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Apply now Job no: 636944
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Brisbane - Inner Suburbs & CBD
Categories: IT, Team Member

Tech Lead - Claims Technology

Suncorp’s vision is to be the destination for the moments that matter.  In Claims Technology, we provide an agile and robust Claims Platform servicing 13 Suncorp Brands across Australia and New Zealand. Working with our Business partners, we help design solutions to complex business problems in both the Commercial and Personal Insurance market, covering Property, Motor and Workers Compensation lines. Our team leads the way in API design and development through which we’re supporting the creation of a Suncorp Marketplace to make it easy for customers to meet all their financial well-being needs and save them time by managing brands and solutions in one place.

About the role

As a Tech Lead, you will provide technical leadership to a talented team striving to deliver solutions that are strategically aligned to our architectural vision and that follows best practice. You will be responsible for solution design within your team and across the domain through collaboration with other Tech Leads and Architects. Within your team, you’ll ensure that quality practices are being followed and you will mentor your engineers to follow coding standards and to build quality into their software.

Key Accountabilities of the role

  • Drive technical solution design, estimation and delivery whilst ensuring alignment with the domain architectural strategies.
  • Improve and embed automated testing practices in the team.
  • Evangelise secure software development principles within your team through practices like secure code reviews and threat modelling.
  • Mentor your engineers to improve their engineering capabilities and embed good practices.
  • Identify opportunities to improve development processes and standards.
  • Participate in proactive risk mitigation activities by identifying and addressing risks before they become issues and by carefully scrutinising changes before they reach the production environment.
  • Work collaboratively with other Tech Leads to ensure synergy between teams by avoiding duplication and identifying opportunities for reuse.
  • Work closely with the architecture team to contribute to and influence strategic planning and design whilst ensuring alignment of your solutions with the domain architecture strategy.

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Information Technology / related disciplines or equivalent experience.
  • 5+ years Software Engineering experience with at least 2 years of technical leadership responsibilities.
  • Demonstrated experience with Agile development methodologies.
  • Experience of working with geographically dispersed teams.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify, capture & resolve complex issues.
  • Experience of coaching and mentoring engineers.
  • Experience with Java, Oracle RDBMS, Spring, Jira, Confluence, Source control systems and Continuous Delivery tools.
  • Experience with ATDD or Behavioural Driven Development will be highly regarded.

The Suncorp culture

We are down-to-earth and open, and our focus is firmly on what you do, not when and where you work. You will be afforded the autonomy you need to be successful in your role and enjoy a workplace flexibility that is unrivalled in the industry.

To discuss the role in further detail, please contact Phil Jarratt in the recruitment team on phillip.jarratt@suncorp.com.au.

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
Applications close: AUS Eastern Standard Time

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