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Technical Lead - amaysim 🧡

Date: 16-Mar-2023

Location: Sydney amaysim HQ (ACS), Australia

Company: Singtel Group

About Us


At amaysim 🧡, it’s not just the customers that get all the Big Love – we make sure our people feel it too ! Our people are the staple of our culture and everything we do is driven by our four key values, with empathy at the heart of it all. We work hard and have fun in the  process and are always looking at new ways to innovate and inspire whilst remaining true to our roots.



 About the role


 Technical Leads at amaysim are the most senior and experienced member of a development team. They are the go-to person and are always willing to collaborate with and empower the team and stakeholders to achieve great things.

They provide high-level technical guidance to their team and have a sustained track record of creating improvements in business-critical systems that exhibit reliability, performance and scalability. They can help reduce the complexity of a problem, process or existing system to get more done with less work. They stay up to date with technology trends and apply a critical lens to assess whether these trends would be beneficial for amaysim. They use amaysim goals and strategy to resolve complex problems in creative, practical ways.

They can take large projects and break them into tangible deliverables and are responsible for driving them through from inception to delivery. They are a champion of consistency, quality, innovation and ways of working. They ensure we stick to amaysim's engineering principles and that the software we ship is of the highest standards. They help with coordinating the evaluation of tools and frameworks for the engineering team.



Key Responsibilities include:


  • Help provide task definition and design/architecture direction for engineers.
  • Contribute hands-on to codebases in both core projects, as well as side and experimental work
  • Spend time pairing, coaching and mentoring engineers in the team.
  • Provide guidance, direction and help engineers produce better outcomes.
  • Drive innovative ideas from inception through to adoption and champion that change across the business
  • Facilitate cross-team work and are exercise influence throughout amaysim.
  • Ensure that code, design, and architecture reviews happen within their teams.
  • Monitor the performance of the engineers in the team, and partner with Engineering Managers on mentoring and growth.
  • Facilitate healthy discussions within their product team, and across the Engineering team.



About You

We are looking for the following skills attributes and experience:


  • Extensive experience with hands-on technology roles
  • Experience leading technology teams
  • Strong communication and stakeholder management skills, being the voice of the engineering team
  • Excellent negotiation skills and effective influencing power
  • Technical skills in AWS, Severless, Node JS and React
  • Solid analytic ability and learning agility



So, why amaysim?

Who says you can’t fall in love with your telco! With over 1 million happy customers and a ton of amazing awards in the pool room, we’re certainly feelin’ the love. Because at amaysim, that’s what we’re all about. Big Love to be precise. It starts with our great value little SIM, but it extends way beyond that.

Learn more about Amaysim,


We're a highly collaborative workplace, and offer a range of perks such as:

  • Discounts to Optus products and services, and to over 400 retailers Australia wide
  • Ongoing training, mentoring and focus on development opportunities
  • Hybrid ways of working
  • Competitive salary
  • Vibrant amaysim culture