Senior Software Engineer, Backend, KL

  • Malaysia
  • Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Senior Software Engineer, Backend, KL

Job description

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Type: Full-time


Engineers at Homage build things that matter – Homage is redefining in-home caregiving for our parents, grandparents, friends and loved ones. At the heart of Homage are the families and caregivers we work with and the technology we build transforms their lives and care delivery experience. Here, every engineer works on exciting, meaningful projects. We move fast, have fun and help each other out. Homage’s platform is a critical component within Homage that empower our users’ care delivery journey.


We’re looking for product-aware engineers who are thoughtful, responsible and passionate individuals who appreciate user experience. We’re looking for someone who knows & defines best practices in delivering product features, but also has a good understanding of building a robust platform, and is excited to learn and contribute to the frontend side. Your work will directly impact the lives of people receiving care, people delivering care, and the families that are normally left in the dark about the entire caring process. We're looking for strong team players, people who can work with a very diverse team (engineers, care operations, sales folks.) We’re proudly backed by a group of top local investors, including Golden Gate Ventures, 500 Startups, EV Growth and SeedPlus.


Role Description

Homage software engineers have a penchant for solving unique problems; if you love and thrive on keeping up to date with and gaining a deep understanding of the latest web technologies, you will love working with us. Homage is as much about web design as it is about employing diverse areas of Computer Science, including machine learning, information retrieval, distributed computing and natural language processing to transform the home healthcare industry in Asia.

Requirements

Responsibilities:

  • Write server-side code for web-based applications (client side will be a bonus), create robust production applications for the various Homage products for families and caregivers, and develop prototypes quickly.
  • Enable amazing user experiences on all our platforms and systems by using your strong background in both database and web development.
  • Own projects from end to end, and help build a strong ownership culture within the team


Requirements

  • BS degree in Computer Science or related field (relevant work experience in lieu of degree)
  • 5-10 years of relevant work experience, including large systems software design and development experience, with knowledge of UNIX/Linux.
  • You should also have a strong understanding of, and practical experience with API development, Dev-ops, MongoDB & SQL, AWS. Experience with Meteor & React will be a bonus.
  • A Polyglot with experience applying multiple web development languages to live applications.
  • Good communication skills - English is a must (both written and spoken)


Bonus Points

  • You have coding skills in JavaScript, database design and NoSQL
  • You’re well-versed in a JavaScript web stack like Node.js, MeteorJS, AngularJS or React.
  • You understand what it takes to build a good AWS architecture.
  • Experience working with Message queue protocol like RabbitMQ or SQS
  • You’re an entrepreneur at heart – you can be resourceful and creative to find the best solution that gets the job done or you’ve proven yourself at a startup before.
  • You have a good design eye, strong UI development experience using HTML, CSS and JavaScript/AJAX.
  • You have a solid foundation in computer science, with strong competencies in data structures, algorithms, and software design.


What We Care About

  • Passion and interest in backend & web technology and pushing to change the status quo.
  • Comfort with a startup's minimal structure and quick pace
  • Getting shit done
  • Communication skills
  • Initiative and creativity
  • Desire to learn

What We Don't Care About

  • Fancy credentials
  • "Rock-Stars", "All-Stars", or "Ninjas"
  • Specific schools


To apply, send your resume and a link to your portfolio or work samples with a brief introduction. If you have them, include links to your GitHub accounts.


ABOUT HOMAGE

Homage is a care platform that combines qualified and trained caregivers, nurses, doctors and health care organisations and funders with technology, enabling care, wellness and recovery wherever you are. The work that we do and technology we build transforms lives every hour, every day. We’re looking for people who are talented, driven and motivated by our social mission.