Senior Software Engineer, Payments



Senior Software Engineer, Payments 

  • Expertise in Java and Kotlin with proven experience working across payments previously. 
  • See the impact that your work has on the experience that millions of customers have when choosing to pay with Zip. 
  • Hybrid working, 2 days in office from our Sydney office. 

Write your story with Zip

Join Zip’s Technology function, responsible for building and maintaining seamless, secure and sustainable platforms that enable customers to shop with confidence and merchant partners to grow their brands.

With a broad remit for products ranging from Card lifecycle management and Open Banking to integration with New Payment Platform and Payment Gateways, our Payments squad works with the very latest tech to solve complex, interesting challenges at scale. 

As part of this team, you’ll learn and grow through experimentation, enhancing existing features and building new ones, with the backing of a tight-knit team. 

Interesting problems you’ll get to solve

  • Build reliable and scalable Zip payment processing platforms for customers purchases through multiple channels: online checkout, in-store, digital wallet (i.e. Tap to Pay), single use cards, online subscriptions.
  • Integration with payment gateways to collect Customer repayments.
  • Work cross functionally to integrate with broader Zip services such as Fraud, Accounts, Core Product. 

What you’ll bring to the team

Zipsters work on a broad range of initiatives, and our skills and experiences all look a little different. What really matters to us is that you’re a great fit with our four Values, and have a desire to learn and grow. 

So whether you meet some or all of the desirable attributes below, we’d still love to hear from you:

  • Must have technical expertise in Java or Kotlin.
  • Proven, hands on experience working across the payment domain previously. 
  • Experience working with microservices and event driven architectures ideally with Kafka.
  • Experience working with relational databases such as SQL Server or PostgreSQL.
  • Experience with solution design and delivery.
  • Love of sharing your knowledge and mentoring other team members. 
  • Our values in your DNA; Customer First, Stronger Together, Own it, Change the Game. 

What you’ll get in return

As we write this next exciting chapter in our story, we will continue to move at pace and embrace change. For you, this might mean opportunities to learn new skills with hands-on experience, broader responsibilities, or the buzz of seeing your work impact customers faster.  

Zip is a place where you’ll get out exactly what you put in. When you join the team, we'll do our best to make sure you can be yourself and surround yourself with smart, friendly colleagues and leaders who have your back, so that you can make the big things happen.

Zipsters tell us these are just some of the best things about working here. You’ll also receive:

  • 25 days paid leave annually, including birthday leave and quarterly wellbeing days
  • 16 weeks paid parental leave for primary carers, and 4 weeks for supporting carers
  • Family support policies including miscarriage bereavement leave and domestic violence leave
  • Mental health and wellness initiatives, including $299 annual wellbeing allowance, free access for you and family members to our EAP service Sonder, discounted private health insurance, and great rates on fitness sessions through ClassPass
  • 2 days paid volunteering leave per year
  • Fee-free Zip products, and discounts with Zip merchant partners (AU)
  • Team social events, epic offices, free breakfast daily, and weekly free lunches (Sydney and Melbourne)

Be a part of a team that reflects the diversity of our customers

We pride ourselves on being a workplace that provides equal opportunities to people of all ages, cultural backgrounds, sexual orientations, gender identities, abilities, veteran status, and everything else that makes you unique.

Equally, we’re committed to ensuring our recruitment processes are accessible and inclusive. Please let us know if there are any adjustments that need to be made to ensure you have a fair and equitable experience.

And finally…get to know us

Zip Co Limited (ASX: ZIP) is a digital financial services company, offering innovative, people-centred products that bring customers and merchants together.

Operating in two core markets - Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) and the US, Zip offers point-of-sale credit and digital payment services, connecting millions of customers with its global network of tens of thousands of merchants.

We’re proud to be a values-led business and our values - Customer First, Own it, Stronger Together and Change the Game - guide us in everything we do.

We are a proud 2024 Circle Back initiative employer and will respond to every applicant.


We are a proud 2024 Circle Back initiative employer and will respond to every applicant.

  • Sydney
  • Full-Time
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