Flexisource IT

Our client is building an awesome modern headless eCommerce platform with cutting edge cloud products and platforms. They can only do that though, with the right people, teams and culture.

Technology is the foundation of how they operate, innovate and grow, and the Tech Lead position is central to this succeeding.

The primary purpose of this role is to provide strong technical leadership and mentorship to a team of local and distributed engineers. You’re a leader in the business, working with stakeholders from every team in the company to collaborate, communicate, design, deliver and enhance cool solutions that actually make an impact.

It’s not just what they do, but how they do it is critical to everyone succeeding. The Tech Lead is relentless about continuously improving how we deliver; Using data to learn and tweak our agile flow as we grow.

Here’s what you will be doing:

  • Leading the development process from inception to successful delivery for all projects across all brands, with an initial focus on client’s re-platforming project.
  • Strong technical leadership of the team, ensuring quality, continuity and stability of the Client’s codebase.
  • Your skills and experience will help drive and influence improving our agile development and delivery processes and practices. There are no egos here. Calling things out when appropriate and driving improvement is the responsibility of all of us.
  • Workshopping requirements in collaboration with other teams into development projects with clear definitions of success.
  • Getting your hands dirty when necessary, whether on the tools or taking the initiative to go deeper into understanding all parts of the business.
  • You are often ‘the’ decision maker – Prioritizing, allocating work across the team and helping manage transparent expectations to the business with respect to bandwidth. The Tech Lead can’t please everyone, so making sound decisions with clarity and reason is a critical responsibility of this role.
  • In collaboration with the CTO and Head of Engineering, build a strong technical culture for Client with curiosity and humility.
  • You’re a mentor to the team, supporting with experience, through mentorship and candid communication.
  • Stay current and curious with emerging industry trends & best practices. We’re always open to trying new things.
  • Provide input to build strong professional relationships with our technology partners.

The tech skills we need:

  • ReactJS
  • eCommerce SaaS platforms
  • Headless architectures – Ecommerce and CMS
  • Integration methodologies
  • AWS serverless
  • Ruby on Rails
  • Proficiency with different Databases – You’re not expected to be a gun data engineer, however knowing your way around them, with strong SQL skills is essential.
  • Automation – Making sensible steps as we grow to automate where we can.
  • Continuous integration
  • Identity management
  • Real-time operational environments
  • JAMStack sites
  • GatsbyJS
  • Graph QL
  • Writing tests
  • Pair programming
  • Code reviewing

Most importantly, knows how to have fun, build personal relationships and knows when it’s time to be professional.


  • Location – Work from home until further notice
  • Schedule – Monday to Friday, 7am-4pm
  • Status – Regular employment

To apply for this job email your details to recruitment@flexisourceit.com.au