Lead Engineer – Identity Access Management


Start the decade right by pivoting your career towards cybersecurity, the hottest domain in information technology today.  Our team focuses on Identity Access Management (IAM), one of the key pillars of cybersecurity and an important service that delivers value to our entire organisation on a global scale.

Bring your top engineering experience and discipline to this role, and in return we will help you grow into a domain specialist, working on exciting technologies and challenging engineering problems.  Already working in cybersecurity or IAM?  Even better, you will fit right in!  Become part of our growing team of passionate and collaborative professionals who are ready to make a difference.

As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for managing and coaching a team of engineers, ensuring the team follows best engineering practices and deliver quality and scalable software.  You will be a hands-on leader, working in the trenches with your team, modelling and encouraging a collaborative working style.  You will have a keen eye for balancing design decisions over immediate customer needs as well as capitalising on future market opportunities.  The role will challenge you to work on various key development projects involving the following:  cloud migration, REST API, Integration, site reliability engineering and lastly, data analytics.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills:

  • experience in leading a team of engineers, working in an Agile and DevOps environment
  • strong experience working in cloud computing environments (AWS preferred)
  • expert knowledge and experience with API design and development (Java SpringBoot)
  • experience with system monitoring and logging tools (e.g. AppDynamics, Splunk, CloudWatch) desirable
  • experience with continuous integration and relevant tools, in particular using Atlassian products Bitbucket/Bamboo/Jira etc.
  • strong programming and problem-solving skills with at least one general purpose programming language, Java preferred
  • experience on coding with either RDMBS or NoSQL database/cache
  • strong sense of ownership, self-motivated and able to self-manage work
  • strong troubleshooting skills and creative problem-solving ability
  • experience in SailPoint, or similar Access Management tool desirable
  • experience in Ping Federate or similar product desirable.

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available. Our Technology Returner program is an opportunity for you to re-integrate yourself into the workforce following an extended professional career break. Find out more and apply at https://www.macquarie.com/au/about/careers/jobs/returner-program.


Start the decade right by pivoting your career towards cybersecurity, the hottest domain in information technology today.  Our team focuses on Identity Access Management (IAM), one of the key pillars of cybersecurity and an important service that delivers value to our entire organisation on a global scale.

Bring your top engineering experience and discipline to this role, and in return we will help you grow into a domain specialist, working on exciting technologies and challenging engineering problems.  Already working in cybersecurity or IAM?  Even better, you will fit right in!  Become part of our growing team of passionate and collaborative professionals who are ready to make a difference.

As a Lead Engineer, you will be responsible for managing and coaching a team of engineers, ensuring the team follows best engineering practices and deliver quality and scalable software.  You will be a hands-on leader, working in the trenches with your team, modelling and encouraging a collaborative working style.  You will have a keen eye for balancing design decisions over immediate customer needs as well as capitalising on future market opportunities.  The role will challenge you to work on various key development projects involving the following:  cloud migration, REST API, Integration, site reliability engineering and lastly, data analytics.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills:

  • experience in leading a team of engineers, working in an Agile and DevOps environment
  • strong experience working in cloud computing environments (AWS preferred)
  • expert knowledge and experience with API design and development (Java SpringBoot)
  • experience with system monitoring and logging tools (e.g. AppDynamics, Splunk, CloudWatch) desirable
  • experience with continuous integration and relevant tools, in particular using Atlassian products Bitbucket/Bamboo/Jira etc.
  • strong programming and problem-solving skills with at least one general purpose programming language, Java preferred
  • experience on coding with either RDMBS or NoSQL database/cache
  • strong sense of ownership, self-motivated and able to self-manage work
  • strong troubleshooting skills and creative problem-solving ability
  • experience in SailPoint, or similar Access Management tool desirable
  • experience in Ping Federate or similar product desirable.

The Corporate Operations Group (COG) brings together specialist support services including workplace, human resources, market operations and technology. COG's purpose is to drive operational excellence through business-aligned services with a focus on quality, cost and risk. COG comprises the following divisions: Business Improvement and Strategy, Business Services, Human Resources, Market Operations, and Technology.

Macquarie understands the importance of diversity and inclusion - our long history of success has come from being different. At Macquarie we value the innovation and creativity that diversity of thought brings. The one thing we all have in common is our focus on high performance. If you're capable, motivated and can deliver, we want you on our team.

We facilitate a range of flexible working arrangements within our teams. Talk to us about what flexibility may be available. Our Technology Returner program is an opportunity for you to re-integrate yourself into the workforce following an extended professional career break. Find out more and apply at https://www.macquarie.com/au/about/careers/jobs/returner-program.

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