Coda Payments
    June 14, 2024
    Bangkok, Thailand
    Job Type


    What we do
    At Coda, we break down barriers between publishers and their audiences by thinking outside of the app. Coda is trusted by 300+ top digital content publishers  – including industry giants Activision Blizzard, Bigo, Electronic Arts, Riot Games, and Zynga – to grow revenue, profit margins, and customer engagement in 60+ markets with ease. For publishers, this means less lift, more players and more payers. For players, Coda’s solutions allow them to pay for play their way.
    Our winning formula? A laser-focused, pragmatic attitude coupled with an unwavering commitment to excellence. We are customer-centric, creative, and solution-oriented, always delivering to our users the top-tier entertainment content they want at competitive prices.
    If you’re ambitious, bold and ready to take your career to the next level, get in touch!
    Engineering - Technology at Coda 
    At Coda, our goal is to make our mark in the high-volume payments and e-commerce industry – and we are levelling up fast. To stay in stride with the dynamic environment, we focus on building robust, distributed systems that can effortlessly handle traffic spikes. Moreover, our ambitious roadmap necessitates innovative tools to streamline the development lifecycle and sustain our swift momentum.
    We place great value on balancing teamwork with individual autonomy, allowing our teams to make the most of modern cloud infrastructure. Our tech stack is solidly based on AWS cloud, with a keen interest in infrastructure-as-code and the creation of new microservices via the Quarkus framework. Our toolbox includes JSON and GRPC, multiple data storage integrations, queues, OpenTelemetry, and more.
    But what truly defines us? It's our incredible team. We hire top talent and give them the freedom to push Coda's technology and products to exciting new levels. We believe that genius can strike anywhere, so we promote ownership and cultivate a servant leadership culture that lets engineers take the reins on features.
    About the role
    Coda is looking for an experienced Software Engineering Director to lead our payments organisation. We have a well-established payments ecosystem, and the next stage of our growth requires a leader who can take ownership of a large and technically complex area and evolve it to meet the ever-increasing demands of our customers and partners.
    The ideal candidate will be technically excellent from the code level through to distributed systems architecture with a strong track record of building and growing world-class engineering teams.


      • Take ownership of the core payment systems Coda, working with your team to constantly drive our technology forward and defining an aggressive technology roadmap
      • Lead, guide and mentor multiple software engineering teams and engineering managers
      • Work closely with the Product team to ensure goals and work are clearly defined, at both the OKR and day-to-day levels
      • Drive engineering best practices from the code level through to overall systems architecture including devops, automated testing, infra and data.
      • Own the execution of product and technical goals across the payments group
      • Coach team members using continuous improvement techniques, resulting in a high-performance team
      • Collaborate with the recruiting team to attract strong engineering talent


      • Passion for building great products and software
      • Exemplary communication skills, both written and oral
      • Experience in an agile environment, with the ability to analyze and optimize team productivity
      • 10+ years of experience as a successful software engineer working on hard problems
      • 5+ years as an engineering manager, architect, or other leadership position
      • Strong experience with a range of data technologies (RDBMS, NoSQL, message queues, etc.)
      • The ability to query, analyze, and work with data to drive decision-making
      • Expert-level architectural skills in building scalable, fault-tolerant distributed payment systems
      • The ability to write and review code as necessary
      • Able to quickly learn or evaluate new technologies

    Bonus if you have

      • Experience with extremely high-scale, distributed systems
      • Payments, FinTech or E-commerce experience in a leadership role
      • Strong knowledge of security / cryptography
      • Experience working with PCI/DSS-compliant systems and processes
      • Experience building systems in the AWS cloud
    Working at Coda
    Joining the Coda team means diving into a fast-paced, challenging, and exciting world. With Codans spread across over 30 countries around the world, our highly collaborative environment breaks down time zones and cultural barriers, empowering you to chase innovative ideas, contribute to Coda’s growth, and make a lasting impact.
    If you have a passion for pushing boundaries, and thrive on continuous improvement through experimentation, we'd love to hear from you!
    Our Perks*
    WFH / Hybrid Support: Get a monthly allowance to cover your work-from-home expenses and keep you connected.
    Wellness Boost: Stay healthy with resources for physical and mental well-being with our flexible benefits and Employee Assistance Program - because you matter!
    Customized Benefits: Tailor your benefits with our flexible plan.
    Growth Opportunities: Unlock your potential through clear progression paths.
    Skill Development: Access training resources to fuel your personal and professional growth.
    Volunteer Time Off: Enjoy paid time off to make a difference in the world through volunteering.
    Family Care: Take advantage of paid Family Care Leave to bond with your family, while our selected Flexible Benefits also cater to your family's needs.
    *Benefits are reviewed and updated on a yearly basis, and are applicable to full-time employees only.
    We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer, embracing the unique qualities of every individual, regardless of gender, race, age, religion, disability, or other local protected classes. Our goal is to foster an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome and valued.
    Due to the large number of exceptional applications we receive, we can only reach out to shortlisted candidates. If you don't hear from us, rest assured there may be another opportunity at Coda that aligns better with your unique abilities. Remember to check our Careers Page for more exciting job openings!

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