About Transpire

Transpire builds digital products that have a positive impact on the world. We transform complex problems into innovative digital solutions by combining digital strategy, human centered design and technology expertise. From creating apps that fast-track cancer research, to helping Virgin Australia’s millions of customers book and manage their travel from their mobile, our Transpirers strive to help our customers transform and inspire and make a difference in people’s lives every day.

Our cloud practice is growing and we're looking for a lead cloud software engineer to help us drive our next stage of growth! Leading teams specialising in building innovative AWS solutions for our growing customer base you'll work closely with our team and customer to design and build cloud solutions for our web and mobile applications.

When it comes to our cloud solutions - we're all about automation, scale and reliability - and you'll be instrumental in helping us bring that to life through ensuring the software we create meets the principles of our DevOps led approach to software design, delivery and operation.

What you’ll get:

  • Lead teams and deliver projects you can be proud of
  • Develop your career in a growing dynamic cloud team
  • $1,500 training and development budget, with sanctioned days to pursue it!
  • $1,000 annual technology allowance for things that aren't your awesome laptop
  • Work life balance – Flexibility is in our DNA, don’t let work get in the way of life
  • Market leading parental leave schemes and annual leave bonuses for tenure.
  • The ability to bring ideas to life building the tools and technology that we deliver with
  • A structured approach to continuous learning
  • Rub shoulders with thought leaders in the industry, collaborate with a sensational team.

 What you’ll do:

  • Provide technical leadership to our cloud teams and customers
  • Understand customer requirements and collaboratively design solutions
  • Review existing cloud solutions to identify opportunities to improve
  • Lead teams of cloud software engineers as they bring the designs to life
  • Solve technical problems with our teams and customers

 What you’ll bring:

  • A passion for delivering exceptional technical solutions and customer experiences
  • Outstanding consulting skills, with strong negotiation and influencing skills with customers
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • A drive to work as part of a collaborative team
  • Tertiary qualifications in IT or equivalent experience
  • Problem solving abilities when working with unfamiliar solutions
  • Strong documentation skills and mindset
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • The ability to collaborate with frontend and mobile developers
  • Foundational or Professional AWS certifications (nice to have)

 Experience leading teams to deliver:

  • Serverless API architectures on AWS using
    • Lambda
    • API Gateway
    • NodeJS, TypeScript
    • MySQL or Postgres, DynamoDB
    • Auth0, Cognito or AWS IAM
  • Container based API architectures on AWS using:
    • Kubernetes on EC2, EKS or Fargate
    • NodeJS, TypeScript
    • MySQL or Postgres, DynamoDB
    • Auth0, Cognito or AWS IAM
    • App Mesh
  • CI/CD pipelines using AWS suite, Jenkins or similar

Only candidates with rights to work in Australia will be accepted. No agency candidates will be accepted at this time. Part Time applications are welcomed