Infrastructure Chapter Lead

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

The Pepperstone story started in 2010. Our team describes us as a place for the creative and the driven. We’re a team who do things a little differently: we’re a global fintech that was born digital, nimble, connected, and united in our purpose to truly support every one of our customers’ quests for trading mastery. Our people are motivated to develop their careers in FinTech in a vibrant and fast-paced environment. We thrive on progress – for our traders and for ourselves. We possess a unique organisational culture, combined with a vibrant and fast-paced working environment for driven people who want to grow their career in finance and do so with one of the world's fastest-growing FX brokers. 


The Role


The IT team at Pepperstone engineer, support and maintain all of the IT critical systems for our business and is made up of a number of key functions (chapters) that provide technical services to the business, including QA, Engineering, Data, Security, Operations, Portfolio Management, and Development Operations. This role will provide leadership to the Development Operations function within the business.


Reporting to our Head of Infrastructure, you will be mentoring more junior members of the development operations team, providing a supportive and technically progressive environment for them to grow. This role is responsible for driving development operations standards and practices across the organisation, as well as supporting the architecture, engineering, and security chapters. You'll play a key role by bringing your technical knowledge and leadership to all major projects, strategic initiatives, and technical services within Pepperstone.  


Your days will include:


  • Participating in Architecture Reviews and Security audits
  • Contributing to the improvement of development operations processes
  • Defining mitigation strategies for technical debt 
  • Working with all areas of the business to ensure that the goals and objectives are met
  • Leading by example and in alignment with Pepperstone’s values


What we're looking for:

  • 3+ years of experience in a lead development operations role
  • Previous experience in Fintech, specifically in trading platforms and architectures
  • Previous experience in Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Blue/Green deployment, Infrastructure as code (Terraform)
  • Deep knowledge of the AWS technology stack
  • Proven ability to manage and drive technical change in an organisation
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal including the ability to present to and influence different levels of stakeholders


Perks & Benefits:


  • Highly competitive salary
  • Genuinely collaborative and friendly culture
  • Flexible working arrangements – we value work-life balance
  • Generous parental leave policy
  • Fully stocked kitchen with lots of snacks
  • End-of-Trip Facilities: Bicycle parking and showers
  • 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.


Check out what our team is saying on Glassdoor


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
    IT
  • Employment Type
    Perm Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced