Head of Engineering- Top Tier Insurance Firm

Job Description

  • Fantastic Opportunity to lead the Regional Team
  • Key member of the Regional Transformation
About Our Client
A Top Tier Insurance Firm rapdily expanding in Asia

Job Description

  • Set an overall vision and strategy for the Engineering team, including the application of agile best practices.
  • Create and/or remove standards, policies, procedures, and processes to enable a high-performance engineering culture.
  • Build capability in engineering best practices including TDD, pair programming, CI/CD, and refactoring.
  • Use of agile techniques for digital products, legacy systems, and the development of financial services products.
  • Develop strong working relationships and collaborate with colleagues throughout the company to ensure the team delivers against plan with quality assurance built-in throughout the process.
  • Ensure all expenditure and payments are authorized appropriately, controlled, monitored and benefits are realized. Drive and deliver cost management initiatives.

The Successful Applicant

  • Minimum 12 years of solid IT experience, with people management experience in a role similar to that of a head of engineering.
  • Insurance experience, while preferred, is not mandatory
  • Strong knowledge of clean coding practices including OOP principles and software engineering design patterns.
  • Deep understanding and experience with engineering best practices including TDD, pair programming, CI/CD and refactoring.
  • Experience building, running, and owning the entire lifecycle of APIs and cloud-native microservices (e.g. 12 factor apps, chaos theory, etc.)
  • Delivery experience using DevOps practices and tools
  • Passion for coding. Passion for problem solving. Passion for building communities within the company.

What's on Offer

  • Excellent Base and bonus
  • PTO

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