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Staff Engineer (Typescript, React, React Native, Node.js)



Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Friday, October 21, 2022

We are currently expanding and looking for product-oriented Staff Engineers (Fullstack) who have a passion for building products that provide seamless customer experience, which includes onboarding, retention, and engagement.

You will work to design, build, and support many of the core systems powering StashAway software and user experience, from our marketing site, to our cash flow and transaction libraries, to our financial computation engine. Being part of StashAway's Engineering team, you will build end-to-end product features that you are confident deliver delightful user experiences. You will need to leverage the entire technology stack to realise these goals and will be part of a team that is constantly tackling difficult questions of scale, architecture, and interaction.

Your contribution to a dynamic Engineering team allows you to be exposed to a variety of concepts and technologies. You will enjoy being able to have a direct impact on StashAway's internationalisation plans, and the development of features and new investment products.

Do check out StashAway's Engineering blog to learn more about the technology we use, the challenges we face, and the solutions we deliver!


  • Work across the stack to build efficient, scalable, and robust solutions for clients using Typescript, Go, React/React Native, Node.js, and other related technologies.
  • Design and implement solutions to handle high levels of traffic, in a rapidly scaling environment.
  • Write testable, clean, efficient code that can be confidently released in production.
  • Code in a collaborative, agile environment alongside developers, designers, and product managers
  • Be part of a team that enables faster internationalisation and the development of new investment products


  • You have 5+ years of experience in building web/mobile applications, preferably with Typescript/React, with Node.js.
  • Strong background in data structures and algorithms.
  • Familiar with agile processes, testing and continuous integration.
  • Eager and willing to learn new things, staying up to date with the latest technologies, and expanding your base skill sets to propose new approaches to your work.
  • Able to work independently with minimum supervision.


  • Past work experience working on a B2C product and some degree of interest in finance/investment products.
  • Hands on experience with Python/Golang (e.g personal side projects)

Employee financial and physical well-being

  • Compensation package: You will receive a competitive total compensation package that includes employee stock options if you are a full-time employee.
  • Comprehensive insurance coverage: Free panel outpatient GP clinic visits, group hospitalisation and surgical insurance, and Covid hospitalisation insurance coverage (conditions apply).
  • Management fee discount: You will receive an employee discount on your asset management fees when you invest with StashAway.

Flexible work arrangements and policies

  • Work-from-home policy: You may choose to work from home or the office depending on what works best for you and your team.
  • Work-from-anywhere policy: You may request to work remotely for up to eight weeks in another country.
  • Unlimited paid annual leave: It should be simple for you to decide if you would like to take more or fewer days off. We trust that you are accountable for your work and know best if you need 10 or 30 days of paid annual leave that year.
  • Personal work equipment budget: It’s important that you have a workstation that’s optimal for you wherever you are.

Learning and development opportunities

  • Annual L&D budget: You will be given an annual Learning and Development budget to help you continuously learn in your pursuit of your professional and personal development. You may use the budget for resources and tools that may help you perform better at work.
  • Discount on selected postgraduate courses with INTI: You will receive a 40% discount for the courses you enroll in. Your spouse or children are entitled to a 16% discount for courses they enroll in.

Team bonding budget and initiatives

  • Quarterly team bonding budget: We encourage you to socialise with colleagues across job functions, departments, and entities to know them better as individuals beyond what they professionally do.
  • Annual off-sites (Oct): Each off-site gathers all employees for a full day of company-wide team bonding activities and challenges.