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Senior VP of Engineering



Software Engineering
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, July 20, 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!

MoneyLion is seeking an experienced and visionary Senior Vice President (SVP) of Technology to join our dynamic team in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. As the SVP of Technology, you will be responsible for overseeing a talented engineering organization of approximately 150 individuals and play a crucial role in the operational leadership of our regional office. Reporting directly to the Global Chief Technology Officer (CTO) based in New York City, you will lead the Platform and Product Engineering Groups and collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to deliver on our mission and goals. This role will also involve global leadership in driving strategies and implementing processes across the organization.

Key Responsibilities

  • Provide strategic leadership and articulate the vision, strategy, and tactics to the engineering department, enabling effective decision-making and alignment with business objectives.
  • Oversee and scale the engineering organization, ensuring efficient collaboration and communication within and across teams.
  • Drive the development and implementation of innovative technology solutions, leveraging cutting-edge tools, methodologies, and best practices to enhance MoneyLion's digital financial platform.
  • Collaborate closely with product managers, designers, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality software products and features that meet customer needs and drive business growth.
  • Foster a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous improvement, driving engineering excellence and ensuring the adoption of industry-leading engineering practices.
  • Work closely with the Global CTO and executive leadership team to shape the technology roadmap, prioritize initiatives, and manage resources effectively.
  • Promote a customer-centric mindset within the engineering organization, championing user experience and ensuring that technology solutions meet the highest standards of usability, performance, and security.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, proactively identifying opportunities to leverage new tools and techniques to drive business innovation and efficiency.

About You

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively articulate the company's vision, strategy, and goals to diverse audiences.
  • Proven experience leading engineering groups of over 100 people and scaling organizations to support business growth.
  • Strong strategic thinking and decision-making abilities, with a track record of driving successful technology strategies and initiatives.
  • Expertise in software engineering and technology architecture, with a deep understanding of modern development methodologies and tools.
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to align technology initiatives with broader business objectives.
  • Experience working in an international and cross-functional environment, with the flexibility to accommodate meetings and collaboration outside of standard business hours.
  • Passion for innovation and a strong desire to make a positive impact on people's financial lives.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (advanced degree preferred).

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 - Business Overview by the Hiring Manager (face-to-face)
  • Interview - Technical Overview by the Hiring Manager (face-to-face)
  • Interview - Technical In Depth with the Hiring Manager (face-to-face)
  • Interview - Bar Raiser (face-to-face)
  • Interview - Team Introduction (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.