Engineering Manager at Willow

Engineering, Full-Time, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Posted 19 days ago

Founded in 2017, Willow is a global technology start-up. The WillowTwin™ is a disruptive IoT/Data SaaS that unlocks the true potential of smart buildings and infrastructure. We are writing a new chapter in human history, with unprecedented resource optimisation and management empowered by data. 
For the second year in a row (2020 & 2021), Willow has been ranked in Linked In's Australian "Top 25 Start-ups". You will be joining a team of performance-driven individuals, backed by the most advanced technology the built world has ever seen. We are chartering a new course, Digital First, the Willow Way. Our 'Willow World' is fast-paced, nurturing and collaborative.

Summary of role:

We are currently looking for an Engineering Manager to lead a team of distributed Software Engineers for our Willow Rail and Infrastructure vertical. WillowTwin for Rail enables customers to improve planning, decision making and management of assets to reduce operational costs, increase revenue and better manage risk.

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Lead and build a diverse team with an inclusive culture
  • Work as a leader of the engineering team, building software solutions and contributing to the product's vision
  • Ensure that the team is delivering high quality, maintainable, and secure software solutions
  • Collaborate with the development team on design ideas, technical challenges, and code reviews
  • Find ways to continuously improve productivity and efficiency within the team
  • Model and strengthen our culture of transparency and knowledge sharing among team members
  • Technical Skills & Experiences:

  • Requirements:
  • 3+ years of healthy commercial experience in .NET Core
  • 7+ years of experience in commercial software development
  • Comprehensive C# knowledge
  • Experience with various design patterns and software architecture principles, and an ability to teach them to others
  • Solid experience developing API's for web and/or mobile clients
  • Excellent written English and asynchronous communication skills
  • Desired experience - at least one of the following:
  • Deploying services to Azure and using Azure's various PaaS offerings
  • Experience in different business environments or industries
  • Building web clients with SPA frameworks (React for example)
  • Mobile development (Kotlin, Swift, and/or cross-platform frameworks)
  • Hands-on experience with CI/CD tooling and DevOps practices
  • Experience in multiple forms of test automation
  • Experience working in a software company or start-up 
  • Leadership Skills & Experience:

  • Requirements:
  • 4+ years of experience leading a team of developers/software engineers
  • Be a mentor and coach to reports and other team members.
  • Have a variety of approaches you've used to improve team productivity
  • A collaborative approach to working with Product Managers/Product Owners
  • Logical thinking and great problem-solving skills
  • A disciplined approach to delivery and team practices
  • Experience in making and explaining trade-off decisions to deliver customer value
  • Ability to identify problems early, and to resolve them before they grow
  • Desired experience:
  • Awareness of industry trends and a pragmatic approach to the adoption of new opportunities
  • Resolving the non-technical challenges that can occur in teams
  • Leading people with tech skills or roles different to yours
  • Experience working with distributed teams
  • Collaborative communications across time zones
  • If you are eager to work in a fast-paced, high growth tech start-up based on collaboration and open communication, then Willow could be the place for you. We at Willow never give up, we work smart, we care about our fellow human beings, and we always put our best foot forward.

    Willow is proudly diverse. We work to create an equitable and inclusive experience for candidates and employees, where people from different backgrounds have an opportunity to succeed. Join us in our mission to digitise the built world!

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