We are working with a major insurance group in Hong Kong, where they are looking for a Development manager for their Client facing technology. They are looking for a strong Digital and Innovation Engineering Development Lead. The selected candidate will be working on exciting products, talented technology people, and innovative ideas across the firm. Great remuneration and opportunity.
– Lead the development team on product development, technical direction, architectural framework, and strategy.
– Work with different stakeholders and understand the direction of the InsurTech division.
– Act as a Product SME and provide technical insight to achieve the business vision through building new innovative technical products.
– Provide guidance and direction on software engineering across coding practices, design patterns, deployment, and production support.
– Lead the streamlining of development processes including the DevOps model, and automate the deployment and testing processes.
– Overview of the full lifecycle through design, development, and implementation.
– Lead Development Scrum Team including onshore, offshore, and vendor resources.
– Manage a highly effective and motivated team by demonstrating leadership, and providing mentorship to the team members.
– Evaluate new technologies with the technical team especially open-source, new development tools, and new algorithmic code where they can be possibly brought into the team.
– Understand the technical challenge and provide the right resources to solve those problems.
– Hands-on full-stack development experience is preferred. Ideally has practical development experience in the past.
– Strong development management experience in managing agile/scrum teams.
– Strong understanding of OO Development and DevOps model.
– Experience in building Java-based Systems, good knowledge of application architecture and design patterns.
– Exposure to Public Cloud (AWS / Azure) and Kubernetes platform.
– Experience with CI/CD models.
– A candidate with innovative development, R&D, and startup experience is a plus.
– Understanding of the financial sectors. Consulting background in the insurance/finance field would be a great plus but not necessary.
– Innovative mindset – Always think outside the box.
– Good business acumen in working with different business stakeholders.
– Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in Chinese (Cantonese) and English.
– Degree from a reputable University.
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