Lead Software Engineer

Date Posted:  8 May 2024
Legal Entity:  Yinson Green Technologies Pte Ltd
Job Function:  Engineering
Location:  Singapore Office
Employment Type:  Permanent

Join one of the world’s leading energy solutions providers and discover how you can grow with Yinson no matter where you are in your career.


Yinson is passionate about meeting the world’s energy demands in a sustainable way. To achieve this, we believe in attracting great employees through the creation of a vibrant, progressive workplace that puts people first. We’re always on the lookout for experienced and passionate individuals to be part of the team, working and collaborating effectively to make a difference and create impact with individuals, corporations, governments and the business world.


So what are you waiting for? Join us now!


Who are we?

Yinson GreenTech is a wholly owned subsidiary of Yinson Holdings Berhad, a public limited liability company, incorporated and domiciled in Malaysia, and listed on the Main Market of Bursa Malaysia.


YGT is a green technologies solutions provider delivering clean, integrated and technology-enhanced ecosystems and services across the marine, mobility and infrastructure segments.


YGT’s strategic investments currently include an advanced hydrofoil system for electric vessels, e-bikes with swappable batteries, autonomous technology for electric vehicles and vessels, marine energy storage solutions and electric vehicle charging.


YGT currently has five main brands: MarinEV, ChargEV, DrivEV, RydeEV and DigitalEV.


For more information, please visit Yinson GreenTech at: https://ygt.yinson.com


Roles & Responsibilities:

The Lead Software Engineer will be a part of Yinson Green Technologies’ Digital Products team developing new digital products to support our new business ventures in the Electromobility, Energy and Marine sectors. It will entail working closely with Solution and Technical Architects, Software Engineers, Software Test Engineers, DevOps Engineers, Product Managers and customers to develop and deliver these ambitious digital products. The Lead Software Engineer will provide technical leadership and direction to a team of Software Engineers and will be involved in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle using appropriate software engineering practices, tools and technologies. The Lead Software Engineer will have a broad understanding of the overall product architecture and will lead the development efforts.


We are looking for someone who possesses an astute business awareness to understand the value proposition of our digital ecosystems. The person must have significant experience working on large and complex products, has a passion for technology, and enjoys working in a fast changing and challenging environment to build a net zero carbon future.



  • Provide technical leadership and direction to a team of Software Engineers
  • Participate in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle – Design, Development, Integration, Testing, Deployment, Maintenance and Customer Support for large and complex systems
  • Collaborate and work together with Solution and Technical Architects, Software Engineers, Software Test Engineers, DevOps Engineers Product Managers in the lifecycle to achieve the desired product outcomes
  • Liaison Engineer for key accounts in Singapore, provide first level of engagement and onsite support for software related issues
  • Drives good engineering practices such as code reviews, secure programming, unit testing, and continuous improvement activities
  • “Automation first” mentality, desire to avoid manual activities particularly in code analysis, testing and deployment
  • Exploits appropriate software development methods, languages, libraries and techniques, and applies these to software engineering tasks to realise the most effective outcome
  • Able to work independently, proposing viable technical solutions through research and in-depth understanding of the code base
  • Produces and validates the cost estimates and delivery schedule for development efforts
  • Demonstrates maturity, skills and adeptness in team collaboration, stakeholder engagement and conducting product demonstrations
  • Continually improve personal understanding of new technologies, programming languages, frameworks, technical concepts, methods and measurement that underpin the product portfolios of the company
  • Proactively research industry trends and best practices and apply them where applicable
  • Ensures that all work is consistent with defined standards where standards exist and to withstand professional scrutiny in any case
  • Ensures that high quality and delivery standards are met, and consistently delivers quality code on time and within estimate
  • Coach and guide junior engineers in terms of best practices, product/process knowledge and tools



  • 7 to 10 years of hands-on development experience in the IT/Software industry
  • Highly skilled in Python programming for large real-time, event-driven applications, with familiarity in frameworks such as Django, Flask or CherryPy. Experience in NodeJS, Java, JavaScript is desirable.
  • Experience building microservices based applications
  • Experience in PostgreSQL, MySQL databases. Experience with NoSQL databases such as MongoDB, Redis etc. is desirable.
  • Experience with secure coding techniques
  • Experience with AWS cloud services
  • Experience in test automation
  • Experience in Git/BitBucket source control systems
  • DevOps mindset for release and deployment management, build system maintenance using orchestration and containerization technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, Terraform
  • Familiarity in building and designing CI/CD pipelines using Jenkins, GithubAction.
  • Familiarity with the Atlassian Suite of products such as Jira, Confluence and BitBucket.
  • Experience in traditional Waterfall and Agile methodologies
  • Experience in big and complex projects with a team size of 10-20 with customer facing experience
  • Good communication skills


What can we offer?

You will be working in a culturally diverse organisation which fosters teamwork and mutual support. Our dynamic workplace not only encourages people to be innovative, creative, and open but is also geared to realising ambition. We provide mentorship and coaching to our employees in developing their professional career with us.


Yinson offers an excellent package of benefits and has offices located in a prime location in the City allowing for easy travel to and from work. Working hours are flexible with numerous company events held during the year.