Engineering Delivery Lead at Littlepay

Full-Time, Engineering, Melbourne, Australia, Victoria melbourne engineering full-time
Posted 11 months ago

About us

We’re Littlepay - a fast-growing fintech and the world's only payment processor that specialises in the transit and mobility sector. We've developed a payments platform that enables customers to pay for public transport using a payment card, mobile wallet, or wearable device. Littlepay is now processing transactions in 12 countries and continues to expand globally.

Our Littlepay values:

  • Trust and be trustworthy
  • Embrace challenge
  • Solve problems, together
  • Deliver with speed and agility
  • Be candid and kind

About the opportunity

We’re looking for a talented Engineering Delivery Lead to take on the leadership for one of our teams. You’ll manage the delivery of our exciting product roadmap and scale our platform as we expand globally. As an Engineering Delivery Lead, you will work closely with Partners, Product Managers, Technical Leads, Quality Assurance and Engineers to deliver solutions that add value to internal and external customers.

You will work with colleagues who:

  • are passionate about collaborative solutions development & technology
  • care about quality and writing clean, maintainable and well-tested code
  • are strong advocates of best practices and continuous improvement
  • take end-to-end ownership for delivery and operations
  • enjoy solving complex and interesting problems in an Agile team setting

About our platform tech:

  • Java/Spring/Go microservices
  • Open source and AWS technologies (ECS/RDS/DynamoDB/S3/SQS/APIGateway/Lambda), IaC (Cloudformation)

Day to day, you’ll:

  • work with Engineers to establish career plans, review promotions & coach Engineers
  • manage the engineering team’s resource planning, recruitment and headcount
  • participate in technical decisions and own outcomes
  • work with Engineers to establish metrics that help to increase performance
  • collaborate closely with the Engineering Manager to plan and execute multiple initiatives
  • build performant, sustainable, and maintainable technologies and code
  • be accountable for progress towards agreed delivery milestones, escalating as needed
  • be responsible for the quality of solutions developed by your team
  • Invest 80% of your time leading your team and delivering product features, 20% in writing code

About you

Ideally, you’ll have:

  • 3+ years of relevant professional experience in leadership
  • 7+ years of relevant professional experience in software development
  • a strong sense of curiosity and self motivation, and the willingness to participate in all areas of engineering
  • experience across the whole software development lifecycle, including running what you build
  • the desire to share your knowledge and coordinate and communicate clearly with both technical and non-technical people
  • experience in building and maintaining a collaborative team culture, the willingness to experiment, fail, and try again
  • experience in raising the profile of, and promoting, team achievements - with a track record of successful delivery and happy teams

Bonus points for:

  • experience with developing software in a cloud-hosted environments (AWS, GCP, Azure)
  • experience with developing integrations for systems that have complex specifications and behaviours
  • having a fintech and payments background

Why us?

We love to look after our people. At Littlepay, you’ll:

  • Be part of an inclusive and diverse team that celebrates the differences and unique gifts we each bring to work
  • Join us in using cloud collaboration tools like Notion, Slack, Miro, Gmail and Jira that help us work together effectively
  • Have access to significant learning and development programs
  • Be able to take advantage of international travel opportunities
  • Have access to a Littlepay company wide public holiday and a flexible public holiday program
  • Be part of a low-ego team - we’re highly collaborative and have a culture of respectful feedback
  • Be able to take up the numerous other benefits that being at Littlepay affords you, including being part of a growing community of innovators at Stone and Chalk

Our recruitment process

If you’ve been shortlisted for the role, you’ll first have a chat with our Head of Talent, who will set up an interview if the stars align. A short workplace preferences questionnaire will also be sent to help us learn more about the way you prefer to work. Following a successful first interview, you’ll meet with a second set of Littlepay folks, and be invited to participate in the final stage before being presented with an offer.

If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process or if you require any accommodations for any stage in the interview process, please don’t hesitate to let us know. Additionally, if you don’t meet all of the criteria (we know that some underrepresented groups tend to avoid applying if they don’t), please still apply. We really enjoy meeting people who might bring a fresh perspective on a problem we need to solve!

Ultimately, being part of our small but mighty team means you'll have the opportunity to learn about micropayments, and have a hand in the provision of services that impact millions of people. You’ll help us deliver on our revolutionary product roadmap and help scale our platform as we continue to expand across the globe.

If this opportunity interests you, hit apply! We look forward to learning about you.