Website GBG Plc

Description

About GBG

GBG offers a range of solutions that help organisations quickly validate and verify the identity and location of their customers. Our market-leading technology, data and expertise help our customers improve digital access, deliver a seamless experience and establish trust, so that they can transact quickly, safely and securely with their customers online. We have over 1,000 team members across 15 countries and work with over 20,000 customers in over 70 countries. Some of the world’s best-known businesses rely on GBG to provide digital services and keep the economy moving.

The role

We are looking for an experienced and capable Lead Software Engineer to join our team. This position is a permanent full-time role based in Kuala Lumpur and offers a rare opportunity to work in a fast growing, best of breed company that retains the atmosphere and culture of a start-up. If you’re passionate about doing great work in a fantastic, flexible environment then this could be for you.

What you will do

You will be a senior technical member of an agile squad, delivering high performing, scalable, enterprise-grade online applications and services.
Responsible for delivery of software components and management of colleagues.
Continually develop skills, competencies, and knowledge to support your personal development and actively participate in setting and achieving performance objectives for self and team
Contribute to and follow best practice guidelines as defined by GBG’s Centres of Excellence
Design, engineer, test, document and integrate components in line with the agreed ‘Definition of Done’
Elicit, understand and challenge stakeholder requirements
Manage and Co-ordinate incidents
Manage, develop and retain a team of the best and most engaged people
Mentor / train / coach other team members proactively and as needed
Proactively identify trends to address problems before they become incidents.
Proactively share knowledge with colleagues
Shape documentation
Support continuous integration practices including test driven development

To help you be successful, we’re looking for…

Technical Skills:

Proficiency in Java
Expert in working with databases such as PostgresSQL
Agile Methodologies
Cloud developer certification (e.g. AWS Certified Developer, Google cloud developer etc) Database Technologies
Experience working in a DevOps culture
Fluent English Language Speaker
JIRA (or equivalent Agile lifecycle tool)
Proficiency in a main stream programming language
API Frameworks
Database Technologies Experience
Leading Teams
Architecture and Microservices
Presentation Skills
Scripting
Test Automation Tools

Interpersonal Skills:

Open to new ideas and experiences. Seeks out learning opportunities. Handles situations and problems with innovation and creativity. Thinks broadly and strategically
Shows evidence of clear analytical thinking. Gets to the heart of complex problems and issues. Applies own expertise effectively. Quickly learns new technology. Communicates well in writing
Plans ahead and works in a systematic and organised way. Follows directions and procedures.
Supports others and shows respect for them in social situations. Puts people first, working effectively with individuals and teams.

What’s in it for you?

We have a vision to have the best and most engaged team members in the industry. People matter at GBG, they make us who we are. Every team member across all our locations makes a difference, everyone has something to contribute. Maybe you too could make a difference.

As part of our commitment to our team and flexible working approach, we have created a Work When and Where You Want Policy to give our team members choice and empowerment, and to support a balance in work and home life. Please ask your Talent Attraction Specialist for more information on this and our Family Friendly policy if you want to find out more!

Next steps

If you’re interested, please apply! We’re looking to hire the best and most engaged people into our business and we’ll make an offer once we’ve found that person.

Diversity & Inclusivity:

As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to providing fair opportunities for everyone regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual orientation, parental status or disability. Everybody is welcome and our inclusion and diversity programme, be/yourself, is designed to ensure that you can thrive. Please inform your GBG Talent Attraction Specialist if you require any reasonable adjustments to the interview process.

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