Lead Engineer - Platforms at Zip Co

Engineering, Permanent, Sydney sydney engineering
Description
Posted 19 days ago

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 engineers
  • Perform effective code reviews
  • Arrange, encourage and run regularly check-ins with engineers in your team
  • Lead the development of high quality external facing API’s used by our merchants
  • Maintain 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 possible
  • Maintain exceptional integration guides with instructions and screenshots for enabling Zip in common ecommerce platforms
  • Manage a backlog of features, bugs and technical debt and effectively manage priorities
  • Help support the diagnosis of merchant issues as/when they happen
  • Explore new technologies and share your findings with the wider global engineering teams
  • Contribute to a culture of continuous improvement and innovation
  • Work in a team with a "customer first" and “team first” mentality
  • Identify and remediate pain points in the application lifecycle
  • Recommend 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 Core
  • Expert knowledge building applications in ReactJS / NextJS written in TypeScript
  • Strong experience with the Microsoft Azure cloud platform (AKS, CosmosDB, ServiceBus, AppServices)
  • Strong relational database knowledge / SQL
  • Experience hiring and leading a team
  • Collaborative team player
  • Excellent troubleshooting and analysis skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, while managing competing priorities
  • BONUS POINTS IF YOU HAVE:

  • Experience with test-first approach / TDD
  • Experience in NodeJS, VueJS or AngularJS written in Typescript
  • Experience with AWS (EKS, ECS, DynamoDB, RDS, ALB, S3, CF)
  • Experience with Kubernetes
  • Experience with infrastructure-as-code such as Terraform, CFT
  • Prior 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!

    #OwnIt #StrongerTogether #ZipIt #WeAreZip