Director of Engineering

Location: Brisbane
Discipline: Software Development
Job type: Permanent
Salary: $up to $220k
Contact name: Ashlee Rice

Contact email:
Job ref: 948874
Published: about 2 months ago
We have partnered with an interactive visual communications company based in Australia and Canada.
Their initial SaaS build is nearing customer hands, and they need a seasoned engineering leader to own and drive ongoing outcomes of the engineering organisation.
We are looking for someone who has come from the Start-up/ Scale-up world and has experience with managing and scaling remote teams.
  • Manage the fully distributed development team (currently five engineers): fill skill gaps, capabilities, and own the recruiting & hiring process
  • Establish development and project management practices for predictable delivery. transparency around delivery timeframes and risks; and take ownership of achieving the team’s overall delivery commitments
  • Partner with product management and other internal stakeholders to shape and scope functionality, guide size and effort estimations, and steer the strategic retirement of debt.
  • Put in place effective on-call and incident response practices to handle production failures, leading to reliable 24x7 operation
About you:
  • Experienced in SaaS start-up or scale-up organisations
  • Experience leading engineering teams, ideally at early to mid-stage start-ups. (remote teams - across multiple time zones)
  • Creating best practice and implementing new ways of working to get the most out of the teams
  • High level communication skills and comfortable dealing with C level executives and investors
  • Experience writing, contributing, and reviewing code, particularly PHP and JavaScript.
  • 5+ years of building zero-to-one products.
  • 2+ years of remote-first engineering management.
  • Familiarity with cloud tech and practices, especially AWS.
$180k-$220k + super

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