Head of Engineering - Business Products

Last updated 28 minutes ago
Location:Auckland
Job Type:Full Time

Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.

At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.

Xero’s ‘Business Products’ offers several products that support small businesses. We help small business owners build better workplaces by freeing up time to focus on their people, not processes and paperwork. We will do this by bringing together a suite of tools to provide a seamless and personalised experience for the employer and their employees. As Head of Engineering you will lead, grow, and manage a portfolio across multiple product teams to deliver high-quality software which improves the working lives of hundreds of thousands of small business customers and their employees. You and your team will hone development practices and improve engineering culture to create a world-class software engineering environment at Xero. You will work closely with Product Management, Delivery Coaches, Architecture and other Engineering Managers to continuously improve Xero’s technology platform so that it meets customer needs, is secure, performant and highly available.

We are currently seeking to hire a leader and strong engineer who is passionate about making a difference and helping us move the needle in becoming Excellent in Engineering. We are looking to hire Heads of Engineering to lead our Employee Experience portfolio and Business Management & Packaging Portfolios.

If you want to work with an internationally acclaimed, award-winning product right here in Auckland then this is the opportunity you’re looking for. We’ve got huge global reach and appeal, have a strategy in place for continued success and now is the time to be a part of it all.

Xero’s environment is an awesome place to develop in: we have a diverse and inclusive culture that we’re proud of. Whether you’re after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family is priority - Xero is all of that and more.

We’re a big part of the development community and you’ll find Xeros attending and speaking at conferences, hosting meetups or mentoring students. We’re really open in our discussions at Xero, from the latest engineering and product thinking to improving diversity and inclusion.

At Xero, we encourage flexible working hours and arrangements that allow you to balance your life and passions. We trust you to build to the best of your ability and will support your real passion for continual learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish.

As part of our awesome package you’ll get Xero shares, life insurance as well as a swathe of other cool perks to make your time here that much more fun than elsewhere.

Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.

Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.