Technical Lead - Node.js at SiteMinder

Full-time, Sydney sydney full-time
Description
Posted 14 days ago

We are searching for a Technical Lead who can lead a team of software engineers in the delivery of software solutions. The Technical Lead ensures that engineers in their team understand the product and technical roadmap, and that the team has the skills and process to deliver them. Technical Leads find answers to questions with high impact on the team’s productivity.

Who we are

Ever booked hotel accommodation on Booking.com, Expedia or TripAdvisor? Chances are, you’ve used SiteMinder. Our goal is to liberate hoteliers with technology that makes a world of difference, and we do that by helping them find and acquire guests online.

We are the world’s leading guest acquisition platform for hotels, supporting 35,000 hotels in 160 countries to generate more than 87 million reservations on our platform each year.

As a Technical Lead, your primary responsibilities will include: 

  • Guide a team in the design and delivery of application code within our Research, Design, Delivery and Evaluation framework
  • Planning and delivery of roadmap items
  • Take responsibility for quality of the team’s technical deliverables
  • Technical touch point for engineers in the team
  • Help to shape requirements in the product backlogs
  • Mentor and teach best practices, technologies and programming languages/frameworks
  • Collaborate with Principal Engineers to identify and scope technical priorities
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and Product Managers to prioritise technical work in the product roadmaps and backlogs
  • Participate in/lead people development initiatives (Guilds, Lunch & Learns, Hackathons, engagement initiatives etc.)

The ideal candidate will possess:

  • Experience as an engineer in Node.js
  • Experience in coaching and developing engineering best practices
  • Experience in facilitating requirements and solution design
  • Complex problem solving skills and forward thinking to support and manage escalated technical challenges/issues
  • AWS experience with EC2, Kinesis, SQS, Elasticache, Lambda, S3, etc
  • Professional experience with relational databases (MySQL/PostGres/Oracle) and key/value store databases (DynamoDB, Cassandra, MongoDB, Redis)
  • Understanding code testability, build pipelines, docker and CI/CD systems

How to apply

Does this job sound like you? If yes, we'd love for you to be part of our team! Please send a copy of your resume and our Talent Acquisition team will be in touch. 

Why join SiteMinder?

See where the tech magic happens at SiteMinder HQ - the home of our product and development teams. We’re the trailblazers of our industry and our enemy is closed thinking, so you’ll have the chance to be creative and question the status quo. 

Every day, you’ll have new problems to solve - and meet new people to learn from. Our executive team and global functions are based in Sydney, so you’ll benefit from access to leaders and collaboration with people from all walks of the business. We continue to grow rapidly and we’re committed to supporting the learning you need as you grow with us.