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Technical Team Lead - Packages

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Brand: Flight Centre
Work type: Full time
Location: Queensland
Categories: Information & Technology


We are looking for a passionate, motivated and skilled Technical Team Lead in our Digital Commerce Packages team. This is a hands-on lead role to build reliable, scalable solutions with a focus on value to the customer. You will have strong technical leadership and development experience. 

You will have the opportunity to influence the culture, drive technical excellence, working with your team on strategy and execution, building world-class software products and collaborating with other teams across our global Product Management & Engineering teams. 

What You’ll Do

  • Drive for technical excellence, grow and enable teams to achieve their missions and continuously learn and develop yourself and others.

  • Design and build efficient, testable and maintainable solutions with the right balance between solving the problem at hand and not over-engineering your solution

  • Full-stack development, across front-end web applications using modern JavaScript libraries such as React, and backend microservices/APIs using Node.js and Java

  • Be an expert in your domain, live and breathe the product

  • Take initiative and always look for ways in improving the quality of our solutions, code bases, technical debt, standards, processes and best practices.

  • Foster a high performance team-oriented culture.

Who you are

  • 7 years professional experience in software development, ideally as a full-stack software engineer, delivering reliable, high quality and performant solutions.

  • Experienced with modern JavaScript coding, testing, debugging, and automation techniques. You are proficient in: TypeScript, React and Node.js.

  • Proven track record in driving software engineering principles, improving code quality, standards, best practices, software design and architecture patterns.

  • Passionate about people and teamwork with experience in coaching, mentoring and supporting others to continuously improve and achieve their missions.

  • You love driving technical outcomes.

  • Experienced with DevOps tooling & practices valuing a DevOps culture.

At Flight Centre, our vision is to open up the world for those who want to see and in digital commerce our mission is to  deliver seamless and inspiring digital experiences for our customers. We DREAM BIG through collaboration and innovation, and are supported to make incredible ideas a reality. 

Located conveniently in the heart of Southbank and the upcoming precinct for travel in Brisbane, Flight Centre Travel Group are fast growing market share and presence in a competitive world of digital travel. We work with some of the biggest flight and travel suppliers in the world to bring the widest and best product range to our customers' fingertips and bring travel to life.

An exciting opportunity to be part of our dynamic fast-paced product management & engineering team with a customer-centric focus on what we do. We deliver quality, innovative digital solutions to delight our customers and achieve our strategic priorities. The Digital Commerce team makes the customer booking experience for Flights, Packages and Hotels seamless whilst giving a rich experience in viewing, searching for the perfect deal. 

We work autonomously from anywhere and work collaboratively online or in the office to achieve our team goals.

What’s in it for you?

  • Generous remuneration structure

  • Travel discounts, in-house financial and health services, access to internal 24/7 gym

  • Global career opportunities in a network of brands and businesses

  • Ongoing training and professional development

  • Fun and flexible work environment

  • Proud Corporate Social Responsibility platform through the Flight Centre Foundation, Responsible Travel Charter, and Brighter Futures programs

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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