The Engineering Department plans, builds and maintains the technology that drives THE ICONIC. Our ability to deliver fast, safe and scalable solutions are critical in delivering first-class experiences to millions of customers. Our squads are divided into five organisational units (internal product, customer product, platforms, security and helpdesk) that reflect the needs and groupings of our internal and external users.

Working across these units is a team of managers that are dedicated to the constant improvement of engineering craft, career progression & culture. This team is an amplifier for productivity, quality, and innovation across THE ICONIC.

A bit about the role

As an Engineering Manager at THE ICONIC, you will be responsible for all technology, software, tools, process, training and culture that enable our engineers to get their work done. Our vision is to give every engineer the best possible experience from the moment they join our team. We do this by driving engagement through tooling, training, and culture.

Your primary responsibility is to the people you support; ensuring that they are growing as engineers, delivering healthy technology, and having a great time doing so. A solid technical background is key so that you’re able to challenge your team members to be their best. You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, technical delivery and process.

What you’ll do

  • Build and lead a team of engineers through hiring, coaching, mentoring, feedback and hands-on career development
  • Support the timely delivery of technical solutions to address business needs
  • Advocate and advance modern, Agile practices and help develop and evangelise broader engineering and organizational practices, including: Lean Engineering, SCRUM, clean coding/architecture and cross functional teams
  • Grow a diverse, safe, healthy, collaborative engineering culture
  • Facilitate collaboration with other engineers, product managers, and designers to solve challenging problems that affect all people at THE ICONIC
  • Architect and implement learning and training programs that align our team's abilities with technical strategies

Here’s what you need to set you off on an ICONIC Journey

  • Experience gathering metrics and translating them into strategic initiatives that deliver performance and engagement uplifts
  • Experience tailoring individual coaching plans based on a person's skills, attributes, and career objectives – giving feedback, setting goals and challenging their team to meet them
  • Strategic mindset that is flexible, realistic and goal-oriented. 
  • Experience applying agile and lean principles to solve problems at any scale
  • Software engineering  background 
  • Demonstrated track record of executing upon strategic vision and collaborating with leadership and peers
  • Experience leading engineering teams to ship quality code reliably

Here’s some extra things you may bring to the table

  • E-commerce experience
  • Experience working across our tech stack. You understand a spectrum of technologies at varying degrees of expertise. We use Node, React, AWS, GCP, Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

Why you'll love THE ICONIC

  • Feel free to skip the commute and work from home. On the days you are in the office, get here quickly thanks to our highly accessible central location
  • Sweat out the stress using our discounted gym memberships
  • Get your knowledge fix with our learning days, hackathons and learning bank
  • No matter what your style is, we have got you covered with our Amazing staff discount and our famous sample sale
  • Got a furry friend? Bring them to the office! We LOVE animals.
  • Feel supported beyond your day job with flexible hours, part time, paid parental leave, additional personal leave, family friendly workplace, first day of school off, birthday leave

Additional Information

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