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.