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Director of Software Development



Software Engineering, Sales & Business Development
Brisbane QLD, Australia
Posted on Tuesday, July 11, 2023
Our Mission to be Bold and Impactful
· Joining a high performing, fast paced organisation!
· Leading a team of exceptional talent to design and deliver software solutions!
· Work on industry leading, cutting-edge technology!
How you contribute
As the Director of Software - Data Systems at Emesent, you will play a pivotal role in shaping and refining the vision for our cutting-edge data and analytics platforms. These platforms provide invaluable insights to our customers and enable them to automate their operations, utilizing the rich 3D and other data generated by our ground-breaking SLAM and Autonomous Robot systems. Your leadership will drive the creation of groundbreaking solutions that push the boundaries of what is possible in this domain.

Here's what we need

  • Refine and lead the implementation of the strategic vision for our data and analytics solutions. Collaborate closely with Product Management, Senior Management, and Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to ensure alignment with business goals, customer needs and industry trends.
  • Stay abreast of technological advancements and industry trends to inform the development of state-of-the-art data and analytics solutions that solidify Emesent's position as an industry leader.
  • Provide technical leadership and drive the development of technology architecture and strategies that position Emesent as a pioneering innovator in the data and analytics space.
  • Manage and lead the Data Systems group, consisting of talented and dedicated software development teams. Cultivate a culture of innovation, continuous improvement, and collaboration within the group to foster excellence in software development.
  • Direct and oversee the design, development, and implementation of high-quality solutions, leveraging the rich 4D plus data collected autonomously by Emesent's payloads and robots. Ensure that software products are of the highest quality, reliability, and scalability to meet customer expectations.
  • Collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams, including product management, engineering, and quality assurance, to define project requirements, timelines, and deliverables, fostering a cooperative and efficient work environment.
  • Evaluate and recommend software tools, platforms, and technologies to enhance the software development process, promote productivity, and drive continuous improvement across the team.
  • Establish and enforce software development best practices, including coding standards, design patterns, and testing methodologies, to uphold the highest levels of software quality and maintainability.
  • Monitor and report on key performance metrics, such as code quality, testing coverage, and delivery timelines, utilizing data-driven insights to make informed decisions and drive ongoing improvements in team performance.

How you'll succeed

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field.
  • 10+ years of experience in software development, with at least 5 years in a management or leadership role.
  • 5+ years’ experience in a field related to spatial data analysis, visualisation and / or data platforms.
  • Strong technical expertise in software development, including proficiency in programming languages such as Java, Python, or C++, and experience with cloud-based platforms, databases, and web technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing and leading software development teams, including hiring, coaching, and performance management.
  • Strong project management skills, with the ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.
  • Experience in Agile and DevOps methodologies.
  • Ability to think strategically, innovate, and drive change to improve software development processes and deliver high-quality products on time and within budget.

The added perks

  • Get a competitive remuneration package including superannuation.
  • Participate in our employee share option scheme (Equity).
  • Work alongside a friendly and passionate team on cutting edge technology! - We know that our success and growth is a result of our motivated and inspiring teams.
  • Take up our genuine learning and development opportunities.
  • Settle into our great work environment and facilities.
  • Take advantage of our office location in Milton.
  • Work in comfort with a casual dress code.
  • Utilise our secure bike storage and shower facilities offered on-site.
  • Take part in our generous employee referral scheme.
Who Are We?
Emesent has built a reputation as the key leader in automating data collection in challenging environments. Our award-winning technology, Hovermap, utilises innovative hardware, advanced algorithms and machine learning to automate collection and analysis of the physical world. Customers are able to acquire data in GPS-denied environments gaining insights that were not possible before. Our rapidly growing customer base are in the fields of mining, infrastructure and survey & mapping.
Starting from a humble vision in Brisbane, Australia, with deep connections to Australia's globally recognised CSIRO, Emesent has made an emerging name for itself across the Globe and is successfully becoming a world leader in this unique industry of autonomous technology!
At Emesent we pride ourselves on the way our people operate, we embrace diversity and equal opportunity, and are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds.
Our global talents are a cut above the rest who are at the top of their game, thriving in a collaborative environment. The work culture here is inclusive with the perfect balance of delivering results and pushing the boundaries all whilst having a little fun!
This is a challenging and rewarding role that requires strong technical expertise, leadership skills, and business acumen. If you are passionate about software development and leading teams to deliver innovative solutions that solve complex business problems, we encourage you to apply.