Engineering & Data


Vice President, Engineering (Malaysia), (Singapore), (Philippines), and (Indonesia), is one of the fastest growing startups in the region, connecting people with hundreds of professionals for services they require everyday from plumbing repairs to wedding photographers. Kaodim is leading the region in this billion dollar services industry helping grow thousands of businesses everyday and making it more efficient to find trusted service professionals.

Funded by leading, prominent institutional investors like 500 Startups and East Ventures, Kaodim is the leading services marketplace in the region with operations in Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines, and Indonesia. Kaodim provides a vibrant, dynamic, and energetic work culture filled with bright young talent. We are growing our Philippines team and are looking for the founding team responsible for boosting our business.

We offer competitive salary packages and benefits in an environment that is challenging but with tremendous variety. Things move and develop very quickly in this startup and that means that there is a lot of room for you to grow your career rapidly.

As our Vice President of Engineering you will be

-Leading strategic planning and developing technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with business goals
-Working closely with management to turn technology into business and leading the use of technology profitably
-Evangelising and communicating the company’s technology strategy, vision, opportunities and challenges to investors, management, staff and other stakeholders
-Defining and communicating company values and standards for acquiring or developing systems, equipment, or software within the company and ensuring that those values and standards are maintained
-Maintaining up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices
-Leading the establishment of technological processes and controls, including security, disaster recovery and business continuity plan
-Monitoring KPIs and technology related budgets to assess performance
-Leading and supervising recruitment, training, retention and setting of structures for all technology staff in accordance with the company hiring process, personnel policies, and budget requirements
-Promoting achievement of the company’s business goals within a context of community collaboration by developing policies for sharing software code, technological innovation, business processes, and other intellectual property

You'll be perfect for this role if you’ve got:

-8+ years of experience leading engineering teams and successfully driving projects and products, in collaboration with product, design and commercial teams
-Prior startup company experience especially in marketplaces, e-commerce, payment, logistics a big plus
-A visionary with a deep understanding of traditional and new technology that will drive business growth, revenue and organisational development
-Strong network and participation with developer community
-A degree in computer science, software engineering, information technology, business, finance, economics or related fields