Head of Software Engineering


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About HelloFresh

Here at HelloFresh, we’re passionate about bringing dinner inspiration to everyday Australians. With 8 years of service under our belt, we are the market leader in the growing world of meal kit delivery services, operating in 14 different countries. 

As we continue to deliver fresh, seasonal ingredients and delicious, wholesome recipes to our customers, we see our inspired community of empowered home-cooks continue to grow, and you could be a part of it! 

Are you energetic and motivated with a team focus? Do you thrive in a dynamic, high-growth environment? If you're looking for a role that lets you make an impact every single day, we'd love to hear from you.

Job description

This is a great opportunity for someone with a passion for coding and management to take control of a rockstar team and lead them in creating value in our Supply Chain.

We build internal tools for all the operational functions at HelloFresh ANZ, from Culinary creating the recipes to Customer Care, we are here to help our colleagues scale with the size and complexity of our growing business. You will lead a team of 10 junior developers from all backgrounds and experiences that work hand in hand with our ops departments.

They will need your assistance for advice, training, technical choices, scalability, dev ops and anything else you can teach them. When things go wrong you will be able to roll up your sleeves and jump in to reduce downtime to a minimum.

You will…

  • Provide tech advice and solutions to bring the business to the next level
  • Communicate with Management stakeholders on road-map and ETAs
  • Work closely with our Berlin office on scalability and engineering subjects
  • Onboard and train new joiners
  • Manage the day to day training and upskilling of the team
  • Be responsible for the technical aspects of the team projects
  • Make technical choices as needed during our growth

Mandatory requirements

You have…

  • A VERY strong technical background: python, elastic, flask, go, vue.js, AWS…
  • Already written maintainable production and test code
  • At least 5 years of experience as a software engineer
  • At least one years management experience
  • A natural ability for training and teaching

You are…

  • An activator, you get things done
  • Independent
  • Focusing on problem solving not on whose fault it is
  • A jack of all trades: FE/BE/DevOps/QA
  • Not afraid to get your hands dirty and jump in yourself if need be
  • Able to handle long complex projects as well as quick fixes features

What we offer

  • An exploding business leaving infinite room to bring value
  • Huge level of independence and support from management
  • Key role at the crossroads of the company
  • Zero ego environment, facts and smart solutions always win
  • Working with a fun, energetic and supportive team
  • Get access to our staff discounts to our amazing meal delivery boxes!

Start Date: Immediate Start

We are committed to building and nurturing an inclusive community for our employees. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age or other legally protected status.

To put it simply, everyone is welcome at our table.


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