GOGOVAN is the first app-based platform for transporting goods in Asia, which is dedicated in offering excellent transportations and logistics system through innovative technology. The GOGOVAN app was created to connect individuals and businesses directly to thousands of drivers for their real-time logistic...
GOGOVAN is the first app-based platform for transporting goods in Asia, which is dedicated in offering excellent transportations and logistics system through innovative technology. The GOGOVAN app was created to connect individuals and businesses directly to thousands of drivers for their real-time logistic needs, and to redefine the everyday logistics experience by providing a convenient and efficient service. Over the years, GOGOVAN has expanded its business from Hong Kong to Singapore, South Korea, Mainland China, Taiwan and India and will continue to expand globally.

VP Software Engineering

Job level Senior
Work exp Minimum 12 Years
Location
Within Hong Kong
Employment type Full Time
Industry Freight Forwarding / Logistics / Delivery / Warehousing
Job function Information Technology > IT Management
Information Technology > Software Development
Information Technology > System Architect
Published On 09/12/2019
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The Team:

You will spearhead the Software Development team to develop and grow our mobile and web applications to achieve short-term and long term visions in order to deliver and support quality products to our customers and drivers. GOGOVAN software team is rapidly growing to cope with business expansion across the region in countries like Taiwan, Singapore, Korea and soon other countries. We are a cross-functional and highly agile team, working on everything from developing the APP and web features to innovating to serve the community.

 

The Job:

  • Partner with key stakeholders to create a technical vision and roadmap for GOGOVAN
  • Build a collaborative culture between Engineering and other teams in order to achieve the future technical roadmap
  • Lead the engineering team into scaling the backend system; locally and regionally
  • Having full ownership of the team you will have to work internally on grooming engineering talents, conduct technical reviews, deliver complex projects and promote architectural solutions

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in a software development firm
  • Proven experience in managing a sizeable team
  • Engineering & Technical Strength - Has a reputation for building scalable, highly successful software solutions and experience managing and scaling databases. Is a hands-on builder who will seamlessly drive execution and meet deliverables.
  • Deep agile development experience
  • Solid hands-on experience in building, managing and validating Tech Roadmap
  • Server-side development experience is a must
  • Experience in handling complex scenarios while working with leaders across different functions
  • Solid and clear communication skills

This Role Will Require:

  • Occasional travel
  • Agile Development
  • Maintain high system uptime
  • Willingness to grow a team
  • Ability to identify low-level details

Technologies:

  • Ruby on Rails
  • Postgres

What we will offer:

  • Competitive salary package
  • Relocation support
  • Flexible working hours
  • Dynamic and energetic working environment 
  • Brand new MacBook of your preferred specifications

*Candidates with more years of experience would be considered as CTO 

Over the years, GOGOVAN has expanded its business from Hong Kong to Singapore, South Korea, Mainland China, India, and Taipei City and will continue to expand globally. In August 2017, GOGOVAN merged with 58 Suyun, the leader in Mainland China’s intra-city logistics market, and increased GOGOVAN’s presence to over 300 cities, with more than 8 million registered drivers under its network.

We offer an attractive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience, and fringe benefits including bonus, annual leave, medical insurance and MPF.

*All information received will be kept in strict confidence and only for employment-related purposes.