Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.The goal for the Engineering Practice team is to continue to develop the World Class Engineering
Culture at Xero. The team is focusing on:
providing tools to reduce the cognitive load on engineers;
Developing the standards and guidelines which clarify the expectations of our engineering teams, and
Growing and enabling capabilities of the engineers through a generative education program.As the People Lead, you will be leading engineers across a number of teams and be responsible for supporting your
Direct reports in becoming awesome Xeros ? empowering them to hone their engineering skills. You
Will work alongside other People, Product, and Engineering leaders to foster the growth of a
World-class engineering culture.By enabling engineers to do the best work of their lives, you\ 'll help develop engineering excellence at
Xero. You\ 'll be a catalyst for achieving world-class engineering at Xero.
What you?ll do:
Champion principles and practices that make it possible for engineers to get great work done, while promoting a safe environment for people to experiment and learn.
Encourage and support the professional development of the engineers under your care.
Organise training as needed.
Attract, recruit and retain high performing individuals, building on and complementing the diversity of our team.
Role-model exemplary leadership, supporting and growing the next generation of leaders at Xero.
Assist with the development of a world-class engineering culture where engineers have the skills and autonomy needed to build high-quality products and services.
Help to cultivate a fun, appreciative, rewarding, innovative and results-driven culture that lives and breathes our Xero values
What you\ 'll bring with you:
Experience of managing engineering and/or other teams using modern leadership techniques.
Awareness of modern product and engineering principles and practices.
Proven ability to balance the needs of the individual with the needs of the business.
Proven ability to navigate areas of conflict in an open, positive and proactive way.
Why you should become a XeroIt?s a diverse and inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. We?re a place where 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 very supportive of flexible working arrangements and offer a competitive remuneration package including shares and life insurance, in addition to your base salary. We have a culture we?re proud of. Whether you\ 're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family is priority - Xero is all of that and moreXero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you?re a great fit for this position.