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Software Engineer - Career and Connect (Hybrid Working)
Last seen on SEEK Asia website 2 days ago at 19 Mar 2023, 10:30PM

The Role

The Software Engineer is responsible for the development, implementation, maintenance, and support of software solutions. This job requires an active hands-on contributor in the software development life cycle, performing analysis and design as well as a proven team player to achieve project goals.

What youll be doing?

  • Help evolve delivery processes to continuously improve the Seek Asia apps.
  • Contributing to SEEKs overall apps technology strategy and aligning systems with that strategy.
  • Ensuring systems are fit for purpose, well architected and follow current SEEK development practices.
  • Maintaining platform health ensuring that our systems are highly scalable, available, performant, maintainable, secure and cost effective.
  • Driving customer focus to ensure that we are delivering great outcomes for our customers.
  • Help facilitate the healthy tension between the desire for immediate delivery and the long-term viability of the code bases.
  • Share operational support duties.

So, what are we looking for?

We are looking for a full stack engineer to help us building some of our green field projects, someone with a start-up background and growth mindset would fit perfectly in our team. 


  • Involve in collaboration with stakeholders to understand business challenges and customer needs, removing bottlenecks and identifying new opportunities for growth. 
  • Knowledge of industry best practices, regulations and compliance (GDPR, PDPI), and quality assurance techniques. 
  • Experience working with geo-distributed teams.

Personal Skills

  • Involve in collaboration with stakeholders to understand business challenges and customer needs, removing bottlenecks and identifying new opportunities for growth. 
  • Applies relevant technologies knowledge to the development and improvement of software applications, being able to drive better technical decision at the team level.
  • Positive attitude and a clear sense of initiative.
  • Has a growth mindset - flexible, open, and actively seeking opportunities to improve.
  • Continuously learn and understand the business requirements, customer, and end-user feedback to further improve the products.
  • Actively investing time in technical growth.
  • Manage own time well, being able to support fellow engineers and be critical on inefficiencies. 
  • Highly self-motivated team player with good analytical and conceptual thinking, results-driven and customer focus.
  • Ability to share new knowledge and new tools to cultivate constructive conversations and improve team capabilities.
  • Open minded collaborator and clear communicator who can manage stakeholders' expectations well.

Technical Skills

  • Test-driven development and agile software delivery methods.
  • Hands-on experience in estimating, planning, designing, implementing, testing and operating highly scalable, available, performant, maintainable, secure and cost effective, being able to implement this independently or with minimum supervision and direction from the senior team members.
  • Knowledge in JavaScript, Typescript, React and ideally React Native.
  • Creates software in at least two modern software development languages.
  • Creates and maintains continuous delivery pipelines using current agile practices, patterns & tooling.
  • Creates software using secure coding practices and mitigates common vulnerabilities.
  • Working knowledge of modern stacks e.g. Node.js, Express, GraphQL, Jest, React Testing Library, Apollo.
  • Uses current technical practices such as writing clean, testable code and pair programming.
  • Knowledge of building solutions deployed on AWS with immutable infrastructure via infrastructure as code.

The Team

Our team is responsible for building the next big thing for our customers, armed with a startup mindset, trying to experiment in new areas to deliver added values to SEEK customers through green fields projects. 

We operate under the 3 brands of JobStreet, JobsDB and SEEK to help over 150 million candidates find employment. 

Additional Information

At SEEK, the health and safety of our people is our highest priority. For this reason, SEEK has a policy requiring all new employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19, unless a formal medical exemption applies. On this basis, as part of the application process you will be asked to confirm that you have read and understood this policy, and would like to continue with the hiring process. Further details about this policy will be shared during the hiring process, as required.

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SEEK is a diverse group of companies, comprised of a strong portfolio of online employment, educational, commercial and volunteer businesses. SEEK makes a positive contribution to people’s lives on a global scale. SEEK is listed on the Australian Securities Exchange, where it is a top 100 company. In Asia, SEEK operates the JobStreet and JobsDB brands, the region’s leading employment platforms and preferred destinations for candidates and hirers. SEEK attracts over 500 million visits a year across the six markets it operates in, namely namely Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore and Thailand.