Auckland City, AucklandAbout XeroAt Xero we are rewiring the small business economy and want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections.
We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable for small business owners, and more enjoyable too. Xero has been rated by Canstar Blue as Australia’s best accounting software four consecutive years from 2015-
2018.About the roleThe General Manager Engineering leads, grows and enables a technical leadership team and their teams to deliver high-
quality software that makes small business more efficient and more valuable.Based in either Auckland or Melbourne and reporting to the Executive GM Product you will partner with Product Management, Platform and Architecture to bridge technology and business needs, providing technical oversight to ensure we build the right things at the right time.
You’ll bring extensive experience in creating and growing modern software development teams using lean and agile methods.
You will be able to draw on your experience building products at scale using cloud-based, modern architectures.In this role you’ll partner with product leadership peers to ensure a joint understanding with a careful balance between driving products forward, delighting customers and addressing architectural and technical debt .
Helping to maintain a culture where teams take pride in what they produce and in the craft of software development. We have a reputation for being a great place to work for engineers and staff retention is high.
What you’ll bringPassion for helping people fulfill their potentialLove for building quality software that customers loveBuild effective relationships across all levels of the businessExtensive experience of managing software development and / or other teams using Lean-
Agile techniques.Excellent grasp of modern software development practices and lifecycle.Extensive experience working with software development projects at scale -
using cloud-based, CI / CD-delivered, modern architectures.A solid track record of addressing customer needs through innovative use of technologyWhy Xero?
This role presents an outstanding opportunity for an Engineering leader to join a hyper-growth ASX100 company that is rewiring the small business economy.
At Xero, we are proud of our collaborative, empowering and inclusive culture that allows creativity to thrive and innovation to flourish.
We’re offering a competitive remuneration package and a supportive and fun work environment that encourages you to take ownership for your career and be the best you can be.
To peek inside Xero and see what we do check out #dobeautifulwork on twitter or instagram.Apply today!