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In office: Petaling Jaya

  • 🇲🇾 Malaysia

Backend Engineer


About Us

Bjak is focused on providing access to affordable and sustainable financial services for people in ASEAN. Headquartered in Malaysia, Bjak is the largest insurance portal in Southeast Asia. Our main portal,, helps millions find the insurance policy with the best value and highest coverage for them. Our investments in technology such as Custom API, trading systems and data science is to enable easy access to financial services that were previously inaccessible or difficult to understand. Join us on this exciting journey as we expand our operations in Malaysia. We're looking for dynamic individuals who share our vision and want to contribute to the next chapter of Bjak's success.

Position Overview:

We are seeking a talented Backend Engineer to join our growing team. As a Backend Engineer, you will play a crucial role in designing, implementing, and maintaining the core infrastructure that powers our applications. You will work closely with cross-functional teams to develop scalable and robust backend solutions that drive our products forward.


  • Design, develop, and maintain scalable backend systems and APIs.

  • Collaborate with front-end developers, product managers, and other stakeholders to deliver high-quality software solutions.

  • Optimize application performance and ensure scalability and reliability.

  • Write clean, efficient, and maintainable code following best practices and coding standards.

  • Participate in code reviews and provide constructive feedback to peers.

  • Troubleshoot and debug issues to ensure smooth operation of production systems.

  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (or equivalent experience).

  • Proven experience as a Backend Engineer or similar role.

  • Strong proficiency in one or more programming languages such as Python, Java, or Node.js.

  • Experience with backend frameworks such as Django, Flask, Spring Boot, or Express.js.

  • Solid understanding of data structures, algorithms, and software design principles.

  • Experience with relational and non-relational databases such as MySQL, PostgreSQL, MongoDB, etc.

  • Familiarity with cloud platforms such as AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud Platform.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's degree in computer science, Engineering, or related field.

  • Experience with containerization and orchestration technologies such as Docker, Kubernetes, etc.

  • Familiarity with microservices architecture.

  • Experience with DevOps practices and tools.

  • Contributions to open-source projects or personal projects showcased on GitHub or similar platforms.


  • Competitive salary and benefits package.

  • Flexible working hours and remote work options.

  • Opportunity for professional growth and career development.

  • Dynamic and collaborative work environment.

  • Health and wellness programs.

  • Company-sponsored events and team outings.