Engineering Manager (Data & APIs) at Faethm

Full-Time Employment, Technology, APAC - Sydney, New South Wales sydney engineering full-time
Posted a month ago

Faethm is scaling! We're looking for a Sydney-based Engineering leader to join us on this exciting journey! We have recently joined forces with Pearson, the world’s largest learning company. Operating as a scale-up within a larger company, Faethm will continue to evolve as we leverage the resources and offerings of our new parent company. 

Faethm's objective is to keep every worker, everywhere, employable. Our AI-powered SaaS platform helps clients navigate the Future of Work and the impact of technology on any economy, industry, organisation, or job and suggests viable transition pathways for impacted employees into 'future proof' career pathways.

Reporting to our Head of Software Engineering, you will work alongside Faethm’s Data & API team to bring our research and data science to life. We run a high-concurrency, low-latency analytics environment across 7 geographic regions to serve enterprise customers all over the world. To give you a sense of our work, we recently implemented a new machine learning pipeline to extract millions of data points from job ads within a few hours.

As an Engineering Manager you will:

  • Build and manage a team of high performing software engineers, fostering their career growth and developing a strong team culture. You will be responsible for hiring, coaching and the individual success of each of your team members.
  • Manage the delivery of the engineers in your team, working broadly across Faethm to manage stakeholders internal and external, understand and drive requirements, set priorities and communicate following an agile process.
  • Be a technical leader, participating in solution design and architecture reviews, and maturing the systems and capabilities that you own.
  • Model operational excellence, owning your team’s operations including code quality and reviews, testing, security and monitoring.
  • Work closely with the Product team and Engineering Managers to understand the needs of the customer and our business so that you can help further shape our product.
  • Work alongside the Head of Software Engineering to drive the growth and maturity of Faethm’s engineering capability.

Skills / Experience:

  • You have a proven ability to build and manage software engineering teams.
  • A natural communicator, with an ability to concisely present written and verbal technical information to a variety of audiences.
  • You have performed large scale data migrations, designed relational data models from scratch and can optimise SQL queries for production.
  • You are familiar with or have built RESTful APIs to provide programmatic access to data, ideally by customers.
  • You have a background in SQL, and a language such as Python, Java or Scala.
  • Exposure to data science or natural language processing models is a big plus.
  • Experienced with modern, cloud-based architectures and APIs, and may even have worked with event-driven or serverless architectures, containers and Kubernetes or automated CI/CD pipelines.  
  • Confident working with a range of cloud services on AWS and/or Azure

Join Faethm and you will: Work for an inventive, purpose-driven and civic-minded company with an ambitious but realisable mission and vision that tackles a very real and globally important issue. People are our secret sauce, at Faethm we pride ourselves on working hard and having fun!

What are you waiting for? come and work with an amazing team of professionals, in an autonomous, agile, yet supportive, flexible and fun environment!   

Faethm is an equal opportunity employer. We find excellence in diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.