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Head of Development / Lead Developer

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Head of Development / Lead Developer

Contract type: Permanent
Location: Melbourne
Industry: Software Development
Salary: 230-260k + Super + Stock Options
Reference: 3479817
Contact name: John

Job description

Head of Development | Lead Developer | Development Manager | Scala | Spark
We are working with a world-leading big data & analytics company, who are passionate about being at the forefront of their field and challenging the status quo. These guys are going through a huge period of growth with worldwide interest in their solutions this is a great time to join the team and be a part of a passionate growing global business that loves tech.

This is a lead role where you will mentor the team whilst also helping them take their solution t the next level. This is a great opportunity to help scale the team whilst also building a world-class product and be an integral part to their success story.

Experience with Apache Spark and Scala is highly desierable!!

  • You will work with the leadership team on the strategic vision for the products that integrates a broad range of ideas for software developments.
  • Work on core engineering in Apache Spark 
  • You will work closely with the product managers, business analysts, and chief of engineering to develop technical designs and solutions.
  • Work with the team to Analyse, design, implement and test programs in one or more programming languages 
  • Provide solutions to technical difficulties and complex issues that might affect various fields and subject areas simultaneously.
  • Work effectively within an Agile cross-functional team. Actively engage and contribute to the continuous improvement of Agile and lean processes and practices.
  • Contribute to the functional and technical design of software, systems, interfaces, and products.
  • Support integrated applications with an understanding of test automation, continuous integration and delivery, and system configuration management.
Key Skills
  • Strong background of SDLC in agile methodologies.
  • Quick problem-solving skills with exceptional aptitude and reasoning.
  • Proven work experience of 5-9 years in a similar or related field, like architecture and design.
  • Experience in leading, managing, mentoring a team of junior developers.
  • Knowledge about computer science, functional/OO programming skills, data structures,
  • algorithms, data processing and networking, etc.
  • Experience developing code for problem-solving in data processing using different
  • You will be highly proficient in Scala, Java, and Apache Spark
  • Proven experience developing and packaging Enterprise S/W.
  • Extensive knowledge of distributed computing frameworks, especially Spark, is highly desirable.
  • Experience with automation: build, test and deployment.
  • Possessing a pragmatic and practical attitude to development.
  • Experience working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • A strong team focussed approach.
  • Solid communication skills.
  • Up-to-date with industry trends

On Offer
  • Stock options - be rewarded for contribution to the company’s success
  • Start-Up Culture
  • Significant fast-track career growth – as the company grows you grow
  • Gain experience in the hottest IT segment – Data & Analytics
  • Flexible working location in Australia / WFH
  • Potential for international travel as we open offices around the world
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