Head of Engineering
Selangor, Malaysia
Backend Development
Full Time
The Employer

The Company (founded in August, 2019) is focused on providing access to affordable and sustainable financial services for people in ASEAN.

Headquartered in Malaysia, The Company is the the largest insurance portal in Southeast Asia. Our main portal, The Company.com, helps millions find the insurance policy with the best value and highest coverage for them.

Using technology, our team's core strengths are in problem solving and navigating the most complex regulations and environments, creating some of the most innovative products in the world. For instance, we are the first platform globally to simplify and offer investment-linked life and health insurance online, coupled with an instant talk-to-agent service.

Our investments in technology such as Custom API, blockchain, trading systems and data science is to enable easy access to financial services, that were previously inaccessible or difficult to understand.

If you enjoy building cutting edge platforms and ecosystems to give equal access to financial services for the masses - Speak to us.

Perks & Benefits
  • Incentives
  • Performance bonus
  • Entertainment
  • Out-of-office expenses
  • Travel
  • Medical
  • Equipment
Mission and goals

To become the leader in insurance marketplace in Southeast Asia.

Culture

Working Environment : Encourages Commitment and Communication. Work-Life Balance Offer Development Opportunities Recognition for Hard Work and Success Strong Team Spirit Give and Receive Feedback

Responsibility
  • Manage, mentor and develop the best in class talent of a high performance team.
  • Work with product management to identify and prioritize strategic product roadmap initiatives and timelines
  • Own the quality of the code
  • Work closely with product and operations teams and company leaders to ensure the technology platform is evolving to meet business needs and keep pace with technology trends
  • Ensure alignment with the key business stakeholders. Effectively manage resources and remove obstacles to accomplish business goals
  • Manage day-to-day operations of local and multiple offshore development teams
  • Ensure that the entire team delivers software on-time and on-budget while maintaining a level of innovation required
Skillset Requirements
  • MS/BS in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Information Technology or related fields with strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms and data structures
  • 5+ years leading engineering and technology teams, preferably in a high-growth technology company
  • 5+ years leading and executing agile software development practices
  • Programming experience and understanding of modern technology including:
  • (ReactJS/React Native, NodeJS, Kubernetes, GCP, MongoDB, Docker)
  • Experience managing cloud operations for reliability, scalability, and security in GCP/AWS
  • Experience recruiting, hiring and onboarding engineering talent
  • Willingness to roll up your sleeves, collaborate with others and get stuff done
  • Strong sense of responsibility; driving initiatives from inception to completion