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Lead Software Developer (Angular - NGrX & RxJS)



Software Engineering
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024

Digital Hub Kuala Lumpur attracts, inspire and develop diverse talents who will elevate BASF’s digital journey.

As one of the world’s largest chemical companies, BASF is on a mission to create chemistry with a sustainable future. The Digital Hub Kuala Lumpur, alongside four other Digital Hubs across the globe are part of the technology powerhouse driving our vision. Join our organization and make an impact in an inclusive and diverse work environment. We value individual differences and provide opportunities for you to contribute your unique perspective towards our collective goals.

Objectives of the Position:

Our newly established “Plant Maintenance Web Solutions” team will provide innovative Web- and Mobile-based solutions to the BASF Verbund Plant in Zhanjiang, China with the intention of expanding this product on a global level. As the Lead Software Developer within this dynamic and Agile-based team, you will lead the overall architecture, design, development, testing and deployment of a complex solution, which we will continuously develop over the coming years.

To succeed in this role, you should be someone that:

  • has a high degree of customer orientation, and enjoys working with colleagues and partners
  • is experienced working in an Agile (Scrum) environment
  • be a “Reactive” thinker, and can design solutions for yourself or your team that simply works
  • writes and reviews code in a clear and concise manner
  • has working experience in creating user interfaces for enterprise applications
  • can transform existing business requirements into the right architecture
  • possesses in-depth knowledge in software development
  • has excellent command of written and spoken English, as you will be embedded in our global team and in direct contact with our internal business users

Main Tasks:

  • Be the front / customer facing technical expert with external partners to collaborate and challenge technical work i.e. outsourced development
  • Design and development of solutions for our users in the production plants
  • You will be able to explore on front-end, backend or developing mobile use cases
  • Continuous functional expansion of our web-based platform, including testing and maintenance
  • Definition and integration of interfaces to SAP and other systems
  • Implement and set the standard for best practices and technical processes to ensure good quality code and reviews are in place for the product.

Technical & Professional Knowledge (mandatory):

  • “Reactive Programming” with Angular 2 or higher (Must have: NGrX and RxJS for both web and mobile), Typescript
  • Familiar with SAP
  • Application Platform (CICD – Azure)
  • CSS Frameworks such as PrimeFlex
  • Continuous Integration & Delivery
  • Test-Driven Development

Technical & Professional Knowledge (nice to have):

  • PostgreSQL
  • NoSQL Mongo DB
  • Automation Testing tools (Selenium)
  • Data model design experience
  • Working experience with Azure DevOps

Minimum Education & Qualification Requirement:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, Informatics, Business Informatics or a comparable field; or
  • A tertiary degree with corresponding professional experience
  • Minimum 10 years’ working experience, with at least 5 years’ experience in a software engineering or similar capacity predominantly within a Web- and/or Mobile-based development area.


  • You must be able to communicate with openness, clarity and be proactive.
  • Have worked in multinational organisations and are familiar with complex and large matrix. Hence, must be open to calls in different timezones, however, work schedules are generally flexible and self managed.
  • Have a structured, collaborative and conscientious working style to act as a role model to the rest of the development team members and help to prioritise delivery for team members by understanding business demands and needs.

Employee Benefits & Perks:

  • Hybrid Workplace
  • Flexible Working Hour
  • Long Service Recognition
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Wellness Program
  • Professional Membership
  • German Multinational Company

At BASF, we create chemistry for a sustainable future. We combine economic success with environmental protection and social responsibility. Around 112,000 employees in the BASF Group contribute to the success of our customers in nearly all sectors and almost every country in the world. Our portfolio comprises six segments: Chemicals, Materials, Industrial Solutions, Surface Technologies, Nutrition & Care and Agricultural Solutions. BASF generated sales of €68.9 billion in 2023.

BASF is committed to empowering its employees to pursue their interests and explore emerging technologies. By investing in top-quality tools and promoting cross-functional collaboration, we encourage our team members to drive positive change within our organization. Come join us and be a part of our digitalization journey.

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