Principal Software Engineer

Principal Software Engineer

Location: Kuala Lumper, Malaysia

Salary: dependent on experience

Closing date: 31 January

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Principal Software Engineer

Dependent on Experience


We are recruiting for experienced Principal Software Engineer to join our existing Technical Team based in Kuala Lumpur. You are encouraged to actively push the boundaries of new technologies to ensure that we choose the most appropriate solutions to deliver our software and to enable you to progress to meet your own potential, whilst also giving junior members of the development team the support they need to help them fulfil their personal development goals.


This is an exciting and challenging role if you are look to building the new world of products!


Key responsibilities:

  • Design new features across the Ideagen Products using .NET / JAVA and open-source technologies
  • Working closely with Development Manager, Team Leaders, Principal Software Engineer and Software Engineers to build well architected Cloud hosted and On-Premise solutions
  • Working collaboratively with Product Managers, Product Owners, Business Analysts, Design Engineers, Development Engineers (Front End), Test Engineers, and Infrastructure Engineers to ensure features are delivered to a high standard
  • Working across the Software Development Lifecycle ensuring that our products are delivered to a published roadmap within planned release cycles
  • Contributing towards the defining and developing a Sprint backlog to achieve the goals set out by our Product team
  • Collaborating with Product Design Team to create an optimal user experience
  • Providing unit tests to support and validate for any development work undertaken
  • Contributing to the Development Team’s working practices and technology decisions
  • Creating necessary documentation relating to work produced
  • Mentoring and coaching other members of your team to help grow their skillsets

Knowledge and Experience


  • Senior level development experience on .NET platform and open source technologies (Knowing JAVA or ReactJS will be an advantage)
  • Knowledge & experience in software architecture such as Microservices
  • Architecting and building highly scalable, available, performant and secure solutions
  • Experience of working with Agile development team
  • Proven ability to deliver technical design within an enterprise application using .NET Core, ASP.NET MVC, REST API, C# and JavaScript.
  • Web application front end development experience with HTML, CSS and JavaScript. Experience in Modern JavaScript framework especially React are preferable.
  • Database development experience preferably on MySQL, MS SQL, PostgreSQL with ability to write advance SQL script
  • Working experience in AWS (EKS, ECR, EC2, S3, SQS, SNS, Lambda, DynamoDB)
  • Working knowledge of CI/CD workflow specifically Jenkins and Maven
  • Working knowledge of using Git as software version control
  • Has exposure in Docker containers, Kubernetes
  • Significant and demonstrable experience of implementing .NET/JAVA best practices
  • Significant and demonstrable experience applying common object-oriented design patterns
  • Effective communication - able to get one’s message understood clearly by adopting a range of styles, tools and techniques appropriate to the audience and the nature of the information
  • Able to present prepared technical information to internal groups in a variety of situations, both verbally and in writing

What's in it for you?

While we take our work and deliverables seriously, we have a relaxed working environment and we want our people to be rewarded for their hard work. We offer benefits such as; Medical and Life Insurance, Dental, 16% Employer EPF Contribution Scheme, Company Share Incentive Scheme, Flexible Holidays, free office fruits and more!

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