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Technology Lead

Date: 05-Aug-2022

Location: Melbourne, VIC, AU, 3000

Company: Australian Unity

  • Exciting opportunity to own and enhance a mixed technology stack in support of Australian Unity's business and members
  • Excellent salary and benefits on offer
  • Real Wellbeing starts here


What makes us, us


Established in 1840, we’re Australia’s first member-owned wellbeing company, delivering health, wealth and care services to more than 700,000 Australians. Today, while we’ve grown to a company of nearly 7000 employees, our focus remains the same as it was 180 years ago — to deliver Real Wellbeing for our customers, members and the community.


We support your Real Wellbeing so you can better support our members’ and customers’ wellbeing journey


There are four key attributes that set us apart:


  • Good people: We strive to set ourselves apart through the capability, warmth and expertise of our people.
  • Wellbeing experts: Our breadth of capability enables us to provide smart solutions and services across all domains of wellbeing.
  • Long-term commitment: As a member-owned company, we’ve been focusing on long-term outcomes and single-minded dedication to our members and customers since 1840.
  • Driving positive impact: Everything we do is focused on making a positive difference at a personal, community and societal level.


These pillars are infused with our values of boldwarm and honest


Our opportunity


To analyse, design, develop and maintain scalable, secure and operationally stable solutions with emphasis on innovation and delivering business value. Provide solution design capability for the Member Registry Solution and ensure solution delivered meets the needs of the business and the overarching technology requirements. To liaise with key stakeholders in determining functionality and implementation of the technology platforms in Australian Unity.


What you will do


  • Implementing the agreed Technology Roadmap including strategic governance (via Architect)
  • Identifying and managing tech debt and associated risks
  • Asset health/lifecycle management, including currency and licensing compliance
  • Deliver high quality value focused software applications.
  • Provide technical mentoring, leadership and guidance to the development team
  • Develop strong relationships with key stakeholders across the organisation & ensure they understand the scope & value of Technology services so that they see us as a vital enabler of their business strategy


About you


  • Previous experience in a software engineering role and a technical lead role 
  • Experience and working knowledge of Big Data solutions. Experience with Python, PySpark and AWS native data services a plus (Glue, DynamoDB, RDS etc.)  
  • Proven project and delivery skills, and an ability to work in an Agile environment 
  • Experience and working knowledge of the Salesforce CRM platform, it’s features and limitations 
  • Experience of Salesforce Communities a plus 
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills as well as good skills in time and resource management 
  • Extensive knowledge of documentation, coding, testing, and deployment using multiple development languages and platforms  


Our Benefits

You will enjoy a range of great employee benefits and rewards including:


  • Competitive Remuneration and variable bonus
  • A range of attractive product and service discounts from Australian Unity’s Retail and Wealth Management portfolio – including health insurance and banking products
  • Flexible Working Arrangements including Work-From-Home days with a real work-life balance
  • Available access to LinkedIn Learning courses through our great Learning platform
  • Additional paid Wellbeing and Volunteer leave days yearly


Where to from here?


Please contact Henry Reyes, Talent Acquisition Specialist, for a confidential discussion or more details –

Please note that all Australian Unity employees must be fully vaccinated for COVID 19. Australian Unity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and we encourage applications from all members of the community, including people of Aboriginal and Torres strait Islander descent, culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and, mature aged people.