Ascend Group Co., Ltd.

Platform Engineer (Software Engineer)

Ascend Group Co., Ltd.
Salary provided
Posted on 13 Jan 2021

Platform Engineer (Software Engineer)

Ascend Group Co., Ltd.

Job Highlights

  • Design&Build a system for automatic discovery
  • Design & Build containerize WebUI & APIs app
  • Good scripting(Bash,Perl,Ruby,Python,Powershell)

Job Description

Our Ascend vision is to create life opportunities with innovative digital services. We are blessed to be operating in ASEAN, where we are able to help one of the world’s largest populations of underbanked, the people from some of the poorest provinces who are disregarded by traditional banks. So many lives are waiting for our help.

In 2017, we served over 30 million customers in 6 countries (Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam, Indonesia, Philippines), and processed over 4.5 billion USD. This makes us by far the largest fintech company in SE Asia, and growing quickly.

As a Senior Software Engineer (Full stack), member of our Platform Engineering team, you will be helping to develop multi tenancy hybrid cloud infrastructure management platform that support Technical Operations team to be operating across ASEAN and leverage the lives of millions with the most modern hybrid cloud-native technologies as Ascend Vision.

Key Responsibilities :

  • Gather ideas and requirements from stakeholders (NetOps, SysOps, CloudOps, DevOps, DBA, SoC team) to develop software/tools to support the needs of the business in an Agile scrum methodology.
  • Design & Build a system for automatic discovery and gathering system information of Multi-Cloud & On-premise Infrastructure platform over vireity protocols (such as SNMP, SMI-S, BMC, IPMI, HTTP(s), RESTful-APIs, RedFish API, NAPALM) for enabling real-time inventory system.
  • Possess an understanding of cloud-native architecture, and be familiar with POC and implementations involving service discovery, circuit breakers, client side load balancing, and other architectural patterns related to elastic infrastructure.
  • Design & Build containerize WebUI & APIs applications on a Kubernetes based platform (OpenShift), both on premises and on a multi-cloud infrastructure. (AWS, GCP, Azure, or OpenStack) by using CI/CD deployment pipeline, such as Jenkins / TeamCity
  • Design & Build Dashboards of key important Service Level Indicator of infrastructure.
  • Proactively writing technical documents and train operations staff on the tools developed

Essential Skills & Prerequisites :

  • At least 5 years’ experience developing performance-critical applications that run in a production environment using one of the backend languages/frameworks such as .NET, .NET Core, Java, Scala, NodeJS, Go, Python or PowerShell.
  • Good knowledge of web development frameworks (frontend/backend), programming libraries such as Django, Flask, JQuery, HTML, CSS, AJAX, RESTful APIs etc
  • Knowledge in one or more of the following: NoSQL technologies (CouchBase, Redis, Etcd), Queueing system experience (Kafka, RabbitMQ, ActiveMQ, MSMQ, or Celery Task Queue).
  • Knowledge in building highly available architect, fail-over cluster, no single point of failures, (HAproxy, Reverse proxy, ELB, ALB, NginX, etc)
  • Familiarity with Elastic stack, (ElasticSearch, Logstash, Kibana, Beat, Graylog, OpenDistro)
  • Automate & Configuration Management (RunDeck, AWX, Puppet, Ansible, Terraform, etc.)
  • General Knowledges of Networking (firewall, switches, routing, etc.)
  • General Knowledges of Bare Metal server hardware (Storage RAID, NIC config, etc.)
  • Metrics & Monitoring services (Sensu, Nagios, Logstash, Graphite, Prometheus, Grafana, etc.)
  • Good Understanding of Authentication services (LDAP, Kerberos, OAuth, SAML, etc.)
  • Excellent scripting such as Bash, Perl, Ruby, Python, Powershell etc.
  • Experience in working in an agile environment (scrum, sprints etc).
  • Experience collaborating with developers and operations in DevOps enabled environments.
  • Experience working in a fast paced e-commerce/internet organization and dynamic environment.
  • Able to work under pressure and deliver projects on time.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; can-do attitude with a growth mindset.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
1 year
Job Type
Full Time, Permanent

Company Overview

About Ascend Group

Ascend Group is more than just a family of tech companies: it’s being part of the change to create opportunities for millions of lives and businesses through world-class digital platforms and services in Southeast Asia. At the heart of all Ascenders is the passion to unleash the power of technology to uplift the standards of living and businesses. To us, technology is the means we solve the problems people and businesses face each day, and enable us to disrupt the way we live, enjoy and thrive today and into the future.

Ascend Group comprises of several affiliated businesses with reputable brands on the market:

Ascend Money:Fintech & E-Payment

  • TrueMoney
  • Ascend Nano 

Ascend Commerce:E-Commerce / E-Procurement /Fulfillment

  • WeLoveShopping
  • WeMall
  • WeFresh
  • Pantavanij
  • Ascend Travel
  • Egg Digital 
  • Aden

Digital Enablers:Data Center & Cloud Service Provider

  • TrueIDC

If you want to be part of the change to transform our region towards brighter tomorrows, we welcome you to apply and join our team today! Apply now for the opportunity to be proud in having a truly meaningful and rewarding career that awaits you. 


  • Five-day work week
  • Flexible working hours
  • Life insurance
  • Medical insurance
  • Performance bonus
  • Provident Fund    

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Dental insurance, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours, Free shuttle bus, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Work from home