ALL ABOUT US...
Zip is a high-growth FinTech, founded in Australia and expanding worldwide, with the purpose to give people the freedom to own it. We use technology and data to bring customers and partners together through a valued and fair payments experience.
Our strategic focus is underpinned by an aligned high-performance teams, reliable, secure and scalable platforms, constantly-improving product experiences and a trusted consumer brand.
Zip is growing rapidly and globally; and our mission is to enable our consumers to choose Zip as their first payment choice, everywhere and every day.
We’ve built an amazing culture at Zip, our teams are proud to work hard to provide innovative solutions to our customers and partners. Our standards are central to everything we do: Customer First, Own It, Stronger Together, and Raise the Bar.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
The purpose of the Lead Engineer role is to lead a squad of full stack engineers in the New Markets team. Reporting to the Head of Technology within the New Markets area, you will also work closely with your Engineering peers.
YOUR SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
Lead, hire, manage, mentor, and coach a team of full stack engineersPerform effective code reviewsArrange, encourage and run regularly check-ins with engineers in your teamLead the development of high quality external facing API’s used by our merchantsMaintain exceptional externally facing developer documentation (think Stripe)Lead the development of a suite of best-in-class ecommerce plugins to make integration for our merchants as simple of possibleMaintain exceptional integration guides with instructions and screenshots for enabling Zip in common ecommerce platformsManage a backlog of features, bugs and technical debt and effectively manage prioritiesHelp support the diagnosis of merchant issues as/when they happenExplore new technologies and share your findings with the wider global engineering teamsContribute to a culture of continuous improvement and innovationWork in a team with a "customer first" and “team first” mentalityIdentify and remediate pain points in the application lifecycleRecommend and assist with architectural changes to improve performance and reliability
WHAT YOU'LL BRING:
Expert knowledge of Software Development with expertise in .Net Framework, DotNet Core and Entity Framework CoreExpert knowledge building applications in ReactJS / NextJS written in TypeScriptStrong experience with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform (AKS, CosmosDB, ServiceBus, AppServices)Strong relational database knowledge / SQLExperience hiring and leading a teamCollaborative team playerExcellent troubleshooting and analysis skillsAbility to manage time effectively, while managing competing priorities
BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE:
Experience with test-first approach / TDDExperience in NodeJS, VueJS or AngularJS written in TypescriptExperience with AWS (EKS, ECS, DynamoDB, RDS, ALB, S3, CF)Experience with KubernetesExperience with infrastructure-as-code such as Terraform, CFTPrior experience building applications on EventStore
PERKS OF BEING A ZIPSTER:
Our share program, so you can own part of the company you work at.Extended Maternity, Paternity and return to work benefits.Birthday paid day off.A Zip Pay account with no fees and no interest, ever. Fun team building experiences. Free breakfast, fruit, coffee and soft drinks.Free lunches every Thursday Heaps of social events, plus Friday drinks.Working for ASX Listed organisation: Zip Co (ASX:Z1P)
Please do not worry or be deterred from applying for this role if you do not meet all qualifications or basic requirements. The Zip business is open to all levels of professionals and we hire for the business alignment first, and functional capability later. If you have the curiosity to learn, we are willing to consider your application and look forward to exploring what experience you can bring to the Zip business!
Our diverse teams make Zip stronger and we know that different cultures, perspectives and points-of-view are what makes us successful. If you think you're the right person to join one of Australia's (and the Globe's) fastest growing FinTechs, please don't hesitate to apply!
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