Technical Lead


Xero has a requirement for highly experienced lead developers to work right here in Auckland. Strong technical capability and the willingness to roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty and lead and mentor others around you is key.

Why Xero?

At Xero we are rewiring the small business economy and want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable for small business owners, and more enjoyable too.

There’s not heaps of places in New Zealand you can work with global teams on cool new technology on an established global SaaS product, but we’re one of them.

What will I be doing?

Setting the standard for software development amongst your peers, you’ll be adept at creating scalable software and are able to use a variety of tools which are appropriate. It’s important to understand that people will look up to you for your professionalism, insight and guidance as to how you’re able to build the most robust, scalable web applications.

You’ll be confident to help develop great ideas with the support of an array of professionals for the benefit of your team members and the wider Product teams too.

Are you ready?

You’ll be required to use your experience and technical proficiency to better guide the team in making solid, scalable software. You will contribute to the team process as well as the practice. Having a solid technical background you will be an expert with modern web frameworks and patterns and be a super proficient coder. Your ability to develop scalable software against large relational databases will see you add real value to the team. You’ll be keen to share your understanding and experience of working within complex architecture designs that support scalable software solutions.

Why working at Xero is great:

Xero’s environment is an awesome place to work: we have a diverse and inclusive culture we’re proud of. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family, sport or side gig is the priority or something in between - Xero can be all of that and more.

We're a huge part of the small business and development communities and you'll find Xeroes attending and speaking at conferences and hosting meetups. We're really open in our discussions at Xero, from the latest product management thinking to improving diversity and inclusion.

At Xero, we trust you to build to the best of your ability and will support your desire for learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish. We also encourage flexible working hours and arrangements that allow you to balance your life and passions. As part of our awesome package you’ll get Xero shares and Life Insurance as well as a variety of other perks to make your time here that much more fun. Our facilities and PX teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks like a great social club and sports teams you can join, free fruit, soft drinks and espresso coffee, as well as video games, pool and ping pong tables.

If this sounds like you apply now with your CV and Cover Letter telling us why you want to join the team!

Xero is a NZ Immigration Accredited Employer.


Xero has a requirement for highly experienced lead developers to work right here in Auckland. Strong technical capability and the willingness to roll up your sleeves, get your hands dirty and lead and mentor others around you is key.

Why Xero?

At Xero we are rewiring the small business economy and want millions of small businesses to thrive through beautiful software, advice and connections. We aim to make being a small business more efficient and profitable for small business owners, and more enjoyable too.

There’s not heaps of places in New Zealand you can work with global teams on cool new technology on an established global SaaS product, but we’re one of them.

What will I be doing?

Setting the standard for software development amongst your peers, you’ll be adept at creating scalable software and are able to use a variety of tools which are appropriate. It’s important to understand that people will look up to you for your professionalism, insight and guidance as to how you’re able to build the most robust, scalable web applications.

You’ll be confident to help develop great ideas with the support of an array of professionals for the benefit of your team members and the wider Product teams too.

Are you ready?

You’ll be required to use your experience and technical proficiency to better guide the team in making solid, scalable software. You will contribute to the team process as well as the practice. Having a solid technical background you will be an expert with modern web frameworks and patterns and be a super proficient coder. Your ability to develop scalable software against large relational databases will see you add real value to the team. You’ll be keen to share your understanding and experience of working within complex architecture designs that support scalable software solutions.

Why working at Xero is great:

Xero’s environment is an awesome place to work: we have a diverse and inclusive culture we’re proud of. Whether you're after a workplace with a social vibe, or a workplace which understands your family, sport or side gig is the priority or something in between - Xero can be all of that and more.

We're a huge part of the small business and development communities and you'll find Xeroes attending and speaking at conferences and hosting meetups. We're really open in our discussions at Xero, from the latest product management thinking to improving diversity and inclusion.

At Xero, we trust you to build to the best of your ability and will support your desire for learning with training and career mentorship to help you flourish. We also encourage flexible working hours and arrangements that allow you to balance your life and passions. As part of our awesome package you’ll get Xero shares and Life Insurance as well as a variety of other perks to make your time here that much more fun. Our facilities and PX teams work hard to give us great workspaces with all the tech company perks like a great social club and sports teams you can join, free fruit, soft drinks and espresso coffee, as well as video games, pool and ping pong tables.

If this sounds like you apply now with your CV and Cover Letter telling us why you want to join the team!

Xero is a NZ Immigration Accredited Employer.

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