Software Engineer II

Job Title: Software Engineer II
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Reference: 743999776173961
Contact Name: Muneem Meah
Job Published: October 31, 2021 23:12

Job Description

Experian is the world’s leading global information services company. During life’s big moments — from buying a home or a car to sending a child to college to growing a business by connecting with new customers — we empower consumers and our clients to manage their data with confidence. We help individuals to take financial control and access financial services, businesses to make smarter decisions and thrive, lenders to lend more responsibly, and organizations to prevent identity fraud and crime.

We have 17,800 people operating across 44 countries, and every day we’re investing in new technologies, talented people and innovation to help all our clients maximize every opportunity. We are listed on the London Stock Exchange (EXPN) and are a constituent of the FTSE 100 Index.

Job Description

Experian® Decision Analytics (DA) integrates predictive data and analytics into valuable business decisions that provide greater insight into decision performance and helps companies keep pace with changing business priorities. By applying expert consulting, analytical tools, software and systems to convert data into valuable business decisions.

Our expertise spans a variety of industries and we provide software to some of the world’s largest finance, telcos and other blue-chip companies. The crown jewel in our software suite is PowerCurve which provides best-in-class decisioning applied across the whole customer lifecycle from customer acquisition to in-life and collections, as well as in fraud detection and identity resolution systems.

PowerCurve is able to execute on hosted and cloud platforms. Experian Decision Analytics has created an opportunity in the Malaysian office to recruit a Senior Software Engineer to join the Global Product Development Team.

What you’ll be doing

  • Interacts with the Product Owner/Business Analyst to define, refine, develop, test and deliver against functional requirements
  • Understands and translates functional into technical requirements
  • Works with an architecture team to design the components of the product suite
  • Provides input to the project delivery plan, including sizing and estimation if required, with regards to one’s areas of responsibility
  • Coordinates the work within the boundaries of their teams and project
  • Being accountable for the quality of one’s team and supporting through code review processes and testing strategies as a whole-team approach
  • Implements correct, performant and reliable code on schedule and according to specification
  • Determines code quality and test coverage, and designing and implementing tests to make sure software is built to the highest quality possible
  • Develops and maintains test automation efficiency and effectiveness
  • Responsible for defect closure and root cause analysis to avoid regressions
  • Drives continual improvement in quality and efficiency, including defect prevention/ root cause analysis, suggesting and adopting improvements to technology and efficiency
  • Collaborates and partners across different departments including support, consulting, product management, and engineering
  • Mentors software engineers, including on other teams
  • Shares knowledge and supervises more junior team members
  • Organizes forums to share knowledge on their practice and on the product
  • Divides larger pieces of work into tasks for themselves and other team members
  • Supports the Scrum release planning process through analysis and estimation of development work
  • Writes technical documentation for internal or external consumption, for developers of varying skills level
  • Assists the recruitment process as well as potentially training, mentoring and supervising associate team members
  • Contributes at Product level Scrum of Scrums
  • Influences system designs and plans from a testing perspective
  • Reviews, analyses and improves test coverage and reduces defect count for their product area
  • Contributes to product release planning


More about you

  • Candidate must ideally possess at least a Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science/Information Technology, Engineering (Computer/Telecommunication) or numerical discipline with strong computing background
  • Strong programming, troubleshooting, analytical & problem-solving skills
  • A strong understanding of process and methodologies that drive scalable software development and software testing
  • Strong communication, organizational & interpersonal skills
  • Experience of working in cross functional teams
  • Ability to work in a dynamic, fast moving and challenging (and somewhat ambiguous) environment
  • Understand and familiar with good Java design and Software Engineering Processes/methods such as:
    • Architecture Design
    • Design Patterns
    • Expertise in refactoring
    • Agile methodologies (Lean, Scrum, Kanban, etc.)
    • CI/CD, DevOps and Test Automation
    • TDD – Test Driven Development, BDD – Behavioral Driven Development
    • Automated unit testing (e.g. JUnit)
    • Automated functional testing (e.g. TestNG, Cucumber, Selenium)
    • Mocking Framework (e.g. JMockit, Mockito, WireMock)
  • Familiar with Open Source tools & Frameworks, including but not limited to Ajax, Spring, JSF, Ant, Subversion, Maven, CruiseControl, Hibernate/JPA, Junit, JMS, SOAP, Axis, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Ansible and Cucumber
  • 5 years of experience in a similar or closely related role is expected to demonstrate competency

What we are looking for

  • An affinity to tech-curiosity and passionate about technology and how things work and the future of software engineering
  • Grit, Adaptability
  • A great attitude, energy and enthusiasm
  • Self-starters with a desire to learn and apply their skills to something new
  • Ambition to succeed
  • Willingness to take risks

Additional Information

Experian doesn't just encourage inclusion -- we celebrate it. It's what we call The Power of YOU. We are building a culture where everyone is comfortable bringing their whole self to work. A place where we not only respect our differences and values, but celebrate them in a positive and supportive environment.

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