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SG - Tech Team Lead

Permanent employee, Full-time · Singapore

About the role
As a Tech Team Lead at StashAway,  you are responsible for all things customer and user-facing: our marketing website, the web and mobile applications, other internal/external admin interfaces, and more.

Your goal is to deliver world-class products that customers will love! You are driving a scalable  tech stack that allows us to iterate fast, roll-out our apps across multiple geographies with varying requirements, ensure testability, build a reliable tracking infrastructure, and much more.

You will work closely with our Product team on new features and improve the user experience for our customers.

You will need to leverage the entire technology stack to realise these goals and will be part of a team that is constantly tackling difficult questions of scale, architecture, and interaction.

Your contribution to a dynamic Technology team allows you to be exposed to a variety of concepts and technologies. You will enjoy being able to have a direct impact on StashAway's internationalisation plans, and the development of features and new investment products.

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We have assembled an agile stack of microservices primarily written in Scala, Kotlin, Python, and JavaScript that is organised in Kubernetes and runs on AWS, communicates via Kafka and persists data in Cassandra, MongoDB, and Postgres databases. We heavily utilise Event Sourcing as a data modeling and persistency concept for our core trading system.

We strive to keep most of the services simple and robust so they are easy to develop, test and maintain allowing us to iterate quickly and productively.

Do check out StashAway's Engineering blog to learn more about the technology we use, the challenges we face, and the solutions we deliver!
Requirements
  • You have at least 6 or more years of experience in building applications, preferably with a modern backend stack.
  • You have deep experience with JavaScript, HTML/CSS, Scala and Python. Our stack is based on React/React Native, so experience with these technologies is a plus.
  • You have a "product sense" and it excites you to work on a consumer-facing product every day, and make continuous improvements in collaboration with other teams of the company.
  • You have demonstrated the ability to mentor and lead teams and feel comfortable navigating intense discussions calmly, keeping an objective view on what's right for the customer.
  • You are motivated by pushing user experience and the use of automation and technology to its limits.
  • Bonus: You have experience working with payment systems.
About us
What We Do

StashAway is the faster way to reach your financial goals. As a digital wealth management platform, we design personalised portfolios and monthly investment plans based on your unique characteristics, and manage your portfolio with highly advanced investment strategies.

The company was founded in Singapore in 2016 with the ambition of expanding to other fast-growing Asia Pacific markets since 2018.

StashAway is led by its three founders, Michele Ferrario, former CEO of ZALORA Group; Freddy Lim, former Global Head of Derivatives Strategy of Nomura; and Nino Ulsamer, founder of several technology companies around the world.

Why We Do

We deliver sophisticated, personalized advice at a fraction of the cost of existing, basic solutions. Our advanced technology enables us to deliver to each investor a sophisticated investment strategy that was once only available to institutions and high net-worth individuals.

Traditional investment products charge between 1.25% and 5% in annual fees. At 0.2% to 0.8% in annual management fees, StashAway offers a convenient, digital user experience with personalised portfolios with no minimum balance, no restrictions for withdrawals, and real-person customer service. We encourage individuals of all net worths with portfolios of any size to build their wealth.


Who We Are

Supported by prominent advisors, the StashAway team is committed to providing investment advice and customer experience of the highest quality. Our team is made up of top-tier developers, designers, fund managers, creatives, and managers with diverse backgrounds from all over the world – currently representing Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States, and Vietnam.

In July 2020, StashAway raised US$16 million through a Series C round led by Square Peg, the largest venture capital fund in Australia. Burda Principal Investments, the growth capital arm of German media and tech company Hubert Burda Media, as well as existing investor Eight Roads Ventures, the global investment firm backed by Fidelity, both also participated in the round.

We write our own rules, and do whatever it takes to build a substantial, meaningful product and service. We work hard, don’t cut corners, and love bonding over (lots of) food.

With regards to our culture, we want StashAway to (i) have a rewarding, diverse, radically candid and cooperative growth environment; (ii) where people work hard, take responsibilities and grow as individuals and as a team; (iii) embrace an open-minded meritocracy, and (iv) are ethical and compliant.
Your application
Thank you for considering a career at StashAway. Please fill out the following form. In case you are experiencing problems with the document upload, mail your documents to jointheteam@stashaway.com.

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