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Head of Software Engineering / Development Manager

Job Title: Head of Software Engineering / Development Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Bondi Junction, New South Wales
Salary: AU$230000 - AU$260000 per annum + package
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: 6056
Contact Name: Lee Hogben
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 31, 2021 17:09

Job Description

Our client is an alternative investment exchange providing investors access to income-generating products which have traditionally been inaccessible to individual investors.

Due to strong growth, the Group is recruiting a hands-on Head of Software / Development Manager.

Work in multi-talented, diverse team and implement solutions in a fast-paced and challenging FinTech environment. This is a great opportunity for a passionate technologist to make the role their own and grow their career within a business with great technology, and an awesome culture.

You will report directly to the Director of Operations within a supportive executive framework.

The ideal Candidate has:

  • 10+ years' experience working in software engineering
  • At least 4-5 years as an Engineering Manager, Head of Engineering, or hands-on CTO
  • A strong, current understanding of modern engineering principles
  • A drive and passion for automation, transformation and technology
  • Some experience in FinTech, payments or banking
  • A growth mindset and the ability to build a team as they scale and grow

Key Responsibilities:

  • Deliver high quality software that is thoroughly tested and optimised
  • Build software solutions from requirements when we have them or help architect solutions when we do not
  • Provide maintenance and enhancements to the existing code base
  • Contribute to the ongoing evolution of our platform design and tool chain
  • Maintain automated testing and delivery
  • Embrace rapid learning and show willingness to work with technologies and languages you are or are not familiar with
  • Have an understanding of security policies and restrictions that apply and creating solutions that comply with these rules

Ideal Technical Skills and Experience:

  • Java / Spring Boot
  • PostgreSQL
  • Amazon SQS
  • Integration with external APIs
  • Experience with Heroku advantageous
  • Experience with Mailgun and Twilio advantageous
  • Knowledge of testing and agile techniques
  • Experience with test automation

This is trully a unique opportunity to join in an exciting growth phase. An excellent remuneration package is on offer with great career development prospects.

You will be given the freedom and ability to determine technical and strategic direction, with a real emphasis on some cutting-edge technologies.

Given the size and scope of the role, prior experience as an Engineering Manager, Head of Engineering / Development, or a more hands-on CTO would be ideal.

You must be either an Australian Citizen or Australian Permanent Resident to be considered for this role.

Please send your CV in WORD format only.