Personalized rent-to-own real estate financing using technology in SEA

Frontend Engineering Intern at Homebase

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Phillip An
Phillip An

About the role

Company Description

Homebase is a real estate technology company that levers up home-ownership solutions in Southeast Asia. Our obsession to execute at speed, asymmetric access to capital, and relentless and elite talent are our unfair advantages in bringing proven, multi-billion dollar business to the region.

Much of what we do is novel and has never been done before. From structuring multi-million dollar M&A deals to building groundbreaking technology, we’re re-creating the financial, technological, and operational future of real estate.

We’re backed by leading global investors from Vietnam, Singapore, Silicon Valley etc. who believe in our vision, including Y CombinatorGoodwater CapitalClass 5 GlobalVinaCapital, and Antler; and are advised by CEO’s and founders hailing from some of the world’s largest and most successful tech companies, such as AlibabaLazada99.coPropertyGuru and Zalora.

Homebase’s team hails from world-class organizations, such as Harvard, Linkedin, McKinsey, Goldman Sachs, and etc. We believe in hiring only top talents, building a young and dynamic team, and keeping the team camaraderie strong and team-size lean.

Our Company Culture

To learn more about what it's like to work at Homebase and our culture, please see here.

Job Description  

Homebase is looking for a talented candidate to join the team as a Frontend Engineering Intern. The candidate will have the opportunity to work directly with the core members of our high-performing team and will have the following responsibilities:

  • Be able to commit in 6 months at least

  • Develop new frontend/backend product features

  • Develop new technological systems to support other departments

  • Define how the application looks and how it works

  • Translate UI/UX design wireframes to actual code

  • Build efficient and snappy front-end abstractions

  • Enhance frontend for maximum speed and scalability

  • Validate input before submitting to backend

  • Bridge the gap between graphic design and technical implementation

Our requirements

We are looking for candidates who have:

  • Background in Engineering

  • Some experience in writing high-performance, reusable code

  • Knowledge about Google Apps Script is an advantage

  • Proactive and passionate: You’re independently capable of seeking information, solving conceptual problems, corralling resources, and delivering results in challenging situations 

  • High-energy, team-first attitude: You’re motivated to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment to help our growing business 

  • Highly analytical: You’re analytical, with experience decomposing and solving real-world business problems, ideally building/using advanced models. 

  • Concise and effective communications: You’re able to articulately present and debate recommendations with cross-functional teams and senior leadership in written and oral English and Vietnamese

Benefits and Opportunities

Candidates will have unparalleled learning opportunities for learning and accelerated career growth working in a fast-paced, hyper-growth startup environment. As a member of the team, you’ll have opportunities to:

  • Receive 4,600,000 VND allowance per month, plus 1,000,000 VND increment every 4 months

  • Develop core competencies in the areas of technology and computer science.

  • Take on high-impact and ultra-challenging projects that push the technological frontier of the company.

  • Embark on an accelerated career path in a fast-growing startup.

  • Broaden professional network in the areas of technology and in Vietnam’s software engineering community as a whole.

  • Potential to receive a full-time offer to join our company upon graduation.

Why you should join Homebase

Homebase is a novel home-financing tech startup tackling the millennial ownership crisis across Southeast Asia, starting with Vietnam. We use a combination of technology and financing to co-invest in your home so you can move in today.

The company is founded in Singapore and is one of the region’s fastest growing companies, disrupting a traditional trillion-dollar industry, and backed by some of the world’s leading VC’s and founders of billion-dollar companies. Homebase was named as one of the “Top 50 PropTech companies in the World” by the prestigious Silicon Valley powerhouse Plug and Play.