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Technical Lead

Job No: 670828

Sydney - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Brisbane - Inner Suburbs & CBD, Melbourne - Inner Suburbs & CBD

Permanent Full Time


Pay Band 5

  • Provide technical leadership to our Insurance Technology function
  • Work across various Suncorp Insurance brands including AAMI, GIO, Shannon's
  • Brisbane, Sydney, or Melbourne location with hybrid work environment

About the role

As a Technical Lead your role works with the Engineering Practice to design, develop and implement improvements and capability in Engineering including people, tools, culture, and way of working. The Technical Lead is accountable for code quality, solution output, software, and platform engineering. As Technical Lead, you will provide systems analysis, design, development, maintenance, and ongoing support including guidance and mentoring of junior engineers.

What you'll do

  • Technically lead your team, by practicing what you preach. Use the right tools/processes/culture in your team to get quality and secure code out to production fast.
  • Coach and mentor engineers to improve their engineering capabilities and embed good practices.
  • Be the first point of contact for questions from other engineers within the Tribe/Platform teams, and act as the conduit between the team and Domain technical leaders.
  • Improve and embed best practice engineering with a view across people, process and technology
  • Evangelise secure software development principles within the team through practices such as code reviews in line with the Secure Software Development Lifecycle and threat modelling.

What you'll bring 

  • 5+ years software engineering experience with 3+ years technical leadership.
  • Previous experience coaching and mentoring engineers is desirable.
  • Proficient experience in Java, Spring Boot and REST APIs.
  • Experience with testing frameworks such as WireMock, Stubby, REST Assured, Jest, and Enzyme.
  • Comprehensive knowledge in front end development, particularly with ReactJS.
  • Solid expertise in cloud technologies (AWS/Azure) and DevOps practices.

What we can offer you

  • Excellent discounts on a range of retail favourite stores as well as insurance products
  • A range of flexible working and leave options, including 20 weeks paid parental leave
  • Invest in your brighter future with ongoing study support and career development programs
  • Give back to our communities with payroll giving, donation matching and paid volunteer leave

About Suncorp Group

We’re proud to be a part of the Suncorp Group family alongside some of Australia’s most trusted and diverse names in insurance. Together, we share a drive to make the complex simple and bring our customers peace of mind when it matters most – while helping to evolve and innovate the ways we can serve our community every day. That comes with all kinds of exciting opportunities for you to grow your own career. Whether you’re guiding people through life’s biggest moments or providing them with support in times they need it most, you’ll be driven forward by our shared customer obsession and supported at every step of the journey.

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