Software Engineering Manager at Safety Culture

Customer Facing Engineering, Full-time Permanent, Sydney sydney engineering full-time
Description
Posted a month ago

At SafetyCulture, we help businesses get better everyday. As the operational heartbeat of working teams, our technology gives workers a voice and leaders the visibility to make smart decisions. We’re constantly evolving our platform, expanding into sensors/IoT, Scalable and Event-Driven Architecture to name a few, but we believe there’s more to be done.  

Recently valued at AU$2.7Bn, we’re investing our resources into creating and shaping a better workplace for all. We are growing fast and looking for talented, self-motivated people that value collaboration, growth and learning to join our team.

The role 

You’ll manage and grow a team of software engineers for our Inspections offering, one of core Product Engineering teams, while contributing to evolving engineering practices and impacting positively on team health and culture. You’ll manage the overall strategy, planning, and execution of complex technical projects, and lead your team to meet delivery expectations. 

How you can have an impact 

As an engineering leader, you’ll have influence over the direction of the team and function, and a strategic impact on the overall business strategy. You’ll impact significantly on evolving engineering practices and culture to build a world-class engineering team. Improving others’ ability to deliver great work, suggesting and bringing innovations, and driving initiatives focused on release safety, repeatability, and improving the way we do things. Experimenting with ways to become more efficient and productive, and bringing these learnings to the senior leadership team. We encourage involvement in the community, open-source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies.

The teams 

In Sydney we have teams developing and supporting our SaaS platform, working on extending the functionality and longer-term strategic bets, including real-time incident reporting, analytics, and IoT. Each team has a co-located engineering manager, product manager, designer, direct access to customers, and support from specialists in quality, SRE and specific technologies. Check out some of the things we’ve been doing in our blog.

Essential Skills

  • Ability to deliver product in an agile, SaaS environment
  • Ability to drive driving engineering excellence and best practices
  • Ability to set and drive the big picture strategy for the team
  • Ability to drive a performance and feedback culture
  • Ability to demonstrate SafetyCulture values (Think Customer, Open Honest Always, Better as a Team, Be Bold Bring Action)
  • Desirable Skills

  • Experience managing and growing a team of software engineers in a SaaS environment
  • Experience forecasting requirements for the team and capacity planning
  • Ability to coach and influence other Engineering Managers
  • More than a Job!

  • Equity with high growth potential, and a competitive salary;
  • Hybrid working, we encourage you to create the best work blend while working from your home and the local SafetyCulture office;
  • Access to professional and personal training and development opportunities; 
  • Hackathons, Workshops, Lunch & Learns;
  • We encourage involvement in the community, open source work, attending talks and events, and experimenting with new technologies.
  • Office day benefits

  • In-house Culinary Crew serving up daily breakfast, lunch and snacks;
  • Barista coffee machine, craft beer on tap, boutique wines and a range of non-alcoholic beverages;
  • Quarterly celebrations and team events:
  • Table tennis, board games, books library, and pet-friendly office.



  • We’re committed to building inclusive teams and cultivating a sense of belonging so our people can bring their whole authentic selves to work each day. We seek to make reasonable adjustments throughout our recruitment process to create an even playing field for all candidates. Thanks to the tireless efforts of the entire SafetyCulture team we’ve built an incredible culture which has seen us recognised as a Best Place to Work in Australia, the US and the UK. 

    Even if you don't meet every requirement listed in the ad, please consider applying for this role. We prioritise inclusion and value individuals with potential over a checklist of qualifications. Don't rule yourself out, hit that apply button if this job resonates with you You can find out more about life at SafetyCulture via Youtube, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn.

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