Technical Lead - .Net / SQL / Azure

Australia - Melbourne

Be the technical leader for a well-funded early stage startup disrupting traditional gaming industry, proven business model and strong user growth.

  • Well-funded startup disrupting traditional gaming industry
  • Own and lead technical roadmap of the business, input into additional tech hires
  • Employee stock options, bright and energetic young team

The company

Our client is very successful gaming startup changing the landscape of the traditional betting industry, led by a highly accomplished founder with more than 19 years hands-on experience in the industry. They are very well-funded and have a proven business model, with a user growth rate of 20% month-on-month for the past 12 months.

They are now looking for a Technical Lead to own and lead the technical direction of the business, the first hire in building up a strong development team.

What You'll Be Doing

  • Work directly with founder and team to translate business requirements into an amazing product
  • Provide technical expertise on how to enhance the platform for best user experience
  • Decision maker on choice of tooling, architectural and design models, advocate for engineering best practices
  • Input on additional development team hires
  • Hands-on development as well as leading a team

Who we're looking for

  • A technically strong engineer with great business acumen (e.g. experience with own startup / dabbling with business ventures and understands business priorities)
  • Thrives on high ownership and working autonomously, comfortable with the full spectrum of working at a startup (culture of moving fast and failing fast, rapid iterations and changing business requirements)
  • Ability to communicate ideas effectively, easily explain technical concepts to non-technical audience and translating business requirements (e.g. converting normal English to tech speak and vice versa)
  • Strong leadership experience - ability to mentor other developers and provide strong technical guidance

Tech Stack and technicalities

  • .Net / SQL / Azure (however we're tech agnostic, open to exploring other technologies if you can come up with a compelling argument)
  • Expertise in backend architecture, systems and databases
  • RESTful APIs and API management tools
  • Continuous Integration, Delivery, DevOps and Automation

We welcome your involvement and sharing of open source projects if you have them. Feel free to include a link to your portfolio, blog, GitHub, StackOverflow, BitBucket, Dribbble, Behance - anything that shows off your skills!

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