Development Manager
Auckland, NZ
4d ago

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world.

This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections.

Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

A permanent position for a Development Manager to look after two teams (one of the teams will be temporarily cover for a 6 months due to parental cover) Due to continued growth across one of our key areas, Connected Workplaces , we have created an exciting new Dev Manager opportunity!This role will oversee one of our very first domain teams established across Connected Workplaces called the Time Domain and also for the first 6 months all of our Mobile experience called Xero Me (covering parental leave).

Post the parental cover, the role will then expand to take on additional domain capabilities as we continue transition into a new operating model.

The role will be responsible for delivering compliant time tracking capabilities, initially through a mobile first offering into our AU market.

A successful candidate will be expected to lead the engineering strategy for both our Time and Xero Me Mobile capabilities.

Helping to support our teams to drive continued operational efficiency, that sets us up to scale into other regions. Connected Workplaces team is on a journey over the next 3 years to ensure 5 million people in small businesses are benefiting from our employment products and services.

This team is on a journey to break the accepted industry norm and reinvent what it means for a small business to pay their people.

As a Development Manager you'll :

  • Lead, grow and manage effective and high performing engineering teams that deliver value to Xero and our customers.
  • Work side-by-side with product teams, delivery leads and business stakeholders to ensure that systems are not only fit for purpose but also scalable for future growth that align to our roadmaps.
  • Build relationships with other technical leaders at Xero, to share ideas and best practice, as well as maintain close alignment with the wider company.
  • Know you’ve made an impact when the teams deliver high-quality software quickly and consistently to our customers; and Xero continues to be a world-class place for engineers to work.
  • Xero is an inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life.

    Where creativity, innovation and continuous learning are encouraged and celebrated. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family, sport or a side gig is the priority or something in between - Xero can be all of that and more.

    At Xero, we trust you to build your career to the best of your ability and we will support your desire for learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish.

    Some perks include : - Employee Share Plan - own a part of Xero!- Parental leave for primary (parental leave payments equivalent to 26 weeks) and secondary caregivers (up to six weeks of paid partner’s leave)- Life insurance and discounted medical insurance- Enhanced leave - 10 days of wellbeing leave from day 1 (sick, injured, need a day for your personal wellbeing or involves taking care of your family)- 5 weeks of annual leave! (1 week of this is called Xtra leave - A new benefit of ours!)- 3 extra annual leave days used between Christmas and New Year (on top of 4 weeks of annual leave)- Flexible working- Any many more!Xero is a Rainbow Tick certified employer.

    Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.

    Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.

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