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General Manager Engineering

Development | Auckland or Wellington, New Zealand

At Xero, we’re here to make running a business beautiful. By making small business more efficient every day, connecting them with big business technology and empowering a community behind them, their potential is limitless. When that happens, we’re not only helping small business, we’ll be building a stronger economy that can change the world.

The General Manager Engineering role is a newly created position which leads, grows and enables a technical leadership team and their teams to deliver high-quality software that makes small business more efficient and more valuable.

Based in either Auckland, Wellington, Melbourne or Canberra and reporting to the Executive GM Practice & Compliance you will partner with Product Management, Platform and Architecture to bridge technology and business needs, providing technical oversight to ensure we build the right things at the right time.

You’ll bring extensive experience in creating and growing modern software development teams using lean and agile methods. You will be able to draw on your experience building products at scale using cloud-based, modern architectures.

Your ability to support your teams in continuously delivering high-quality software to production whilst showing empathy for multiple stakeholders, globally, will see your success in this challenging and rewarding role. Helping to create a culture where teams take pride in their products and are at the forefront of their craft will set the standard for software development across the business.

Have fun while you do the best work of your life! We’re a place where personal development, innovation, and change are not only encouraged but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.

We're a huge part of the development community and you'll find Xeros attending and speaking at conferences and hosting meetups. We're really open in our discussions at Xero, from the latest product management thinking to diversity and inclusion.

Xero is a NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and is Rainbow Tick accredited too.

Got a few questions before you apply? Contact us.