Golden Gate Ventures


Senior Software Engineer (Fintech, Full Stack) at Xfers
Singapore City, SG
Salary Range: SGD 5,000 - 7,500
Equity: Yes
Years of Experience Required: 4 – 7 years
No. of Vacancies: 1

You will play a vital role in developing and transforming our online payment solutions to help our users pay and receive online payments easily and seamlessly.

This is a high-impact space packed with challenging problems involving very complex systems - our systems handle high volume transactions with precision. Our engineers are actively working on a variety of problems including; distributed systems reliability, database design and performance, decision systems, workflow management, system monitoring, fault detection and healing.

You will be exposed to the latest developments in the payments industry and have the chance to learn about new and emerging trends in financial technology.

Key Responsibilities:

Architecture - Designing feasible technical solutions based on business requirements and external constraints. Making technical decisions and directions for various projects / teams
Planning - Effectively estimate project work, and communicate issues and risks that might impact development timeline, budget or resources
Policy-making - Define and implement policies and processes for code quality, data quality, data security, and governance
Execution - Accomplishing engineering solutions to further the business growth by producing, testing and debugging code
Management - Manage, guide and mentor other junior software engineers
What you might do:

Manages team demands on your time and to delegate technical execution or responsibilities when appropriate
Act as a liaison or primary point of contact for communicating with key client side technical expertise
Direct technical aspect of operations related to escalated client accounts or high severity issues as they affect or confront a project or team
Designing solutions to project/team or company related issues by taking into account business requirements and technical considerations
Determine operational feasibility by evaluating analysis, problem definition, requirements, solution development, and proposed solutions
Documents and demonstrates solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code
Preparing and installing solutions by determining and designing system specifications, standards, and programming
Define and implement policies and processes for data quality, data security, and governance
Improving the company’s technical awareness, depth and use of technology across the business
Participating in the evolution of company level best practices, standards, and policies as it related to software development
Provides thought-leadership as it relates to emerging technologies and readying our company and engineers for productively integrating them into our business.
What you might need:

5-8+ years’ relevant experience as a full stack software developer, preferably in Ruby on rails, with 2+ years specialising in data architecture and database design.
Experience in all aspects of the software development life cycle (e.g. requirements, analysis, design, implementation, testing, and documentation) and associated execution models (e.g. Waterfall, Agile, Iterative Development, etc.)
Excellent understanding of project estimating, and ability to communicate issues and risks that might impact development timeline, budget or resources
Experience using system monitoring tools (e.g. New Relic) and automated testing frameworks
In-depth knowledge of administering databases and application servers such as MySQL
Working practical knowledge of the following categories of network systems: Multiprocessing, Threading, Distributed systems, Load Balancing and High Availability
Excellent written and verbal communication skills - English
Great if you have:

A passion and knowledge of the payments industry and the latest developments in financial technology
Experience working in a (financial) technology company
Required Skills
Full-stack Web Development MySQL Ruby on Rails (RoR) Databases Software Development Software Engineering Agile Software Development Software Architecture Web Architecture
What is it like working at Xfers?

We believe in small teams. Small teams are fast and nimble. Small teams mean less bureaucracy and less management and more getting things done.

We believe that credentials don't say everything. What you love doing, and how you do it is way more important than the credentials you have.