Head of Software Engineering - Global Financial Institution

  • Excellent Remuneration
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pinpoint Asia Limited
  • 18 Apr 18 2018-04-18

Our client, a global financial institution, is currently looking for a Head of Software Engineering as part of their global engineering division. They have a large team of software engineers with very talented developers in Asia. The selected candidate will be part of their senior technology leadership to drive the regional technology adoptions and development.


  • Lead the Software Engineering Team to accelerate the delivery of software by providing reusable components. 
  • Ability to evaluate the pros and cons different programming languages like GoLang, NodeJs. 
  • Ability to decide the framework and architecture which is used within the organization. 
  • Ability to build a platform which enable software to build fast in all the countries around the globe. 
  • Build and implement core technology components which enhance the performance, supportability, and security. 
  • Manage and oversee the reliability of the platform to maintain a higher availability and consistently improving resiliency as the platform scales. 
  • Manage the regional software engineers team.
  • Lead the innovation and development of the software engineering platform and put experimentation on emerging technologies. 
  • Work with global and regional technologists to uncover pain points and opportunities to accelerate the delivery of software. 


  • Proven leadership experience in building technical resources and teams. 
  • Deep cloud-native software engineering experience in Java, JavaScript, .NET, HTML5, CSS3, Swift, GoLang etc. 
  • Strong architecture knowledge in designing and articulating the architecture of cloud-native solutions at scale. 
  • In-depth understanding of Agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, CI and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features. 
  • Excellent communications skills to work with all level people in the organizations. 
  • Love to experimenting new emerging technologies. Ability to understand how they will impact the technology stacks.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at resume@pinpointasia.com and put Head of Software Engineering - Global Financial Institution in the subject header.

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