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Lead Engineer (Web)



Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2024

MoneyLion is a leader in financial technology powering the next generation of personalized products and content, with a top consumer finance super app, a premier embedded finance platform for enterprise businesses and a world-class media arm. MoneyLion’s mission is to give everyone the power to make their best financial decisions. We pride ourselves on serving the many, not the few; providing confidence through guidance, choice, and personalization; and shortening the distance to an informed action.

In our go-to money app for consumers, we deliver curated content on finance and related topics, through a tailored feed that engages people to learn and share. People take control of their finances with our innovative financial products and marketplace - including our full-fledged suite of features to save, borrow, spend, and invest - seamlessly bringing together the best offers and content from MoneyLion and our 1,100+ Enterprise Partner network, together in one experience. MoneyLion’s enterprise technology provides the definitive search engine and marketplace for financial products, enabling any company to add embedded finance to their business, with advanced AI-backed data and tools through our platform and API. Established in 2013, MoneyLion connects millions of people with the financial products and content they need, when and where they need it.

About the Role

The Kuala Lumpur office stands as the technological heart of MoneyLion, where innovation meets ambition in the fast-evolving fintech landscape. We are a beacon for those who dare to challenge the norms of traditional finance, offering a platform for multicultural visionaries and industry rebels. We are currently on the lookout for a seasoned Lead Engineer with deep expertise in JavaScript, encompassing both Web UI frameworks and Node.js for API development. This role is pivotal in crafting state-of-the-art user interfaces, optimizing UI/UX to exceed expectations, and seamlessly integrating product APIs within our Node.js applications. As a lead within the frontend web team, you will ensure the resilience and maintainability of the MoneyLion web ecosystem, spanning various layers of infrastructure. Your leadership will be instrumental in propelling the fintech industry forward with our cutting-edge engineering team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with the engineering team to strategize and develop new features for the frontend web system.
  • Design and implement robust UI components and front-end libraries.
  • Lead the development and execution of unit and integration tests for our web applications.
  • Drive the adoption of best practices for continuous integration and deployment.
  • Maintain and update user documentation to reflect new features, design patterns, or architectural modifications.
  • Enhance the web application's maintainability and stability, aiming for optimal performance and adherence to core web vitals standards.
  • Identify, troubleshoot, and resolve issues within the web application.

About You

  • Over 2+ years of experience in a software engineering leadership role.
  • Demonstrated capability in delivering functional web applications or overseeing web application projects.
  • Profound knowledge of JavaScript, with proficiency in TypeScript being an added advantage.
  • Expertise in UI libraries (React, Angular, Vue, etc.), state management libraries, and their fundamental principles.
  • Extensive experience in developing NodeJs applications, including API integration and working with third-party libraries.
  • Well-versed in modern frontend CI/CD pipelines and development tools.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent collaborative skills with the ability to lead a cross-functional team.
  • Possession of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience.

What's Next...

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

  1. Online Technical Test
  2. Interview - Live Coding Session with our Engineers (Virtual)
  3. Interview - Director of Engineering & Lead Engineer's Session (Virtual or 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
  • Generous 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.