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Digital Engineering Lead - InsurTech Platform


19 May 2023

Hong Kong

We are working with a major insurance group in Hong Kong, where they are looking for a senior technology lead to drive their ongoing digital platform. They are looking for a strong Digital and Innovation Engineering Lead to manage the technology. 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 engineering development, technical direction, architectural framework, and strategy.

  • Work with different stakeholders and understand the direction of the InsurTech Digital team.

  • Act as a Product SME and provide technical insight on building visionary Web and Mobile Technology.

  • 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.

  • Manage the engineering Team across development resources, team management, and appraisals.

  • 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.

  • 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 insurance industry, with knowledge of the sales and business workflow.

  • Innovative mindset - Always think outside the box.

  • Strong 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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