Development Team Lead

Job Type:Full Time
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Do you thrive in a cross functional environment?

Are you passionate about leading and developing others?

Development Team Lead

About Xero

Here at Xero we are all about people and building beautiful experiences for our customers. We are a passionate team of technologists who love to learn and get involved in the community. We focus on developing solutions to make it easier for small businesses to grow through beautiful accounting software. With us you have a chance to have a huge impact on the lives and businesses of hundreds of thousands of people globally.

About the Role

This role is ideal for an existing manager looking to take the next step in their career as they contribute to a program of work to move from a monolith to rebuilding as distributed cloud platform of services with the required time to ensure engineering best practices are applied.

As a Team Lead you will grow and support your team and involved in technical delivery. Your role will be integral to taking people on the journey with you. Together with your Team Lead peer group you will nurture Xero's culture of trust, quality, professional development, high performance and open communication. You will enable your people to become the best version of themselves, using techniques ranging from performance feedback, career development, coaching and mentoring. You will be able to give guidance while communicating effectively.

From a technical perspective, you will work with your cross-functional team to deliver beautiful software that is valuable to our customers. Having a willingness to learn, offer your ideas and collaborate to provide technical designs you are proud of. We encourage you to show your real passion for technology and help and inspire others in this area at Xero and within the wider community we support.

We will offer you flexibility that allows you to balance your life and passions. We trust you to lead and create to the best of your ability and will support your desire for continual learning with training and career guidance to help you flourish.

About You

You are a passionate technologist, with an enthusiasm for leading and growing people. Ideally, you will have:

  • Experience developing software alongside pride in quality code and beautiful customer journeys
  • Experience leading software developers
  • Analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Strong communication skills coupled with an ability to exercise tact and diplomacy in resolving conflict while positively influencing those around you
  • Experience with management fundamentals such as delegating, feedback, hiring, coaching, performance management.

Xero is an equal opportunity employer. We value diversity, foster innovation and reward success.

If you want to come to work with friends every single day and help to make Xero even more special, please apply!