Tech Lead - Wealth

Last updated 1 hours ago
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 is a role for a Technical Lead with awesome front end skills.

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 your team to deliver high quality products on time

  • 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

  • Working on a varied , full stack tech stack

  • 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

  • Supporting delivery teams through coaching, leadership and enablement of engineers within Iress

  • Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms for delivering the company’s solutions and product offerings.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software engineering best practices.

  • Communicate the technology strategy to others within Iress, including technology people and teams as well as other stakeholders.

  • Finding better ways of doing things

What you will need

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

  • Excellent skills in Front End technologies is essential to this role

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

  • Hands-on and entrepreneurial style

  • 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

  • Expert knowledge of technical architecture, software engineering and infrastructure.

  • Previous experience in “devops” and continuous delivery

  • High degree of technical competency (strong engineering foundation) with a passion around execution and delivery. Technical aptitude to probe, assess and understand their technology environment

  • Developed architectures in multiple diverse domains and application stacks

  • Must be willing to get their hands dirty and create functional innovative product designs and experiences.

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