head of engineering in North Sydney

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adrian spurrier, randstad
job type
permanent
salary
AU$ 150 per year
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job details

posted
location
north sydney, new south wales
specialism
IT & ICT
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
AU$ 150 per year
reference number
90M0376090_1551655602
contact
adrian spurrier, randstad
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job description

The role will effectively lead the engineering lifecycle for suite of applications and drive strategic & operational improvement, through the engineering development (SDLC) process.
This will allow the client to increase its velocity of delivery and investigate, test and implement new ways of uplifting platform capability to meet growing needs and/or strategic direction.

Responsibilities


·This role will be key in coaching, mentoring employees on best practice approach to application development, and the delivery of change to support Business Initiatives;
·Require significant cross collaboration across the Technology division and will be a key influencer, with many new relationships that must be fostered and built upon;
·The role has accountability for all platform technical standards and ensuring that all teams working on associated platforms are aligned under the platform and also fostering a collaborative environment within and across teams and business units in Technology;
·In addition to the above the role is accountable for all research, design, configuration and implementation of features/releases in-line with process.

Main Activities


·Provide the strategic direction for platform tooling, DevOps and Agile principle across technology stack;
·Educate, guide and coach the Platform team and designated business representatives to understand strategic direction and ensure the underpinning technology/roadmap is in place to support these requirements;
·Collaborate and drive change with Project Managers/Directors, Engineering Managers and Portfolio Leads to scope projects in accordance with strategic roadmaps and design standards; management of changes to scope and requirements; develop designs which support greater efficiency, improved system integration, and reduced cost of ownership;
·Influencing internal and external stakeholders;
·Identification of key risks on the platform and work with relevant stakeholders to resolve/implement;
·Contribute towards maintaining and developing the platform technical roadmap covering infrastructure, major software versions or direction changes, platform uplift requirements;
·Lead and motivate team members including role modelling, coaching/mentoring, direction, guidance and identification of training and development needs across operations and change teams on the platform or technology pillar;
·Lead project scrum teams and contribute to delivery of the Wealth Change Portfolio
·Managing the platform capability (with Head of Technology Service Owner); provide resources with appropriate skills, matching capability demand with supply of skilled resources;
·Be a role model in terms of our Agile Mindset and champion the high level adoption of agile practices within the team and across the Superannuation Service.

To be successful in this role, you will have the following skills and experience:
·Proven experience in a Development/ Engineering Manager or any equivalent role;
·Excellent social and communication skills, with a passion for mentoring and knowledge sharing;
·Strong leadership skills;
·Technical knowledge of programming, system design, IT infrastructure and database concepts;
·Outstanding ability to analyse, isolate and interpret business needs and develop appropriate technical solutions;
·An appreciation of both IT and business strategy;
·Knowledge and experience in IT Application re-Engineering;
·Strong customer service focus.

In return we offer a rewarding work environment, structured training, on-going career progression, hack days and personal development in a supportive team environment.

To be eligible to apply, you must be an Australian / New Zealand citizen or hold permanent residency status in Australia.

At Randstad, we are passionate about providing equal employment opportunities and embracing diversity to the benefit of all. We actively encourage applications from any background.

skills

Head of Engineering

qualification

·Proven experience in a Development/ Engineering Manager or any equivalent role;
·Excellent social and communication skills, with a passion for mentoring and knowledge sharing;
·Bachelors degree

responsibilities

·The role has accountability for all platform technical standards and ensuring that all teams working on associated platforms are aligned under the platform and also fostering a collaborative environment within and across teams and business units in Technology;

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree