Lead Software Engineer

Leading the development of project teams and world class software

The team

We are adaptable and flexible engineers that put the technology and software design approach at the forefront of our skills, but understand the value in making it simple enough that end user’s and our clients don’t know the software exists. We are working closely with our enterprise clients, leading organisations in industries such as retail, transport, and finance.

At TAB, our engineers are:

The Role

As a Lead Software Engineer, you will lead a development team to deliver innovative, world class software that pushes the boundaries of what we can achieve using mobile technology. You will also still be hands-on and willing to build and deliver awesome products.

You will research and advise on the latest software that helps The App Business and our clients maintain a competitive advantage. Whether it's new tooling, new languages, voice, AI or IOT, you will have an opportunity to stay on the cutting edge: for example, using AWS lambdas running Node or scaling using Kubernetes.


Software craftsmanship - Solve complex programming problems and make continuous improvements of development practices and standards, evaluate how different technologies, frameworks and languages can be used to deliver the best possible solutions.

Technical leadership - Leading the overall design and development of the technical solution on your project, owning the technical strategy and how it evolves. Help our clients and TAB evolve and apply practices like BDD, DevOps and Continuous Delivery. Continuously assess the status of our projects with other TAB leaders.

Cross-functional, co-sourced development with developers, testers, product owners, agile delivery leads and industry specialists. Focus on promoting collective code ownership across the stack, contributing to infrastructure, application and database development.

Design expertise in developing high-quality, scalable services using a range of architectural styles ensuring all aspects of design have been considered.

Pitching and new business with our demand team to advise on technical design and approach for new business opportunities as well as adapting to new business domains and technical environments

TAB Strategy & Innovation to enable new customer experiences and product concepts that we take to our clients and the wider industry. You’ll collaborate with engineering leaders to help integrate new technologies and approaches on projects, promote continuous improvement, identify new industry trends and guide TAB’s point of view and approach.

Growing and leading the team of technical and non-technical communities with the best hiring strategy, to ensure we get the very best talent. Mentor junior members and offer your leadership and craft expertise with a focus on growing people towards senior faster than they thought was possible.

Mindset of being able to zoom out for your team & provide client & customer context for decisions. Demonstrate the ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment and be brave to have tough conversations, in a composed and professional manner.

You'll be:

Our application and interview process

Our interview process consists of an initial phone call followed by a technical challenge. If successful, we would then invite you for an on-site interview where you will demonstrate your thinking ability as well as your skills and experiences.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status or disability status.

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