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Lead Mobile Engineer, R&D



Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Wednesday, May 31, 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 searching for a talented and motivated Lead Mobile Engineer with a knack for driving frontend initiatives and cultures, overseeing and contributing to frontend architectures for our cutting-edge Fintech products, incubating potential new business ideas and experimenting with the latest tech stacks. Our dream candidate is someone who lives and breathes innovation, with a proven track record of building scalable and reliable fronted systems, and experience leading and mentoring teams of engineers. You will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, designers, and backend engineers, to deliver high-quality mobile experiences that meet the needs of our rapidly growing user base.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive frontend initiatives and lead the development of mobile applications from evolving existing products to incubating new business ideas with proper justification on architecture goals and trade-offs
  • Design, review, implement, and maintain highly evolutionary frontend architectures that support guided, incremental, and non-breaking change along multiple dimensions
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to ensure the smooth integration of frontend systems with other products within the MoneyLion ecosystem
  • Collaborate with product owners, product managers, designers, engineers, and other stakeholders to define and prioritize product features and technical requirements
  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to junior engineers on the team
  • Continuously evaluate and improve the performance, scalability, and reliability of the frontend systems
  • Be the key player in cultivating a dynamic engineering culture and instilling the architecture mindset within our team
  • Stay up-to-date with the latest trends and technologies in backend development and contribute to the technical growth of the team

About You:

  • Proven experience (5+ years) in mobile application development for iOS and Android platforms, with a preference for experience gained in an R&D setting
  • Strong expertise in programming languages such as Javascript, Typescript, Swift, or Java
  • Extensive experience with mobile development frameworks and tools such as Xcode, Android Studio, React Native, or Flutter
  • Deep understanding of mobile application architecture patterns, UI/UX best practices, and performance optimization techniques
  • Solid knowledge of RESTful APIs and integration of mobile applications with backend services
  • Expertise with Functional Programming will be a plus
  • Experience with version control systems (e.g., Git) and agile development methodologies
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to analyze and debug complex issues in mobile applications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (or equivalent work experience) would be a plus
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Proven track record of successfully leading and mentoring mobile engineering teams
  • A passion for mobile app development and a commitment to delivering high-quality, user-friendly applications
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership and the ability to take full responsibility of the mobile application

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.