Software Engineering Team Lead

Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Department: Engineering

It’s meaningful, it’s rewarding and it’s a lot of fun! If you love the idea of collaborating on a global product and passionate about user outcomes, then join our journey.

Our Mission & Achievements

Trade Ledger is one of the world's leading global lending platforms that manages and transforms digital data in real time, allowing banks and non-bank lenders to assess and regularly update the product offering and the credit risk assessment of businesses they lend to.  We are a global, high-growth B2B enterprise technology provider that simplifies and automates complex lending services.

Our mission is to make commerce simple, by enabling banks and other lenders to address the underserved £1.2 trillion corporate credit market opportunity, particularly for small and medium sized enterprises (SME). We do this by reimagining credit in a digital world - connecting a company’s supply chain digital data to the financial service provider.  Recently, Trade Ledger won the Barclays Innovation Challenge and has been rated as one of the top 25 fintech start-ups in Asia Pacific.

Are you an experienced Software Engineering Team Lead with a passion to build and lead an agile, cross-functional team software engineers? Our teams deliver outstanding products and solutions for our customers.

Coming from a hands-on software engineering and technical background you will have solid understanding of a variety of technical stacks, including full-stack exposure. Enjoy a fast-paced, agile working environment within a flat-structured organisation and comfortable with ambiguity whilst prioritising multiple priorities and stakeholders.

As leader of your squad you will be wholly responsible for the delivery and quality of the product features from start to finish. We would expect you to collaborate closely with the Product Managers to help refine the product backlog and influence the direction, developing measurable steps to get from concept to launch. Empower your team achieve goals and remove any impediments that are in their way. Be ready to lend your expertise to guide the team on leading development practices and to improve individual team members’ skill sets, including engaging in code reviews or pair programming when required.

Your greatest responsibility however will be playing an active role in the careers and professional aspirations of the individuals reporting to you. You work as an effective coach, mentoring and supporting your team in their professional development in order to reach their fullest potential.

Job Responsibilities

  • Own project or significant features from conception to delivery.
  • Be a go to technical expert for the team with full stack experience.
  • Enable Agile processes and effective sprints.
  • Lead and empower your squad to reach their full potential.
  • Help define industry leading software development practices.

Required Experience

  • Hands-on engineering background experience with Front End technologies (Javascript / React)
  • Previous experience managing and leading a software engineering team
  • Worked with modern delivery practices including CI/CD, TDD, Lean development and Agile.
  • Worked on microservices distributed systems with architecture for growth and scale.
  • Deep analytical and influencing skills to help structure deliveries.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills - across all areas of the organisation.

Nice to have experience 

  • Some experience in Java 
  • A background in open banking

If this role is right for you and you believe you can genuinely contribute to the ongoing success of our company, please hit ‘apply’.

Our Culture

Diverse, open team culture is our differentiator!  Bring your authentic self and let's achieve awesome things together! Be passionate, team focused, hard working and love what you do.  We actively invest in continuous professional development because we know that our people are the creators of our success.
Our interview panels are inclusive to ensure we do not discriminate against age, gender, sexual identity or preference or religion.

Discover Trade Ledger - Who we are, Our approach & Our People HERE

Trade Ledger does not accept CVs from recruitment agencies.

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