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Client Tech Development Manager - InsurTech Platform


2 August 2023

Hong Kong

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.

  • Development experience in Java, JavaScript, SpringBoot, NodeJS, Angular/React/Vue is preferred.

  • 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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