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Principal Software Engineer

ZALORA is looking for a Principal Software Engineer who will be specializing in building high performance, scalable and testable modules for our modern web platforms. We are an agile team, moving quickly in collaboration with our business owners to make an impact on millions of ZALORA customers while having fun along the way.

You will be very hands-on while also running an agile team of talented software engineers to build amazing and state-of-the-art systems. Solve big problems, shape the future of an industry, and make a real impact on the lives of millions of people everyday.

Responsibilities:

  • Provide technical vision and strategy for ZALORA shopping platform, have the capability to provide detailed technical guidance to the team, enabling them to execute more effectively and deliver products on time.
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment; take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects.
  • Work closely with Product Managers to plan, create, drive and deliver innovative, scalable and user-friendly products.
  • Develop and grow talent through mentoring, coaching, and retention strategies for key talent in a fast growth, highly competitive economic environment.

Qualifications:

  • BA/BS in Computer Science or equivalent.
  • Experience in leading teams of more than 8 engineers.
  • 8+ years of software engineering experience, including 3+ years of hands-on technical management
  • Previous experience in one of the following languages: Golang, PHP, Java, Python, and Ruby.
  • Demonstrated domain experience in e-commerce and highly scalable systems
  • Demonstrated ability to recruit and manage technical teams
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience in managing a team and projects in an Agile environment
  • Strong coding and debugging skills

What is ZALORA Engineering?

ZALORA is the leading e-commerce company providing fashion throughout South East Asia. ZALORA Engineering has teams in Singapore and Vietnam to serve millions of users in Malaysia, Singapore, Hong Kong, Macau, Taiwan, Indonesia, Philippines and Brunei. This regional diversity presents a lot of interesting challenges that you and your colleagues will face. You will learn a lot by tackling these challenges.

ZALORA Story

ZALORA exists for the millions of fashion consumers in Asia seeking a shopping experience focused on their unique styles, trends and fit. As Asia’s leading online fashion destination, ZALORA was founded in 2012 and has a presence in Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia & Brunei, the Philippines, Hong Kong, Macau and Taiwan. ZALORA’s localised shops offer an extensive collection of top international and local brands as well as our own in-house labels across apparel, shoes and accessories for men and women. ZALORA is part of Global Fashion Group, the world's leader in online fashion for emerging markets.

ZALORA is not obligated to accept resumes from any third parties on behalf of potential candidates for any position (advertised or otherwise) by any means, unless ZALORA has executed a written agreement with such third party and has expressly requested such third party for candidate referrals. Third parties who provide unsolicited resumes of candidate(s) shall waive and forfeit all rights to claim for any placement fees or referral fees in the event that such candidate is eventually engaged or employed by ZALORA or Global Fashion Group.

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