Head of Technology

Full-Time · Singapore · Posted on 4 November 2019

About Janio

Janio is a cross-border logistics platform that provides an integrated end-to-end logistics solution to merchants across Southeast Asia (SEA). At our core we operate as a smart logistics solutions provider, serving merchants and logistics partners and connecting industry players across the globe.

Through Janio, we strive to create a truly integrated network that brings together every key player to become the backbone supporting SEA’s growing e-commerce ecosystem. Looking ahead, our platform would look to incorporate elements of AI and machine learning to provide a suite of smart solutions for real-time tracking, route optimization, warehouse management and dynamic forecasting to truly become a data-intelligent platform.

The role

We are looking for an experienced Head of Technology who can bring the company to the next growth stage and build a team with strong technical knowledge. The company growth has outgrown the current leaders and teams and needs an experienced pair of eyes to lead the product development vision of Janio forward.

We are building a robust logistics platform that integrates the end to end supply chain onto a single platform. Through different data points, we are able to dynamically make accurate and optimal decisions to select the best-in-class partners for each leg of the journey to create new supply chain solutions.

This role relies heavily on enterprise software development with a large part of the role centered around network partners integrations of varying natures through use of ML models, the company is taking its next step moving from a semi-automatic allocation model to a fully dynamic allocation model.

As the Head of Technology, this role plays a leading and strategic role in charting the course of Janio’s business vision and technical leadership to deliver new solutions to meet the increasing business requirements. He/she will be the leading architect who drives the vision, design, strategy, and implementation of such innovations.

This role will have a strong vision for the entire technology department and direct the planning and implementation of technological systems in support of the business’ operations for the purpose of improving service quality and encouraging cost-effectiveness.

The requirements

  • PhD in Computer Science, Information Technology, or any other related field. An equivalent of the same in practical experience is also acceptable.
  • 10 years of working experience in senior engineering position in a fast-paced and evolving environment
  • Proven leadership and execution in managing large remote teams, communicating expectations and execution under strict time pressure
  • Proven experience in strategic planning and execution with ability to synthesize product and business vision into effective development roadmap.
  • Highly comfortable with building robust enterprise architectures and demonstrated ability working closely with enterprise customers and collaborating with stakeholders like commercial and operations team
  • Excellent logical reasoning skills and deep understanding of data structure and algorithms
  • Comprehensive understanding of data management, processing, design and implementation of complex systems, software applications, hardware platforms, and outsourced systems.
  • Extensive understanding of APIs and proven experience in bearing full financial accountability for technological departments, precisely in budgeting, headcount planning, and personnel decisions.
  • Exceptional communication skills, which technical messages can be conveyed to a non-technical audience in a clear, easy-to-understand, concise and convincing manner. Bonus for candidates who led teams in time of crises and lead them by setting strong examples
  • Deep understanding of software technologies that can be used to overcome technological challenges across the business, for example Django (Python), Node.js, React/Vue, SQL, AWS and Go (optional).

How to apply

Please send your application to hr@janio.asia with the following subject title: “Head of Technology”. Please include the following in your email: Resume (PDF), expected start date, expected salary. or by simply click Apply Now button below

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