The Role

CodingChiefs is on the lookout for a driven Senior Technical Recruiter who can set up the office and kickstart the pilot recruitment team in Malaysia as a new resource pool for CodingChiefs. The successful hire will be the first of a new recruitment team for CodingChiefs Malaysia and will be in charge of setting up a new team, screening, interviewing, and placing potential hires.

This role is for the first employee of CodingChiefs Malaysia. Therefore an entrepreneurial spirit is required to set up and manage this first phase in close collaboration with upper management to set up the Malaysian office. We’re looking for someone with the consistent drive and passion that comes with supporting a growing start-up. The ideal candidate should be detail-oriented and have strong interpersonal, listening, and speaking skills combined with a solid network in IT and software development. A strong background in sourcing through various channels would be a huge advantage.

The Duties and Responsibilities

Be the pioneer for setting CodingChiefs Malaysia together with upper management;

Develop and implement recruiting strategies to source the best talent;

Provide recruiting solutions to complex staffing issues;

Creating robust search strategies that will identify and attract the best and brightest;

Developing innovative ways to raise the bar on how CodingChiefs recruits talent;

Developing those prospects into candidates, engaging them, and performing assessment/screening;

Continually contributing to the knowledge base of the Recruiting Team by providing education on relevant trends in Recruitment, IT, and talent pools/profiles;

Conducting interviews/negotiating employment offers on behalf of CodingChiefs;

Serving as talent advisors by partnering with hiring executives to calibrate on talent and providing strategic guidance/advice;

Serve as a mentor to the rest of the recruiting team through leading by example, sharing best practices, and a resource for questions and guidance;

Stay connected to the competitive landscape, including trends in recruiting and compensation;

Ensure that the teams maintain a high level of data integrity with our ATS and other people systems.

The Perks

Competitive salaries and benefits;

Continuous learning and development;

Be at the start of CodingChiefs Malaysia;

Flexible work hours, no 9 to 5 mentality.


The Ideal Candidate 

Has at least 7 years of experience in IT recruitment; 

Has an entrepreneurial spirit and is looking for a real challenge; 

Proven success in recruiting and filling complex technical positions; 

Focused on delivering an excellent candidate experience; 

Proven organizational skills with high attention to detail and the ability to prioritize; Ambitious, efficient and stable under tight deadlines and competing priorities; 

Working knowledge using a candidate tracking system; 

Ability to build relationships with managers and colleagues; 

Proficient computer skills for accuracy in reporting and recording information into various systems, using Google Workspace Applications and Slack; 

Able to work independently;

Remote working experience in a technology startup will be an added advantage; 

Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; 

Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent Experience.