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LEIGHTON ASIA, established in 1975, is a leading international construction company, delivers a portfolio of high-profile infrastructure projects throughout Asia, operations specialize in civil engineering and infrastructure, rail, roads and tunnels, as well as building works.

We are a member of the CIMIC Group, one of the world’s largest leading international contractors and the world’s largest contract miner. Our Group Principles are Integrity, Accountability, Innovation and Delivery. Safety is more than a Principle, it underpins everything we do.

As a leading construction provider, Leighton Asia is what it is today because of our people. Our people are the key asset driving the business. One of the Group’s highest priorities is to create a rewarding, challenging and safe workplace for all our people.

We invite high-calibre candidates to fill the following position in the Philippines.



The role is responsible for leading and provide guidance to juniors (for Senior role), Design RESTful and GraphQL APIs, Develop backend applications and services, Use servers, databases, and other cloud resources to fulfill system requirements, See through a project from conception to finished product, Ensure projects can meet both technical and business needs across CIMIC group.

Job Duties

  • Lead and provide guidance to juniors (for Senior role) 
  • Design RESTful and GraphQL APIs 
  • Develop backend applications and services 
  • Use servers, databases, and other cloud resources to fulfill system requirements 
  • See through a project from conception to finished product 
  • Ensure projects can meet both technical and business needs 


Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's or master's degree in Computer Science. 
  • At least 3 years of experience. 
  • Proficiency in server-side languages such as Node.js and Typescript, Python is a plus. 
  • Experience in microservice development. 
  • Experience in Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD is a plus. 
  • Experience in database technology such as PostgreSQL. 
  • Knowledge of data structures, system design, and algorithms. 
  • Understanding front-end libraries including React.js is a plus. 
  • Experience in agile methodologies. 
  • Excellent verbal communication skills. 


Interested parties, please apply with full resume stating present and expected salary in your application.  By submitting your personal data for recruitment purposes, Applicants understood and agreed that the Company may retain such personal data up to a period of two years for the recruitment of any suitable position within the Company.

Information provided will be treated in strict confidence. Applicants who are not invited for an interview within 8 weeks may consider their application unsuccessful for the applied post.

For more information about Leighton Asia, please visit our Leighton Company Website.

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