), you'll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We’re keen to support you with the next step in your career.

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