head of engineering in Singapore

nyx han, randstad
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S$ 160,000 - S$ 220,000 per year

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information technology
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S$ 160,000 - S$ 220,000 per year
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nyx han, randstad
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about the company

Our client is a well funded tech startup company, with a strong presence in Asia. With expansion plans, they are currently hiring for a Head of Engineering with prior experience working on large scale systems/products.

The ideal candidate should have grown and managed a distributed team of 20-30 engineers, with a strong passion for mentoring and grooming engineers.

about the job

  • Responsible for developing and leading the execution of the engineering roadmap
  • Develop the technical strategy and scalable architecture
  • Be responsible for building and leading high performing teams
  • As design is realised in code, you should be willing to get your hands dirty in code when required
  • Continuously keeping up to date with technology advancements to ensure competitive advantage
  • Your role is heavily a people oriented role, hiring and working with people in the development team, performance review and coaching.

skills & experience required

  • Minimum 10+ years of software engineering experience, of which 3 years of relevant experience in leading a technical team of approx. 20 in an internet industry
  • Experienced working on large scale platforms with large number of users
  • Deep and wide knowledge of current technological trends (micro-services, cloud, devops, data engineering etc)
  • Strong understanding of Java preferred
  • Experience on cloud technology is essential
  • Proven ability to coach team members to ensure technical skills growth
  • Agile thinking with strong communication skills and ability to work under pressure

If you are an experienced Head of Engineering and is currently seeking to be involved in heading up new development teams, this is the opportunity for you.

To apply online, please click on the appropriate link. Alternatively please contact Nyx Han at 6517 1620 to discuss more on the opportunity.



no additional skills required


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree