Melbourne Australia
Full Time

Lead Engineer

The lead engineer oversees a team(s) of engineers who work on maintaining and developing products providing technical support and guidance from project inception through to delivery.

About this position

Our story

At Delegate Connect we are pioneering the way that in-person, virtual, and hybrid events are delivered. Our exclusive platform is coupled with world-class event management and on-site production to deliver unrivalled events for the world's largest brands.


Role

The lead engineer oversees a team(s) of engineers who work on maintaining and developing products providing technical support and guidance from project inception through to delivery. This is a key role in ensuring products are built correctly, with quality and stand the test of time for future growth plans. The lead engineer is responsible for the execution of various product initiatives and stakeholder management.


What you will do

  • Leading the design, architecture and execution of robust, scalable and secure product features
  • Working closely with relevant stakeholders to design larger product initiatives
  • Owning the technology stack(s) and championing improvements
  • Becoming a product expert to support internal and external stakeholders
  • Ensuring all development is of the highest quality and setting the standards for quality development
  • Fully understanding and maintaining the Delegate Connect infrastructure and ways to improve the scalability and security
  • Being a technology leader
  • Leading and mentoring members of the team through code reviews, pair programming and/or discussion sessions
  • Knowledge sharing to upskill engineers


Who we are looking for?

  • 12+ years of full-stack experience in software engineering in product companies with agile development practices
  • 10+ years of experience with object-oriented programming and backend development (primarily ruby on rails)
  • Extensive experience with front end technologies (React, Vue, Angular)
  • Extensive experience with cloud computing and infrastructure (AWS, GCP)
  • Practical knowledge and experience with API design and development
  • Experience working with and implementing data warehouses, machine learning and big data
  • Experience with database management and performance tuning
  • Experience with design patterns and domain-driven design
  • Experience scaling products to a global user base and understanding the technicalities of scale
  • Proficient with event-driven architecture and microservice/service-oriented architecture
  • A polyglot with technical languages and constantly improving skillset
  • History of delivering quality results

If you have any immediate inquiries or to express your general interest, please call Jane Devereux on 0418497032, or email jane@yourscreensaver.com.au

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