Job ID 21669
Career Level Others
Industry Banking / Finance / Investment
Position at WorldFirst
Role title: Technical Lead
Reporting to: Staff Engineer
Role location: Hong Kong
Our platform has carried us so far but we have taken it to its limits. We are currently deep in tech transformation. We are moving our platform to the Cloud, building microservices, exploring asynchronous communications models and investing more in JVM technologies.
What you’ll do:
- Fluency with Java and Springboot
- Modern software engineering practices
- Comfortable working in an agile environment
- We value automated testing and practices that support it: TDD, BDD
- Team management experience is required, ideally a team not smaller than 5 engineers
- Bilingual in English and Mandarin, this is critical to be successful in our global team’s collaboration setup
- Previous experience working with multi-dev sites is a plus
Who you are:
We are looking for highly skilled engineers, passionate about software & technology. We value learning and improving, team spirit and positive attitude. We are trying to deliver pragmatic solutions while ensuring good quality (no hacks, no cutting corners). Join us if you are a strong all-rounder and a critical thinker ready to challenge and be challenged!
What we offer:
From day one you’ll find yourself part of our friendly, innovative and internationally collaborative team. Our staff are empowered to take chances and build real connections. And, we offer opportunities to grow – whether that means joining one of our international offices or broadening your skill set through training from our dedicated Talent Development team.
- A competitive salary
- An excellent benefits package including annual discretionary bonus scheme, private medical coverage from day 1 and life insurance policy
- Perks, including; free breakfast & fruit, Friday drinks fridge, business casual dress code, gym discounts, bi-annual company parties
WorldFirst is an Equal Opportunities employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to providing a welcoming environment where inclusivity is the norm, and our employees genuinely feel they can bring their whole true self to work.
WorldFirst welcomes conversions around flexible working arrangements.
WorldFirst is happy to offer additional support throughout the interview process where needed.
Who we are:
WorldFirst is an innovative global payment platform, helping businesses and people prosper by making the movement of money around the world faster, easier, safer and cheaper. Dedicated to driving pioneering technology, our growth is driven by our product development and international expansion, enabling us to power the next generation of global businesses.
Since our inception in 2004, we have been setting a new standard for the foreign exchange market and have transferred more than $70bn to date. Our diverse team of 650 specialist individuals span across 8 global offices, helping over 250,000 customers worldwide receive outstanding product offerings alongside dedicated award-winning customer service
Our mission to build the world’s best financial services platform for international commerce accelerated upon joining the Ant Group. Ant supports over 1.2 billion customers and is dedicated to using technological infrastructure to provide inclusive financial services to individuals as well as small and micro-businesses. Together, we believe financial services should be simple and we share Ant’s vision of “bringing the world equal opportunities”. Becoming an Ant company allows us to leverage one of the largest global commerce ecosystems with a platform for long-term growth across our key markets.
Check out our office sneak peek video to meet the team and see what it’s like to work at WorldFirst:
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