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Lead Software Engineer

Auckland - Wellington - Christchurch

Here's a snapshot of what we can offer you:

  • You will be coming into an exciting role within a large, diverse and innovative team that will allow you to drive improvements to our applications and strategy, and influence the direction of your career and our business.
  • Be empowered to share your technical knowledge and expertise with our developers and test analysts and make a direct impact on the practices of the Classifieds Engineering team.
  • Build your commercial expertise as you draw upon your technical background to promote healthy technical systems that achieve business outcomes effectively.
  • We truly value our people and want you to succeed here, so we offer incentives, opportunities for learning and development, offices with all the trimmings, flexible working, wellness leave and a bunch of other good stuff.
  • The lead software engineer role provides a pathway to grow into a leadership position.

Here's a bit about what you can expect from this role:

  • Collaborate with other leaders in the Engineering team to mentor, recruit and onboard technical team members.
  • Be a respected technical leader and the sponsor for the Company's strategic initiatives within the teams that you work with.
  • Facilitate complex technical and architectural designs in teams.
  • Work with product managers during the discovery phase to help with feasibility, capacity, and risk management of classifieds roadmap.
  • Influence and shape our technical roadmap, and engineering practices and support our delivery teams to enhance their development practices.
  • Work with remote teams to help plan and execute work, ensuring code quality standards are met.
  • Foster an inclusive environment and actively promote diverse thought amongst the wider team.
  • Lead by example by demonstrating our Company values in the way you operate.

What you'll bring to our team:

  • A strong, values-led leader that is passionate about motivating and developing others
  • Experience in all aspects of a continuous delivery; modern software architecture patterns and development best practices
  • Strategic thinking and the ability to plan ahead and develop future-focused engineering initiatives, in line with leading software development practices
  • Strong software development skills and experience in languages and frameworks primarily used (.NET and C#) or transferable experience in other similar languages and frameworks like Java
  • Strong software development skills in front end frameworks and languages, primarily Typescript and Angular, or other similar frontend technologies like React.
  • Experience in automation and maintaining healthy build pipelines.* Experience working with public cloud providers (AWS, GCP, Azure etc).

This New Zealand Employer is an INZ accredited employer. This New Zealand Employer truly values diversity and embraces a flexible workplace where people are encouraged to achieve their potential.

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