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Head of Development - Applications & Platforms

Job Title: Head of Development - Applications & Platforms
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $170,000 to $200,000 + Bens + bonus
Reference: 2501632
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Job Published: November 12, 2018 17:23

Job Description

Head of Development - Applications, Platforms

We are looking for a Head of Development to help build out a large, Australian companies products and services! The team works in an agile environment running two-week sprints that culminate with demos of features in progress. You will work alongside engineers, BI Developers and programmers from all over the world based in their head office in Sydney CBD. 

  • Lead full life-cycle applications development
  • Drive the development process through design, implementation, and deployment
  • Work closely with the executive team to develop the platform roadmap for future features and improvements
  • Identify where to upgrade, improve current systems and new systems
  • Mentor team members, encouraging career and personal growth
  • Improve the companies core product offering and drive it through development
  • Ensure your team meets deadlines and launch dates through an effective sprint planning process and daily standups
  • Collaborate effectively across teams, including outside of engineering
  • Manage teams of 20+ Spanning multiple projects in various technologies in BI and Applications
  • Management and Motivation of large teams (20+) that sit in applications & BI 
  • 6+ years experience managing and delivering large scale projects
  • 5+ years of experience leading a team of 5-10 engineers
  • Strong foundation in software architecture and design
  • Openness to new technologies and creative solutions
  • Comfortable working within a fast-paced high growth environment
  • Work in a corporate environment which moves quickly
  • Strong understanding of Digital with evidence of the delivery of several projects
  • Will suit candidates moving out of finance, banking, retail, FMCG, Professional services and Media
  • Experience leading development managers and aligning strategy