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Senior Software Engineer

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The objectives of the position are to:

  • Design and develop scalable web applications to be used by both internal and external parties

  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to deliver IT Projects

  • Provide support for change requests or new requirements to existing systems

  • Responsible for establishing and promoting best practices 

  • Mentor other Software Engineers with less experience

What will you 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

  • 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

  • Create unit and automated tests to verify application logic

  • Conduct functional and non-functional testing

  • Evaluate existing applications to redesign, update and add new features 

  • Produce technical documentation including API documentation and system architecture diagrams

  • Maintain systems and applications once launched

  • Ensure systems are compliant with company regulations

What will you need?

Hard Skills:

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

  • Minimum 6 years of working experience as a Developer / Software Engineer, ideally within the retail or sourcing industry

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

  • Strong experience with frontend frameworks, such as React, Angular, Vue or Svelte

  • Strong experience with building backend microservices. We use NodeJS but other experience will be considered.

  • Experience in API development, such as REST, GraphQL or SOAP

  • Experience with databases, including SQL, noSQL, key-value stores and knowledge of when to use them

  • Experience with devops, cloud (Azure is a plus) and concepts such as containerisation 

  • Experience with creating scalable applications   

Soft Skills:

  • A product mindset with the ability to empathise with our users and desire to create a great user experience

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

  • Good interpersonal, communication and project management skills

  • Strong command of both written and spoken English

  • A desire to never stop learning

What do we offer?

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


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

Contract Type


Entry Level


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