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Lead Engineer

PropertyGuru Pte Ltd

Singapore | Posted: 1 year ago

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  • Design and implement efficient, scalable and maintainable cross-cut functionalities for the platform

  • Design and implement infrastructure necessary to support the implemented functionality. We are deploying to AWS and adapting Kubernetes, using Jenkins quite a lot to automate delivery pipeline

  • Set up guidelines and processes for engineers to ensure consistent architecture across various applications

  • Help and coach development teams on application and data designs

  • Work with legacy code to adapt it to use cross-cut functions. Our technology stack includes but not limited to: PHP5, PHP7, NodeJS (Express), Python, Java

  • Steer strategic platform discussions, breaking down from strategic level to detailed actions plans.

  • Help advise on strategic platform / integration discussions with external partners

  • Maintain proper just enough documentation to ensure continuity

  • Experiment with new technologies to improve the platform                     


  • At least 8 of experience in software development of which minimum 3 years in Architect, Lead Engineer or similar role

  • Excellent coding skills – somebody who’s excited about beings hands on with code and trying technologies

  • Excellent understanding of architectural and software design patterns

  • Excellent understanding of modern web development technologies and practices

  • Preferred experience in the following technologies: AWS, Kubernetes, PHP(5,7), NodeJS(express JS), Python, ReactJS, RabbitMQ, MySQL, PostgreSQL, ElasticSearch, Jenkins, Swagger

  • Good understanding of both relational and non-relational databases and best practices for modelling for these

  • Experience with service oriented and/or microservice architectures

  • Experience with cloud environments such as AWS and container orchestration platforms such as Kubernetes

  • Good communication skills and ability to speak both to technical and non-technical people

  • Ability to work in a matrix structure with various stakeholders

  • Experience in an experimental work-environment, able to develop fast prototypes/experiments to validate team hypothesis

  • Able to pick up product management tasks, detailing out user-stories and prioritizing these

  • Experience in Finance related domains preferred.

  • Comfortable with pivoting direction and mid/high levels of uncertainty

  • Able to self-manage and take ownership of a feature

  • Thrives in small agile teams

  • Self-motivated, fast learner, detail-oriented, team player and a sense of humor

  • Experience interacting with external companies/engineers

  • Proven Leadership capabilities

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