The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Technical Manager (Application Development)(CIWS)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Full Time
Lead (more than 10 years)
Bachelor to Master
English, Cantonese, Mandarin (Putonghua)

Job Description

Technical Manager (Application Development)(CIWS)

You will:

  • To manage a team of total 10 – 20 IT professionals in HK and SZ, play a leading role in the design, development and implementation of a state-of-art transaction processing and analytics system
  • To oversee and lead the requirement analysis, design, development, development testing, deployment and software documentation for the project
  • To define Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) for development tasks, perform task allocation to meet project commitments, monitor delivery tasks and report the progress
  • To anticipate project risk, give early warning and suggest solutions for delivery tasks
  • To manage external vendors on solution integration and compliance of standards, oversee and measure the fulfillment of the vendor’s contractual obligations
  • To coach and develop team members to ensure an excellent maintenance of competent workforce
  • To monitor and ensure the target systems comply with company policies and standards
  • To seek opportunities to constantly improve work practices and process

You should have:

  • University graduate with a degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent. Postgraduate qualification is an advantage
  • A minimum of 10 years’ information systems design, software development, IT management and project management experience
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in team management of medium-sized software team (~10 developers) and with track record in leading the delivery of complex system development projects
  • Prior experience in managing split site development (HK and SZ) team structure will be an advantage
  • Hands-on experience in developing and deploying large scale high performance transaction processing and analytics system is required
  • Knowledge and working experience in some key technologies used by the project – Linux, Java, Windows .NET platform, C#, MSSQL Server, in-memory database, Solace messaging, web HTML5 and node.js technologies will be an advantage
  • Knowledge in Continuous Integration, DevOps and Automated testing are preferable
  • Strong team player who can work under pressure, independently and proactively
  • Excellent communication, presentation, analytical and problem solving skills
  • Travel to China is required at times in order to support the 2-site development in Hong Kong and Shenzhen
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • Able to communicate in Cantonese and Putonghua is an advantage

Technical Skills

  • Application Development
  • C (Programming Language)
  • C#
  • Compliance
  • HTML 5
  • Java
  • Linux
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • node.js
  • Project Management
  • Software Development
  • Team Management