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Senior Python Developer

Senior Python Developer
Macquarie Group
2 months 1 week ago

Joining the Team

Join our high performing Central Technology team supporting the Commodities and Global Markets business. We work directly with our business stakeholders in delivering technology solutions for our global asset management business.

This is 12-month contract.

At Macquarie, we are working to create lasting value for our communities, our clients and our people. We are a global financial services group operating in 34 markets and with 54 years of unbroken profitability. You’ll be part of a supportive team where everyone - no matter what role - contributes ideas and drive outcomes.

Role Overview

You will build out platforms to scale with the ever-growing performance, data, regulatory and product driven requirements of our businesses. You’ll develop, test, and deploy code and perform release planning and execution while building relationships with business stakeholders to develop solutions for effective integration with upstream systems and downstream consumers. You will also be involved with architect design, implementing and testing solutions for new components or modifications to existing functionality, develop back-end components to improve responsiveness and overall performance, and perform peer code reviews and support day to day system operations.


  • Expert knowledge and experience of Python, preferably version 2.7 and above
  • Excellent in developing and maintaining Python based components
  • Expertise in at least one Python Framework such as Django, Flask, or Pyramid and migrating Python modules to newer versions
  • Experience in relational databases, data structures and algorithms as well as code modularity and component de-coupling through APIs
  • Familiarity with Linux, Shell Scripting, load balancing, and basic networking as well as automated testing environments and uplifting testing capabilities
  • Knowledgeable with SDLC tools such as Bamboo, JIRA, GIT, Confluence and exposure to languages such as Java, Scala, Groovy, or C++ is advantageous.
  • Working knowledge with Kubernetes and AWS.


Macquarie employees can access a wide range of benefits which, depending on eligibility criteria and location, include:

  • Hybrid and flexible working arrangements
  • Wellbeing and service bonus leave
  • Up to 20 weeks paid parental leave as well as benefits to support you as you transition to life as a working parent
  • Paid volunteer leave and donation matching
  • Range of benefits to support your physical, psychological and financial wellbeing

Corporate Operations Group

In our Corporate Operations Group, you will work at the heart of Macquarie. Join a collaborative team who accelerate digitalisation, sustainability and social impact for the benefit of our people, customers, shareholders and communities. Our teams include technology, digital transformation and data, operations, human resources, business services, corporate strategy and solutions and the Macquarie Group Foundation.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

We are committed to providing a working environment that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage people from all backgrounds to apply for a role regardless of their identity, including gender, race, ethnicity, cultural identity, nationality, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, intersex status, marital or family status, neurodiversity, religion or belief, disabilities, or socio-economic background.

If you require adjustments to your working arrangements or the recruitment process, please let us know when applying.

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