Engineering Manager - Consumer - Australia

Engineering Manager - Consumer - Australia

Afterpay | victoria, VIC, AU

Posted 2 days ago

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Job Description

As an Engineering Manager on the Consumer Engineering Team you'll be responsible for managing one of two teams that develop the Consumer products that have been launched in Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom and the United States.
You'll act as a technical leader and people manager, responsible for guiding the team to technical decisions for integrating with the services built by other teams or third party services, helping prioritize and organize the team's work to meet business objectives on time. The team moves quickly and makes brave product & engineering decisions, this is the perfect opportunity for an Engineering Manager that enjoys creating new features quickly and effectively for the existing and the new markets.

You will:
Ensure the team is consistently delivering working software to our expected standards
Participate in the technical development and maintenance of Afterpay standards for software development, testing, release management and reviews.
Ensure the technical ownership of the work that your team is delivering within each iteration or standalone deliverable.
Ensure the team is collaborating closely with key stakeholders, such as Product Managers within and outside the team.
Work closely with the recruitment team to ensure smooth candidate experiences and top talent for the engineering teams.
Proactively manage issues early to avoid bigger problems later.
Proactively support your team members to achieve their performance and development goals.


Ideally you have:
5 years + engineering experience building scalable, maintainable and cross platform web applications using modern web & backend technologies.
2 years + experience leading teams in fast paced and complex environments.
Passion for coaching and people development.
Patience and are able to manage ambiguity professionally.
An outcome focused and collaborative approach.
Strong stakeholder management skills.
Experience in eCommerce and lending is desired but not essential.
Passion about adding to and growing an engineering culture.
An enjoyment in driving the technical and product vision within the domain you operate in.
A Bachelor's degree or diploma in Computer Science or relevant qualifications