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Head of Software Engineering

Location:

Adelaide

Work type:

Full Time

Classification:

Information & Communication Technology

Salary:

Base salary + Bonus

Job reference:

JO-1805-519583

Start date:

2018-05-17

Contact email:

kapil.arora@talentinternational.com

Advertiser:

Kapil Arora

Our Adelaide based client is a fast-paced entrepreneurial company. They are finding solutions to everyday workplace issues and currently operating in Australia, USA, Philippines and Europe. Their product is growing and is used in over 150 countries around the world. 

Are you up to the challenge of supporting this exciting growth?

They are starting to massively scale across the board now to help support the exciting growth plans they have for their products. As a result, they are looking for an Engineering Lead. You will report to the management team and build the engineering, QA and DevOps teams, across 2-4 cross-functional teams. You will have the luxury of managing 10-15 people, to begin with.

Key Responsibilities
  • Build and lead 2-3 high performing engineering teams, developing both leadership and technical capabilities of team members.
  • Manage multiple teams of engineers across Development, DevOps and QA competencies
  • Connect teams to the mission, ensuring that everyone understands the problems they are trying to solve Partnering with Product Management to translate product vision into deliverable roadmaps
  • Oversee delivery, providing visibility of progress and performance
  • Working with teams and technical leads to champion the use of new technologies that better solve customer problems
  • Measure, maintain and improve operational excellence and quality of platforms
  • Coach teams to improve their ways of working, improving quality and delivery throughput
  • Motivate and energise teams, injecting a sense of fun and focus

Requirements
  • Experience building and leading mobile-first engineering teams in a dynamic environment
  • Experience leading delivery using an agile approach
  • Empathy for the customer with an ability to identify problems and propose the right solutions
  • Ability to strike the balance of team health, delivery throughput and platform/operational excellence
  • A passion for technology and how it can enrich lives
  • A learning mindset with the capacity to grow with the organisation and take on ever-increasing challenges
Why work with this organisation?
  • Be part of an awesome team
  • Great working environment - relaxed and busy. Never a dull moment
  • Awesome team off-sites and days out
  • Exciting pace and amazing career opportunities

If this role is of your interest, please submit your CV by clicking the "Apply for this job" button below or call Kapil on 08 8228 1566 for a confidential chat.

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