Software Development Lead

About this role:

Welab Bank is looking for a passionate Software Development Lead to join our team. We are hiring someone that is excited by building and integrating new technologies and processes into our existing systems. We are searching for someone who is self-driven and thrive on applying innovative techniques to enhance business efficiencies. We want to expand our team with an active contributor that is keen apply engineering knowledge and latest techniques in software development, programming language and cloud in an actual commercial product. If this sounds likes you, here is your chance to work with one of the first virtual banks established in Hong Kong.

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role:

  • Integrate new technologies and processes into our existing systems
  • Supervise optimizations and code refactors
  • Enhance our system architecture, integrate cloud technologies, artificial intelligence and machine learning into our product
  • Manage technical integration with partners
  • Translate business requirements into practical system implementation
  • Lead the software development team by setting goals, standards, and mentoring
  • Take ownership of given tasks and deliver in highest quality
  • Manage project to ensure the software delivery with agile methodologies
  • Ensure day to day errors are minimised and addressed with minimal impact to the business

What is required and what we’re looking for:

  • Degree or above in Computer Science / Engineering or related field
  • At least 8 years of professional experience in software development
  • Skilled in at least one modern programming language (Ruby, Node, Java, Python, JavaScript, C# etc.).
  • Candidate with good breadth of experience in multiple technologies, tools, frameworks and processes is highly regarded
  • Knowledge of HTML5, CSS3, REST API, SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Experienced working with cloud native technologies
  • Able to work independently with business owners to understand requirements and deliver high quality software
  • Solid understanding of core computer science concepts like algorithms, data structure, software design patterns, OOP, etc.
  • Experienced in working in an agile team with software engineering practices like automated testing, test-driven development, continuous integration, etc. is preferred
  • Familiar with Windows and Linux
  • Good logical and analytical reasoning capabilities
  • Team player, multi-tasking skills, can-do attitude and work under pressure with tight timeline
  • Fluent in English and Cantonese with excellent written and verbal communication skills

WeLab perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Weekly afternoon teas and fully stocked fridge
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

Awards & recognition:

  • KPMG’s 2018 Fintech Top 100 – #7 in China and #23 globally, only Hong Kong fintech recognized on the list for 3 straight years
  • The Asian Banker’s “Best Business Model” and “Best Data Analytics Initiative” in 2018

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate. If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please email your resume to us at [email protected].

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