Software Team Lead - GeoTools

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Employment Type

Full-Time Permanent


Software Development


Competitive Salary + Biannual Bonuses!

Deswik are world leaders in a competitive market for technical mining applications – our software is used all day, every day, by 9 of the world’s top 10 mining companies. We solve complex technical mine planning problems in ways that deliver huge value to our customers.

As a result of an internal promotion, an opportunity has arisen for a Software Team Lead to join our GeoTools team at our global head office in Brisbane.

Our Software Team Leads have hands-on involvement in developing our products. You will be involved in the GeoTools team as both a leader and an excellent software engineer.


The role

  • Lead and manage a growing team in the development of an emerging product suite
  • Work closely with Product Managers, SMEs, managers and customers to ensure the developed software meets the needs of end users
  • Champion best practice, ensuring Deswik’s software development processes and tools are applied efficiently and effectively
  • Assist with recruitment activities – determine staff requirements and interview candidates
  • Manage new team members’ induction and probationary period
  • Work with Customer Support to address customer problems and provide ongoing maintenance as new products are sold into the market


The GeoTools team

  • Growing team of experienced Senior Software Engineers
  • Working on exciting range of operational geology tools
  • New product development ranging from tablet to desktop applications


What’s in it for you?

  • Opportunities for career progression
  • You will have your hands on the tools – you don’t have to choose between being a leader and doing interesting technical work
  • We believe in work/life balance and flexibility
  • Be challenged in a role where you will be constantly learning and developing your skills
  • We have a great team culture – you will be part of the family from day one
  • We hire smart people and we treat them like adults – you will be trusted to do your job and have support when you need it


What we’re looking for

  • 7+ years experience as a software engineer
  • 2+ years experience leading a team
  • Tertiary qualification in Software Engineering
  • Excellent coding skills to the level of a Senior Software Engineer
  • Expert knowledge of contemporary software development methods, techniques and technologies
  • Ability to motivate and inspire those around you
  • Original thinking and creativity
  • An upbeat, positive attitude


Our culture

  • Our work environment is relaxed, social and fun
  • We are passionate, support each other, challenge the status quo and adapt quickly
  • We believe work should be fun, challenging and rewarding
  • We invest a lot in making Deswik a great place to work
  • We look after our people – we know that a happy and healthy team leads to a more productive work environment


Office Pin
Level 22
Riparian Plaza
71 Eagle St
Brisbane, Queensland 4000
Office Pin
+61 7 3292 2700

If you are an experienced Software Team Lead looking for a new and exciting challenge, we’d love to hear from you.

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