head of engineering (java, play framework) in Singapore

stella yoe, randstad
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S$ 11,000 - S$ 13,000 per month

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information technology
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S$ 11,000 - S$ 13,000 per month
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stella yoe, randstad
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about the company

  • startup who is a driving producer of healthcare innovation tech product utilized all over the world
  • handles terabytes of data
  • over millions of users using their application

about the job

  • Lead the backend and mobile engineers’ teams. This requires strong technical expertise in addition to good leadership skills: be able to motivate, mentor and retain the engineers.
  • Continuously ship and iterate on our mobile applications and their backends while maintaining high reliability with focus on great user experience.
  • Work closely with the HODs, COO, CTO and CEO and strive to influence the product and technology strategy.
  • Convert high level product and customer requirements to high quality, reusable and scalable code in fast-paced environments.
  • Identify talented engineering candidates and participate in the recruitment process.

skills and experience required

  • Expertise in cloud infrastructure like AWS, micro services architecture, iOS & Android mobile development.
  • Demonstrate a solid understanding of Java - Play framework is a plus.
  • Proven experience of developing Mobile backends.
  • Experience with relational databases like Postgres and non-relational databases like DynamoDB.
  • Experience with caching, queuing, RPC frameworks and other building blocks of a large scale distributed systems.
  • Have a track record of leading productive engineering teams.
  • Lead by example, by setting the right context, and guiding the Team members in achieving their best performance.
  • Thrive on a high level of autonomy and responsibility.
  • Encourage a healthy work environment that's both supportive and challenging.
  • Experience in mentoring & managing engineering teams and developing productive engineering processes and culture.
  • Experienced in Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Experience in CI/CD tool (e.g. jenkins) is a bonus.

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Stella at 96554170 (EA: 94C3609 /R1875382)


Java, Play framework


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree