Senior Software Engineer (Scala/Go)

  • Anywhere

Demyst is a managed service that leading Enterprises across the globe trust to centralize and manage all their external data needs. Demyst partners closely with clients, providing the platform and team of experts necessary to discover the right external data, onboard it compliantly with ease, and deploy it anywhere. With an industry average of 80% of data projects failing, Demyst navigates the external data minefield so our clients don’t have to enabling them to scalably manage their expansive portfolio of external data, to power their competitive advantage

If you believe, like we do, that external data is the next frontier of business impact, able to power competitive advantages in industries around the world, Demyst is your new home.

The Challenge

We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer to join our team and help development of our platform team. Your responsibilities will be to develop projects in line with the requirements and be the subject matter expert for the technology utilized therein. As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be working on several internal and client projects.

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

This role is fully remote and the team members are based in Australia and Europe so you would be expected to have meetings with the team. We will also hold certain workshops and fun activities from time to time that we expect the team to attend.


  • Architect, design, and implement backend services at scale
  • Develop and maintain codebases in line with agreed deadlines
  • Ensure the coding standards are followed and maintained (including code reviews)
  • Be able and willing to learn new languages and concepts.
  • Work independently and always looking to improve the code base and development practices
  • Become the subject matter expert for the platforms developed.
  • Work with clients and internal stakeholders to understand requirements.
  • Be a team player and always willing to help other team members when required.
  • Focus on the outcome as opposed to the problems.
  • Train and mentor junior team members.
  • Other duties as required



  • 5+ years experience with Scala/Go
  • 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)
  • Experience with Git and trunk-based development
  • Experience in writing automated tests
  • A good understanding of how web applications and distributed systems work.
  • Worked with a frontend framework such as React / VueJs
  • Understanding of docker and ability to develop applications using containers.
  • Familiar with CI/CD and managing deployment pipelines
  • Familiar with Infrastructure as code using technologies such as Terraform, and AWS Cloud formation
  • Follow test-driven development methodology
  • Working knowledge of AWS products such as ECS, DynamoDB, Redis, S3, IAM, Lambda, etc.
  • Experience using collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence
  • Collaborative attitude, great communicator, and problem solver
  • Understands globally distributed teams and asynchronous communication methods


  • Working knowledge of AWS Well architected framework
  • Basic understanding of accounting principles and familiarity with Xero/MYOB/Intuit APIs
  • Previous work experience with financial institutions
  • Exposure to Application Performance Monitoring tools such as DataDog, SumoLogic, or similar


  • 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
  • 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
  • Transfer to US and Australia offices possible for top performers after two years of service

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.