VP of Engineering

Permanent
Australia - Sydney

We are looking for a VP of Engineering for a well established product company. Permanent role. Lead a team of developers.

  • Sydney-based high-growth startup recognised as industry global leader
  • Lead technical vision, architecture and ongoing delivery of a niche SaaS platfor
  • Scale the engineering team and shape an awesome culture

The Company and team:

This company is looking for a VP of Engineering to join their team and lead the entire technical function of the business. Their platform is one of the pioneers in its industry with exponential growth over the last 12 years. We are looking for someone to come on board to take it to the next level and to scale out a highly functional engineering team. They also have a strong US and Europe presence within their over 6000 merchants/customers.

What's your role?

  • Lead technical vision, architecture and ongoing delivery of niche SaaS platform
  • Operational backbone of technology products at a global enterprise level
  • Integral leader in the build of the engineering team

Challenges:

  • Owning the technical and operational roadmap of the infrastructure, security, development and delivery of the business' products
  • Working closely with product team and executive management, translating strategic thinking into actionable goals
  • Scale the engineering team, to double headcount in 12 months
  • Drive and implement engineering best practices e.g. CI/CD, automated testing
  • Creating an engineering culture based on empowerment, collaboration, quality and speed of delivery

Who we're looking for:

Key criteria:

  • Strong executive stakeholder management and senior leadership skills, able to communicate the ideas of engineering team in the right way
  • Experience working for a product-focused business with a customer centric approach, ideally serving a function within an enterprise environment
  • Strong technical background and understanding of software development practices
  • Experience scaling, coaching and managing a high performing team, including managing managers
  • Demonstrated success in delivery of well-architected and scalable infrastructure, with a focus on security

  • Experience across mobile and web technologies including latest Java technologies (Spring Framework), Frontend technologies including (React or similar framework) and cloud technologies (AWS or Google Cloud)

*Your impact *

  • Developing pioneering technology that will be biggest disruption of a growing industry, shaping how small to medium businesses engage each other on a global scale

Autonomous role, opportunity to shape the business and culture from the ground up

If this role sounds like you, feel free to contact me on 0424 644 230 or

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