Lead Software Developer

Chameleon Software
Anywhere, Australia
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About Chameleon Software

Chameleon Software provides software solutions to the rehabilitation and allied health sector. We are a professional and friendly values-based team with a strong focus on customer satisfaction.

We place a strong emphasis on our own personal performance excellence, professional fulfilment, and work-life balance. This enables us to do our best work and reach our full potential.

We are looking for a Lead Software Developer to join our high-performing team, in a full-time role. This position is fully remote and open to candidates anywhere within Australia.

About the role

This role is responsible for development activities as well as leading the daily activities of our small team, ensuring the team is effectively managed and well trained. In addition, this role will provide guidance in terms of best practices and compliance of software development standards.

You will lead the development team to take projects from requirements determination through to scope, design, build and unit testing, and production. In addition you will work with our leadership team to develop our product direction.

Key Responsibilities

  • Technical development and project delivery in a multi-site environment across different time zones and geographies
  • Work with our leadership team to develop our product direction
  • Guide the development team through our projects, from requirements determination through to scope, design, build and unit testing
  • Provide guidance in terms of best practices and compliance of software development standards
  • Overseeing the welfare and development of all employees and ensuring a safe working environment for all
  • Work with senior management to develop our product direction
  • Attend and contribute to customer and partner requirement gathering meetings where technical input is required
  • Become a subject matter expert and technical lead in key nominated areas of our systems
  • Test and review code for technical accuracy, security standards, and functional compliance.
  • Undertake hands-on development in an agile environment, ensuring that code is robust and easy to read and maintain
  • Undertake performance and scalability improvements and refactoring of legacy code
  • Research and development of new and emerging cloud hosting technologies for our products
  • Assist with the organizing and deployment of new releases to hosting environments
  • Provide hands-on support to tasks and escalated support issues relating to the operations of hosting infrastructure to ensure Case Manager SLA’s are maintained
  • Act as the team coach and mentor, and motivate and encourage team members through positive communication and performance feedback
  • Undertake duties such as performance reviews, promote team member personal development, and participate in the recruitment of top talent for the team.
  • Work closely with the IT Manager on internal organizational IT strategies

Knowledge and Skills

  • Degree qualification (or equivalent) in Computer Systems/Software Development or similar discipline
  • A minimum of 8 years experience in a software development role
  • Prior experience as a development team lead or supervisor
  • Sound technical knowledge – specifically in the .NET stack including C# or VB.NET, T-SQL/SQL Server and HTML/CSS/JavaScript.
  • Web technology knowledge – HTML/CSS/JavaScript. Advantageous is knowledge of SPA frameworks, e.g., Angular.
  • Experience in cloud hosting technologies advantageous (e.g. AWS/Azure)
  • Network administration skills using Microsoft operating systems advantageous
  • Proven experience of managing multiple conflicting priorities to meet strategic deadlines
  • Scrum master experience desirable
  • High ability to develop technical knowledge and a focus on self-development required

Knowledge of the following is essential:-

  • Excellent knowledge of Object Orientated Programming, Cloud, Micro Services.
  • Excellent knowledge of Relational Databases
  • Excellent knowledge of modern IDEs
  • Excellent knowledge of version control software
  • Excellent knowledge of development best practices

Our culture and perks

Joining Chameleon Software means joining a friendly team and flexible work environment. We also offer benefits you might not find elsewhere:

  • Employee Share Purchase Plan from our parent company Constellation Software Inc.
  • Flexible leave offerings, including opportunities to purchase additional leave (up to 10 additional annual leave days)
  • Support of flexible working options (from office based to remotely)
  • EAP Support, offering mental/physical well-being counselling
  • Access to our on-line learning platform
  • Access to Perkbox which provides discounts across leading retailers and wellness programs

How to apply?

If this sounds like the role and environment for you, we’d love to hear from you! To apply please submit your resume and cover letter with details of your experience and why you would like to join our team.

For further information about us and our products, visit www.casemanager.biz Chameleon Software is an entity of Jonas Software www.jonassoftware.com, the leading provider of enterprise management software for more than 40,000 customers across 15 countries. Jonas Software is a 100% owned subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc.