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Engineering Manager

Engineering Manager

Custom Field 1:  Backend Development
Custom Field 3:  Backend Development
Country/Region:  VN
Date:  Jul 17, 2024

Hanoi, VN, 10000 Ho Chi Minh City, VN, 700000

Working place:  Hybrid

About GFT


GFT Technologies is driving the digital transformation of the world’s leading financial institutions. Other sectors, such as industry and insurance, also leverage GFT’s strong consulting and implementation skills across all aspects of pioneering technologies, such as cloud engineering, artificial intelligence, the Internet of Things for Industry 4.0, and blockchain.

With its in-depth technological expertise, strong partnerships and scalable IT solutions, GFT increases productivity in software development. This provides clients with faster access to new IT applications and innovative business models, while also reducing risk.

We’ve been a pioneer of near-shore delivery since 2001 and now offer an international team spanning 16 countries with a global workforce of over 9,000 people around the world. GFT is recognised by industry analysts, such as Everest Group, as a leader amongst the global mid-sized Service Integrators and ranked in the Top 20 leading global Service Integrators in many of the exponential technologies such as Open Banking, Blockchain, Digital Banking, and Apps Services. 


Role Summary:

As an Engineering Manager at GFT, you’ll play a crucial role in overseeing engineering teams and guiding them through entire journey lifecycles. You will be responsible for ensuring that engineering strategies align with organizational priorities and enterprise architecture. This role involves coaching and supervising developers, managing project risks, and ensuring high-quality delivery of solutions.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Requirements Gathering & Design: Gather requirements and direct design activities with the team.
  • System Analysis: Conduct an analysis of new and existing systems and advise on delivering changes to them in a timely manner.
  • Functional Specifications: Determine functional specifications for systems and translate them into guidelines that shape project development.
  • Non-Functional Requirements: Manage non-functional requirements for delivered solutions like high availability, fault tolerance, security, and others.
  • Technical Alignment: Align technical architecture of the solutions with enterprise architecture and business goals.
  • Collaboration: Collaborate with other solution architects, platform architects, and security specialists.
  • Risk Tracking: Track risks around solution delivery.
  • Journey Lifecycle Management: Oversee engineering teams and domain journeys, responsible for entire journey lifecycles.
    • Act as a liaison between product owners and technical leads ensuring organizational priorities translate into actionable engineering strategies.
    • Coordinate and plan with relevant client’s tech leads and domain product owners.
    • Coach and supervise developers/engineers, ensuring high morale and efficient work outcomes.
    • Lead engineering teams in necessary ceremonies and protect them from disturbances.
    • Ensure end-to-end delivery of the journeys they own.
    • Troubleshoot issues that may arise with the agreed solution.
    • Ensure designs align with overall architecture and deliver the journey.
    • Coordinate with other engineering managers for synergies.
    • Ensure the team’s work aligns with client’s defined standards.
    • Work closely with different domain stakeholders within the project.


  • Technical Skills: Strong technical skills around Java/Java EE, Spring (including Boot, Cloud), SQL/no-SQL.
  • Experience: At least 10 years of experience in the IT field.
  • Microservices & Distributed Systems: Experience working with microservices, enterprise integration patterns, and distributed systems.
  • Web Services Design: Experience designing Web Services using REST API or GraphQL.
  • Development Streams: Experience starting new development streams including team building, shaping delivery standards, testing strategy, and quality control.
  • Cloud Environments: Experience working in public cloud environments with continuous compliance.


What we offer you:
You will be working with some of the brightest people in business and technology on challenging and rewarding projects in a team of like-minded individuals. GFT prides itself on its international environment that promotes professional and cultural exchange and encourages further individual development.

About Us

We show commitment to our investors and stand for solid, long-term growth performance. Founded in Germany in 1987 and in American territory since 2008, GFT expanded globally to over 10,000 experts. And to more than 15 markets to ensure proximity to clients. With new opportunities from Asia to Brazil, the international growth story continues. We are committed to grow tech talents worldwide. Because our team’s strong consulting and development skills across legacy and pioneering technologies, like GreenCoding, underpin success. We maintain a family atmosphere in an inclusive work environment.

Why Choose GFT?

  • Competitive Compensation
  • Benefits package including comprehensive medical, dental, vision and others
  • Company Culture based on our Core Values
  • Professional Development Training with Individual Development Plans to map out your career growth
  • Opportunity to work in a global environment with diverse teams built with colleagues from around the world
  • Opportunity to work with technology industry leaders in the financial services industry
  • Opportunity to work for big name clients in capital markets, banking and other industries

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