Engineering

Backend Technical Lead(Typescript, Node.js)

Jakarta, Jakarta
Work Type: Full Time

We are a fast-growing SaaS company in the EduTech space, operating mainly in Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia and Indonesia. With more 2000 schools as customers, our mission is to revolutionize early childhood education through technology and provide innovative solutions to our customers. 


What you will be doing:

  • Provide strong technical leadership and mentorship to the agile development team.

  • Define and communicate the technical vision and engineering strategy to extend our reach to every school out there.

  • Lead agile software development efforts, ensuring the team consistently delivers resilient and scalable software.

  • Collaborate with product owners and stakeholders to ensure user stories leverage on our strong technology product.

  • Identify areas of opportunity for platform teams to build features that improve robustness and effectiveness of developer tooling.

  • Lead the development and maintenance of critical backend services and APIs.

  • Collaborate with frontend and mobile teams to create seamless end-to-end solutions.

  • Review and optimize code for performance, security, and maintainability.

  • Work closely with product owners to understand business requirements and translate them into deployable solutions.

  • Collaborate with DevOps and infrastructure teams to ensure smooth deployments and system reliability.

  • Create and maintain technical documentation for software architecture, APIs, and processes.

  • Promote knowledge sharing within the team and across the organization.


Requirements

  • At least 2 years of experience in team management 
  • Deep expertise in Node.js and Typecript
  • Sound coding practices with tools such as Docker, Git, unit testing, CI/CD, service-oriented architecture
  • Developed tracking and monitoring of existing systems
  • Designed scalable backend systems for handling high volumes of traffic
  • Hands-on experience with database optimizations
  • Worked extensively with queue management
  • Solid understanding of secure SDLC
  • Experience performing optimizations for high volume requests
  • Experience with Cloud services like Amazon Web Services, Aliyun
  • Managed Kubernetes, and Helm charts on your own
  • Familiarity with agile development methodologies and participating in agile ceremonies (e.g., stand-ups, retrospectives).
  • Experience guiding and mentoring team members, providing technical guidance, code reviews, and support to foster their growth and enhance their technical skills.
  • Extensive experience in communicating with stakeholders to deeply understand product roadmaps, gather requirements, and provide technical insights and recommendations.
  • Competency in functional programming is nice to have. We also use Elixir on some services

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