Senior Java Software Engineer - Kafka

North Sydney 


Sandstone Technology is a leading Australian Fintech and provider of award-winning digital origination, banking and lending automation solutions. Our cutting-edge software products are implemented in more than 40 financial institutions globally, including major top tier banks.

Our business is built around our people and our shared vision of continuous innovation, building market-leading products, and partnering with our valued customers to transform banking experiences.


The Role

The successful candidate will be part of a core team creating a new framework for extending, enhancing, and developing our Digital Banking solutions. We are looking for an experienced Java Engineer who has worked closely with Apache Kafka and understands what it can bring to an organisation. We need someone who can share their experiences and knowledge with the rest of the team.


Essential skills:

  • Expert level of Technical Experience across the following areas: Integrating with Apache Kafka, design and development of Kafka clusters in a cloud-based environment, developing in Java & Spring Boot
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to confidently communicate with stakeholders
  • Innovative and idea-driven, able to research and suggest solutions to technical problems as well as suggesting ways to improve our product
  • Strong attention to detail and quality driven
  • Passion for technology

Nice to haves:

  • Operational experience with Kafka – including security, encryption, performance, and observability
  • Experience using several types of Kafka Connectors
  • Experience developing with Kubernetes & Docker
  • Solid experience with REST APIs, microservices, event-driven architectures
  • Experience with Jenkins, CI/CD and AsyncAPI
  • Cloud experience - AWS or Azure


About us

At Sandstone, our people are our number one asset and we believe in providing opportunities for our people to develop and grow their careers through our training and development programs, mentoring and on the job coaching. Our employees enjoy a healthy work life balance with a number of social activities planned throughout the year, to relax and celebrate successes!


Why Sandstone?

  • Opportunity to join a leading strategic digital transformation partner to financial institutions globally
  • Work on complex, mission-critical enterprise solutions within mid-top tier banks
  • Career development and opportunities to achieve certifications such as SAFe, AWS
  • Personal allowance and time off to complete training of your choice
  • Flexibility and work/life balance
  • Social activities, weekly volleyball throughout the year (when possible)
  • Fully stocked fridge and snack cupboards!


If you like the sound of this challenge and you are interested in working with us, apply now with your up to date resume!

Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.