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Development Manager/Solutions Architect

Sydney CBD, New South Wales
AU$200000.00 - 220000.00
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Software Development Manager/Solutions Architect

Digital E-Commerce

$250k package


Our client consists of an innovative and forward-thinking bunch representing one of Australia's biggest E-Comm retailers. We are an engine room for the digital transformation journey, and love disrupting our eco-system and the market.We welcome challenges and co-create solutions to deliver consistently good customer experiences. We come from diverse backgrounds, but share a common purpose to make a real difference for families.

The Role

We are looking for an innovative Development Manager with significant hands-on Technical Lead experience or recent Solutions Architecture experience. In this role you will partner with Product Owners and business stakeholders to shape ideas and priorities, lead delivery squads and take responsibility for the technical roadmap of assigned domains.

Responsibilities would include:

  • Focusing on the quality and speed of delivery for the technology changes required to enable business initiatives; leading a team of high calibre Full-stack engineers
  • Providing thought-leadership during the shaping/feasibility process to ensure the optimal initiatives are prioritised and technology investments made
  • In partnership with the Product Owner, defining independent slices of value that make up the product backlog, prioritised by customer value, documented in a way that allows delivery squads to clearly understand what is needed, why, and how success will be measured
  • Proactively resolve structural, cultural, process and organisational issues both within and outside of the team.
  • Work with the Solution Architecture team to align specific solution designs with the target end-state architecture, balancing strategic and tactical priorities
  • Provide leadership to assist in the creation and maintenance of a high performing, agile team.
  • Ensure that dependencies and risks in the domain are understood and effectively managed
  • Create and maintain a technical roadmap for the assigned domain
  • Demonstrate and embed best-practice system engineering skills and processes within the squad
  • Help your team solve complex technical problems as they transition our business to a modern, micro-services based architecture

About You

As an experienced professional from a technology and digital background, you will be a passionate people leader whilst also enjoying the process of working within a team to bring technology solutions to life.

Some other experiences would include

  • Extensive experience designing and delivering large scale digital solutions.
  • Experience in leading a team
  • Experience in consumer-facing digital environment
  • Application Lifecycle Management experience
  • Agile software delivery experience

Technical Skills:

React, Node, .Net, Java, Mobile Aps, JavaScript, Kubernetes, Kafka, Terraform, Microservices, AWS

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