Technical Manager (Architecture) – Application Architecture

Technical Manager (Architecture) – Application....

Financial Services | Technology | Hong Kong

Financial Services | Technology | Hong Kong

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The Client

Our client is one of the world leading organisations of its business type involving financial and consumer services operation.


  • Responsible for the overall management and delivery of the wagering distribution channel technologies including fixed internet, mobile, retail, telebet, kiosk, selling terminals and devices.
  • Lead in delivering the application architecture of enterprise scale, end-to-end solution for major projects; guide projects in their technology and vendor selections; in particular be a key contributor and reviewer of deliverables such as System Requirements Documents (SRS), Technical Solution Specification (TSS), and contribute to critical difficult to solve issues faced by initiatives at both a architectural and implementation level.
  • Lead in establishing and evolving an architecture framework of data, application, or technology policies, principles, patterns, standards and guidelines, and facilitate their adoption; In particular documenting principles, policies, patterns, standards and guidelines, and educating the team and broader IT community about these
  • Lead the development of the company’s IT architecture and facilitate its adoption; participate and drive the review of technology and its selection and review application designs for compliance with established architecture or the evolution of that architecture
  • Provide high level consultancy or advice to management and technical teams to assist in decision-making


  • University degree or above in Computer science or Engineering or equivalent.
  • 10 years IT experience in software analysis and design, architecture development, and software development.
  • Working experience on complex, large scale distributed, high availability and high performance systems
  • Very strong communications skills to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Problem solving skills that standout from the crowed with ability to quickly and accurately understand a problem and apply appropriate solutions in a targeted manner.
  • Min 8 years hands on experience of application design and development experience on Linux/Java platform
  • Broad and deep architecture skills, covering application, infrastructure, platform, data and integration
  • Knowledge of technology frameworks, architecture patterns and design patterns
  • Expert level of experience with the open standards of API specifications, messaging and authentication/authorization frameworks
  • Extensive experience in building API services
  • Experience with messaging system and RDBMS, in-memory, multi-threading application design, is an advantage
  • Experience with practicing DevOps and Agile
  • Knowledge of professional software engineering practices and best practices for full software development life cycle, including coding standards, code reviews, source control management build processes, testing and operations


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