Application Development and Support in Payments, Java

Job Title: Application Development and Support in Payments, Java
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Sydney CBD, New South Wales
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 105218_1561341426
Contact Name: Jeremy Steele
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 24, 2019 11:57

Job Description

Payments Systems Application Support and development. 6 month contract to extend, Sydney CBD, A-List client in IT in finance.

  • A mindset that is acutely aware that software changes can mean disaster if not executed correctly.
  • Experience supporting operationally critical systems
  • A skill set spanning the full suite of tech skills required to support enterprise grade applications.
  • Be ethically strong, methodical, through, really understand Software lifecycle
  • Long contract to extend well into 2020

The role:

  • In a business facing team providing high level software support to systems used in the operations of a financial services business.
  • Person with strong ability to work across the full suite of tech skills required to support an application.
  • Further to this work with Data and Data lakes, running analytics across the top of that data.
  • Be thorough in testing out all the changes in a preproduction environment and support deployments.

The relationships:

Platform teams, security, infra, users, vendors.

The technology:

  • Support a production critical system which is SWIFT Payments. Including SWIFT Alliance software (3rd party)., SWIFT gateways (network connected devices).
  • Know network terminology, how the environment hangs together (inc. Security) - security concepts.
  • You will be installing the SWIFT software and ensuring everything is run correctly.

Note: Swift Payments is not required. Payments technology experience is very well regarded.

The Applications:

  • Java is the house language.
  • New projects and using data better: Build data pools and applications.
  • SWIFT and a number of client own applications in a variety of languages.

You will be providing high level support to a number of own built systems and vendor systems. Specifically the SWIFT Payments Gateway technology - note SWIFT experience is not essential however, payments systems and a mindset incredibly aware of the risk associated with changes to these systems is absolutely vital.


  • Whole SWIFT env has been upgraded last year.
  • No tech obsolescence.
  • Mature, team front line payment operations systems. Key systems driving the banks financial ops.

SOFT SKILLS: Be ethically strong, methodical, through, really understand Software lifecycle

GOAL : Keep the whole environment up to date on all levels.

In conclusion you have...

  • 5-10 years experience supporting critical business applications
  • Java coding skills.
  • Support experience including security upgrades, patch deployment.
  • Support across the network including routing and configuration and MQ.
  • Some payments systems experience.
  • An acute awareness of risk in systems.

Please apply for the role via the website. This role is posted by Jason Bidwell of Sirius Technology.


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