Tech Lead - Wealth

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Job Type:Full Time

See yourself being part of a large, transformational change? This could be the role for you!

Who are we

At Iress, we believe technology should help people perform better every day. Since our beginning in 1993, people across financial services have trusted us to take their performance to the next level. From the world’s most established financial brands to new and disruptive players, we help improve every aspect of our clients’ businesses so that they can work better, every day. Iress is one of Australia’s largest technology companies and employs more than 1,900 people across Australia, United Kingdom, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand and Asia.

The role

This Technical Lead role has a data focus and you will bring your passion and understanding of how data should flow in a distributed system. You will contribute to and provide leadership in the data strategy across Iress. You will play a key role in assisting teams with unlocking the value of data while adhering to appropriate governance.

As a Tech Lead you are responsible for providing technical leadership to a growing a team of strong and agile developers to ensure high quality and efficient delivery of innovative products that are able to capture global markets. We are looking for someone with a sharp aptitude for the latest trends in the software engineering, passion for building products that are a pleasure to use, and fondness for guiding teams to success while fostering personal growth of every individual on the team.

What you will be doing

  • Work with engineers to conceptualise architecture and develop designs for various data focused initiatives including data pipelines, warehouse, reporting and analytics solutions.

  • Contributing to and provides leadership in the data strategy across the organisation

  • Assisting teams with unlocking the value of data while developing and adhering to good governance.

  • Provide processes and an environment that make it easy for the team to consistently deliver quality software, efficiently and on time, while still promoting creativity and innovation

  • Assist in identifying process and product weaknesses and possible refinements in an environment of continual evolution and improvement

  • Work with your team to deliver high quality products on time

  • Keep up to date with technical trends, tools and methodologies, undertake research as required

  • Educate developers in industry best practices, technical trends, tool and methodologies

What you will need

  • Experience in designing data and how data should be structured

  • A strong understanding of how data flows between systems

  • Experience with mentoring, coaching and upskilling others

  • Experience with Data Architecture and a deep understanding of databases

  • Experience with distributed systems

  • Experience with SQL ( MongoDB or Dynamo DB)

  • Experience with AWS and or Kafka would be highly desirable

  • Must be pro-active in identifying opportunities for improvement. Ability to relate effectively to all levels of business users and technology people

  • A combination of personality traits (smart, innovative, low ego, collaborative, honest, of high-integrity, intensity and passion). Someone who creates loyality and trust

  • Solicits the involvement of others to build a sense of ownership. Must have confidence to act quickly and decisively when the market requires such agility

Why work with us

  • Competitive base salary

  • Global opportunities

  • State-of-the-art offices

  • Casual dress, flexible work policy

  • Access to various learning and development programs

  • 3 days’ leave per year for charity initiatives

  • Global 36-hour hackathon

  • Table tennis, pool tables, meditation rooms

  • Up to 26 weeks’ paid parental leave for primary carers (up to 4 weeks for secondary carers), and the ability to work part-time when returning to work.

Employment Type


Time Type

Full time