• Senior Software Engineer, Backend Petaling Jaya
  • GXBank in Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia
  • jobs
  • 3 weeks ago

jobs description

Get To Know Our GX Bank Team

GX Bank Berhad - the Grab-led Digital Bank - is the FIRST digital bank in Malaysia, approved by BNM to commence operations. We aim to leverage technology and innovation to serve the financial needs of the unserved and underserved individuals, and micro and small medium enterprises.

We are driven by our shared purpose and passion to bring positive transformation to the banking industry, starting with solutions that address the financial struggles of Malaysians and businesses.

Get To Know The Role

We are seeking talented & passionate engineers to join our team, you will have opportunities to work on multiple backend service clusters as well as participating in machine learning pipelines. It is very important that you take the initiative to identify problems, and have the right mindset and skill sets to solve them.

The Day-to-day Activities
• Design and write with the cutting edge GO language to improve the availability, scalability, latency, and... efficiency of Digibank’s range of services
• Work with engineering team to explore and create new design / architectures geared towards scale and performance
• Participate in code and design reviews to maintain our high development standards
• Engage in service capacity and demand planning, software performance analysis, tuning and optimization
• Collaborate with product and experience teams to define and prototype feature specifications
• Work closely with infrastructure team in building and scaling back-end services as well as performing root cause analysis investigations
• Design, build, analyze and fix large-scale systems
• Learn full stack performance tuning and optimization
• Debug and modify complex, production software
• You will develop features as defined in the product or engineering specifications
• You will author specifications documents as per functional requirements provided by the product team
• You will help to mentor any junior engineers about the best-practices in software development
• You will have service ownership of several microservices in the squad

The Must Haves
• You can be a good coder in any language (C++, C, Java, Scala, Rust, Haskell, OCaml, Erlang, Python, Ruby, PHP, Node.JS, C# etc.), but willing to work on Golang
• Has at least 5 years of experience as a backend developer
• A good knowledge of programming design patterns (Singleton, Factory, etc)
• A solid of the concept of clean code and SOLID principles
• A good understanding of the clean architecture principles
• Familiarity in developing services that serves HTTP Restful API, consume and publish messages from and to any stream platform like Kafka or Messaging platform like SQS
• Familiarity with containerization (Kubernetes and Dockerfile)
• Familiarity with any cloud deployment service, e.g AWS
• Good understanding of CI/CD concepts
• An exposure to Microservice architecture pattern, and have been involved in development of a microservice from design stage to deployment stage

Tech Stack
• Our core services tech stack consists of Golang with Redis, MySQL, DynamoDB, Elasticsearch data stores as well as HAProxy load balancers. They all run on the AWS cloud infrastructure with auto-scaling abilities.
• Our mobile app platform coverage includes native iOS and Android, written in Swift and RxJava.
• Our Command Centre front-end is built on Rails, HTML5, CSS and Javascript.
• We use GitHub for our code repository and we adhere to the basic Continuous Delivery tenets utilising a host of tools to support our release pipeline and code quality. These include Travis CI, New Relic, PullReview, Code Climate, Papertrail, Gemnasium, JFrog and Jenkins
Petaling Jaya Selangor Malaysia


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