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Lead Mobile Engineer

Pepperstone Melbourne, Australia
Posted 14 days ago Permanent Competitive
Lead Mobile Engineer
The Pepperstone story started in 2010. We know what it's like to trade the world's markets. Our team describes us as a place for the curious and the driven, and we like to do things a little differently; as a transformative global fintech, we're digital, nimble, connected, and united in our vision to create a better way to trade.

We thrive on progress - for our clients and for ourselves. Our organizational culture is ever-evolving, vibrant, diverse, global, and results-focused. You'll find our 350+ team currently across 9 locations and time zones.

The Role

The Lead Mobile Engineer is an experienced, technically competent individual contributor responsible for developing a high-quality developer experience for our Mobile applications. They are responsible for leading technical initiatives and, with the Technical Manager of Mobile, owning and supporting the application. They are a champion of Continuous Delivery practices within the broader team driving modern, collaborative engineering to facilitate best-in-class engineering outcomes.

They will collaborate closely with the Technical Manager of Mobile to develop and execute on a roadmap of initiatives to capitalise on operational efficiencies and enable federated, autonomous/self-service delivery of mobile experiences across our Value Streams, leveraging their team and the Value Streams to deliver on that work. They will also play a key role in influencing our engineering function to promote and foster high-quality engineering practices.

With the support of the leadership team, they will own the technical solution and design of software, working closely with their team to meet delivery objectives and building out the appropriate technology platform to support these objectives.

They champion their team's success, drive thoughtful conversation during tech huddles and retrospectives, and encourage others to develop their knowledge of modern engineering practices.

Your key responsibilities include:
  • With the Head of Engineering, develop and execute on a roadmap for the uplift and federation of mobile development within our Value Streams.
  • Develop, support, and maintain the mobile developer experience and platform using best practices across a range of technologies, ensuring high-quality, easily maintainable, efficient, tested, and scalable code.
  • Develop a robust, automated, and Continuous Delivery practice within the team, prioritising rapid feedback loops.
  • Developing high-quality, timely solutions collaboratively with the team and appropriate members throughout the engineering function across various technologies used to develop our mobile applications.
  • Working incrementally towards the delivery of the platform. Collaborating closely with Product using customer data and insights to drive solutions.
  • Establishing strong quality and automation practices, toolings, and processes.
  • Lead technical projects, including architecture and design decisions, code reviews/pairing, and mentoring of junior team members.
  • Working closely with our Platform teams to implement software leveraging our internal tools, frameworks, and infrastructure where appropriate.
  • Collaborating closely with product owners, delivery leads, and business analysts
  • Contributing to the improvement of software development lifecycle processes
  • Participating in and, at times, facilitating Engineering Dojos.

About You:
  • 6+ years of software engineering experience with >1 year spent leading a platform or technical initiative
  • Expertise in TypeScript/JavaScript, React (React Native), and mobile development.
  • Experience writing native code across iOS and Android (Objective-C, Swift, Java/Kotlin).
  • Hands-on experience managing, build and testing infrastructure for iOS and Android utilising a device farm (BrowserStack)
  • Experience building highly performant mobile applications.
  • Experienced in Continuous Delivery practices (CI, TBD, etc.)
  • Hands-on knowledge of testing methodologies (TDD, BDD, mocking, etc.)
  • Experience using automation tools to build robust, automated build/release/deploy processes (e.g. Github Actions)
  • Solid grasp of software design patterns (e.g., SOLID, MVVM/MVC, Clean Architecture, DDD, Strategy/Observer/Facade) and both object-oriented and functional programming.
  • Commitment to continuous learning and staying updated with software engineering trends.
  • Experience developing and managing a platform for external developers/teams.
  • Proven ability to work with remote, global teams.

Current and appropriate working rights in Australia

Why you will enjoy working with us:
  • Competitive salary structure
  • Genuinely collaborative and friendly culture
  • Flexible and hybrid working
  • Remote working option - work from anywhere for up to 6 weeks per year, in addition to hybrid working as standard
  • Ongoing personal development & learning opportunities
  • 15 weeks paid primary carers parental leave & 4 weeks paid secondary carers leave
  • 3 paid volunteering days per year & Workplace Giving Program
  • Frequent events and celebrations including a standard weekly social
  • Beautifully renovated large office at Collins Square - 727 Collins Street, Melbourne
  • Best in class end of trip facilities including bicycle parking, change rooms & showers
  • A full stocked kitchen, onsite coffee machines with locally sourced coffee beans (this is Melbourne after all) and curated specialty teas

More about Pepperstone

We're a regulated online Forex and CFD trading platform. With the scale of a global fintech and the agility of a start-up, we arm our clients with everything they need to take on the global markets with confidence. You will be part of a wider passionate and friendly team, and whilst things may not always go to plan, we learn quickly and move forward with impact. To learn even more visit and

We understand it's important to do due diligence on a prospective employer, see what our team are saying on Glassdoor. We respect our team members' experiences and will never pay to remove a negative review.

Pepperstone is an equal opportunity employer. We are passionate about building a diverse workplace and strongly encourage applications from any background.

"We are a 2023 Circle Back Initiative Employer - we respond to every applicant".

We will be reviewing applications as they come through, so if this is an opportunity that excites you, don't wait. Express your interest by clicking the apply button below as soon as possible.

Note to external agencies: While we appreciate the efforts of external recruitment agencies, we prefer to engage directly with applicants for this opportunity.

Job ID  E80F426ED6
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