Expert Back End Engineer (Marketplace Order) - Sea Labs

2-6 years
16 days ago
Job Description

Job Description:

  • Lead a project team to deliver end-to-end projects across the software development life cycle
  • Design and develop highly scalable, available, and maintainable backend systems across various products in the Order team, including but not limited to the shopping cart, checkout process, order management, returns and refunds, and order clearing and settlement
  • Collaborate in a highly cross-functional environment with Software Engineers, Product Managers, Quality Assurance Engineers, and Operation Engineers to deliver impact.
  • Guide and review technical designs and coding outputs of the team, taking responsibility for progress and quality of projects
  • Optimize the process of developing, debugging, testing, releasing, documenting, monitoring and operating on the cross-stack systems in the team
  • Design well layered engineering architectures to model product requirements, abstract reusable components, and decouple independent modules
  • Set the technical direction of the backend architecture, plan deliverables and milestones to execute the team's engineering strategy
  • Mentor and coach team members on backend software engineering principles and practices
  • Cultivate technical culture and innovation, and enhance engineering quality on a cross-team level



  • Bachelor's or a higher degree in Computer Science or related qualifications
  • At least 6 years of experience designing and troubleshooting highly scalable and maintainable distributed systems
  • At least 2 years of hands-on technical leadership experience, defining technical direction and leading project teams
  • Hands-on proficiency in an object-oriented programming language, such as Golang, Python, Java, or C++.
  • Hands-on experience in backend engineering middleware internals, such as MySQL binary logs, Kafka replication details, and Redis high availability strategies.
  • Experience in refactoring systems based on complex product requirements, to improve maintainability and development efficiency




object-oriented programming
Job Source:

Shopee Pte. Ltd. is a Singaporean multinational technology company that specialises in e-commerce. The company was launched in Singapore in 2015, before it expanded abroad. As of 2021, Shopee is considered the largest e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia with 343 million monthly visitors.

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