Director of Technology - APAC

Location: Brisbane
Job Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Management
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: PR/008100_1636699099
Contact: Riley Osborne
Email: email Riley

Job Summary

Our client is a leading supplier of software solutions to the global mining industry and is unique in supplying a technology suite that covers the entire mining value chain from greenfield exploration to commodity trading and risk management.

Our client has grown significantly over the last five years due to organic growth and by making acquisitions, both of which are continuing apace.

Our client's product development teams are managed autonomously by highly motivated software engineering managers and product owners. A significant portion of technology is developed in Australia and Asia.

The exciting new role, Director of Technology for APAC, will develop and implement cohesive product strategies and plans that support and reinforce the delivery of integrated and best-in-class solutions to our customers worldwide whilst maintaining the autonomy and motivation of our product teams.

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Direct strategic development, software development, and deployment of QA and DevOps resources.
  • Help communication between software development teams, global sales and consulting teams, the CTO and executive management.
  • Be involved in the design, management and execution of specific customer focused projects to ensure their success.
  • Ensure solutions are designed to achieve required performance, data security and integrity.
  • Manage effective use of cross team resources such as QA, DevOps, documentation.
  • Help establish the technical direction, engineering practices, and technologies that will improve product and service success.
  • Establish and maintain recruitment procedures for software teams. Participate in hiring decisions.
  • Technology liaison with partners such as the CSIRO, universities and industrial partners.
  • You will report to the Executive General Manager in Australia with a technical reporting line to the Chief Technical Officer.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • You will have a thorough understanding of what is involved in designing, developing, and maintaining technical software solutions and have used this experience in managing product development and implementations.
  • You will be able to manage and ensure the clear communication of technical details and project plans between geographically dispersed teams and at all levels of an organisation.
  • Experience of enterprise class web and cloud-based product architectures.
  • Knowledge of and an interest in the mining industry will be an advantage.

If you are interested in applying or having a confidential conversation. Please call Riley Osborne on 0423 579 300 or email