software engeering lead in Kuala Lumpur

wei yung chin, randstad
job type
RM 12,000 - RM 15,000 per month
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job details

kuala lumpur, wilayah persekutuan
information technology
job type
working hours
RM 12,000 - RM 15,000 per month
4 years
reference number
wei yung chin, randstad
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job description

about the company:

Our client mission is to become the largest lead generator for e-commerce in South East Asia. With more than 1000 partners on our platform, 150 employees, and 30M monthly page views they are very well setup to achieve this goal still this year.

With a superstar, internationally-sourced management team, combining experience from BCG, Microsoft, Zalora, Apple, IBM and other world-class organizations, with local talent and insights from the 7 countries they are operating in regionally, our client is well positioned for continued success and they want you to be a part of it!

about the role:

Our client are ready to take the next step and for that they are looking for a passionate Software Engineering Team Lead who can drive this change and lead our engineering team to the next plateau. As owner of a topic, you are in the driving seat and they like to go fast. Contribute to the vision of they company and break it down into tangible data-driven steps. Excel in execution in a multi-cultural environment where team work and collaboration is the key ingredient for success.

job scope and responsibilities:

In this role, you will:

  • Recruit and manage an interdisciplinary team of 5-7 full stack developers working on all aspects of our platform, evaluate their performance and develop their careers to their full potential
  • Collaborate closely with the product and design teams, ensure the backlog is always well groomed by the team, requirements are properly translated into technical designs and trade-offs taken into account
  • Lead by example, develop, test and deploy code that is part of a product used by millions of people every month while maintaining a high-quality standard for all aspects of the code
  • Keep operations running smoothly, create and coordinate emergency plans, establish first points of contact and organize post-mortem learning sessions
  • Enable the team to incrementally deliver production results on a daily basis, highlight process bottlenecks and automation potential to optimize the teams' productivity
  • Foster and environment of knowledge sharing, identify knowledge gaps and silos, conflicts in the team and take full ownership of the well-being and morale of the team
  • In collaboration with the VP Engineering, set and drive the vision for the technology stack and architecture, make sure we double down on our competitive advantages through bleeding edge technology

job requirements:

  • A Bachelor's Degree/Diploma in Computer Science, Information Technology or a related subject
  • 3-5 years of experience leading and hiring development teams in a company known for best-in-class products with an engineering department of 20+ people
  • A team player that excels in motivating engineers, unlock their potential, provide performance reviews and develop their careers
  • Track record of taking full ownership and bringing new features, scenarios and products to the market
  • Led an agile approach in a multi-national and interdisciplinary team, holds at least one official certificate from the SCRUM alliance
  • Fluent in fundamental computer science concepts, from algorithms and design patterns, over database paradigms and frontend technologies to scalable systems
  • Knows when to apply the latest developments in architectural patterns and technologies, specifically in open-source and across frontend and backend
  • Curious, data-driven approach with a relentless attention to details, never satisfied with the results
  • Expert in Engineering Lifecycles and related practices including Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment
  • Still hands-on with the team in technical discussions and code reviews but also by developing and deploying own code on a daily basis

benefits and culture:

  • Freedom to own and drive your own goals, directly impacting success and growth of the business
  • Opportunity to experience the tipping point of today's hottest emerging markets and industry
  • Exposure to a world-class management team with diverse backgrounds and boundless ambitions
  • Accelerate your career advancement, supported by a start-up in it's hyper growth phase
  • Highly affordable and fun lifestyle in a tropical metropolis in the heart of SE Asia
  • Experience Asia's diverse cultures with talent and experts from more than 25 nationalities
  • Flexible working environment, where results matter more than face-time with your manager
  • Gain deep technical knowledge about what drives e-commerce conversions

how to apply:

Interested candidate can click on the appropriate link for CV submission. Alternatively, you could contact Wei Yung at +603-2036 7557 for a confidential discussion.


no additional skills required


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree