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Head of Software Systems

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Information technology
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Bukit Jalil, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

  • Plan, Organise, Direct, Budget, and Coordinate the Web and Application development efforts of the company. 
  • Work with Product Owners to produce fully functional front-end prototype that users can validate.
  • Work with the Engineering and Business Development team on concepts, UX/UI designs, and strategies for sales and marketing campaigns. 
  • Apply visual styles and interactions through various emerging technologies, such as ReactJS, ES6 and PostCSS.
  • Implement and deploy back-end applications relying on NodeJS services, relational databases and using infrastructure as code through AWS or Google Firebase.
  • Strategise, coordinate and work with other Development teams or external vendors on certain development tasks and development of other modules. 
  • Participate and assist in all aspects of web-based/Android and IOS mobile application/database development (from research, conceptualize & design, developing, testing & debugging, deployment & maintenance). 
  • Identify and evaluate innovative improvement options.
  • Optimize applications for maximum speed and scalability. 
  • Strategise the update and maintenance of existing website and applications. 
  • Assist in technical documentation & user training. 
  • Work collaboratively and proactively to ensure quality and timely delivery of projects. 
  • Keep up to date with latest web technologies, trends and programming techniques.

Job Requirements

  • Minimum 12 years experience  in managerial role of software systems or similar field.
  • Proven track record/results in leading a group of engineers in software systems development.
  • Proactive, analytical thinking, takes initiative to learn and solve problems, independent, self-disciplined, accountable, and creative.
  • Excited in the idea of being in a startup, facing the challenges involved, and growing together with the business.
  • Good understanding of Internet technology, standard and n-tier architecture, and OOP. 
  • Working knowledge of latest web standards, cross-browser compatibility and mobile responsive designs and code. 
  • Passionate about cutting-edge web trends, web UI/UX web technologies and programming languages. 
  • Excited in the idea of being in a startup, facing the challenges involved, and growing together with the business. 
  • Efficient and capable of working within tight deadlines. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills to lead a growing team and manage stakeholders, while being effective independently, under pressure, and is results oriented.  
  • Knowledge and experience in AWS services deployment.
  • Solid understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Familiarity with RESTful APIs to connect iOS applications to back-end services.
  • Objective-C, Swift, PHP, Laravel, MySQL, Javascript, jQuery, JSON, HTML5, CSS3 & Bootstrap, Node.js.
    2. Working knowledge of latest web standards, cross-browser compatibility and mobile responsive design.
  • Experience in GIT version control.
  • Experience in Web Services, REST, JSON-RPC and third party API integration.
  • Solid understanding of the full web technology stack (e.g. HTTP, cookies, headers, asset loading/caching)

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