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Global Director of Engineering at iflix (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Global Director of Engineering

(Role based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia)

Iflix is the leading SVoD Media Platform for emerging markets.  With presence in 25 countries across Asia, Middle East, and Africa, Iflix is revolutionizing online entertainment offering thousands of hours of the best movies and TV shows from around the world for a single low monthly subscription.

We are rapidly expanding our amazing and passionate technology team and are looking for an out-of-this world Global Director of Engineering, to contribute to the building of what will soon be the most engaging, and widely used entertainment platform on planet Earth.

Reporting to the CTO, you will be responsible for defining and implementing the engineering strategy and operational delivery for iflix’s product development, balancing, quality, cost and delivery.

You will be responsible for all areas of the Engineering function, striving for best in class products and business practices to deliver to the iflix's expectations, managing teams and projects across the the globe, maximising efficiency and driving engineering excellence.


  • Overall responsibility for Engineering activities across the company.

  • Ensure that iflix’s platform is capable to scale across all services to meet the company's user growth aspirations.

  • Create and implement best practice engineering vision, strategy, policies, processes and procedures to aid and improve business performance.

  • Ensure that engineering strategies and processes are in place to meet business objectives and operational needs in terms of price, quality and delivery targets and which enables the company to function and compete effectively in the market.

  • Evaluate the challenges faced by the business and take action to mitigate risks and develop opportunities.

  • Contribute to overall business strategy and annual budget process.

  • Develop cost/benefit analysis for technology spending and initiatives (e.g., build buy or hybrid decisions).

  • Take ownership of the engineering policy, guidelines and any associated documents.

  • Initiate and develop creative and innovative engineering processes.

  • Build and develop a talent pool of engineering professionals and engineering managers.


  • BS Degree or MS Degree in Computer Science or Engineering.

  • 10+ years of relevant work experience

  • Demonstrable experience of leading an engineering function with a proven track record in strategic engineering leadership delivering effective engineering strategies, policies, processes and systems.

  • Demonstrable experience in scaling cloud services to millions of concurrent users with AWS and other partners.

  • Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements.

  • Experience of operating and influencing at a strategic level.

  • Ability to inspire and motivates the team while managing their performance firmly and fairly.

  • Strong and confident negotiator with the ability to negotiate at all levels.

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and influencing skills.

  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities.

  • Results oriented with ability to plan and deliver against project deadlines.

  • Commercially and financially astute with experience of managing budgets.

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