head of engineering/cto with an online platform company in Singapore

hoon teck tan, randstad
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job description

  • Leadership over a sizabale team (>50 headcounts)
  • Grow together with a fast growing start-up

About the company

Our Client is a fast growing product based startup. They have been expanding aggressively through multiple acquisitions. As part of the rapid expansion plan, they are now looking for a new Head of Engineering/CTO to manage/inherit their software engineering team.

About the job

Reporting directly to the CEO/Founder, you will be responsible for the following:

  • Taking full ownership in the design and development, management, implementation and roll out of applications
  • Providing guidance to ensure the overall architecture and solutions are very well designed for the long-term while also driving a pragmatic approach to deliver results in phases that is aligned with business value
  • Managing System performance optimization, leading fix technological problems, continue to improve the system environment in large scale distributed systems
  • Managing the software development team (more than 50 team members). This includes recruitment, assigning of work to performance review
  • Partnering closely with the product manager, to plan and execute complex technical projects while recommending engineering best practices and assessing feasibility and ramifications of new business requirements.
  • Participating proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, documentation, tools, and best practices
  • Researching and implementing new technologies which may potentially increase the companies competitive advantage

Skills and experience required

As a successful applicant, you will have at least 8 years of software architecture design experience. You will have a proven track record in directly managing a sizable software Engineering team (at least 40 headcounts). At least 10 years of experience in software development.

Proven track record in directly managing a offshore/remote team will be highly preferred.

Whats on offer
This is an excellent opportunity to grow the software team together with one of the fastest growing product based start-up with exposure to latest technology.

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Hoon Teck TAN at 6510 3633. (EA: 94C3609/ R1219669)


full stack, php, html, css, javascript, nodejs, angularjs


no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Associate Degree/Diploma