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Technology Tribe Leader


Who is Equifax?
Equifax is a leading global data, analytic and technology company, supporting customers across 24 countries. We have been serving the Australian and New Zealand markets for over 60 years. Through continuously adapting to our environment, not only have we remained a market leader, we drive and challenge ourselves to do better to help our customers live their financial best. Our people are what makes us great at what we do - we see every member of our team as an integral piece of a jigsaw. We celebrate differences and recognize that each person brings with them unique talents and perspectives. We provide our people the support and flexibility to manage their work-life balance. At Equifax we genuinely care about our people and our ability to come together as #OneEquifax.

The perks of being an Equifax employee within the Technology team?
There are lots of perks of being an Equifax employee – we offer additional leave days as we recognize the importance of taking time out, whether that’s to catch up on some rest, celebrate a birthday, or give back to our community by volunteering. We are committed to the wellbeing of our people and provide them with discounted health cover through BUPA, access to comprehensive hearing services and discounts, and offer 24/7 support through our employee assistance program. Our leadership team fosters a culture of ownership, they will lead, coach, mentor and listen. We support one another to feel confident to speak up and hold each other accountable to work with integrity. We are a large and truly diverse team with a great representation of different cultures, ages and backgrounds. We celebrate this jigsaw of experience and believe that diversity of thoughts is the key to our success. We are supportive, energized and work collaboratively as a team to achieve our organizational outcomes. We are devoted to learning new technologies and work in a creative and innovative environment. Our team is afforded a unique work/life balance that we highly value. As a team we are driving our exciting global technology transformation with a customer-centric cloud native approach. While security is at the forefront of our technology offerings, we are also reducing complexities in our systems to create better outcomes for our customers.

What you’ll do:
The Tribe Leader is accountable for the assigned systems, operations, finances, development, performance as well as the employees for one of the Technology Tribes in the ANZ region. As a Tribe Leader you will be working closely with IT and the Tribe’s IT Leadership team. You will ensure that the Tribe is delivering on solutions in sprints while adhering to and continuously improving on the Engineering Handbook principles. You will also ensure all delivery is compliant with relevant Equifax policies and procedures and follows Agile delivery methodology principles.

The Tribe Leader co-creates and executes the Tribe strategy by collaborating with relevant leaders from Technology, Product, Operations, D&A, Finance and Delivery organizations. You will be expected to have an in-depth understanding of the Tribe’s application portfolio, risks, issues, total cost of ownership and key investment initiatives. You will be a member of the extended A/NZ Technology Leadership team.

What are we looking for?
● Tertiary education in Computer Science or Business or equivalent job experience required
● Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to solve business problems with technology
● 10+ years experience building and operating enterprise scale apps or platforms, preferably leveraging public cloud technologies
● Experience in Software Engineering, Architecture, Technology Program or Project Management, Lean Process Engineering, Operations, etc.
● Experience with Agile and/or SAFe delivery frameworks Demonstrated experience in enterprise risk management
● Excellent relationship builder with demonstrated ability across functions and businesses
● Experience in leading large multi-span, multi-layered teams

● Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to influence others to gain support in a virtual environment, along with strong stakeholder management skills
● Strong communications skills - verbal and written
● Strong decision maker who can manage priorities effectively
● Demonstrate business insight and the ability to anticipate needs and drive success
● Familiarity with security risks with technologies used in squads

Success attributes of an Equifax employee; does this describe you?
● Accountable
● Brave
● Curious
● Collaborative
● Individualist
● Trustworthy
● Dedicated

At Equifax, there is no such thing as the 'perfect candidate'
Seeing responsibilities and competencies laid out on paper can be confronting. At this stage of the application process, sometimes imposter syndrome can creep in and mess with our confidence. Please know, we list these items to give you an opportunity to show us your potential and how you can grow and transform with us.

Your ability to demonstrate that you possess/have the real potential to develop the required capabilities, knowledge, experience and qualifications to perform in our roles is what we would like to hear from you. Where possible, you should support your claims with specific examples of what you have done and how you did it.

However you identify, and whatever background you bring with you, please apply if this is a role that would make you excited to come to work every day!

Who is Equifax? 

At Equifax, we believe knowledge drives progress. As a global data, analytics and technology company, we play an essential role in the global economy by helping employers, employees, financial institutions and government agencies make critical decisions with greater confidence. ​​​​​​​ 

We work to help create seamless and positive experiences during life’s pivotal moments: applying for jobs or a mortgage, financing an education or buying a car. Our impact is real and to accomplish our goals we focus on nurturing our people for career advancement and their learning and development, supporting our next generation of leaders, maintaining an inclusive and diverse work environment, and regularly engaging and recognizing our employees. Regardless of location or role, the individual and collective work of our employees makes a difference and we are looking for talented team players to join us as we help people live their financial best. 

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