Technology Manager, Digitalization and Innovation

Full-time
Senior (6-10 years)

Posted 

Technical Skills

  • Application Design
  • Big Data
  • Budgets
  • Cloud Computing
  • Costing
  • Data Warehousing
  • Database Design
  • Feasibility Studies
  • Product Development
  • Project Management
  • Quality Control
  • Software Development
  • Technical Support
  • Training

Job Description

Technology Manager, Digitalization and Innovation

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Job Summary

  • Support the application architecture team to evaluate and define new technologies, application design, framework & standards to accomplish the company’s business objectives. And implement it as a subject matter expert together with the team members 
  • Lead and participate in the business requirements, prioritise the requires and corporate with teammates to deliver the most efficient and cost-effective IT solutions especially on BI/ EDW

Roles and Responsibilities

Project Management, Application Development and Implementation (40%)

  • Provides support, guidance and liaise with internal application team, offshore resources, Group, vendors and users for development on BI/EDW systems
  • Manages offshore resources to overview project/ product development in order to deliver successful system implementation on time
  • Works with assigned business units and users to understand/review/integrate user requirements and to propose BI solutions
  • Acts as a liaison between internal users and IT in all aspects in system development.
  • Measures and monitors progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations. Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks. Make adjustments as necessary
  • Provides continuous improvement for existing systems and streamlines software development process to control software integrity
  • Leads small/ medium-sized projects with various parties, prepares and monitors project schedule with quality deliverables
  • Organizes, plans, manages and monitors the activities in all project stages to ensures all requirements and milestones are met
  • Participates in quality management reviews
  • Ensures smooth production run of application systems

System Development and Enhancement (30%)

Performs system development and enhancement per requested by users and leaders in order to increase operational efficiency and streamline the business process to promote company’s competence.

  • Analyzes user requirements, their existing system work flows and procedures
  • Conducts feasibility studies, systems/ infrastructure/ database design and evaluation, assists supervisor to liaise with different parties
  • Assists supervisor to prepare project documents e.g. work schedules, test methodology and review test results
  • Conducts program coding, testing and prepares system documents that adhere both deadlines and procedures of work
  • Implements IT solutions to meet user requirements and Company strategic directions

System Support and Technical Advices (20%)

Supports and gives advice for all levels of users in order to deliver high quality IT services and ensures the smooth production run of application systems. 

  • Ensures smooth production run of application systems and provides system support
  • Analyzes technical issues and devises & provides cost effective solutions
  • Handles enquires and provides technical support to end users
  • Provides training to upgrade IT knowledge on business and applications
  • Conducts regular evaluation on new technologies and recommends to management in order to cater for new business needs and achieve the strategies of company

People Management and other responsibilities (10%)

  • Identifying / recommending good performers and assessing their ability as potential successors for the responsible area
  • Trains staff for enhancing overall knowledge on business, applications and technical knowledge
  • Ensures deliverables and systems comply with all applicable standards and guidelines
  • Performs other responsibilities and duties assigned by managers to meet business objectives

Job Requirements

Education & Experience

  • University / College graduate in Computing/IT or related discipline.
  • Minimum 8 years of relevant experience with at least 2 years of experience at supervisory role leading team of development work
  • Strong technical foundation and knowledge for Data Warehouse systems on Insurance industry is preferable

    Specific Skill

  • Solid working experience in BI tool includes OBIEE, Qlik, Tableau and Power BI; and ETL tool includes ODI and Informatica.
  • Experience on database performance tuning, Big data and Cloud technologies are highly preferred
  • Extensive experience in various project implementation and support platforms
  • Strong leadership and team building ability
  • Sound problem resolution and decision making ability
  • Proficient communication and consultation skills
  • Coaching and technical training techniques

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 LevelSenior (6-10 years)
Education LevelBachelor
QualificationAIA Professional Accountancy Qualification
LanguageEnglish
AIA Group LimitedInsurance and Reinsurance

AIA Central, 1 Connaught Rd Central, Central

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