Senior Data Engineer

IT · Melbourne, Victoria
Department IT
Employment Type Perm Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Pepperstone story started in 2010. Born digital, nimble and global. Our people are motivated to develop their career in finance in a vibrant and fast-paced environment. Our Data Engineering team culture and IT systems reflect our history: cloud natives that believe in adopting the latest technologies, innovating, and developing new skills and knowledge. Data is central to what we do. We build and maintain batch and streaming systems in the cloud that underpin both critical internal operations and external customer-facing systems. This is an opportunity to make a noticeable impact, on a global scale.

The Role

As a Senior Data Engineer, you will promote - through code and interactions with others - high quality software patterns and practices that in turn result in reliable and maintainable applications and infrastructure. Furthermore, you will work with the team to plan and deliver data platform services that facilitate the rapid deployment of Business Intelligence and Data Science solutions. In fulfilling your responsibilities, you will learn from, and provide advice to, key stakeholders. Your advice will be based on your expertise on matters such as data formats, data lake design and big data technologies.

Skills & Experience  

  • An experienced Software Engineer with at least 3 years’ specialising in Data
  • Working knowledge of Go, Python or Scala
  • General Data Architecture knowledge such as Data Lakes, Data Warehouses and related technologies and concepts
  • Experience in, and an ability to express the comparative merits of SQL, NoSQL and Graph database systems
  • Solid experience in at least two RDBMS with MySQL and PostgreSQL being highly preferred
  • Good working knowledge of Apache Kafka
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code tooling: Ansible and Terraform
  • Provisioning AWS services to support product deployment
  • Metrics, monitoring and alarms. Especially useful if you know Sumo Logic and PagerDuty.
  • AWS services related to data engineering
  • Docker and related container-orchestration technologies (e.g. Kubernetes/AWS EKS)

Perks & Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Genuinely collaborative and friendly culture
  • Flexible working arrangements – we value work-life balance
  • Full stocked kitchen with lots of snacks
  • End-of-Trip Facilities: Bicycle parking and showers
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Ongoing Personal Development & Training
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Frequent team events and celebrations


About Pepperstone

Pepperstone is an online Forex and CFD Broker providing traders across the globe with cutting edge technology to trade the world’s markets. Our award-winning combination of outstanding customer service coupled with incredibly low-cost pricing across all FX, CFDs and Commodities has resulted in Pepperstone being one of the world’s fastest growing FX brokers. Our focus is to support every one of our customers’ quests for trading mastery.


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Please express your interest by applying through our Pepperstone Careers page as soon as possible!     


Pepperstone is an equal opportunity employer.

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  • Location
    Melbourne, Victoria
  • Department
  • Employment Type
    Perm Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience