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Software Engineer II (JavaScript)

PDI Technologies

PDI Technologies

Software Engineering
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Tuesday, April 16, 2024
PDI Overview
PDI helps convenience store retailers and petroleum wholesale marketers worldwide thrive in a digital economy with enterprise management software. Over 1,500 customers operating more than 200,000 locations trust PDI to optimize their operations, whether they are a single site, multi-site, dealer or a franchise operator. PDI’s enterprise software, wholesale and logistics management software solutions and retail back office systems have been designed around the evolving needs of customers for more than 35 years. We re-imagine enterprise management to help our customers transform their business and deliver exceptional experiences. Backed by the investment of TA Associates, Genstar and Insight Venture Partners, PDI is embarking upon an aggressive expansion strategy through internal investment in development as well as intensive M&A activity. The result will be a broader, more powerful, international company that serves customers across the entire supply chain, from wholesalers, to retailers, and every stop in between.

Job Summary
If you love to design scalable fault-tolerant systems that can run efficiently with high performance and
are eager to learn new technologies and develop new skills, then we have a great opportunity for you:
join our PDI family and work closely with other talented PDI engineers to deliver solutions that delight
our customers every day!

You will play a key role in designing and building our market leading software products as we drive
to continuously increase our cloud maturity and mobility. You will be working as a key part of an agile
team to design, build, test, and support PDI's enterprise software solutions. You will review, recommend & implement system enhancements that will improve the quality, performance, and maintainability of our products. You will be responsible for contributing to an always improving Engineering environment by ensuring all stakeholders (engineers, architects, product owners, SREs, IT Ops…) are informed of status and supported in their roles.

With the variety of environments, platforms, technologies & languages, you must be comfortable working in both Windows & Linux environments, including PowerShell scripting & bash, database administration as well as bare metal virtualization technologies and public cloud environments (GCP, AWS, Azure).

  • As a Software Engineer II, you will be responsible for the development and maintenance of custom software targeted at ensuring defect-free production Petro-solutions are released to our customers.
  • Participate in design decisions for new and existing application development, proactively escalating issues and seeking assistance to overcome obstacles
  • Actively develop software solutions for PDI products
  • Perform testing to ensure systems meet documented user requirements
  • Use a disciplined approach in an Agile environment to assist in analysis and determination of referred solutions to technical challenges
  • Troubleshoot, test, and validate software issues; resolve issues with due urgency and maintain thorough documentation of all software solutions
  • Perform engineering level tests to find defects; troubleshoot and debug development and production issues, collaborating with QA Engineers to develop optimal product test plans.
  • Work with Product Owner to clarify and estimate feature work
  • Work with QA Engineers to develop optimal product test plans and resolve new feature issues as QA finds bugs during release stabilization
  • Contribute towards overall improvement of our products and codebase
  • Work with product teams to define requirements for systems development and enhancement
  • Guide and train the junior engineers in the team
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions
  • Works independently; receives minimal guidance.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
  • 4-5 years of experience in designing and developing new or maintaining existing software applications in a software product development environment
  • Minimum proficiency required in one or more of the following: JavaScript Frameworks (Knockout, Angular, Go, C#, SQL etc.)
  • Familiarity with the Eclipse / VS IDE and the use of ADO
  • Practical experience with SDLC and Agile methodologies
  • Highly motivated self-starter
  • Requires strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to translate technical concepts into non-technical terms
  • Ability to independently work as a contributing member in a high-paced and focused team
  • Ability to multi-task with competing deadlines
  • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to work under pressure
  • Collaborative in nature with a strong desire to dig in and learn independently and as well as through asking questions.
  • Considers ‘best-practice’ standards, as well as departmental policies and procedures
  • Computer science fundamentals: OOP, design patterns, data structures & algorithms
  • Preferred: Exposure in Payment, Retail, Forecourt and C-store, EMV, Wholesale or Logistics domain experience.