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Senior Software Engineer (Frontend), Merchant Portal

Hybrid
  • Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
  • Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Ho Chi Minh, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
+2 more
Engineering

Job description

Nice to Meet You! We are Ascenda
Ascenda provides the rewards infrastructure for leading financial services brands across the world.


Our clients include the world’s largest banks, top tier card issuers and fintechs who utilise our rewards infrastructure to power their earn & burn rewards programs. These include American Express, CapitalOne, HSBC, Brex, Virgin Money, SMBC, ICBC, Bradesco, ANZ, HDFC and Top 10 financial services brands in many other countries.


With a best-in-class technology suite and the world’s broadest rewards content marketplace, we are the engine behind winning premium rewards propositions for financial services all around the globe.


Our clients are spread across continents, and we serve over 1 billion customers globally. No matter where you are in the world, you’ll recognize our footprint!


We believe that nothing should stand in the way of companies who strive to drive growth via compelling and effortless rewards propositions that their customers love.


Welcome to the future of customer growth. Join us as we shape the future of rewards in financial services!


About the Merchant Portal

The Merchant Portal team is committed to empowering merchants within our ecosystem. We recognize merchants as essential contributors to our platform's success by offering diverse products and services that enhance our customer experience. Our focus is on providing value-added services to assist merchants, fostering strong relationships, and driving increased sales and engagement for mutual success within our network.


About the Role
We are seeking individuals with a keen enthusiasm for shaping something entirely novel from its foundation. This role offers an exceptional opportunity for those passionate about solving real-world challenges by designing high-quality, user-friendly interfaces.


Join our dynamic team and lead innovation at the forefront. Work closely with a small, agile group to create features that automate tasks and empower merchants with seamless self-onboarding and content management. Your role promises a significant impact, contributing to the development of an innovative solution.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the implementation of captivating and seamless user interface features for the platform as a front-end engineer within the team.

  • Maintain high standards for code quality, reliability, and scalability

  • Architect and develop responsive, high-performance front-end interfaces with a focus on excellence in software design. Collaborate closely with the design team to create elegant and user-friendly user interfaces, ensuring seamless integration with underlying systems.

  • Advocate for writing comprehensive unit tests to improve code reliability and maintainability, fostering a testing culture within the development process

  • Own problems from end to end, managing complexity and engaging directly with other teams such as Project, Partnerships, Account Managers, etc to think through everything from business impact

  • Serve as a role model for high engineering standards and bring consistency to the codebases and Ops processes you will encounter

  • Mentor your fellow engineers with the technical skills and domain exposure needed to become the next generation of subject matter experts at Ascenda

Job requirements

What we're looking for:

  • A minimum of 5 years of development experience, with a preference for candidates with prior experience in the fintech/loyalty domain.

  • Good technical background in building large scale web applications on a modern frontend stack.

  • Demonstrated expertise in frontend development, with a specialisation in React and Typescript, is highly desirable.

  • Previous experience with Vite, Tailwind, React-Query and Zustand is a bonus but not required.

  • Participation in technical roadmaps and Request for Comments (RFCs) to communicate technical strategy and address architectural challenges.

  • Excellent collaboration skills, comfortable working in cross-functional teams, and adept at interacting not only with engineering but also with product, design, and business teams.

  • Passionate about mentoring and leading engineers, providing guidance and coaching for high performance.

  • Preference for simple solutions and designs over complex ones, demonstrating a keen intuition for solutions that are both enduring and scalable.

  • Ideal candidate possesses a product-oriented mindset, actively cultivating strong relationships with both the product and design teams to collaboratively develop features.


What matters at Ascenda:

We are passionate, we keep things simple, we focus on results, we work together & we innovate!

We have a rewarding working place that provides a:

  • High growth environment & exponential career development

  • Mobile & flexible work environment

  • Competitive compensation

  • Travel perks & Employee rewards


Ascenda is an equal opportunity employer, committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

We thank you for your understanding that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

Hybrid
  • Singapore, Central Singapore, Singapore
  • Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Ho Chi Minh, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
+2 more
Engineering

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  • Manila, National Capital Region, Philippines
  • Ho Chi Minh, Hồ Chí Minh, Vietnam
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