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Welend - Senior Manager, Software Engineering

Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Last update 2023-11-25
Expires 2023-11-25
ID #1931444426
Welend - Senior Manager, Software Engineering
Hong Kong, Hong Kong,
Modified November 21, 2023


WeLab is a leading pan-Asian fintech platform, serving more than 50 million individual users and over 700 enterprise customers, which operates one of the first licensed digital banks in Asia – WeLab Bank, as well as multiple leading online financial services businesses, including WeLend and WeLab Bank in Hong Kong, WeLab Digital (我来数科), Taoxinji (淘新机), Wallet Gugu (钱夹谷谷) and Tianmian Tech (天冕科技) in Mainland China and Maucash in Indonesia. WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey, striving to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through our game-changing technology.  
At WeLab, we always put our people first. Embarking on a career with WeLab means being part of the driving force to make financial services accessible for everyone. In our flat and agile organization, you will get all the opportunities to make real impacts and deliver change. Most importantly, while you achieve greatness, we will ensure you have an amazing experience at WeLab! 
Our team is energetic and passionate who can deliver and execute, and we are looking for intellectually curious, open-minded, and smart-working individuals who are just as passionate as we are about making financial services enjoyable.  
Join us to build a better financial future for everyone! 
About you:

You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment 

You enjoy doing purpose-led and meaningful work 
You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet 
You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life, you could've been a detective) 
You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity, and values 
No task is off limits for you 

You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you 
You don't shy away from challenges and can bounce back from setbacks 

About this role

As Software Development Lead in WeLend, you will be responsible for design, develop and deliver high-performance, high-traffic and high-throughput digital platform in the FinTech industry. You will work in an energetic team of a fast-growing tech company which share the common goal of driving technical excellence and deliver quality software. You will get plenty of chance to code, learn and build up your career in the FinTech domain.

What you’ll do and what success looks like in this role

Analyse, design, and develop new features to enhance our digital financial experiences.
Evaluating technology solutions, work with technology partners, and prepare proposals and recommendations to project stakeholders.
Implement new technologies via in-house research and development and/or external technology integration efforts.
Collaborate with project stakeholders to ensure solutions fit within the overall architectural framework, business requirements, technology roadmap, and other constraints.
Lead a team of full-stack software developers and drive their performance.
Provide technical guidance to the team in delivery of technical solutions, perform code review and maintain coding standards and best practices.
Prepare technical documentations, including technical proposal, design document and engineering logs.
Explore modern development trends, tech stacks and tools, and influence the teams to adopt.
Conduct knowledge sharing sessions to technical and non-technical stakeholders.
50% management and 50% hands-on coding

What is required and what we’re looking for

Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science, Information Engineering or related disciplines
At least 10 years’ relevant experience in software development/ architecture role in designing and developing both customer-facing and in-house software applications and systems.
Excellent skills and knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages and frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Go-Lang, Typescript, Python, ReactJS, Node.JS, Google Flutter, Java.
Familiar with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, GraphQL, and other SQL or NoSQL databases
Industrial experience in delivering advance technology projects such as OCR, Chatbot, Voicebot, eKYC, facial recognition, pattern recognition, image processing, AI, Machine Learning, Deep Learning, Data warehouse, ETL, Big Data, Payment gateway, etc.
Strong experience and knowledge in API, system integration, microservices, business reporting, OOP and software engineering concepts and best practices
Experience and knowledge in cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP), modern CI/CD pipeline and tools such as Kubernetes, Docker, GitLab, SonarQube, etc.
Proven track record in development and delivery in Agile/Scrum teams
Innovative and passionate in emerging technologies and enjoy a start-up environment.
Excellent communication skills, analytical skills and problem-solving skills
Fluent in verbal and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)

WeLab perks:

Learning and development stipend - we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn 

Wellness and happiness – Numerous activities to let you focus on your physical and mental wellbeing. We allow flexible time offs to take care of personal matters and to enjoy time with family and friends 
Comfortable and positive work environment – Open plan office for easy collaboration and social with your colleagues, or branch out into your own thinking pods when needed, with FREE food and drinks for when you want to recharge 
Work smart, play hard – Connect with your colleagues over food and drinks at the stocked pantry, in the spacious social area with board games and a ping pong table, or over activities like hiking, yoga, badminton, etc. 
A big and contagious smile on everyone’s face to make you happier :) 

Awards & recognition:

2021 CB Insights Top 250 Fintech Startups globally 
2021 Asia Banking Finance (ABF) Retail Banking Awards: Hong Kong Virtual Bank of the Year 
Financial Times (FT) 2020 Asia-Pacific High-Growth Companies – #2 ranked company 
2020 CNBC Disruptor 50 - the only Hong Kong-based company on the list 

We offer competitive salary package to the successful candidate.  If you are interested in joining this exciting team, please apply with resume via the "Apply" button below.
All information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment purposes only. Information of unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within 24 months of receipt.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Monthly
Occupation: Welend - senior manager, software engineering

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