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Development Lead - API and Microservice

Job No.: 498422
Employment Type: Full time
Departments: Information Technology Department
Job Functions: Information Technology


  • Lead the development team to:
    • Design and implement on new API and Microservice foundation and framework on Cloud-based Kubernetes container platform. Promote the API and Microservice development to all application teams
    • Design and implement the business projects of Core Banking domains, including Current / Saving / Deposit / Loan Banking Transaction, Interest Rate Management, Limit Control, etc.
  • Define and establish the development practice and coding standard.
  • Align the deliverables with technical lead and architect.
  • Manage the team and development squad stakeholder's expectation for development schedule.
  • Maintain high quality of deliverables for development squad and sprint commitments.
  • Explore the suitable development tools or components for Microservice development.
  • Work with application architect and technical lead on adopting Microservice development to existing bank applications.
  • Provide coaching and guideline on the transformation to Microservice development.



  • Degree holder in Computer Science, Information Technology or related disciplines.
  • At least 5 years of application development experience. The experience on Agile development or transformation to Microservice is an advantage.
  • At least 2 years of team leading experience on implementation. Candidate with less relevant experience would be considered as Senior Backend Engineer.
  • Experience in API / Microservice design.
  • Hands-on experience in application development with the following technologies, tools or related areas:
    • Java, Spring, Spring Boot, Spring Cloud, RESTful API
    • Swagger
    • NoSQL (E.g. MongoDB) or SQL DB (E.g. MySQL / Oracle)
    • Distributed caching (E.g. Redis)
    • Git (E.g. Gitlab / Bitbucket / GitHub) 
    • Maven
    • Cloud-based Kubernetes container platform
    • Docker
  • Experience in working with the following technologies, tools or related areas is a plus:
    • Junit / JMockit
    • Jenkins & pipeline (CI/CD), Nexus
    • API Gateway / API Management
    • MQ Technology (E.g. IBM MQ / Rabbit MQ)
    • Kafka
    • Distributed Transaction Management (E.g. Senta)
    • Service Mesh / Istio
    • Using Prometheus, Grafana, EFK, Jagear
  • Self-motivated, open mindset, ownership mindset, good problem solving and troubleshooting skills with strong "can-do" attitude.
  • Proficiency in both Chinese and English, Mandarin is an advantage.

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