Tech Lead - Ancileo

Tech Lead

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About Ancileo:

Ancileo is an insurtech that provides technology solutions to Insurers, Reinsurer and Brokers. Our team works directly with customer teams on technical development, design, marketing, operations, and strategy to power digital insurance partnerships globally.

Currently live in 23 countries with a top Global Insurer and integrated with 20+ top ⅓ distribution partners, recently backed by a Singapore listed company we are expanding and we are looking for a Tech Lead to manage a growing development team.

Your Role:

You will oversee and coordinate the development work between project team’s software engineers, Core platform developers, Business Analyst and business team, you will ensure they are all aligned with our business objectives. You will have to work closely with the Head of Engineering, CTO, Project Managers, Product Owners on allocating resources, prioritising tasks  and ensuring they all use the right tooling.

We are looking for someone with past experience as a Tech Lead.

Your Attitude:

Accountable: You act on behalf of the entire company, beyond just your own responsibilities. You never say “That’s not my job.”

Learn and be curious: You always learn and seek to improve yourselves. You are curious about new possibilities and act to explore them.

Insist on the highest standards: You relentlessly pursue the highest standards – many people may think these standards are unreasonably high. You are continuously raising the bar and driving our team to deliver high-quality products, services, and processes.

Bias for action: Speed matters in business. Many decisions and actions are reversible and do not need extensive study. You value execution and deliverables.

Deliver results: You focus on the key outputs for our business and deliver them with the right quality and in a timely fashion. You always rise to the occasion and never settle.


  • Full-stack web development with code development on APIs, Backend and some UIs.
  • Working together with the Business Analysts and Client Solutions team to confirm functional requirements, developing technical specifications and implementation as well as automated tests.
  • Organize and structure code ensuring to keep best practices for security, performance, reusability and easy maintenance.
  • Designing/developing web software including backend, frontend and API
  • Work together with 3rd party providers
  • Organize work efficiently within the development team (planning, assignment, code reviews, …)
  • Take the lead on assigned developments and code review
  • Participate in the development of the systems and bring some new ideas
  • Recruit and onboard additional developers


  • Experience with Laravel and/or NodeJS
  • Being familiar with AWS or other cloud hosting providers is beneficial
  • 5+ years experience developing web applications
  • Solid communication skills / soft skills (English at minimum)
  • Strong understanding of the Software design/architecture process
  • Experience on HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and other presentation frameworks
  • Attention to details considering testing scenarios during development
  • Eager to learn new technologies and acquire new knowledge
  • Active and able to work under pressure
  • Experience leading a small team of developers


  • Past experience building solutions for enterprise customers is a plus (particularly in the fintech / insurtech industry)
  • Strong experience in Cloud Technologies, AWS certification
  • Experience with compliance such as GDPR, PCI DSS, PDPA…
  • Knowledge of PHP Laravel framework
  • Knowledge of NodeJS / Express framework
  • Knowledge of Linux systems
  • Experience on serverless architecture