Jewel Paymentech
Country : Malaysia
  • Full-time

VP, Software Engineering (Malaysia)

Jewel Paymentech is a financial risk technology company founded in 2014 with a mission to develop intelligent risk solutions for the banking and electronic payments industry. We were seed funded by the Singapore Government (via SPRING) and are VC backed. Our early investors include Wells Fargo.

Our suite of intelligent solutions help the region's largest banks and payment providers conduct merchant due diligence and manage transaction fraud risks using predictive analytics. We also offer automated solutions to large merchants such as online marketplaces, to identify illegal and counterfeit goods as part of their KYC process. 

We have been named as one of the top AI technology companies in the financial services industry by CB Insights as well as In 2015, we were named as one of the most promising FinTech companies in Asia by the SWIFT Payment Network. 


Jewel Paymentech is looking for a Vice President of Software Engineering with the passion and drive to run our software engineering team in Malaysia to support us in development of mobile, front-end, and back-end applications.

  • Develop features across our complete product range to deliver industry leading solutions
  • Lead the brainstorming and engineering of software solutions to determine end user needs, study system interactions and data flows, designing and building integration APIs, and investigating problem areas by following the software development lifecycle
  • Lead the documentation and demonstration of solutions by creating analysis reports, flowcharts, diagrams, charts, code comments (and similar) to ensure our codebase is extensible and easy to maintain
  • Be involved in complex software integration exercises with customers and third parties – across a variety of technologies.
  • Be involved in the rollout of our products by determining and designing system requirements, specifications, and determining any pre-requisites to this phase
  • Manage task allocations and prioritisations for the team
  • Act as a mentor to the members of the team
  • Maintain a focus on the needs of our customers
  • Provide in-depth engineering support (debugging, performance optimisations, etc.) during the rollout phase to customers



  • Attractive package + ESOP. 
  • Annual leave that's above industry norms
  • Annual holiday package on anniversary
  • Medical & dental plans
  • Select your own computer option
  • Cool office environment & family oriented work culture


  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. in Software Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, or related discipline. Equivalent experience will also be considered.
  • Ability to attract, develop and maintain a strong software engineering team.
  • Payments software development experience (ISO8583 messaging, EMV, eCommerce Payment Gateways, etc.) a STRONG PLUS
  • Other financial industry software development experience a PLUS
  • Strong experience with technologies and platforms such as Python, C++, Java, HTML5, Javascript,  SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Experience with cloud computing platforms such as AWS, Azure, Aliyun, etc.
  • Experience in other languages such as C, C#, Java, Swift, Ruby, and others would be a plus
  • Experience with source control platforms such as Git
  • Familiarity with Linux and POSIX-compliant systems would be a plus
  • Ability to work as part of a team - both in the context of the Development team, as well as with the greater organisation as a whole​
  • Malaysians Only


12000 - 18000 MYR

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