Manager Product Development

17 Sep 2019 6:53 AM | Sue York (Administrator)


Commsync and its charity StandbyU is a social enterprise that has developed a technology solution to support the safety of those vulnerable to family violence, sexual abuse and workplace violence.

We are a 3-year-old start-up who is determined to change the way in which violence is prevented. We boast a culture which is purpose driven and embraces people who are open to creativity and the entrepreneurial spirit. To support this purpose, we are looking for a focused, lover of the technology & digital genre to take us to the next level of scale and delivery.

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Reporting through to the CEO as Manager of Development, you will own the delivery of the Commsync solution which involves hardware integration, app development, platform development and client interfaces.

You will be responsible for the enhancement, design and development of a robust and scalable solution. Although this is a manager role, you will have to be hands-on as well in development, so your technical experience needs to be current.

You will be the brains trust of all things technology within our organisation.


Ideally you will have worked for an organisation which has seen you having end to end responsibility for creating outcomes.

Scrum Master

  • Plan and manage the delivery of sprints for product roadmap and other development using the Agile Methodology.
  • Working with the business to document and understand business requirements.
  • Facilitate in-depth specifications and sprints for technology related deliverables.
  • Remove sprint progress blockers and impediments.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to bridge the communication between teams through all phases of delivery (analysis, design, development, testing, deployment).
  • Manage the creation of test cases for sprint deliverables to effectively identify bugs /issues prior to launch.
  • Manage the QA process with Devs, Testers and appropriate business users.
  • Communicate downtime to business users and provide progress updates to minimise impact on the business.
  • Collaborate to ensure that all new deployments are supported by effective training documentation and communication.

Team Management

  • Manage a team of 2-3 software development engineers and consultants who provide additional development support.
  • Identify and assess the development needs of your team and work with the CEO to ensure relevant training programs, frameworks and practices exist to up skill team members.


To be successful in the role you will have:

  • A minimum of 2 years proven experience in agile delivery for a fast-paced digital environment.
  • Skills in App development Android and/or IOS.
  • Strong competency in Azure, or AWS.
  • High competency in Software coding/programming.
  • Demonstrable knowledge of security protocols.
  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices in architecture and software development in agile environments.
  • Experienced in the creation and delivery of specifications both functional and technical.


Please contact Rachael Trihey on 0408003991 or email your resume in confidence to to discuss further.

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