Section Head, API & Microservices

AIA Singapore Private Limited

Singapore Remote

Full time


Apr 2

Section Head, API & Microservices

AIA Singapore Private Limited

in Singapore

Permanent, Full time

Section Head, API & Microservices

Bring your career aspirations to life with AIA!

Responsible for providing leadership and oversight to a team of software engineers building solutions and capabilities at scale and high engineering and quality standards.

  • Provide leadership and oversight to a team of software engineers building solutions and capabilities at scale and high engineering and quality standards.
  • Partner with internal and external stakeholders to understand business problems and then design and develop required solutions.
  • Partner with architects to ensure developed solutions adhere to established best patterns and our architectural target state.
  • Provide technical thought leadership towards solving problems for the team.
  • Drive the adoption of key engineering best practices to improve quality and reliability of team's deliverables.
  • Responsible for keeping the team engaged, motivated and operating with a high execution velocity.
  • Responsible for coaching and mentoring of direct reports.
  • Develop and nurture team of developers by motivating and mentoring, and assist in hiring critical talent.
  • Design, develop and evolve highly scalable and fault-tolerant distributed components
  • Guiding developers in day to day design and coding tasks, stepping in to code if needed.
  • Design and implement APIs, abstractions and integration patterns to solve challenging distributed computing problems
  • Understand and own component security analysis, including code and data flow review. Collaborate with security team to implement and verify secure coding techniques
  • Ensure proper metrics instrumentation in software components, to help facilitate real time and remote troubleshooting/performance monitoring.

  • Qualifications
  • Bachelors or Master's Degree, preferably in Computer Science with 12+ years of experience
  • Strong software product development background with a passion for building cloud based applications with high levels of reliability, availability and security
  • Very good understanding of Enterprise Application Lifecycle Management needs.
  • Significant experience building enterprise class applications using Java and Spring boot technologies and/or Mean Stack
  • Experience building Enterprise Restful web services
  • Ability to guide user interface development teams with Angular
  • Experience in technologies such as NoSQL
  • Experience with distributed computing, microservices and high volume transaction processing is a big plus
  • Experience with service orchestration frameworks such as Kubernetes, Docker Swarm, Nomad etc. is a plus
  • Strong understanding of architecture patterns and operational characteristics of highly available and scalable applications.
  • Excellent knowledge of core engineering best practices and passion to implement these across teams.
  • Strong leadership qualities and organizational skills as well as the ability to adapt quickly to changing priorities.
  • Excellent verbal, written, and presentation skills. In particular, a demonstrated ability to effectively communicate technical and business issues and solutions to multiple organizational levels internally and externally.
  • 5+ years of people management experience in agile software development
  • Dynamic leader who has directly managed team of highly competent developers in fast paced work environment

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