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Lead Software Engineer (Java, AWS, CI/CD) - Katalon Studio

Ho Chi Minh City
Job Description

Founded in 2016, Katalon is the leading provider of a modern, comprehensive quality management platform. Katalon Platform enables quality assurance, DevOps, and software teams of any size to deliver world-class customer experiences faster, easier, and more efficiently.

Since its first launch, Katalon has experienced tremendous growth, serving more than 30,000 teams around the globe, many of which are in the Fortune Global 500, such as PwC, KPMG, Abbott, etc. Katalon is recognized as a top automation tool by prestigious review sites, such as G2, Gartner, Capterra, and IT Central Station.

Job Summary

We are seeking a Lead Software Engineer who will be a critical part of a cross-functional Agile team continuously developing & delivering Katalon Studio, an all-in-one test automation solution for Web, API, mobile, and desktop built for both beginners and expert testers. Within the testing community, Katalon Studio is seen as a growing powerhouse, which is further evidenced by being ranked a top automation tool in several reputable industry reports. To make it happen, your opportunities/responsibilities shall be:

  • Collaborate and propose solutions to abstract existing services for reusability or to improve performance;
  • Work closely with Solution Architects on the high-level design and do tech spikes to ensure delivery feasibility;
  • Work closely with the CloudOps team to define & build CI/CD process for release services that meet compliance and quality requirements;
  • Proactively identify and provide suggestions for better dev experience to increase dev speed/productivity;
  • Contribute to Katalon SaaS Platform to optimize the operation and maximize business value;
  • Collaborate with the Product team and take the initiative to propose ideas and solutions that solve business problems;
  • Collaborate with the architecture team to create and maintain the solution document;
  • Collaborate with team leaders to catch up and standardize the development process;
  • Take leadership and work with the team to achieve the quarter and yearly goals;
  • Be a leader to set goals, training, and coaching team members;
  • Take part in the engineering working group to refine best practices and standards to apply throughout the development process;
  • Assist customer support with troubleshooting, analyze issues, and provide turnaround actions timely per agreed SLA;
  • Define the engineering process to increase productivity and propose any improvements.
Job Requirements


  • Solid experience in Cloud-native platform development, at least 5+ years of experience in similar roles.
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/ Software Engineering or equivalent, especially in Data Structures & Algorithm
  • Solid Java experience and knowledge of threading, concurrency, and web services (RESTful)
  • Experience with front-end technologies such as React, Vue JS or Angular
  • Experience with automation frameworks such as Selenium/Cypress/Playwright
  • Experience with cloud infrastructures like AWS, Kubernetes
  • Experience with event-driven, message queue frameworks like RabbitMQ, Kafka
  • Good English communication skills (both verbal & written)
  • Good understanding of Scrum and Agile
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Able to work with "Can-Do" spirit


  • Knowledge of serverless architecture;
  • Experience with microservices architecture;
  • Experience with Reactive programming;
  • Experience with SaaS business model.

Job Benefit

At Katalon, we bring together self-starting, open-minded, and talented people while actively promoting a transparent and growth-enabling working environment. But don’t just take our word for it. Take a better look below!

  • Total Remuneration: Satisfying your financial goals through competitive compensation and periodic performance bonuses.
  • Well-being & Work-life Balance: Staying healthy through comprehensive health plans, flexible work arrangements, and generous paid leaves.
  • Statutory Compliance: Labor compliance with local regulations that ensure employee security.
  • Work Facilities & Accommodation: Top-notch equipment, supportive allowances, and A-class facilities.
  • Diversity, Equity, Engagement, & Inclusion: Becoming part of a global team that celebrates differences, equal opportunity, and meaningful employee recognition.
  • Growth & Rewards: Thriving professionally through employee enablement, a culture of trust, and rewarding performance.

Katalon is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. We care about our people and celebrate our differences. We want to work with talented, collaborative, and innovative people. We do not discriminate in hiring or any employment decision based on race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, genetic information, veteran status, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, or other characteristics protected by law.

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