Director of Software Development

Job type
NZD180000 - NZD200000 per annum, Benefits: + performance bonus + sweet benefits
The opportunity:

Think of all of the millions of people who need to interface with large organizations or governments and where their personal and commercial information is collected, stored and shared under condition of privacy.  Of those millions, some will require different user experiences to fit their needs or personal or physical circumstances.  This is a business that delivers these products and features and is in need of a strong peopel and delivery leader to own this engagement with the customers and deliver experiences for theri customers through the implementation of very large sale, complex software and capability.

You'll have the chance to grow your career like no other time and be part of one of New Zealand's fastest growing technology stars that isn’t making accounting or payment software.

Company profile:

A pan-continent, NZ-born technology success story.  This local hero has built a customer base of some of the largest entities and governments globally with its digital reinvention of personal and commercial information control and validation.  This catalogue of software products is unique given its audience is literally any adult in the country that needs to interact with an NGO, public enterprise or department in government.  BEcause of the needs of these organization and their stakeholders, accessibility, usability and simplicity of function are critical to the success and uptake of the software systems.  And they have generally crushed this to much acclaim for their customers.  The value felt by these entities and Governments mean costs have compressed and happy citizens have their personal identities and commercial information protected and shared in a way that they are truly confident and comfortable with.  Great technology for a good cause.

Development Leadership:

The journey of growth and change this business has been on has been radical. And it's not slowing down. A leadership role has emerged to lead and manage the cross-functional engineering teams and their output within the business.

The role breaks down into four core components:

Technology roadmap: vision creation and leadership; commercial skills combining to own this at a senior level

People leadership: growth and management of your new team of 30 indirect

Delivery leadership: build a culture of delivery, bake in predictable milestones/achievable goals for a multi-skilled team of engineers and experts in their field 

Commercial leadership: Go to woah, internal teams/stakeholders, partners and suppliers

The fit:

To be able to fulfill this role you will be driven by the opportunity to own the accountability of product implementations to customers and th development of unique interfaces and integrations to ensure maximum catchment of an audience.  You’ll celebrate the opportunity to win the hearts and minds of your team and grow them, igniting a sense of purpose for the company’s vision. Emerging from a technical business or background in a technology vendor, you will have rolled out successful, scalable delivery within the large-scale software space or similar product domains. 

You’ll be confident building and executing against a roadmap and vision, contributing to strategy. Reporting directly to the CEO you'll marry software, delivery and commercial leadership in the world of global product development.

For more information please contact Julian to discuss this opportunity on or apply now.

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