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Lead Software Engineer - Web

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KL Eco City, Kuala Lumpur

About The Job

Snappymob is looking for talented senior software engineers to work with us to build software systems that combine great user experiences and strong engineering under the hood.

We work with various technologies depending on the client and project. Typical technologies that we utilize in our development are: Vue.js, Node.js, TypeScript, MySQL, PostgreSQL. Candidates should possess strong skills in both frontend and backend development.
This is a lead level position. We will also consider strong seniors level individuals. Compensation will be commensurate with ability and experience level.
As a lead software engineer here, your job will involve significant collaboration with other team members including the mobile development and design team, including leading projects and mentoring other software engineers.

You must be passionate about web services, apps, software development practices, and technology in general. You will participate in all aspects of the software development lifecycle for our projects.

Job Requirements

  • 8+ years of a mix of frontend and backend development experience.
  • Ability to independently design and build modules of a complex system.
  • Ability to lead and mentor other software engineers.
  • Demonstrable passion in web frontend and backend development.
  • Focused on continuous knowledge seeking and improvement.
  • Critical thinkers that are able to analyze and break down problems into manageable components.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • You must be able to communicate and work well with others.
Required Frontend Skills
  • Strong frontend fundamentals: HTML5, Bootstrap/CSS, JS.
  • Strong in at least one web oriented language: JS/TypeScript, PHP, Ruby, or other.
  • Strong experience in at least one frontend framework: Angular, React, Vue.js, or similar.
  • Experience utilizing various third party frameworks and libraries prevalent in frontend development.
Required Backend Skills
  • Strong understanding of RESTful APIs.
  • Strong experience in at least one web framework: NodeJS+Express, Laravel, Spring Boot, Rails, or similar.
  • Strong understanding of MySQL/PostgreSQL or other SQL database.
  • Strong experience with cloud based environments: AWS, GCP, and/or Azure.
  • Experience with content management systems: Drupal, Wordpress.
  • Experience with NoSQL databases: MongoDB, etc.
We will consider applicants having most, but not all of the required skills, or who are able to demonstrate equivalent experience.

Apply by sending your resume to [email protected]

Our Culture


We offer great opportunity and a culture that emphasizes passion and knowledge seeking.

  • Excellent compensation.
  • Flexible hours and holidays.
  • Health insurance plan.
  • Independence in your work.
  • Opportunity to learn from and supercharge your career with a talented team. Our people have created open source libraries using by the biggest names in tech, and won Google Design Awards.

We embrace diversity at Snappymob. We hire and provide opportunities based on merit, capability, and drive. We value and welcome different cultures and different opinions.


Snappymob is a specialist in app design, development and strategy. We are an engineering and UI/UX focused company focused on building best-of-breed apps and services for our clients. 

Our own apps are Best of App Store recipients.
We launched Malaysia's 1st CarPlay app for BFM 89.9.
We work on projects for clients in Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Australia, the Netherlands, South Korea,  the United States.
Our clients are comprised of well known companies: including BFM 89.9, Shell Malaysia, Tropicana, Prestariang, leading financial institutions and fintechs,, Samsung, and PropertyGuru.

We take on design and engineering challenges and strive to deliver thoughtfully considered products with delightful user experiences. 

Our works and people have been featured in local and international media including  Astro, The Star, The New Straits Times, The Malaysian Insider, The Malay Mail Online, The Edge, Focus, and Tech in Asia.