Tech Lead

Good On You is a world leader in sustainability ratings for consumer brands. Our data and tech empowers consumers to know the impact of brands and buy better.

Our commitment to diversity is a core value. We encourage applicants from different backgrounds to apply if this job is right for you, even if you feel like you don’t meet all the requirements. We also welcome requests or suggestions to adapt the recruitment process and working conditions to meet your needs.

The role

Reports to: Head of Tech

Hours: Flexible up to Full time

Location: Remote

We are looking for an experienced Tech Lead to join our fully remote engineering team. As Tech Lead, you will collaborate with the Head of Technology to set the technical direction and ensure high-quality delivery for our globally distributed customers.

You and the team members you support will create

  • efficient and robust systems that aggregate multiple data sources to create our world leading sustainability brand ratings
  • polished user-facing tools to empower shoppers to make better choices, and brands become more sustainable.


  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship for a team of remote engineers
  • Work with the product team to understand requirements and provide technical guidance on feasibility
    Architect, design and implement complex systems and features
  • Foster a friendly and collaborative work environment in a team to encourage everyone to participate and contribute their ideas
  • Promote best practices for security, scalability, maintainability and collaboration in a remote setting
  • Monitor code quality, ensure adherence to standards and drive continuous improvement
  • Support the hiring process by screening candidates and conducting technical interviews
  • Serve as an escalation point for critical issues and outages


  • 5+ years experience in a senior engineering role, with at least 2 years of people management
  • Expertise leading initiatives from design through implementation and deployment
  • Experience with cloud infrastructure, distributed systems, and SaaS architectures
  • Proficiency in our core stack: Node.js, React, Laravel, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, AWS
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, ability to collaborate remotely
  • Self-motivated, curious and passionate about building high quality products
  • Bonus: Experience managing remote teams and fostering an inclusive culture

Remote work

You can ‘work from anywhere’ provided you have access to what you need to do the job. You will also need to be available for a certain amount of meetings with your team. Most team members are located in Australia (Sydney, Melbourne) and Europe including the UK.

What you’ll bring

Leadership skills

  • Have strong experience collaborating with product development and design teams
  • Have the capacity to provide excellent support (including asynchronously) to other members of the tech team

Technical requirements

  • 5+ years of software engineering experience shipping code in production tech stacks, with at least 2 years in senior engineering roles
  • Strong technical skills, in particular:
    • Proven experience with our core stack: Node.js, React, Laravel, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, AWS
    • Ability to develop highly scalable code and systems using SOLID principles
    • Familiarity with AWS and DevOps processes

Personal qualities and skills
You will be a great fit for this role if you:

  • Have a passion for sustainability and commitment to our mission
  • Communicate effectively in writing and verbally
  • Think pragmatically and favour trusted technology that does the job
  • Have a real appetite to discover and learn new technologies
  • Enjoy the autonomy and flexibility of working in a 100% remote team

Other valuable experience:

  • Experience writing Python scripts for automation
  • Exposure to Parse framework
  • React Native exposure
  • Some exposure to AI techniques and frameworks, LangChain in particular

About Good On You

Good On You is fashion’s go-to source for sustainability ratings, trusted by leading e-commerce platforms to promote conscious products to consumers all around the world.

Good On You’s vision is to use the power of consumer choices to create a more sustainable future. We make that possible through retail technology that’s changing the way people shop and our innovative platform Good Measures, the sustainability hub that helps brands improve their impacts.

Today, millions of consumers use our mobile app and web tools to check more than 5,000 brand ratings. Major companies, including Microsoft, FARFETCH, and Shaftesbury, use our turnkey solution and rich ratings data—considering 1,000 data points across 100 key issues for each brand—to power a range of shopping experiences and sustainability initiatives. Good On You is endorsed by leading industry bodies and sustainability advocates, including Emma Watson.

Why work for us?

  • Be a part of a passionate and collaborative global team making a real impact on important problems
  • Make meaningful contributions to the codebase of our large scale applications
  • Work in a diverse environment where you will be encouraged to share your ideas and suggest improvements
  • Focus on achieving goals rather than hours spent on a task
  • Join a truly remote company with an established ‘work from anywhere’ policy; We believe flexibility is key to productivity and job satisfaction
  • Access benefits including
    • annual allowance to set up your work space
    • annual allowance for personal and professional development
    • generous leave

How to apply

Please use this short form to express your interest in joining Good On You.