SEEK Asia (JobsDB)

AWS Engineer

SEEK Asia (JobsDB)
Quarry Bay
Posted on 10-Oct-21

AWS Engineer

SEEK Asia (JobsDB)

Job Highlights

  • Our motto: Improving Lives through Better Careers
  • Company Values: We Care, We Aim High, We Deliver
  • Customized career development opportunities

Job Description

The Role

SEEK is undertaking a significant CRM transformation journey to enhance our capabilities in managing multi-functional relationships with our customers, and to become more sophisticated and targeted in how we engage with our customers. 

Reporting to the Development Lead, the AWS developer demonstrates passion for their craft, the customer and the value added to SEEK by building and supporting reliable, scalable and well architected serverless applications. This role is responsible for engineering quality, ensuring applications are supportable, and in continuous improvement and customer outcomes..  This role has no direct reports.

Key stakeholders include:

  • Delivery Lead
  • Solution Architects
  • Business Analysts
  • Salesforce Functional Consultants
  • Salesforce Developers
  • Salesforce Administrators
Key responsibilities will include:
  • Building systems that are fit for purpose and follow current SEEK development practices
  • Contributing to platform health, ensuring that our systems are secure, reliable, resilient and cost effective
  • Focusing on delivering outcomes for our customers
  • Sharing operational support duties
  • Exemplifying quality, delivery and engineering discipline

So, what we are looking for?


  • Working in a software engineering team
  • Building and operating highly scalable, available, performant and secure serverless solutions

Personal Skills:

  • Focuses on delivering better outcomes over task completion
  • Self-aware and proactive on continuous improvement and continual learning
  • Positive attitude and a clear sense of initiative
  • Comfortable in dealing with uncertainty
  • Breaks problems down, analyses constituent parts and proposes creative solutions
  • Open minded collaborator with a growth mindset
  • Clear communicator
  • Values trust, safety and inclusion in teams

 Technical Skills:

  • Creates and maintains continuous delivery pipelines using current practices, patterns & tooling
  • Designs and develops cloud native software (AWS/Lambda/DynamoDB/CloudFormation etc)
  • Creates software in a modern software development language (NodeJS, Javascript / TypeScript)
  • Experience with HTML templating frameworks, HTML markup and Javascript
  • Uses current technical practices such as writing clean, testable code and pair programming
  • Troubleshoots and manages production incidents

 Desirable Experience, Skills and Competencies


  • Previous experience with NodeJS development
  • Previous experience in web application development
Personal Skills:
  • Identifies and harnesses opportunities
  • Drives a culture of continual improvement
  • Comfortable contributing to discussions with cross-functional groups
  • Improves self and others through inviting and providing regular feedback
  • Comfortable with articulating different opinions with a peer/team

Desirable Technical Skills:

  • Creates software using secure coding practices and mitigates common vulnerabilities
  • Uses domain driven design and design patterns to build software products
The Team

SEEK have established a CRM Center of Excellence (COE) which contributes to SEEK’s overall CRM transformation journey by leveraging the Salesforce platform (including CPQ+Billing and Marketing) across Australia and New Zealand. This CRM COE comprises product owners and managers, delivery leads, Salesforce functional consultants, architects, administrators and developers.

Additional Information

Job Type
Full Time, Permanent
Company Website

Company Overview

About JobsDB
SEEK’s portfolio of diverse businesses makes a positive impact on a truly global scale. Our purpose is to help people live more fulfilling and productive working lives and help organisations succeed. We create world-class technology solutions to connect more people to relevant employment, education, small business and volunteer opportunities.   

SEEK has evolved from being a domestic online employment classifieds business to the largest global online marketplace, operating in 19 countries. Founded in Melbourne, Australia in 1997, there are now over 6,000 people working for SEEK globally. Our reach includes Australia, New Zealand, China, Brazil, Mexico, South East Asia, Southern Africa, India and Bangladesh. We believe the key to our success is creating a work environment which is challenging, rewarding and inclusive. We are committed to making a difference to our community as well as to our company.  

In SEEK Asia, our purpose is to improve lives through better careers. Formed from the recent merger of the two leading portals in the region, and jobsDB, SEEK’s Asian operation now employs 1,500 people operating across 7 countries in South-East Asian countries and is the leading job portal and Asia's preferred destination for candidates and hirers. It now has ambitious growth plans that include expanding its product set and customer base. To support this, we are transforming our sales and service organization including moving to a more solution-based selling approach, increasing use of digital channels and becoming more data-driven.

Additional Company Information

Benefits & Others
Performance bonus, Five-day work week, Flexible working hours