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Head of Engineering

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HEAD OF ENGINEERING Our client is seeking a dynamic and experienced Head of Engineering to join their team. This role is integral to the company's success, playing a crucial part in enabling them to serve their customers and partners across various businesses and marketplaces in Southeast Asia.

The successful candidate will be working on high-throughput, real-time distributed systems that leverage sophisticated machine learning techniques to handle hundreds of millions of requests daily. This is an exciting opportunity for someone looking to make a significant impact in a fast-paced, innovative environment.

What you'll do:

As the Head of Engineering, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technological landscape of our client's operations. You will lead the development and implementation of high-throughput, real-time distributed systems. Your expertise in back end development will be instrumental in enhancing system performance and efficiency.

  • Oversee the development and implementation of high-throughput, real-time distributed systems
  • Utilise sophisticated machine learning techniques to enhance system performance and efficiency
  • Ensure the delivery of high-quality software solutions that meet business needs
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives within the engineering department
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to align engineering strategies with overall business objectives

What you bring:

The Fulfilment team is distributed across four locations: Singapore, Beijing, Indonesia, and Malaysia. Communication within the team is conducted in English, both spoken and written.The team’s mission is to provide best-in-class products and experiences to driver partners, increase adoption and engagement of services, improve driver partner opportunities and efficiency, and create efficient marketplaces with optimal pricing.

  • Proven experience in managing a team of engineers across different technical functions (backend, mobile, web, quality) to deliver highly scalable and available services, as well as intuitive user experiences
  • Ability to collaborate with cross-functional leaders to build the product roadmap, define customer-focused metrics, and design robust experiments
  • Proficiency in programming language such as Java, Python, Go, or C++ and a solid understanding of system design principles

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading player in Southeast Asia's technology sector. They are renowned for their innovative approach and commitment to delivering exceptional service to their customers and partners across various businesses and marketplaces. They offer a fast-paced, dynamic work environment where innovation is encouraged and rewarded. Their team is made up of talented individuals who are passionate about what they do, and they are committed to fostering an inclusive culture that values diversity and supports professional growth.

What's next:
Ready to take the next step in your career? Don't miss this exciting opportunity!
Apply today by clicking on the link. We can't wait to hear from you!

Due to the high volume of applications we are experiencing, our team will only be in touch with you if your application is shortlisted.

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & transformation

Focus: IT Management

Industry: IT

Salary: Market Aligned

Workplace Type: Hybrid

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Jakarta

Job Reference: BHGP07-F5FDA7CF

Date posted: 27 May 2024

Consultant: Rika Tantiana

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