Technical Director - North Sydney

With an impressive suite of products, this small dynamic team has already established themselves as pioneers in the field of weight management and have developed the world’s most comprehensive online weight-loss platform which is currently powering numerous initiatives for clients both here and overseas.
Reporting to the Managing Director, this is an autonomous and multifaceted role where you will be responsible for developing and implementing a bleeding edge technology strategy whilst leading and managing a small tech team to deliver multiple online products from concept to go-live. As such, the role requires a seasoned individual with strong tech vision and practical ability to design, build and run the technology.
Key Accountabilities:
Strategic and Product Development
  • Match new capabilities of new technologies, such as mobile and cloud, with business needs
  • Developing and driving the company’s technology strategy including the choice of software, systems, backups, file management and other best practices
  • Work closely with Product Development Director to ideate, develop and introduce new products to the business 
  • Leadership
  • Demonstrate thought leadership and be a significant contributor to the senior leadership team
  • Leading a collaborative agile development environment
  • Managing the tech team including:
  • Developing capital and operational budgets and ensuring that those budgets are complied with
  • Resource planning including sourcing and managing suitable permanent and contract staff.
  • Effectively managing third party vendors
Development & Maintenance
  • Developing cutting-edge web and mobile applications in an agile environment including:
  • Assisting with the development of functional specs and writing technical specs for all new or significant projects.
  • Maintaining our existing code base to ensure that it is functional, user friendly and secure.
  • Developing a regular maintenance plan to ensure we keep the code base up-to-date and functional in new browsers, operating systems or software platforms.
  • Deploying new code releases and performing server maintenance at a time that minimises inconvenience to members.
A terrific role that would suit a Tech Director or Senior Tech Lead who is genuinely passionate about health and wellbeing and hoping to transition into a dynamic product development environment.
Please send you CV to Steve at connect@lavolta.com.au

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