making it possible for students from more than 150 countries to fulfil their dream of studying at the world’s top universities and schools by financing their international postgraduate studies, whilst delivering competitive financial and social returns to alumni, institutional and private investors.
This borderless and innovative model enables education loan financing to students from across the globe, whilst using predicted post-degree affordability rather than present-day salary.
Since 2007, Prodigy Finance has extended over US$1 billion through the platform to fund over 19,000 students.We are funded by some of the best, pre-eminent institutions in the world including Index Ventures, Balderton Capital, RMIH, Credit Suisse and Deutsche BankWhat will you do in the role?
This role is perfect for an experienced Software Engineer, who as a Technology Team Lead will be balancing their role as a senior engineer on an Agile development team and line managing team members within a culture of servant leadership.
You will help to build a product which makes a very real difference in the world. The sense of impact and reward will be huge.
Roles and responsibilities Lead, coach and mentor other team members, as well as perform cross-training and facilitate information sharing among team members Line management of team members and performance reviews Assist with development of functional designs and resolve complex design issues.
Adopt an influential role guiding other functions on implementation, scale, learning and delivering software Encourage and facilitate the establishment of new software development, testing and documentation standards Resolve or assist with escalated software application issues as needed Lead and coordinate activities to develop and execute plans to mitigate occurrence and reoccurrence of production issues Oversee and contribute to the documentation of production support processes Facilitate root cause analysis within the team to identify resolutions to software or business process issues.
Own and champion engineering and operational excellence Set clear, measurable quality goals in a data-driven way Interface with a diverse stakeholder base - business leaders, product development counterparts and partner technology organizations Represent the technology perspective for a specific team in various forums What would the ideal candidate be great at?
A forward-thinking approach to dealing with current and emerging bottlenecks You’re always researching ways to educate the engineering team in new methods and techniques You recognise and develop talent, and you have the ability to optimize the engineering team for effectiveness and productivity You value skills development.
You’re a great mentor and teacher that exhibits patience and thoughtfulness in understanding the needs of others and helping them to achieve their goals.
You work with your team members to understand mistakes made and how to learn from them. You foster a culture of continuous engineering improvement through mentoring, feedback, and metrics Take responsibility for coding core-feature implementation projects and Greenfield projects.