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Lidl Asia Pte Limited, Hong Kong, Singapore, Food and Retail, Sourcing, Production, Product Development, Quality, Compliance, Sustainability, Merchandising, Logistics, Cross-Functional, Administration, Careers, Social Responsibility, Textile, Soft Goods, Hard Goods


HQ {amount} km
International Commerce Centre, 1 Austin Road West, Kowloon

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Entry Level


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We value diversity at Lidl and this includes creating collaborative teams with colleagues with diverse experiences and backgrounds. Continue your career journey and make a difference with us here at Lidl!

What you'll do

Full stack software development

● Collaborate with Technical Product Owners and Business Analysts to understand requirements and how they translate to new applications and features.

● Engage with code review: provide thoughtful, constructive feedback for the team while also using it as a learning opportunity for yourself

● Discuss feasibility and trade-offs for potential solutions and challenge business requirements.

● Participate in technical and design discussions to ensure best practices during implementation.

● Design prototypes according to specifications through to full system development and deployment

● Design function specifications for technical requirements

● Perform technical analysis and estimation on business requirements

● Create unit tests to verify application logic

● Collaborate with Product Managers, Designers, and QA Engineers to define issues with thorough acceptance criteria prior to engineering beginning

● Evaluate existing applications and enhance it with cutting-edge technologies

● Produce technical documentation including API documentation and system architecture diagrams

● Maintain systems and applications once launched

● Ensure systems are compliant with company regulations

  • Ensure project delivery and schedule

What you'll need

Hard Skills:

• BA/BS degree in Computer Science or related discipline or equivalent practical experience

• Minimum 5 years of working experience as a Developer/Software Engineer

• Understand the importance of well structured, maintainable and testable code

• Strong experience with frontend frameworks, such as React, Angular, Vue. (Micro frontends is a plus)

• Strong experience with building backend microservices and APIs in JavaScript (NestJS preferred)

• Experience on Java or PHP

• Experience in message queue techniques such as Kafka, Solace, ActiveMQ, Event Driven model

• Experience and knowledge in Relational and NoSQL Databases e.g. Postgres, MongoDB

• Experience on Cloud like Azure, AWS

• Experience on CI/CD pipeline, Docker (knowledge on Kubernetes is a plus)

• Experience with creating scalable applications


Soft Skills:

• A product mindset for great deliverables with design thinking methodology

• Business acumen and the desire to learn about how the different parts of a complex business fit together

• Good interpersonal, communication and project management skills

• Good command of written and spoken English

• Retail or Sourcing industry experience is beneficial but not required

• A desire to never stop learning


Development opportunities

• Gain working experience with offshore and different cultural developers

• Be part of a technical discussion and involve in architecture design of an enterprise application

• Grow as a development lead with different hard/ soft skillsets

What you'll receive

We are dedicated to fostering a family-friendly culture and work environment and we are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all candidates with the required skills and experience. We enable fair pay within the company by creating non-discriminatory salary systems.

Market Leading Remuneration Package:

  • Double pay and discretionary bonus
  • Choice of MPF provider
  • Life Insurance
  • Medical Insurance

Supportive Environment:

  • Rental re-imbursement scheme
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • In-house training courses
  • Training sponsorship scheme
  • Health Check
  • Vision Check
  • Supporting your child’s education with advice from a leading education consultant

Work-Life Balance:

  • 5 day week
  • Competitive Annual Leave
  • Charity, Community and Sporting Events