Head of Software Engineering

Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Contract Type: Permanent
Specialisation: Technology & Digital
Salary: RM240000 - RM360000 per annum
REF: BBBH237342_1570588481
SEA FinTech Seeks Head of Software Engineering

Our Client
Our client is a SEA FinTech leader with both B2B and B2C operations in Malaysia and Indonesia.

The Role
This organization is looking for a hands-on Head of Software Engineering to join the team. This role involves team management, mentoring and is also relatively hands-on so will be required to get your hands dirty to develop and code as well, if required. Tech stack includes: Go, PostgreSQL, Typescript + Vue, AWS

Key responsibilities include:
  • Lead and participate in the choice of design, architecture, technologies and assist in the evaluation of new technologies
  • Hire world-class engineers, and retain them
  • Define and execute the engineering roadmap and strategy based on company's objectives
  • Review of current platform and proposition of enhancements
  • Act as the architecture expert, analysis of requirements and application architecture design based on requirements
  • Act as the software engineering best practices expert (code quality, code review, testing and product quality), processes, metrics

To qualify, candidates must possess:
  • 10+ years of managing and leading engineering teams
  • Strong engineering skills in software architecture, testing, monitoring, operations, and
  • deployment
  • Strong understanding of cloud products and software architecture
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Track record of hiring and retaining highly productive software engineering teams
  • Willingness to get your hands dirty to do whatever it takes to help your team win
Contact Reuben Packianathan on (60) 3 2300 7230 or Reuben.P@ambition.com.my or click the Apply Now button quoting reference number RP237342. For similar opportunities, please visit www.ambition.com.my.

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Business Registration Number: 1048918-T. License Number: JTK 2710