Engineering Manager (Nodejs+Typescript)

Kuala Lumpur Permanent RM240000.00 - RM300000.00 per annum + 2 months performance bonus

Join our client, a leading multinational auction company, as they seek an Engineering Manager to lead their onshore team. This role requires in-office presence just one day a week, providing an exciting opportunity to collaborate with industry trailblazers.


  • Over 5 years of experience as a Technical Lead or Engineering Manager.
  • Proven expertise in building and managing diverse technical teams, encompassing Front-end, Back-end, DevOps, and QA engineers.
  • Strong track record in people management, including performance assessment, coaching, mentoring, talent management, and career development.
  • Experience in overseeing multiple development teams within an agile framework.
  • Proficiency in managing remote teams.
  • Must haves: Hands-on experience in Node.js & Typescript (backend) ecosystem, Microservices architecture, MSSQL, Azure/AWS, Kafka
  • Significant experience in enhancing and managing DevOps capabilities and CI/CD pipelines, with a focus on Azure Cloud, GitHub, Docker, and Kubernetes.
  • Experience with at least one cloud solution; Azure preferred.
  • In-depth experience in an agile development setup.
  • Familiarity with microservices architecture development, and exposure to automated testing (functional, performance, and security) is advantageous.


  • A skilled technical leader with effective people management abilities, displaying empathy and adaptability to diverse cultural backgrounds.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with various technical and non-technical audiences and stakeholders, presenting and articulating technical discussions.
  • Influential in negotiating technical feasibility and options with diverse audiences.
  • Deep understanding of common design patterns for Front-end, Back-end development, and DevOps aligned with industry trends.
  • Experience in cross-functional agile teams with a Scrum, Ceremonies, and DevOps culture.
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, coupled with exceptional verbal and written communication skills.
  • Proven self-learner with a high aptitude for acquiring and mastering new technology skills.
  • Ability to work effectively within a team and contribute to the Centre of Excellence.
  • Capability to evaluate and challenge functional and technical requirements and designs.
  • Strong desire and ability to work in an onshore/offshore environment.

Don’t miss the chance to be part of a dynamic team shaping the future of the auction industry. Apply now and bring your leadership and technical skills to this exciting role!

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Job Information

Job Reference: JO-2402-341735
Salary: RM240000.00 - RM300000.00 per annum + 2 months performance bonus
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Job Start Date: 21/03/2024
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Job Industries: Technology
Job Locations: Kuala Lumpur
Job Types: Permanent
Job Skills: Azure/AWS, Kafka, Microservices architecture, MSSQL, Node.js & Typescript (backend) ecosystem

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