Engineering Lead


Hong Kong Remote


Jun 27

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Who we are:

Founded in 2015, Airwallex is a global payments fintech transforming the way businesses move and manage money domestically and internationally, headquartered in Hong Kong. In today’s fast-changing digital era, our purpose is to empower businesses of all sizes to grow in their own markets and around the world, and by doing so, contribute to the global economy. To achieve our mission, we have built a proprietary global financial infrastructure platform that offers extensive coverage across 130+ countries and 50+ currencies. Our platform enables businesses operating globally to transact, collect and pay in any foreign currency without the constraints of the current global financial system. In just five years since we were founded, Airwallex has grown to become one of Hong Kong’s fintech unicorns and a well-funded international technology leader backed by world-leading investors. Our innovation and scale have been further recognised and awarded by leading independent authorities, such listing in Forbes' Cloud 100 2020, and placing in the Top 50 of KPMG’s Global Fintech100 two years in a row. To support our ambitious growth plans, we’re looking to expand our global teams with smart, driven and passionate individuals who are excited about joining our rocketship and taking on the challenge of a lifetime.


Ø  Lead a team of engineers, set goals and development targets for the engineers within managed team and support the team with feedback and development plans as they progress;

Ø  Work closely with Product Managers to analysis the product requirements and then produce the technique solutions & execution plan to deliver the software products;

Ø  Hands-on design, implement and deliver software functions;

Ø  Analyze and validate the technique design for the software functions from the team;

Ø  Review code from team members and ensure the standards;

Ø  Engage with the Product Manager into building a backlog that continuously contributes to the execution of the roadmap;

Ø  Contributing to the hiring, training and development of the engineers within the managed team.

Ø  Assure the collaboration between your team and other teams including local/global engineering teams, infrastructure teams, and product manager teams;



Ø  More than 8 years of back-end development experience and more than 3 years of back-end architecture experience;

Ø  Have experience in developing large-scale system control interface;

Ø  Fluent in English;

Ø  Bachelor degree in computer science and related majors;

Ø  Proficient in Java 8, familiar with Java multi-threading, high concurrency, IO / NIO, network communication, etc .;

Ø  Familiar with commonly used design patterns, with experience in design and development of large-scale distributed, high concurrency, high load, high availability systems;

Ø  Master various common server technologies, which can optimize service response and data query, ensure various service quality, and solve the problems of high concurrency and high availability;

Ø  Familiar with Spring / Spring Boot;

Ø  Familiar with HTTP, TCP / IP protocol and REST specifications;

Ø  Master Gradle / Maven and other build tools;

Ø  Familiar with the use of Docker cluster;

Ø  Familiar with JSON & XML.



Ø  International clearing and settlement / foreign exchange transactions;

Ø  Fluent in English;

Ø  Cassandra / Redis / NoSQL / Hadoop;

Ø  Kotlin / Scala / Python / Golang / R;

Ø  Docker Swarm / Kubernetes;

Ø  JavaScript / Angular / React / CSS3;

Ø  Aliyun Cloud / AWS.


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