Head of Engineering - Site Reliability
Job Type: Full time
The most difficult thing is the decision to act, the rest is merely tenacity.
- Amelia Earhart
Xero is a beautiful, easy-to-use platform that helps small businesses and their accounting and bookkeeping advisors grow and thrive.
At Xero, our purpose is to make life better for people in small business, their advisors, and communities around the world. This purpose sits at the centre of everything we do. We support our people to do the best work of their lives so that they can help small businesses succeed through better tools, information and connections. Because when they succeed they make a difference, and when millions of small businesses are making a difference, the world is a more beautiful place.
The Site Reliability Engineering team ensures that Xero’s customers can have confidence in our platform. We enable product and technology teams to build a reliable experience for our customers using world-class tools and practices.
We develop products that help Xero Engineering teams deliver highly available and performant systems. Our products help by exposing valuable context, supporting coordination, and by making ownership decisions easier. We also provide incident management support, coaching, and specialist reliability consulting.
As Head of Engineering you play a critical role in evolving our engineering capability, practices and culture, both within the SRE team and globally across Xero.
What you'll do:
What you'll bring with you:
Aside from the typical perks you’d expect from a tech company (games rooms, free soft drinks, barista coffee, fresh fruit, sports teams and amazing offices), one of the best things about Xero is our people.
It’s a diverse and inclusive environment, with people who will respect, challenge, support and mentor you to do the best work of your life. We’re a place where innovation and change are not only encouraged but also celebrated. We value our people and want them to enjoy and take pride in their work.
We’re very supportive of flexible working arrangements and offer a competitive remuneration package including shares and life insurance, in addition to your base salary. We have a culture we’re proud of. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family is priority - Xero is all of that and more.
Our work environment encourages continuous improvement and career development and you’ll get to work with the latest technology too.
Our culture is one we’re immensely proud of - from the moment you step through our doors, you’ll feel welcome.
Xero is an NZ Immigration Accredited Employer and Rainbow Tick certified too.
Xero strongly encourages employees and contractors to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to work from a Xero office, or engage in any face-to-face Xero business.
Please include a cover letter in your application, telling us why you’re a great fit for this position.
You’ve got this!