Job opportunity: Software Product Engineering Lead

We have an exciting opportunity in product development and integration, to support and lead key aspects of NeSI's evolution and growth. You will be working within a small multi-product team located across NZ, sitting within our head office at the University of Auckland.

Applications must be submitted online by Monday 21 February 2022 to be considered.

Te Whiwhinga mahi | The opportunity

As Software Product Engineering Lead, you work alongside others in agile product management, science engagement and platform operations. Together, you are responsible for understanding stakeholders, customers, and users, and delivering development of our service and business strategies into operations by the wider team.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Service experience and customer needs analysis.

  • Grow and reinforce adaptive work practices, lift team member confidence, and improve the quality and impact of team contributions.

  • Team leadership and development, and support for other teams and stakeholders.

  • Product design, architecture, solution development, and delivery to production and support teams.

For more information on the role, please view the position description.

He kōrero mōu | About you

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate many of the following:

  • Positive and empathetic posture, with an open and flexible mindset.

  • Initiative in facilitating external and internal group work and consultation activities.

  • Effective at working iteratively and with feedback loops with stakeholders.

  • Hands-on role contributing to key development goals, while maintaining flexibility to step back up to high level and communicate simply and clearly across the whole team and with end users.

Ngā āhuatanga kei a mātou | What we offer

The University of Auckland is dedicated to providing an excellent and stimulating environment for its employees which ensures a healthy work-life balance through: 

  • Five weeks’ annual leave per annum

  • Up to 6.75% employer superannuation contribution.

  • 37.5 hours working week

  • Flexible employment practices

  • Additional parental leave payments

  • Discounted, onsite childcare, parking and various leisure and recreation services.

Me pēhea te tuku tono | How to apply

Applications must be submitted online, by the closing date of Monday 21st February 2022 to be considered. Please include your cover letter and CV combined as one document.