Development Director
Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
2h ago


Are you an experienced Engineering Director looking for a new opportunity in a fast-growing tech company? Do you have strong management skills and a strategic focus?

We have an exciting new role leading multiple development squads to achieve strategic outcomes at pace, whilst operating within budget and risk appetite.

You will work with the CTO, Software Development Managers, Chief of Product and wider leadership team. As a member of the Engineering Leadership Team, you will balance accountability for your functional area with a strong contribution to the leadership and ongoing capability build of the broader engineering team.

In collaboration with the Director of Architecture and CTO, you will build and deliver a technology roadmap for your line of business which balances the timely delivery of new products to market, with the operational focus to ensure solutions are sustainable and resilient.

The transportation sector is going through a significant amount of disruption presenting opportunity and uncertainty. The Development Director is comfortable dealing with ambiguity, whilst providing clarity of vision to the teams they are leading.

The Development Director is a strategic role and is accountable for the performance of one of the 4 engineering practices :

  • Core & Foundation
  • Product & Feature
  • Data & Analytics
  • Partner & Ecosystem
  • Requirements

    You will have a successful track record of delivering quality high scale SaaS solutions (with a mixed strategy of build, partner & buy).

    You will understand what it takes to compete globally at speed and drive business growth using cloud technology, CI / CD, security and privacy by design along with long term solutions that manage technical debt.

    You will understand technology trends and be able to convert those to business opportunities. You will also be :

  • Commercially savvy and able to challenge senior peers across the organisation to achieve the best business outcome
  • Demonstrate exceptional software development knowledge to lead best practice methods to deliver complex solutions
  • Encourage and support the personal development of each individual and the development of teams
  • Impeccable standards and strives to create the best customer solutions meeting business outcomes.
  • Enjoys a fast-paced environment with the ability to change direction when needed quickly.
  • Excellent commercial aptitude and market awareness.
  • Customer advocate with strong research and analysis skills.
  • Resilient with a positive outlook.
  • Collaborative with an ability to work across all lines of business and all customer and stakeholder types.
  • Experience :

  • 10+ years’ experience in a engineering or software development leadership role (eg Director, CTO, CDO)
  • 10+ years’ experience in software development.
  • Experience in a high growth, product business.
  • Understanding of high scale, SaaS, mobile, analytics and IoT.
  • Participated in the entire product lifecycle, from ideation through to end-of-life.
  • Expert in lean start-up and agile software development methodologies with practical experience in both corporate and start-up environments.
  • Candidates must be currently based in New Zealand.


    This is an excellent opportunity to take on a key role in a fast growing high-tech company with international reach. EROAD is listed on the New Zealand Stock Exchange (ERD) and Australia Stock Exchange (ASX).

    Our head office is in Albany, New Zealand with almost 300 staff located across New Zealand, Australia and the U.S.A

    EROAD offers a competitive salary and benefits, excellent career development opportunities, and a fun, fast-paced work environment.

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