James MoriartyJM
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James Moriarty


I'm an experienced software engineer.

New Zealand

What I'm looking for

I'm an experienced software engineer who has spent ten years developing software and five years of leading software development teams. Successful working relationships with large enterprises, entrepreneurs, change agents, and international agencies. Career Highlights:

• Stabilized, re-platformed, and operated critical business systems supporting 10M unique visitors/month.

• Helped deliver large enterprise ERP and CRM migration projects supporting 500MM in revenue.

• Designed, built, and operated cloud-based software-as-a-service double-entry accounting solutions to support revenues over 10MM.

• Designed, built, and operated national energy and telecommunications consumer comparison services and infrastructure.

• Designed, built, and operated high-availability services and infrastructure for the world's most popular televised events with advertising spending peaking at $100,000/second.

• Contributions across different Open Source and solution ecosystems, including popular libraries with 100,000s downloads/week.

• Helped take multiple startup companies from idea to acquisition.


Coinjar logoCO

Senior Backend Engineer


Sep 2021 - Dec 2022 (1 year 3 months)

I collaborated with product, engineering, and design functions to deliver new products to market. Designed, implemented, and maintained scalable and secure internal and external APIs.

Projects of Note:

• Built the CoinJar Earn backend - https://www.coinjar.com/au/earn - which gives you access to leading Decentralized Finance (DeFi) protocols to earn interest on your crypto. Implemented with doub

ANZ logoAN

Lead Site Reliability Engineer (via Innablr)


Sep 2019 - Sep 2021 (2 years)

I joined a very large transformation programme where I lead Site Reliability Engineering (SRE) engagements and built out enterprise observability capabilities. I collaborated with risk, security, and architecture functions while facilitating agile delivery activities.

Positions held: Lead Site Reliability Engineer, Site Reliability Engineer, and Platform Engineer.

NewsCorp logoNE

Senior Site Reliability Engineer (via X-Team)


Jul 2017 - Jun 2019 (1 year 11 months)

I was one of two engineers responsible for the content rendering platform supporting over 10M unique visitors/month. Predominantly focused on production engineering, including stabilization, reliability, performance, and cost optimizations.

REA Group logoRG

Technical Lead

REA Group

Dec 2015 - Jul 2017 (1 year 7 months)

Several roles around the business including providing technical leadership and mentoring for customer and self-service initiatives. Custodian of tens of production systems including CRM, microservices, and integrations belonging to Finance and Business Services supporting 500MM+ in revenue. I on-shored and scaled a team from two to ten or two cross-functional squads.

Flippa logoFL

Development Manager


Sep 2015 - Dec 2015 (3 months)

Primarily focused on formalizing the hiring pipeline and growing the team.

REA Group logoRG

Senior Software Engineer

REA Group

May 2015 - Aug 2015 (3 months)

I worked on re-platforming customer-related solutions and maintaining legacy systems. A major restructure of Platform Engineering to Line of Business significantly changed my duties and reporting area and I left for a more senior role

Locomote logoLO

Technical Lead


Apr 2013 - Mar 2015 (1 year 11 months)

Acquired by Travelport (NYSE:TVPT). Developed back-office software-as-a-service product for travel agencies. Implemented as a double-entry accounting system (supporting accrual and trust accounting) integrated with Global Distribution Systems (includes Galileo, Worldspan & Apollo). I helped build and lead a cross-functional team of several engineers.


Technical Lead


Sep 2010 - Aug 2012 (1 year 11 months)

Provided technical leadership and mentoring throughout the development process across all projects. Clients included: Toyota, Deloitte, Saatchi and Saatchi Los Angeles, New Zealand Ministry of Commerce and Consumer Affairs, and Ministry of Social Development.

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