The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Technical Lead (Application Development) (Corp Web)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Full Time
Happy Valley
Senior (6-10 years)

Job Description

Technical Lead (Application Development) (Corp Web)

You will:

  • Lead a team of developers (local + off-site) to deliver high quality high-volume, customer-facing web application solutions
  • Specific activities include: requirements analysis, system design, coding, unit/component testing as well as preparation of required documentation in accordance with the HKJC’s standard processes as well as providing professional judgment, guidance and support to developers undertaking development and troubleshooting on the setup, configuration and development of web application solutions
  • Work with solution analysts and architects to design and define web application solutions
  • Work with Project Managers to ensure not only high-quality, but also on-time and on-budget solutions
  • Work collaboratively with the Support and Maintenance Team to provide specialist help for troubleshooting, fixing and resolving incidents in test and production systems and environments
  • Work with the HKJC’s System Assurance Team, Change Control Team as well as business users to ensure work is fully tested and deployed to the production environment in accordance with Club processes
  • Work closely with other HKJC development teams on system integration
  • Provide non-office hours off duty standby support for production systems


You should have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related studies
  • 8 years’ solid web programming experience in the latest Microsoft .NET framework, HTML5, Javascript, CSS, Ajax, XML, JSON and database programming in SQL queries and stored procedures on the Microsoft SQL Server platform
  • 3 years’ relevant experience to lead local and Off-Shore Development Centre developers to handle software development projects
  • 3 years’ experience developing and supporting large-scale, mission-critical, customer-facing, high performance websites
  • strong understanding of browser technologies, trends and compatibility issues
  • strong understanding of IIS performance tuning and data security
  • experience in development using HP Autonomy web content management system products, including: TeamSite, IDOL Search, OpenDeploy, and LiveSite Server is a definite advantage
  • experience in Java is an advantage

Technical Skills

  • .NET
  • AJAX
  • Application Development
  • Budgets
  • Content Marketing
  • CSS
  • Database Programming Languages
  • HTML 5
  • Java
  • JavaScript
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Software Development
  • SQL
  • XML