technical manager in Hong Kong

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job details

posted
location
hong kong
specialism
information technology
job type
permanent
salary
HK$ 55,000 - HK$ 75,000 per month
reference number
91M0086157_1528685866
contact
michael stroud, randstad hong kong
phone
22323438
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job description

Technical Manager (Architecture)

PURPOSE AND SCOPE OF ROLE

  • Evaluating Business Requirements
  • Performing Analysis and Design with the purpose of providing application and technical architecture solutions that meet those business requirements
  • Preparation of the necessary documentation artefacts
  • Ability to work in an environment transitioning from a traditional waterfall approach to a sprint based iterative approach utilizing DevOps principles

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES

  1. Lead the process of scoping and designing technical solutions, including analysis of business requirements, evaluating business enabling technologies, defining system architecture, scoping resource needs, researching technical alternatives, identifying risks and recommending delivery approach to successfully deliver the required business functionality
  2. Prepare technical proposal, architecture design document and system design document, provide technical direction, and guide delivery teams (including application development) in the delivery of technically challenging solutions.
  3. Provide high quality consulting services on all wagering and gaming technical solutions and services for various applications to support business goals.
  4. Manage and develop a small high performing team of solution architects and analysts to achieve collaborative outcomes.
  5. Use analytical thinking and technical domain knowledge to aid in Systems incident and problem management activities, including critical incidents and problems impacting on production Systems service levels.
  6. Lead in evaluating and prototyping new business enabling technology for competitive advantage.
  7. Collaborate with project managers, application developers and systems engineers to ensure solutions fit within the overall architectural framework and resolve any conflicts.
  8. Analyze, design, develop, test and implement complex, high performance, high throughput, and high availability transaction systems for pari-mutuel and fixed odds wagering applications.

QUALIFICATIONS /EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Engineering
  • 8 years relevant experience in the development/architecture role of a gaming systems development organizations or software house providing support to the banking and investment industry
  • Hands-on experience in designing transaction processing systems with high scalability, throughput, fault tolerance, recoverability and maintainability
  • Sound experience in production support of high-volume/performance and mission-critical OLTP systems
  • Appropriate industry certification in Architecture

TECHNICAL SKILLS

The candidate is expected to have experience in the architecting of custom large scale, heterogeneous distributed systems. Ideally the candidate will have experience with the following platforms, tools and processes:

  • Coding platforms: Java/Linux and .Net/C#
  • Web based technologies: Javascripts, HTML etc
  • Relational Database technology: SQL Server
  • Messaging technology: Solace/Tibco

The custom software is being built using iterative development processes leveraging DevOps principles at scale to achieve Continuous Integration (CI) and continuous delivery (CD). The DevOps tools being used for deployment include Bit Bucket; Jenkins; Urban Code; Jira and associated add-ons and tools.

In short, this is an excellent opportunity to join a rapidly growing company with the aim of being one of the biggest and best Consultancies in the world. They are looking for talented, ambitious, and driven individuals who have a similar mindset – if this winning culture is what you are looking for, then my client is the right platform for you.

If this sounds like something you may be interested in, please contact Michael Stroud at 2232 3438, or simply apply at the bottom of this page, to have a confidential discussion.

skills

technical manager, design, DevOps, solution architect, Java, Linux, C#, .NET, Jenkins, javascript, Jira, continuous integration