Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
How you’ll make an impact
The Lead Portfolio Architect is responsible for the overall architectural direction, feasibility, usability and coherence of analytical data usage, machine learning and artificial intelligence at Xero.
The savvy use of Data underpins every aspect of our product development at Xero and as such, you will work closely with technical leaders across the business to jointly lift company spanning capabilities such as integration, data exchange, product instrumentation, feedback loops and data capture.
In collaboration with the Executive General Manager for Data and the GMs within the Data team, you will define and lead the execution of technical roadmaps that support the development and evolution of the required capabilities, improves developer productivity, performance, security and data stewardship.
You will provide leadership, mentoring and direction to a small team of architects within the Data portfolio. You will also provide expert advice on M&A work as required to support Xero’s business strategy.
This role will drive massive change which spans many teams, and you will need to have a strong interest in doing the right thing for our internal delivery pods and our end users. You will also be able to think critically and strategically about Xero as a holistic business and direct your team and influence your peers and colleagues accordingly.
At Xero we support many types of flexible working arrangements that allow you to balance your work, your life and your passions. We offer a great remuneration package including shares plus a range of leave options to suit your well-being. Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology.
Our collaborative and inclusive culture is one we’re immensely proud of. We know that a diverse workforce is a strength that enables businesses, including ours, to better understand and serve customers, attract top talent and innovate successfully. We are a member of Pride in Diversity, in recognition of our inclusive workplace. So, from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome and supported to do the best work of your life.