Lead Engineer

Exo Digital is an innovation consultancy providing unique solutions that change the way that businesses and teams work together. We help brands and businesses connect with people and amplify their voice to make an impact.

We are looking for a Lead Engineer to drive our fast growing development team forward. Supported by a very capable team of seniors, mids and juniors, you will have a strong blended skills mix of leadership and development skills. The role will fit neatly into the wider leadership team, and you will help set the technology blueprint for the future. The role will combine growth and management of the development team, solution architecture and presales activity.


At Exo Digital, we focus on enabling people to get the job done and we are committed to their career growth. You will be surrounded by talented and committed team members and will have the opportunity to learn and grow. With our flexible working hours and space, you can pretty much work whenever and wherever you like. If you’re driven, motivated, enthusiastic and compelled every morning when you wake up to drive innovative engineering challenges through to completion, then we want to hear from you.


Apptive & Lets Go – Powering Digital Experience for Businesses

Besides Exo, We have started our new brands called Apptive & Lets Go. Apptive helps businesses to realise opportunities to develop new concepts into fully functioning products and profitable enterprises. Apptive was established to help businesses transition to new ways of working using technology. Lets Go is our innovative reward app which was born out of covid with the focus on being the number one local directory to give back to the community. Our product development is focused on a lean approach of leveraging existing systems and delivering value to our users with each release. We utilise the modern technologies to deliver this project using a lean and agile approach.


Your priorities

  • Drive development forward to the highest standards, through best practice, innovation and leadership
  • Mentor and lead a growing internal development team
  • Be excellent with clients – discover business goals and through ideation and collaboration, estimation, resource management, translate these requirements into solutions that work
  • Collaborate with a broader team, including project managers, designers and other developers
  • Organize your work within an Agile team and workflow
  • Lean approach and mindset to product development (leveraging existing systems)
  • Lead by example – even though you won’t be on the tools all the time, you will love being on the tools and you will write code that is FOOLPROOF which follows common design patterns and systems
  • Being involved in presales activity and ensuring smooth transition of knowledge into production
  • Knowledge of architectural options and the ability to select based on client needs and budget
  • Resourcing – continue the team growth through selection techniques, testing and interviews
  • Live and Breathe our Company Values


Your requirements

  • Ability to manage people, mentor, guide and be an approachable leader
  • Sound understanding of commercial software applications and development processes
  • Experience implementing CMS platforms (Sitecore, Adobe AEM, Headless CMS)
  • Extensive experience using React / React Native / TypeScript / Node / Vue
  • Experience with Liquid (Shopify’s templating language)
  • Experience with cloud solutions using Amazon AWS, Google Cloud and Serverless solutions
  • Extensive knowledge of modern cross-browser HTML and CSS precompilers (SASS / LESS)
  • Client communication skills, and ability to translate technical ideas
  • Experience with ensuring code standards are met within the team on each and every project
  • Optimising applications for maximum speed and scalability
  • Confidence and experience working with design teams
  • Ensuring the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Experience working with Continuous Integration / Deployment
  • Experience working in agency and agile environments
  • Australian permanent residency required


Bonus if you have

  • Experience in GraphQL & Tokenization for component library
  • Experience in RESTful API / PHP / MySQL
  • Build systems and tools e.g. Grunt, Gulp or Webpack



  • Flexible working hours and space
  • Work with full autonomy and empowerment
  • Unlimited ebook libraries
  • On-going support for personal and professional growth
  • Competitive salary and bonus benefits