Who we're looking for
Coherent (HK) is looking for an Engineering Director to join the team!
What you will be doing
Build and manage team of remote / geographically distributed Engineers and other technical roles (e.g. QA Engineers, DevOps, Architects, Data Infrastructure) responsible for building and running Coherent’s Embedded Insurance Platform-as-a-Service
Articulate the technical architecture, platform design, coding frameworks and patterns to ensure Coherent can achieve its scaled aspirations to transform the embedded insurance space
Own the ongoing evolution of the platform, iteratively experimenting and refining based on changing partner needs
Be able to transition seamlessly from getting hands dirty with coding and troubleshooting, if needed, to communicating technical concepts and benefits effectively with client and partner C-suite
Work with Product Management and other Functional Leaders to establish agile operating models, pod structures, software lifecycle practices, etc.
to ensure constant client outcome delivery and innovation
Manage and optimize tech related operating and capital budgets for our and clients’ SaaS platforms
Who you are
10+ years experience as Tech / Engineering Lead at a senior level building and leading teams, and architecting and developing new platforms
Expertise building developer-focused multi-tenant SaaS platforms, ideally with a fintech / insurtech startup but other related fields welcome
Track record balancing client delivery with building self-serve scalable platforms and making everyday prioritization and needed tradeoffs
Managing geographically distributed team members across variety of technical functions
Within Coherent today, we use : REST APIs on top of microservices architectures, JSON, ReactJS, NodeJS, ExpressJS, Typescript, GoLang, AWS / Azure, Docker / Kubernetes, etc.
what we use tomorrow can be defined by you
What we would LIKE you to know (preferred skills)...
Insurance experience strongly preferred, but not mandatory
Lifetime experience across multiple technology architectures and frameworks, with demonstrated passion around keeping up to date with newer paradigms
Experience in large scale application development; talent with independent open source projects or experience in participating in well-known open source projects are preferred
What we offer
Competitive salary packages
Health Insurance (Medical and Dental)
Special Events (Hackathons, etc.)
No formal dress code
Non-hierarchical organisation (no BS)
Generous leave benefits
Fun international work environment
Global mobility opportunities