Backend Developer in Manulife Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Full Time

Website Manulife

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Are you looking for a supportive, collaborative workplace with great teams and inspiring leaders? You’ve come to the right place. We’re looking for ambitious people who share our values and want to make every day better for people around the world. If this sounds like you, and the career below sounds exciting, we’d like to hear from you.
Working Arrangement
In Office
Job Description
Join our Digital and Information Technology Team in Phnom Penh City now!

The Opportunity
The customer is the focus of everything we do, and millions of end users rely on our products daily. We believe in the value of empowering Senior Back-End Software Engineer with the resources to solve critical problems for the future of our business, which is why we need you.
What motivates you?

  • You obsess about customers, listen, engage and act for their benefit
  • You think big, with curiosity to discover ways to use your agile mindset and enable business outcomes
  • You thrive in teams, and enjoy getting things done together
  • You take ownership and build solutions, focusing on what matters
  • You do what is right, work with integrity and speak up
  • You share your humanity, helping us build a diverse and inclusive work environment for everyone

We Are Looking For Someone With

  • BA or Bsc in a technical discipline (computer science, engineering)
  • Writes clear, readable, and maintainable code, takes ownership of the quality and usability of code
  • Understands how to find and reuse patterns and platforms in the Manulife ecosystem and the broader community
  • Experience with back-end technologies such as: Java, Spring Boot, Spring Boot with Azure Kubernetes Service (AKS)
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as Html/Javascript/CSS, TailwindCSS, Angular, Progressive Web App (PWA)
  • Good API skills (Java Spring REST or WebApi2, …etc)
  • Hands-on RDBMS experience (data modeling, analysis, programming, stored procedures, Oracle DB and PostGreSQL is the advantages)
  • Experience on no-sql (MongoDB) is an advantage
  • Good foundation in data structures, algorithms, and OO Design with rock-solid programming skills

Nice To Haves

  • Collaborative attitude, willingness to work with team members; able to coach, participate in code reviews, share skills and methods
  • Constantly learns from both success and failure
  • Good organizational and problem-solving abilities that enable you to manage through creative abrasion
  • Good verbal and written communication; effectively articulates technical vision, possibilities, and outcomes
  • Experiments with emerging technologies and understanding how they will impact what comes next

On The Job You Will

  • Designs, develops, tests, delivers, maintains, and improves business applications as a member of a team, works across entire software development lifecycle
  • Designs, codes, unit tests and integrates new features and functionality as defined by the PO and team
  • Applies creative problem solving that bring software designs to life
  • Builds apps, APIs and data solutions to drive projects
  • Promotes agile principles and methodology
  • Participates in ideation and brainstorming sessions to devise creative and disruptive digital solutions
  • Performs various investigative “Spikes” in order to mitigate technical uncertainty and risk
  • Assists in the development of automated test harnesses as necessary to ensure delivery of high-quality code
  • Updates progress daily through the tracking tool (Jira) or Kanban board
  • Completes and ensures completion of any required documentation required e.g. deployment, maintenance, support, and business needs
  • Participate in the weekly Look Ahead meetings to assist the Product Owner to refine the Product Backlog including providing initial estimates
  • Apply disciplined coding practices to enable agility and delivery of high-quality code
  • Responsible for assisting the implementation of various projects for application systems
  • Work with local and regional team in delivering the projects
  • Perform other related tasks as requested

Our commitment to you

  • Our mission; to be a part of making Decisions Easier and Lives Better
  • A leadership team dedicated to your growth and success
  • A bold ambition and set of goals to be a leader in driving transformation in our industry
  • Our best. Every day.

Every career at Manulife/John Hancock provides the opportunity to learn new skills and move your career forward. Ready to make an impact somewhere? What are you waiting for? Apply today.
About John Hancock And Manulife
John Hancock is a unit of Manulife Financial Corporation, a leading international financial services group that helps people make their decisions easier and lives better. We operate primarily as John Hancock in the United States, and Manulife globally, including Canada, Asia and Europe. We provide financial advice, insurance and wealth and asset management solutions for individuals, groups and institutions. Assets under management and administration by Manulife and its subsidiaries were CAD$1.3 trillion (US$1.1 trillion) as of June 30, 2021. Manulife Financial Corporation trades as MFC on the TSX, NYSE, and PSE, and under 945 on the SEHK. Manulife can be found at
One of the largest life insurers in the United States, John Hancock supports more than 10 million Americans with a broad range of financial products, including life insurance, annuities, investments, 401(k) plans, and education savings plans. Additional information about John Hancock may be found at
Manulife is an Equal Opportunity Employer
At Manulife/John Hancock, we embrace our diversity. We strive to attract, develop and retain a workforce that is as diverse as the customers we serve and to foster an inclusive work environment that embraces the strength of cultures and individuals. We are committed to fair recruitment, retention, advancement and compensation, and we administer all of our practices and programs without discrimination on the basis of race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, religion or religious beliefs, creed, sex (including pregnancy and pregnancy-related conditions), sexual orientation, genetic characteristics, veteran status, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, family status, disability, or any other ground protected by applicable law.
It is our priority to remove barriers to provide equal access to employment. A Human Resources representative will work with applicants who request a reasonable accommodation during the application process. All information shared during the accommodation request process will be stored and used in a manner that is consistent with applicable laws and Manulife/John Hancock policies. To request a reasonable accommodation in the application process, contact

Company: Manulife

Vacancy Type: Full Time 

Job Location: Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Application Deadline: N/A

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