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Staff Software Engineer



Software Engineering
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

At Airwallex (, we’re building the future of global finance on one platform. Founded in 2015 in Melbourne, Airwallex is the leading financial technology platform for modern businesses to grow beyond borders. With one of the world’s most powerful payments infrastructure, our technology empowers businesses of all sizes to accept payments, move money globally, and simplify their financial operations, all on one single platform.

If you’re excited to do the most ambitious work of your career and change the way money moves around the world - join us!

What you'll do:

While you are a technically strong engineer who is still passionate about writing code, your leadership skills, product thinking and business acumen are what really sets you apart.

You will be accountable for the overall quality and delivery of multiple engineering streamlines within the Budget and Expense Management team. You will be the one clearing road blockers, providing context and guidance to the teams, and will know when to escalate.

This role will work with key stakeholders across the globe, and will provide technical leadership to Engineers in the US to define the tech vision of the business domain.

Who you are:

  • You are a leader – with 5+ years experience leading a high impact engineering projects.

  • You are committed – you strive to produce high quality and tested solutions in everything you do.

  • You are team player– you enjoy working in a collaborative environment with smart and innovative people.

  • You are naturally curious – you constantly asy why and suggest improved ways to do things.

  • You are a passionate problem solver – you love digging deep and brainstorming with colleagues in order to come up with the best solution for a problem.

What you'll bring:

  • 10+ years working in modern engineering practices focused on continuous integration and quality engineering

  • Strong computer science fundamentals. While we do not mind what language you have most recently been using we are using Java or Kotlin, Spring / Spring Boot

  • Exposure working on high volume distributed systems

  • Hands on experience with event driven architectures

  • GCP experience preferred, but AWS (EC2, RDS, ELB, CloudFront etc) with docker and Kubernetes is great too

  • Experience with operational tooling such as New Relic, StatsD, Elk, Datadog, Prometheus

  • Flexibility to work across global timezones required

  • Previous experience in FinTech a plus.

At Airwallex you’ll have the ability to make an impact in a rapidly growing, global fintech. We organize regular team building events, encourage hybrid/flexible working, and we give our people the freedom to be creative.

Airwallex is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity and anyone seeking employment at Airwallex is considered based on merit, qualifications, competence and talent. We don’t regard color, religion, race, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, citizenship, sex, marital or family status, disability, gender, or any other legally protected status when making our hiring decisions. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Airwallex does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms/recruiters. Airwallex will not pay any fees to search firms/recruiters if a candidate is submitted by a search firm/recruiter unless an agreement has been entered into with respect to specific open position(s). Search firms/recruiters submitting resumes to Airwallex on an unsolicited basis shall be deemed to accept this condition, regardless of any other provision to the contrary.