Tailwag Recruitment

Software Engineer Team Lead

  • Basis:  Full-Time
  • Closing Date:  30 Nov, 2020
  • Job Ref:  KMP-56175

Job Description

Our client, a major player in the payments industry internationally, is recruiting a Software Engineer Team Lead to lead their awesome team of software engineers. The ideal candidate will be guiding the team to design, develop, test and maintain the company’s payment products.


  • Managing the team’s productivity, schedule and pushing them to achieve results
  • Managing team members’ professional development by guiding, coaching and mentoring through one to one’s and performance appraisals
  • Promoting teamwork within the team and across teams
  • Working closely with the team and plugging in where necessary to deliver high-quality Java-based software
  • Liaising with Product Owners to determine whether business goals and the desired outcomes are being met
  • Identifying areas of improvement, driving change and communicating standards and solutions to problems


  • Degree in Software Engineering or the equivalent
  • 5+ years of experience in software development
  • Extensive knowledge of Java-Based server-side / backend technologies (Spring, Spring-Boot, Hibernate, JOOQ)
  • Knowledge of frontend technologies Angular JS and React JS
  • Experience working in an agile environment
  • Knowledge of current technologies and engineering practices
  • Delivery mindset


  • People’s person with the ability to lead a team and influence team members
  • Pragmatic and ability to manage time and deadlines accordingly
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate information both technically and non-technically
  • Meticulous and attentive to detail
  • Conscientious and problem solving