Lead Developer

  • Competitive
  • Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  • Permanent, Full time
  • FIS Global
  • 21 Aug 17

Lead Developer

As the Lead Developer
You will have the opportunity to shape the technical and functional design of our product, mentor and manage development team members.

Reporting to: Software Delivery Manager


  1. Deliver working solutions to our clients fortnightly.
  2. Build an understanding of the product on a technical and functional level, understanding the context of our clients.
  3. Participate in solution design, development and testing activities, delivering solutions that address the business needs of our clients.
  4. Help deliver high quality, testable applications that can readily be changed and updated as product requirements evolve over time.
  5. Deliver in an agile development environment using processes such as evolutionary design, test driven development, refactoring, continuous delivery etc.
  6. Actively participate in the relevant scrum rituals within your team (planning, stand-up, demo, retrospective, backlog review etc).
  7. Design and code new features, and enhance, configure and support existing features.
  8. Develop automated testing (unit, integration, scenario and UI) and participate in functional testing.
  9. Remain up to date with functional and technical changes within the product.
  10. Remain up to date with new technologies and practices relevant to the organization.
  11. Mentor, and play an active role in the development of, other team members.
  12. Contribute to the policies and practices of the wider development team.
  13. Be able to rapidly investigate and prototype new technologies and tools. Monitor changes in the wider technical landscape that impact on the teams' work.
  14. Provide input to the architecture of the application.
  15. Provide technical advice and assistance to other teams in areas of expertise.
  16. Undertake line management responsibility for members of the development team.

  • Bachelor degree in a computer science discipline or equivalent professional experience.
  • Experience with object orientated, service oriented architecture and domain driven design in the design and development of applications.
  • Experience with the Microsoft IDE
  • 6+ years' relevant experience in a commercial environment
  • 3+ year's hands-on experience with .NET 4.6.2, C#, ASP.NET, JavaScript, WCF, Web Services, NUnit, ADO.NET, HTML5, and CSS.
  • 3+ year's hands-on experience with data modelling, database schema design and SQL programming on SQL Server.
  • Sound analytical, design and problem solving skills.
  • A high degree of numeracy and a capacity for complex concepts.
  • A positive, proactive and professional attitude.
  • A team player, who can also work independently under minimum supervision.
  • Able to communicate technical concepts concisely and effectively.
  • Able to maintain a focus on excellence.
  • Possesses the desire to increase knowledge and skills when circumstances call for additional learning.

  • Experience with the agile development process and developing code in alignment with coding standards and business processes
  • Corporate treasury (deal capture and processing, back office, FX risk, interest rate risk, cash flow risk, accounting, hedge accounting etc).
  • Payment processing.
  • Bank communication.
  • Treasury applications.
  • Exposure to SVN, Jenkins, Crystal Reports and Oracle.
  • Experience in a SaaS environment.