Technical Lead

Job Title: Technical Lead
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Salary: $145000 - $165000 per annum
Start Date: 2020-07-13
Reference: V-110809
Contact Name: Adam Armstrong
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 14, 2020 11:14

Job Description

Huge opportunity for a Technical Lead to join a successful and well-funded Sydney Tech Start-up. You will join a small yet growing team of 10 that are building an innovative, AI-powered, content aggregation platform.
  • Sydney CBD office, remote work friendly environment
  • Greenfield project
  • Technology first company
  • Work with exciting AI & mobile tech
  • Join an experienced tech & product team

This role will be perfect for a hands on Tech lead who is familiar with Python, AWS based platforms and enjoys the fast pace of a growing start-up.

The role:
  • Strategise with the business and product teams to determine priorities
  • Lead technical discussions and decisions.
  • Drive process in an agile environment.
  • Identify gaps in team capabilities and be involved in the hiring process.
  • Mentor the team in both engineering and process-related areas.
  • Assist with actively developing the application.
  • Scrum: directing various ceremonies, e.g. Planning sessions, Sprints etc.  
Skills & Experience
  • Designing and building complex software solutions and related infrastructure.
  • Strong understanding of data pipelines in distributed computing settings.
  • Experience with Web scraping, preferably in Python.
  • AWS services, DevOps, Linux.
  • Experience in handling large datasets.
  • OO development & TDD
  • Experience leading and managing a technical team.
  • Ability to manage multiple high priority projects and tasks.

Nice to have or like to work with:
  • Machine Learning / NLP techniques and technologies.
  • Dart and Flutter.
  • System security.
  • Building & maintaining a mobile-related application stack.
  • ECS/Fargate, EKS, Serveless, RDS, Elastic Cache, Kinesis, etc 

If you are a Technical lead who would enjoy a mix of hands-on development work as well as mentoring, building out the team, code reviews and systems architectural design on a scalable Ai powered product then this could be the perfect fit. This would be a long term position where you would work directly with the CEO and product team, giving you a chance to be an integral partner in the businesses long term growth.

Also open to remote Technical Leads who have proven experience working remotely.