Senior Software Engineer (Infrastructure)

  • Anywhere

Our Solution

Demyst is a data management company specialising in external data orchestration, helping leading global financial institutions support their business users with data access at scale within their centralized data platforms. In response to growing demand, we’re seeking new team members to help us scale. By joining our team, you will play a crucial role in transforming the way enterprises access external data.

Demyst offers a standard configurable interface connecting external data ecosystems to centralized data platforms. We provide the necessary products, support team, and maintenance for production-ready, customized external data pipelines. Our pipelines include configured data, metadata, robust batch and real-time delivery, and ongoing support for optimal performance. Additionally, we offer a streamlined diligence, procurement, and data delivery service for evaluating new data, ensuring efficient decision-making based on agreed standards.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity to play a vital role in revolutionizing data management for enterprises.

The Challenge

As an AWS Engineer for Demyst you will be a member of a global team that is responsible for the architecture, process and implementation of Demyst’s production operations and infrastructure. Your work will evolve and support a highly available, distributed system that spans multiple datacenters and continents. Our APIs host some of the largest banks real-time data needs, so a deep understanding of AWS, security, compliance and DevOps is required.

We are building a team culture where engineers take pride in taking a feature end-to-end. This means you work with a BA, develop and implement solutions, write your own infrastructure code, and see it through to production. We are undertaking improvements for our platform constantly and are looking for someone who is willing to learn and adapt quickly.

While this is a fully-remote role, successful candidates are expected to be based in Melbourne. We will also hold certain workshops and fun activities from time to time that we expect the team to attend.


  • Cloud Architecture & Development: Architect, build, and maintain scalable and highly available solutions using cloud infrastructure on AWS, leveraging services like EC2, Lambda, S3, RDS, and others to align with business objectives.
  • Software Development: Develop and maintain cloud-native applications and services using best practices and design patterns. Craft clean, efficient, and maintainable code in languages such as Python, Scala, or Node.js.
  • DevOps and Automation: Collaborate with DevOps teams to implement infrastructure as code (IaC) using tools like AWS CloudFormation and automate deployment processes for continuous integration and continuous deployment (CI/CD).
  • Security and Compliance: Implement and adhere to AWS security best practices and compliance standards to ensure data protection and regulatory compliance.
  • Performance Optimization: Optimize AWS resources and applications for peak performance, encompassing load balancing, caching, and monitoring using AWS CloudWatch and other monitoring tools.
  • Database Management: Manage and optimize databases on AWS, including RDS and NoSQL solutions, ensuring data integrity, availability, and performance.
  • Troubleshooting and Debugging: Investigate and resolve intricate technical issues, delivering support for system outages and performance challenges.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and fellow developers, to translate business requirements into technical solutions.
  • Documentation: Produce and maintain comprehensive documentation for architectural designs, code, and operational procedures.
  • Mentoring: Mentor junior team members, providing guidance and sharing expertise on AWS best practices and software engineering principles.
  • Other duties as required.


  • Bachelor’s degree or relevant qualifications in Computer Science/Engineering/IT Analytics
  • Relevant work and research experience are also welcomed. (our team consists of members with diverse backgrounds with advanced degrees)
  • 5+ years of experience in developing software in one or multiple languages such as Node.js, Python, Typescript/Javascript, Golang, and Scala
  • Experience with AWS Config, CloudWatch, CloudTrail, X-Ray and EventBridge on a multi account/multi region deployment to enhance and automate observability
  • Experience with creating/deploying automated tests throughout the CI/CD pipeline (static analysis, vulnerability analysis, Unit, Functional, Regression, Integration, Load/Performance, cross-browser testing)
  • Experience with AWS Security portfolio of services such as Secret Manager, AWS KMS, AWS Macie, Amazon Inspector, AWS WAF, AWS Shield and AWS GuardDuty
  • Experience managing Linux, MacOS and/or Windows systems
  • Experience with AWS Image Builder and/or Terraform Packer for AMI lifecycle management in a multi account/ multi region setup
  • Experience deploying and managing EMR clusters
  • Experience with AWS RDS deployments (Aurora, PostgreSQL, MySQL)
  • Experience configuring and integrating external identity providers such as Onelogin with AWS SSO in a multi account / multi region deployment
  • Experience with AWS Service Catalog and deployment of self-service products / Account Factory for creation of multiple AWS accounts and standard product deployments
  • Experience working with large financial institutions or other large enterprises in a regulated industry
  • Experience in writing automated tests
  • Understanding of docker and ability to develop applications using containers
  • Experience using collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Collaborative attitude, great communicator, and problem solver
  • Understands globally distributed teams and asynchronous communication methods


  • Distributed working team and culture
  • Generous benefits and competitive compensation
  • Be a part of the exploding external data ecosystem
  • Join an established fast growth data technology business
  • ESOP awards available for tenured staff
  • Collaborative, inclusive work culture
  • Work with the largest consumer and business external data market in an emerging industry that is fueling AI globally
  • Outsized impact in a small but rapidly growing team offering real autonomy and responsibility for client outcomes
  • Stretch yourself to help define and support something entirely new that will impact billions
  • Work within a strong, tight-knit team of subject matter experts and overseeing a team of renaissance technical talent
  • Small enough where you matter, big enough to have the support to deliver what you promise

Demyst is committed to creating a diverse, rewarding career environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We strongly encourage individuals from all walks of life to apply.