Coherent (HK)

Coherent (HK) - Front-end Engineer

Mid Level
Hong Kong
Front-end Engineer
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About Us

Coherent is a Hong Kong insurtech startup that builds products to improve transparency, speed and efficiency throughout the insurance buying process, empowering insurers, brokers and agents to deliver superior customer experience. Founded in 2016 with over 60 team members in Hong Kong and Shanghai, we build next-generation solutions to solve the toughest challenges that insurers and intermediaries face on a daily basis.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for Front-end Engineers who want to be part of a growing InsurTech and use their technology skills and imagination to shake things up in the traditional Insurance business ecosystem. You will work with like-minded peers to develop an outstanding product portfolio and will thrive in an environment where you can achieve personal development success.

We are ideally looking for candidates with a minimum of 2 years of solid software engineering experience with exposure to UX design and experience managing integration. You will be:

  • Passionate about cutting-edge technologies
  • Proactive and open-minded
  • Problem-solver and fast-learner
  • Strong sense of responsibility
  • Demonstrates technical leadership and ability to manage a project end-to-end
What you will be doing
  • Build strong network relationships with client’s leadership teams and help translate client’s strategic objectives into executable opportunities across the Coherent product and advisory offering
  • Work closely with designers, back-end developer and project manager in driving business goals and rapidly product iteration
  • Build reusable code and libraries for future use and ensure the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
  • Work within the development team on new and existing applications owning the user-interface & front-end deliverable
  • Translating designs and wireframes into actual and reusable code
  • Building, testing, debugging, troubleshooting clean and web standards compliant code
  • Collaborate with design and back-end teams for web development
  • Able to manage your time effectively and able to work on more than one project concurrently
Who you are
  • 2+ years developing, and supporting complex, JavaScript-heavy web apps in production
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related technical discipline
  • Solid understanding of web technologies and development patterns
  • Experienced with modern JavaScript frameworks/libraries, i.e. TypeScript, ReactJS and Redux
  • Strong in HTML5, CSS3 and Responsive Web Design
  • Ability to write well-structured code that is efficient, reusable, scalable, and testable
  • Ability to perform web performance profiling, troubleshooting and optimisation
  • Experience with using GIT as a version control tool
  • Experience with writing unit tests, preferably in Jest and Enzyme
  • Experience with CI/CD, preferably in CircleCI
  • Experience with setting up a static hosting environment with AWS (S3, CloudFront & Route 53)
  • Highly flexible and comfortable working with ambiguity, frequently changing deadlines, and minimal supervision
  • Fluency in English is required. Fluency or knowledge of Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese will be highly desirable
What we offer

What we offer is a promise: No unnecessary governance, no politics and no bureaucracy – our culture and working spirit is real and authentic.

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