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Full Stack Tech Lead

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TTDI, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

You are expected to develop the company’s technology strategy and recommend suitable technical solutions. Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. Whilst the backend system is the core of the platform, building a user-friendly consumer front end is also key.

Overall Technology Architecture 
  • Develop the company’s technology strategy and recommend suitable technical solutions
  • Ensuring technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely
  • Assess and advise new systems and infrastructure that meet business requirements 

Back End Development Management
  • Develop and maintain the back-end code of existing applications
  • Complete the development work on new modules and features of the platform as agreed with high standard 
  • Project manage software development, in particular, projects involving vendors
  • Prepare test scripts, manage and perform all required testing on applications
  • Develop documentation and manuals for the application, security and infrastructure 

Front End Support
  • Maintain, code and modify existing responsive web applications to create user-friendly web pages
  • Optimise application for maximum speed and scalability
  • Carry out application test checks of specific functionality
  • Involve in the project to understand product change requests
  • Carry out product testing before deployment and provide the full delivery package
  • Develop product web development documentation

Ongoing Support & Maintenance
  • First level support for minor bug/issues which no material impact to functionality 
  • Escalate moderate, major and critical defect/issues to vendors
  • Liaise with the technical team of vendors which include payment gateway, eKYC, broker, if required
  • Monitor Google Cloud capacity to ensure projected traffic can be met by the configuration

Job Requirements

  • Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent in any technology-related field, preferably with a focus on software development. 
  • Comfortable working with Python and Django
  • Good understanding of relational and non-relational databases (PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge in API-driven methodologies (RESTful) and standards.
  • Knowledge with transport protocols (HTTP, HTTPS, Socket, etc.)
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform
  • Familiarity with server orchestration (Kubernetes)
  • Experience with front end technologies (HTML5, J5, Vue JS)
  • Comfortable using Git
  • Experience with financial services in particular investment will be an advantage
  • Excellent skills in spoken and written English

Our Culture


Customer focus, innovation, simplicity, teamwork and quality.


Akru offers an online platform providing investment advice and management that’s much cheaper, speedier and with much better user experience than unit trusts or other platforms. Akru also offers financial literacy content and a personal dashboard to make better financial decisions.

Akru has obtained a conditional Digital Investment Management Licence issued by the Securities Commission. Upon obtaining a full license, we will launch a digital investment management platform. Through this, we will develop Akru to a brand name that represents investment management for ordinary folks.