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Full-time
Lead (more than 10 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Algorithms
  • Analytics
  • Apache Hadoop
  • AWS
  • Big Data
  • Cloud Computing
  • Compliance
  • Data Management
  • Data Warehousing
  • Java
  • Machine Learning
  • node.js
  • Python
  • Relational Databases

Job Description

Lead Data Architect

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Job Summary

AIA is looking for a lead data architect to develop a Data Excellence (DE) across business units in the local Hong Kong entity. The lead data architect’s focus is to design a framework that will help infuse a data-driven culture in the organization. The lead data architect will define models, policies and standards that will govern the movement, enhancement, integration, catalog, quality, security, scalability and availability of data throughout the organization.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Develop a Data Excellence (DE) across business units in the local Hong Kong entity, which is governed by a strong and efficient framework
  • Develop the data and analytics roadmap and Target State Architecture
  • Employ architecture principles, technology standards, best practices and practical experience to design data management & governance solutions to facilitate the overall information architecture (data solutions, data ingestion, traceability, integration, catalog, quality, security, scalability, availability, etc.)
  • Lead the evaluation and selection of data management & governance solutions, and data visualization/analytic solutions from vendors
  • Identify and resolve data quality issues as part of new business initiatives and existing and new regulations
  • Partner with IT development teams and vendors to ensure solution deliveries are aligned with data policies and standards
  • Partner with business to leverage data to tackle business challenges/opportunities, to improve strategic decision making, reduce risk, create operational efficiencies and fuel business success
  • Serve as a subject matter expert for information and cloud architecture (best practices, design patterns, tools and platforms)
  • Collaborate with other members in the architecture team to migrate our legacy systems

Job Requirements

  • A bachelor’s degree in information technology or related discipline
  • 10+ years of IT related experience in architect/managerial position, preferably in insurance or financial industry
  • Solid track record in regional and sizable data strategy, management, governance/ compliance role
  • A demonstrated track record of making a difference and adding value. Must be able to develop relationships across IT and business units, working cross functionally to achieve results
  • Proven ability to lead and demonstrate strong sense of ownership
  • Proven ability to present complex information in a simplified fashion to facilitate understanding
  • Experience using AWS and/or Azure Data Management or Cloud Computing solutions
  • Experience using relational databases and data warehouse such as AWS RDS (Aurora), Redshift, Oracle or others
  • Experience using NoSQL DBs such as AWS DynamoDB, ElastiCache, MongoDB, Redis, Neo4j or others
  • Experience using Big Data related solutions such as AWS DMS, Kinesis, S3, EMR, Glue, Athena, Hadoop, MapReduce, Spark or others
  • Experience using statistical tools and building machine learning algorithms using tools such as R, Orange or others
  • Experience using data visualization/analytic tools such as Tableau, MS Power BI or others
  • Experience using ServiceNow
  • Experience writing programming/scripting languages such as Java, Python, NodeJS or others
  • Self-motivated, action-and-result oriented, team player and proven ability to influence others
  • Excellence verbal/written communication, presentation and interpersonal skills

We offer an attractive remuneration package to the successful candidate.  Please submit your application by clicking “Apply Now” for our processing.

All personal information provided by applicant will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.  The personal information will be used strictly in accordance with AIA’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request.  It is possible that information about the applicant or the applicant’s application will be shared with AIA and its related companies.  AIA will retain all applications for a period of up to 24 months after which the documents will be destroyed.

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelLead (more than 10 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationAIA Professional Accountancy Qualification
LanguageEnglish
AIA Group LimitedInsurance and Reinsurance

AIA Central, 1 Connaught Rd Central, Central

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