Head of Engineering (Fintech)

Job Title: Head of Engineering (Fintech)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Reference: DZ/HOE/IT/SG
Contact Name: Don Zhao
Contact Email:
Job Published: November 19, 2020 17:59

Job Description


My client is a fast growing Fintech with the backing of a global corporate and currently looking for a Head of Engineering as part of their growth journey.

As the Head of Engineering you will lead all the engineering teams and develop as well as maintain a highly available, secure, responsive and scalable platform and products to meet all the requirements of the business and the customers.


Key Responsibilities

  • Provide technical direction on all software development activities
  • Develop the technical strategy and architecture using modern distributed application software, tools and techniques
  • Design the technology applications holistically and continuously improve our technical efficiency and make changes as necessary
  • You will be responsible for the overall system development life-cycle, and the delivery of high-quality software, using TDD, DDD to deliver maintainable code which is fully integrated into a CI/CD cycle
  • Drive and communicate technology strategy, architecture, and regular status reporting
  • Hiring, developing and coaching a high performing team of engineers

Candidate Requirements:

  • Proven experience in a similar Engineering leadership role – leading multiple engineering teams
  • Proven experience in delivering successful modern distributed applications with deep knowledge of current technological trends, frontend, backend, data, cloud native applications
  • Still able to be Hands-on when required from a technical lens
  • Solid knowledge of system design and development of web, mobile, backend, database, integration, machine learning, cloud, containers and CI/CD pipelines
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research, code-reviews, guidance
  • Degree in Computer Science or similar
  • Must have excellent communication, leadership and organisational skills

**Given the current border restrictions we can only consider candidates who are already based in Singapore.


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