Engineering Manager at Hipages

Engineering, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 3 days ago

hi, we’re hipages Group.

We are an Australian-owned, ASX listed tech company and the leading online tradie marketplace in Australia. Ranked #2 Best Places to Work in Australia, we offer meaningful, impactful work collaborating and innovating with the best and brightest in a transparent, supportive and fast-paced work environment.

Inspired and driven by our purpose of transforming the trade industry, building better lives for everyone, hipages Group operates via three technology-enabled platforms; hipages, Tradiecore, and Builderscrack (NZ) with ~300 team members across Australia, China, Philippines and New Zealand. 

The hipages team create effortless solutions that help tradies streamline and grow their business and delight their customers.  

Role Purpose & Objective

As a hipages Engineering Manager for Tradiecore, you will develop, communicate, lead and execute our technology plans, with a focus on quality, scale and operational delivery. You will lead a team of engineers - they could be located either  locally or remotely.  You will be key to fostering the communication between technical and business teams, and providing strong leadership in delivering initiatives in our high–growth and agile environment.

How will you add value?

  • Manage the delivery of the cross-functional teams and coach the team on agile practices,
  • Line management and personal development of a team of engineers,
  • Strengthen our culture of evolutionary technology practices, by drawing on your experiences to drive change,
  • Audit and pragmatically introduce best practice measurement, monitoring and automation,
  • Continuous evaluation of the Scalability and Performance of our apps and platform,
  • Actively contribute towards the evolution of our technology stack, to industry best practice,
  • Actively contribute towards the continuous improvement of developer toolsets and productivity,
  • Actively drive the team during ideation and implementation phases.

These are our must haves: 


  • 5+ years of relevant software engineering experience,
  • 1+ years of managing, mentoring and coaching engineers.

Technical Experience:

  • Deep knowledge and practical implementation of Agile methods,
  • Experience working with SaaS products,
  • Knowledge and understanding of Software Engineering Principles in practice such as CD/CI, Rapid Development, Test Automation and Monitoring and Alerting,
  • Understand the principles surrounding software architecture,
  • Understand the importance of a high quality, maintainable code base and have practical experience in delivering improvements to quality,
  • Capable of understanding, simplifying and explaining complex technical concepts.

Take a look inside our home:

  • A close-knit diverse family of bright, respectful, collaborative members who love to solve problems and jump on new opportunities;
  • High-touch personalised investment in your continuous career development;
  • Agile cross-functional teams who value teamwork - from Hackathon to team off-sites, to Product roadshows, you get to experience it all;
  • Competitive salary and benefits, plus equity via our Employee Share Program, we’re all owners of hipages and other great perks such as 14 weeks paid parental leave;
  • Daily bottomless continental breakfast, fresh fruit and snacks;
  • Inspiring office and location - based in the heart of Sydney CBD, only a few steps from Town Hall Station;
  • Remote work and flexible work (50/50) hybrid model;
  • Social connection focus: Friday socials, company parties and teaming activities - the best in town!

Sounds like you're home? Apply Now!

Innovation & Collaboration: are two important core values at hipages which both cannot be achieved successfully without a diverse and inclusive team. We don't expect you to be an expert in all areas and we are more interested in learning about you as a person, a team member and a leader. 

Research shows that while men apply for jobs when they meet an average of 60% of the criteria, women and other minority groups tend to only apply when they check every box. So if you don't tick every single box above, but you think you would be a great fit for the role we encourage you to apply, we would LOVE to hear from you! 

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