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Lead Software Developer2019-10-14T19:33:07-04:00<p><span style="font-weight: 400;">ThoughtWorks is hunting for passionate Lead Software Developers who care about software excellence.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We work in a dynamic, collaborative, non-hierarchical environment where talent is valued over job title or years of experience.  We want you to develop your career outside the confines of a traditional career path.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Being a consultancy, our teams work on a huge variety of projects. You could be helping shape the digital strategy of a retail giant, building a new mobile platform for a bank, creating an app to support an awareness campaign for Indigenous Australians or helping the science community locate meteorites that have fallen to earth.  All of this whilst building quadcopters or robotic arms in your spare time.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span><span style="font-weight: 400;">As a Lead Developer at ThoughtWorks, here's what you may do:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Lead teams of software engineers</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Be a mentor and role model to less experienced developers</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Employ Agile development including task estimation, test automation, deployment automation and Continuous Integration to improve overall execution speed and product quality</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Learn new technologies and help shape new offerings for our business</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Think through hard problems, and work with a team to make them reality.</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchal, and ego-free culture where your talent is valued over a role title</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Develop your career outside of the confinements of a traditional career path by focusing on what you're passionate about rather than a predetermined one-size-fits-all plan</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here's what you'll bring:</span></p> <ul> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Development and delivery experience with Java, .NET or Mobile </span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Passion for software engineering and craftsman-like coding prowess</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Have helped lead development on large, custom-built object-oriented applications</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Great OO skills, including strong design patterns knowledge</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Experience working with Agile, Lean and/or Continuous Delivery approaches and best practices, such as Extreme Programming (XP)</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Ability to work in a variety of client settings and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">Knowledge of software best practices, like TDD, BDD and continuous integration</span></li> </ul> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">We're a big believer in diversity.  We build software for a wide variety of people so we think that a wide variety of people should build our software.  We abhor and reject discrimination and inequality, and promote diversity in all its forms. We proudly, passionately and actively strive to make both ThoughtWorks and our industry more reflective and inclusive of the society that we serve.  As long as you're an opinionated, disruptive thinker, we'd like to hear from you.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">To hear what our developers think about working at ThoughtWorks, take a look </span><a href=";list=UUQvdU25Eqk3YS9-QnILhKKQ"><span style="font-weight: 400;">here</span></a><span style="font-weight: 400;">.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">In addition to all this, we have some great extra benefits including a generous training budget and one of the best parental leave packages in Australia.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you want to get more information or apply, use the links and we will be in touch soon.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">If you haven't got a CV updated, that's no problem. We understand that you've probably got more interesting things to do! Please provide a link to any websites or online profiles you want us to take a look at and simply upload a document that lists the top three things you think we should know about you. </span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">Here's an example from one of our developers:</span></p> <ol> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">I started as a C# developer 8 years ago but don't like to limit myself to one programming language - I'm currently attending meet-ups to learn Scala</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">I have a 10 year old daughter who I am teaching (with some success) how to code</span></li> <li style="font-weight: 400;"><span style="font-weight: 400;">I am passionate about TDD, CI and CD and have introduced these methods in my last two jobs</span></li> </ol> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;">You can upload this info in a document via the CV / Resume link.</span></p> <p><span style="font-weight: 400;"> </span></p> <p> </p>ThoughtworksSydneyAustralia