• Software Engineering Manager

    Location AU-Sydney
    Job ID
    Product Delivery
    Position Type
  • Overview

    Your role will lead a high performing product development team for our Payroll and HCM products. This ensures the  software products are developed and maintained on time, within budget, and in alignment with corporate strategy, to drive product growth and ensure customer satisfaction


    • Lead the Product Development team to achieve team performance metrics through a culture of coaching, celebrating success and performance management, in line with budgetary expectations, and ensuring that customers experience exceptional service levels
    • Act as project manager in software development and maintenance projects, ensuring timely and successful completion of projects
    • Create and implement product development, strategy process and maintenance plans for new and existing products
    • Ensure that software development is performed in accordance with industry and quality standards
    • Actively contribute to strategic product planning, including providing technology advice/direction to be implemented in future development
    • Implement and improve systems and working practices to improve quality, enhance customer service, reduce performance variances and maintain consistency
    • Develop and maintain close working relationships with other key internal stakeholders
    • Other duties as required from time to time


    • Tertiary qualifications in computer science, technology, or similar
    • Experience working with Agile methodologies and Project management tools
    • Previous software development management experience in commercial mid-market applications
    • Software project management experience
    • Ability to meet schedules and deadlines
    • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
    • Experience managing varied teams, in matrix environments
    • Programming skills and experience in diverse environments and multiple languages such as C#/.Net, Delphi, VB and PowerBuilder
    • Experience working in relevant industry/technical role
    • Knowledge of Sage products


    You must have the right to work in Australia to be considered for this role.

    Application close on 7 Apr 2018. 



    Company Information

    Our Story

    Sage is the market leader for integrated accounting, payroll and payment systems, supporting the ambition of the world’s entrepreneurs.


    Like many of the businesses we serve, Sage began as a small business and has grown beyond what seemed imaginable. Today over 13000 colleagues now support millions of entrepreneurs across 23 countries as they power the global economy.

    It is these entrepreneurs who are the drivers of prosperity and it’s our privilege and honour to serve them. We take real pride from how many of our customers have flourished and, that our products have grown with them as they moved from start-up to successful, international businesses.

    In a world where only the voices of the biggest are heard, we will always fight to hear the voice of the entrepreneur.


    An innovator today and tomorrow     

    Our smart people use the smartest technology to reinvent and simplify business accounting - working with a thriving community of entrepreneurs, business owners, tradespeople, accountants, partners and developers. 

    We enable our customers to focus on their business and help them to leapfrog to the future.


    Inventing the future 

    We are changing the way that millions of businesses track the movement of money through their business. We are also changing the way we do business. And as a FTSE 100 business we believe in a socially-responsible world and we are active in supporting our local communities and invest in making a real difference through the philanthropy of the Sage Foundation. Our Sage Foundation is based on the 2+2+2 model - 2% of free cash flow, 2% of colleagues' time and up to 2 free products each year to charitable organizations. Colleagues are empowered to give to the causes that matter to them.

    Our customers make life-sacrifices. They take risks to follow their dreams and pursue their passions and, on this, global prosperity is built. They deserve a bigger voice and we will always work hard to champion this noble cause.



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