CommSec Staff Software Engineer – React/Front End Job at Commonwealth Bank – Sydney NSW

You are determined to stay ahead of the latest technologies

We never lose sight of the role we play in other people’s financial wellbeing

Together we can build state-of-the-art data solutions that power seamless experiences for millions of customers

Do Work that Matters

CommSec is Australia’s largest online retail stockbroker. It is one of the most highly-visible and visited online assets in Australian financial services.

CommSec’s systems utilise a variety of technologies and support a broad range of investors. Software engineers within CommSec are offered regular opportunities to work on some of the finest IT systems in Australia, as well as having opportunity to develop careers across different functions and teams within the wider Bank.

As a Staff Software Engineer within CommSec, you will be a contributing to CommSec’s technology stack and instrumental to shaping the technical capabilities of CommSec’s products and digital experience to delight our customers as well are uplifting engineers around you. With your rich blend of skillsets you will contribute to the systems end-to-end as well as manage risk with safe deployments and automated testing.

We are seeking people who:
Have passion for creating excellent modern web experiences

Have the experience to confidently manage risk through robust system designs, test automation and communication with stakeholders

Can lead and drive a culture where quality, excellence and openness are championed

Constantly think outside the box and break boundaries to solve complex problems

Are able to utilise strong understanding of core business and technical strategies to deliver best business outcomes through technical implementation

Are enthusiastic about leading and championing strategic practice development within team or platform

We are also interested in hearing from people who:
Can work closely with business analysts and product manager to understand business requirements and architects to understand (and where necessary contribute to) design

Can deliver secure and accessible customer focused solutions which cater for a range of investor needs

Have the ability to lead or coach/mentor others, proactively share knowledge, information, and solutions to problems

Be able to collaborate with broader team on how technology might improve the business outcome

Tech skills

We use a broad range of tools, languages, and frameworks. We don’t expect you to know them all but experience or exposure with some of these (or equivalents) will set you up for success in this team;

React experience including component architecture and lifecycle

Modern best practises with hooks and functional components


State management – familiar with redux and context

UX – obsessed with user experience

Proficient in unit testing & automated testing

Experienced in web security

CSS, layouts, HTML & accessibility best practices

Component libraries – experience with MUI (highly regarded)

Understand front end build & design systems (highly regarded)

Web performance (highly regarded)

Jest, Playwright, Cypress (highly regarded)

Working with us:
Whether you’re passionate about customer service, driven by data, or called by creativity, a career with CommBank is for you.

Our people bring their diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives to build a respectful, inclusive, and flexible workplace with flexible work locations. One where we’re driven by our values, and supported to share ideas, initiatives, and energy. One where making a positive impact for customers, communities and each other is part of our every day.

Here, you’ll thrive. You’ll be supported when faced with challenges and empowered to tackle new opportunities. We’re hiring engineers from across all of Australia and have opened technology hubs in Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Perth. We really love working here, and we think you will too.

If you’re already part of the Commonwealth Bank Group (including Bankwest, x15ventures), you’ll need to apply through Sidekick to submit a valid application. We’re keen to support you with the next step in your career.

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Advertising End Date: 06/10/2023

About the Company

Company: Commonwealth Bank –

Company Location:  Sydney NSW

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