Pulse iD is a start-up in the FinTech industry. Originally founded by ex-bankers in Melbourne, the company now has offices in Singapore (HQ), Kuala Lumpur, Hong Kong, and Melbourne. As we continue to scale, we are looking for a VP of Engineering who is passionate, team-oriented and technically hands-on to lead and mentor the engineering team.

You will be working closely with diverse stakeholders in building the engineering culture, value, and focus of the company.

Your responsibilities include:

  • Oversee an engineering team of 15 engineers in planning and executing technical tasks and provide ongoing guidance, mentoring and training to the team.
  • Work closely with the CTO in defining the engineering roadmap, strategy and drive its execution based on the company objectives. Advise the CTO on key architectural decisions.
  • Be the steward of software engineering best practices including code quality, test coverage and product quality ensuring highly available and scalable architectures in the company.
  • Ensure that each of our technology products meets industry standards
  • Be an opinionated, equal partner for the product team to dream, design and execute great products
  • Perform analysis of requirements and application architecture design based on requirements.
  • Assist the sales team by participating with technical presales and travel (includes overseas travel) to customer locations
  • Stay in touch with industry engineering practices and technologies.
  • Sustain learning and knowledge sharing culture in the company. Attract and grow top engineering talents to scale up and improve the engineering team.

What do you need to have?

  • At least 4 years of experience in developing, designing and maintaining highly available, large-scale production systems.
  • You’ve got a good grasp on at least two programming languages, you’re keeping up with the latest trends in the backend engineering world, TDD is something you believe in, and have a good understanding/experience with building SAAS in the cloud.
  • You must have experience with Continuous Integration and Automated Testing, worked in a microservices oriented company, have an understanding of event-driven systems and relational databases, developed and maintained developer-facing APIs.
  • Mentoring and leadership are part of your DNA and you must have experience in leading an agile medium to large-sized, distributed teams.

Specific areas/technologies in which you must have experience in/with:

  • 2+ years of experience of working in a similar position
  • 8+ years of overall industry experience
  • API design principles
  • Software design principles (clean code, TDD, etc.)
  • Docker
  • Unix/Linux systems
  • AWS Components
  • Two of the following programming languages:
    • Java
    • GoLang
    • Node.JS
    • Python
  • Two of the following DB’s:
    • ElasticSearch
    • MySQL
    • Postgres
    • Redshift

Bonus points if you have experience with:

  • FinTech (loyalty and payment industry) knowledge and experience
  • Terraform
  • Container schedulers (Kubernetes, ECS, etc.)
  • Building CI/CD pipelines
  • Leading distributed teams
  • Managed (or contributed) to an Open Source project

Sounds great?

We also offer the following:

  • An exciting journey with an opportunity to build meaningful solutions for the industry
  • An engaging environment that made up of cool and supportive team members
  • An opportunity to work with talented industry practitioners, support, motivate and learn from each other.
  • An attractive remuneration package with equity options

Does it sound like what you are looking for?

  • Submit your application today or reach out to discuss further!

Interested to know more about Pulse iD?