99 Group to hire 100 tech staff over the next 12 months
SINGAPORE – Property portal 99 Group is employing about 100 extra innovation staff over the next 12 months to improve its technology labor force.
These consist of positions such as front- and back-end engineers, application programmers, product managers, user experience (UX) and interface (UI) developers as well as information analysts, said the Singapore-based firm on Wednesday (Sept 2).
Some of the job openings for settings in Singapore and also Indonesia are listed on its 99. carbon monoxide website.
On top of that, the firm introduced that it has designated Mr Shivkumar Krishnan as its Principal Innovation Officer. He brings with him over 20 years of experience in the tech industry, claimed the website.
Before the consultation, Mr Krishnan was the supervisor of design at Circles.Life as well as the engineering leader at Grab. He has actually also spent greater than 10 years in the United States at tech giants consisting of Microsoft and also ebay.com, along with at start-ups.
The CTO consultation and working with strategies are suggested to “increase the residential property site’s technology advancement for an evolving property sector”, as property hunting significantly shifts online, said the firm.
It added that the push to broaden its swimming pool of tech professionals is “all the more crucial” as the Covid-19 pandemic has actually hastened digital transformation in the residential property purchasing and offering process.
Home portal brands under the startup consists of 99. co, property, Normanton Park as well as rumah. It additionally runs in Indonesia.
Calling the Covid-19 a “game changer”, its president Darius Cheung said the firm is leveraging innovation to provide a much better experience for building hunters.
“As an increasing section of the entire house search and also acquisition procedure shifts online, our system has facilitated several deals through devices such as online video clip watchings,” he said.
The firm claimed it had actually gotten 5 times the variety of video listings on its platforms in the first fifty percent of this year.
Also after Singapore eased the breaker actions in June as well as physical home watchings were returned to, residence applicants remain to reveal high passion in such video listings on its systems.