Technical Lead Salary Guide

  • Entry Level $140,000 AUD
  • Mid Level $170,000 AUD
  • Senior Level $200,000 AUD


  • Lead and guide the development team, ensuring successful project completion within stipulated timelines and standards.
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to understand product requirements and translate them into technical specifications.
  • Ensure code quality, maintainability, and adherence to architectural standards.
  • Mentor junior developers, facilitating skill enhancement and knowledge sharing.
  • Address technical challenges, making decisions that ensure optimal software performance and scalability.

Key Skills

  • Expertise in multiple programming languages and frameworks.
  • Strong understanding of software development methodologies and best practices.
  • Ability to bridge the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Strong leadership and team management skills.
  • Problem-solving skills with a focus on delivering scalable and efficient solutions.

Standard Industry Training:

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification.
  • Scrum Master Certification.
  • Advanced software development courses or certifications in relevant technologies.

Interview Questions:

  1. How do you prioritise tasks when multiple projects are running concurrently?
  2. Describe a challenging project you led and the strategies you used to bring it to completion.
  3. How do you handle conflicts within your team, especially when technical opinions differ?
  4. How do you ensure that your team stays updated with the latest technologies and best practices?
  5. Describe a situation where you had to make a critical technical decision under tight deadlines.
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