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Staff Engineer



Software Engineering
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, May 11, 2023

About the Role

The Kuala Lumpur office is the technology powerhouse of MoneyLion. We pride ourselves on innovative initiatives and thrive in a fast-paced and challenging environment. Join our multicultural team of visionaries and industry rebels in disrupting the traditional finance industry!

We are seeking a highly experienced Staff Engineer to join our Fintech team. The successful candidate will be responsible for designing, implementing, and maintaining complex financial software systems using Java. You will collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver scalable, secure, and reliable software solutions that meet business requirements and adhere to industry standards.

Key Responsibilities

  • Design and develop high-quality, secure, and scalable software solutions using Java, NodeJS, GoLang and related technologies
  • Collaborate with executive and cross-functional teams, including product managers, architects, and other engineers to deliver software solutions that meet business requirements
  • Ensure that software systems are reliable, performant, and maintainable through effective testing, monitoring, and maintenance practices
  • Continuously improve software development processes, tools, and technologies to enhance team productivity, quality, and delivery speed
  • Lead technical initiatives and mentor junior engineers to foster a culture of excellence, innovation, and continuous learning
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging trends and technologies in the fintech industry and identify opportunities to leverage them in software development activities

About You

  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field
  • At least 8 years of experience in software development, with a focus on OOP
  • Strong experience with Java frameworks such as Spring, Hibernate, and/or Struts
  • Solid understanding of software design patterns, object-oriented programming, and database design principles
  • Experience with RESTful web services and API design
  • Experience with containerization technologies such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Strong knowledge of software development best practices, including Agile methodologies, test-driven development, and continuous integration and delivery
  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with a demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment


  • Experience in the fintech or financial services industry
  • Familiarity with cloud computing platforms such as AWS or Azure
  • Knowledge of other programming languages such as Python, Scala, or Kotlin
  • Experience with big data technologies such as Hadoop or Spark
  • Experience with machine learning and artificial intelligence technologies

What's Next…

After you submit your application, you can expect the following steps in the recruitment process:

  • Interview - Talent Acquisition Team (Virtual or face-to-face)
  • Interview - Interview by the SVP Engineering (face-to-face)
  • Interview - Interview with Technical Panel (face-to-face)
  • Interview - Final Interview by the Bar Raiser (face-to-face)

What We Value

We value growth-minded and collaborative people with high learning agility who embody our core values of teamwork, customer-first and innovation. Every member of the MoneyLion Pride is passionate about fintech and ready to give 100% in helping us achieve our mission.

Working At MoneyLion

At MoneyLion, we want you to be well and thrive. Our generous benefits package includes:

  • Competitive salary packages
  • Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance benefits
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Unlimited Paid Time Off
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Flexible working hours

MoneyLion is committed to equal employment opportunities for all employees. Inside our company, every decision we make regarding our employees is based on merit, competence, and performance, completely free of discrimination. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. Within that team, no one will feel more “other” than anyone else. We realize the full promise of diversity and want you to bring your whole self to work every single day.