Engineering Technical Lead (Platform) at Rezdy

Engineering, Sydney, Australia sydney engineering
Posted 4 months ago

Engineering Technical Lead 

  • Growing International travel tech company based in Sydney
  • Join a dynamic team passionate about creating the best product for our Customers
  • New and exciting opportunity for you to bring all your experience and talent

Rezdy is the world’s leading independent B2B cloud-based booking and distribution platform in the experiences sector. Our mission is to power the growth of the experiences industry through tools and connections that make life easier. 

Rezdy has been focused on growing over the last several months which has created two Technical Lead opportunities to join our Marketplace and Connectivity Squads. The Engineering and Product teams at Rezdy are transforming how we design and build software solutions for our users. We are delivering more value, much faster as we leverage a fine grained microservice architecture approach. This role gives you the opportunity to have an impact on defining the tools, services and principles we use to engineer high quality software for a highly available SaaS platform.

Role Responsibilities: 

  • Providing leadership, support and motivation to a squad of software engineers
  • Creating learning and development plans to expedite the career progression of those you lead
  • Working closely with your squad Product Manager to understand the needs of the customer and the business so that you can contribute to shaping our products
  • Contributing to the technical design and architecture of software/platforms
  • Hands-on, both writing code and also driving code quality by conducting code reviews, unit, integration and other automated tests
  • Managing initiative scope before, during and post–delivery, including estimations
  • Identifying and removing bottlenecks that impede the progress of initiatives
  • Ensuring the regular delivery of product features and initiatives in accordance with Agile (Scrum) methodologies
  • Evangelising software engineering at Rezdy through things such as blogs, events, meet-ups and roundtables

Candidate Requirements: 

  • 6+ years engineering/development experience - full stack development using:
    • Java (required)
    • TypeScript (good understanding required)
    • ReactJS (good understanding required)
    • PHP (decent understanding required)
  • 1+ years experience having software engineering direct reports (managing and leading)
  • Experience working within Agile/devOps development environments
  • Good experience working with modern, cloud based architectures, RESTful APIs, event driven services, serverless and CI/CD
  • Cloud infrastructure experience required - AWS specific experience an advantage
  • A deep understanding of, along with experience using, fundamental software engineering (including automated testing, observability and security) principles and practices
  • Strong organisational and communication skills with experience developing & instilling a collaborative engineering culture
  • Computer Science / Software Engineering degree, as well as any relevant AWS Solutions Architect certification(s) or similar, may be an advantage

What’s in it for you:

  • How do you like the sound of company-wide social events, team outings, and exclusive discounts on tours and activities?
  • Work with a fascinating product in a high growth tech-thirsty industry 
  • Passionate team with opportunity to work across exciting projects. You can own it and make it happen
  • Opportunities to step up for high achievers
  • Diverse Scaleup culture 
  • Your Rezdy anniversary day off to thank you for a great year!
  • Company wide innovative and collaborative hack events every quarter

Reasons to believe:

  • Our Engineers are doing innovative stuff in - Check out more about our Hackathon and Shipit here: 
  • We’re ones to watch - Capterra top 5 companies to watch in 2020
  • We’re growing fast - Deloitte Tech Fast 50 2019
  • We’re a winning brand - Capterra Ease of Use winner 2018
  • We’re a startup that’s going places - ranked 11th in Australia, and top 500 globally.
  • Here’s a taste of what our customers say about us:

The opportunities to share this success are limitless, the conversations are genuine, customer impact is meaningful and we have fun along the way.

What are you waiting for? 

Come and join us on this adventure!