Senior Engineering Manager at Hipages

Engineering, Sydney sydney engineering
Posted 1 months ago

Our Story:

hi. We’re hipages.

hipages provides a better, smarter way to connect tradies and consumers and get the job done well.

Our purpose is to make home improvement effortlessly efficient, creating happier homes. We build technology that solves the frictions of an industry ready for optimisation and are on a mission to bring simplicity, trust and create a seamless experience for our tradies and homeowners.

To date, over three million Australians have changed the way they find, hire and manage trusted tradies to get a job done around their home by using hipages. Our team thrives on bringing simplicity and trust to the tradie/consumer experience.

hipages. Change the way you tradie!

Your Challenge:

As the Senior Engineering Manager for hipages, your role will be to develop, communicate, lead and execute our technology plans, with a focus on quality, scale and operational delivery. You will lead a team of local engineers, with the potential of remote engineers in the future.  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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • 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 

About You


  • 5+ years of relevant software engineering experience
  • 2+ 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 Software Engineering Principles in practice such as CD/CI, Rapid Development, Test Automation and Monitoring and Alerting
  • Understanding of 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

Why join the hipages family?

Our team members really are at the forefront of our business and we empower our team to have a voice, make a difference, help lead the business forward and keep hipages one of the best places to work in Australia. A dedicated high performance team, huge investment in your career development, superior employee benefits and participation within our Employee Share Program are just some of the many reasons to join us, not to mention the free brekkie and the most amazing office in Australia, located in the heart of Sydney CBD!

What you can expect:

At hipages, no two days are the same and our pace is fast! Interesting, meaningful and challenging work within our diverse and inclusive ‘one team’ culture will have you leaping out of bed in the morning.  We regularly refer to our company values to guide our behaviours and empower our team to feel free to be themselves so they can unleash their maximum potential. We are down-to-earth people who genuinely work together as a team to "make it happen".  This is hipages' DNA.

We also love celebrating -  everything! Birthdays, babies, big wins, little wins and anything in between; our company celebration events are legendary! Check out our Instagram #hipagesteam to get the picture.  

Does this sound like the place you belong? Welcome home.

hipages. Change the way you career!