Development Team Lead

Posted 16 January 2024
Job type Permanent
DisciplineSoftware Development

Job description


Our client has an incredible reputation as a market leading enterprise operating a range of innovative businesses. They’re looking for the best and brightest to capitalise on the convergence of technology and be a part of a huge transformation.
In this role, you'll spend 70% of your time coding and collaborating with a delivery squad and 30% mentoring engineers. You'll identify strengths and skill gaps, facilitate knowledge transfer, and enhance technical and soft skills.
As a mentor, you'll contribute to a productive work environment through 1:1s, coaching, and professional development. You'll act as a communication channel between developers, squads, and teams, addressing trends and issues to improve working methods.
Your coding responsibilities involve writing efficient Java code using AWS technologies. Working in a DevOps team, you'll optimise the CI/CD pipeline with tools like GitHub and AWS CodePipeline.
You'll also play a crucial role in creating, promoting, and maintaining automated tests using principles like Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development (BDD) for code functionality and stability.
  • PROVEN LEADERSHIP EXPERIENCE – You’ll inspire and grow engineers, fostering collaboration. Strong communication skills and open to constructive feedback. 30% of the role is leading your own team.
  • ADVANCED knowledge of Java mostly back-end including core features and popular frameworks like Spring. You’ll spend 70% of your time coding.
  • Proficient in AWS services (Lambda, DynamoDB, S3, IAM) and adept at architecting serverless solutions.
  • Essential knowledge of DevOps and CI/CD practices, including tools for continuous integration and delivery.
  • Competitive salary
  • Work alongside senior staff with unique technology experience 
  • A fun and stimulating work environment, full of interesting work being done by smart and innovative people
  • Flexible start and finish times so you can enjoy balance 
  • Health insurance and wellbeing support 
  • Training and study opportunities to continuously upskill
Please only apply for the role if you are located in New Zealand.