Senior Manager, Mobile Solutions

Junior (less than 3 years)

Technical Skills

  • Agile
  • CSS
  • HTML
  • iOS
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • JavaScript
  • node.js
  • Quality Assurance
  • SAP

Job Description

Senior Manager, Mobile Solutions

Location: PRC - Hong Kong-Hong Kong-Corporate Office (Chinachem)-77 Mody Road, 7/F Chinachem Golden Plaza, Tsimshatsui East, Hong Kong

Purpose & Objective

To cope with the business needs, DFS has been investing on mobile developments and systems integration. New growth drivers are envisioned to be the breakthrough solutions for DFS to bring to the market, the transformation will be supported by web and mobile applications, to evolve from ESB and Legacy Systems to SAP solutions.


The Senior Manager, Mobile Solutions will manage the Mobile Projects, delivery of Mobile applications (smartphone, tablets…), as well as ensuring the cost effectiveness. He/she will establish guidelines, consistency of deliverables, and support the Business readiness from an IT perspective.


As there will be a growing demand for mobile applications and mobile features within DFS in coming years, the successful candidate should have the capability to manage external vendors, partners based on DFS guidelines, to ensure all projects are executed in a proper manner.

Job Duties & Responsibilities
Ensure delivery and consistency of digital and e-commerce mobile applications
Set processes and frameworks to drive both business requirements and technical implication
Provide transparent and accurate project status reports all along the different project phases (development, SIT, UAT, deployment, etc.)
Act as project leader to manage project plan, timeline and communication across project stakeholders.
Prepare project documentations including Requirement Specifications, Design Specifications, UAT Plans and Reports, Training, User Guides, etc.
Collaborate with business analysts, stream leaders (UX, QA..) and business teams to plan development, tests and maintenance of mobile applications
Adapt methodology to the variety of projects : Agile, waterfall, innovation, in-house or outsourced
Support and oversee the deployment of application, prepare project roll-out plans and “validation testing”
Collaborate with Financial team to manage and keep track of expenditure, billing milestone tracking and other project financial activities
Coordinate and consult on human change management to ensure development can be adopted by business users
Perform other duties as requested in a diligent and conscientious manner
Identify and encourage areas for growth and improvement within the team

Critical Knowledge & Skills
- MS in Computer Science or equivalent
- Fluency in English
- Web and mobile architecture (e.g Xamarin, Kony, Appcelerator…)
- Java EE (1.8.x), iOS SDK 9.X or above, Android SDK
- Framework for Front End development (AngularJS, NodeJS)
- Analytics solution (Adobe Analytics, Google Analytics)
- Preprocessing tools (LESS, SASS)
- Mobile Payment and Fraud solution
- Code quality and analysis tools (SonarQube, PMD, FindBugs...)
- Release and deployment tools (Jenkins, Bamboo, Octopus…)

Other Qualifications
Excellent multitasking and interpersonal skills to handle all of our vendors and stakeholders in a cohesive way
- Understanding and basic knowledge of digital interface design processes and technologies (e.g. Information Architecture, UI & Interaction Design, Creative Design, HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
Strong negotiation and influence skills
- 4 years of customer facing experience
- Minimum 2-3 year Agile delivery experience
- Knowledge of trends and latest technologies in digital marketing and mobile solutions
- Good organizational and time-management skills
- Appreciation for the importance of sound technical development and QA
- Basic knowledge in Continuous Integration Platform, Deployment tools, code quality management, monitoring tools 
Knowledge on the Retail Industry or travel retail industry

Working Conditions & Environment
- Able to work with business partners from different time zone
- Able to travel between Hong Kong and Singapore offices 

Please apply here, indicating the Job Reference Number "DFS52186" in your job application

Employment TypeFull-time
Career LevelJunior (less than 3 years)
Education LevelNon-specified