Head of Engineering

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Head of Engineering

    We are seeking a candidate with extensive experience managing software development life cycles with multidisciplinary teams

    • An exceptional Software Development Team Leader
    • Drive our strategic digital transformation
    • Apply agile methodologies; lead build v buy decision making
    • Based in Alexandria
    • Circa $200-210k

    In this challenging role, you will:
    • Prepare & lead the technical delivery of a strategic digital transformation initiative across the entire software stack
    • Build and manage our Software Development Team to ensure quality implementation on existing BAU systems and new solutions as part of the transformation initiative
    • Ensure efficient agile methodologies & processes are in place for technical delivery to support evolving business needs
    • Drive the evolution of technical & data architecture while highlighting changes to business processes affected by the changes to our technology stack
    • Lead key build vs. buy decisions, presenting all relevant information and options for management sign off
    • Create proof of concept solutions to demonstrate business value before embarking on large implementation efforts
    • Contribute to implementation of the next generation solutions with a focus on quality attributes
    • Take full ownership of the technical knowledgebase managed on Atlassian Confluence

    About you:
    • Tertiary qualification in a software engineering related discipline
    • 10+ years hands on experience in software development and at least 5 years in leadership roles
    • Strong background in solution architecture and team leadership but still hands on when contributing to implementation
    • Strong experience with systems integration architectures & technologies
    • Expert knowledge of system architecture patterns such as SOA and microservices, their benefits and potential pitfalls
    • Experience building cloud solutions on AWS or Azure
    • Excellent analytical skills and proven track record of solving high-level problems
    • Excellent communication skills, with a passion for mentoring and knowledge sharing
    How to Apply :

    Please email your CV & covering letter addressing the role requirements as detailed above to