Senior Software Engineer / Technical Lead (Ref: 20007129)
The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Hong Kong

The Department

The IT Racing Wagering & Lottery Solutions Department is responsible for the overall management and delivery of racing wagering and lottery (Pari-mutuel) transaction host components, commingling gateways, control systems and their associated information systems lifecycle.

The Job

  • Assist system and software design according to the defined Club IT methodology.
  • Support the feasibility study and evaluate or pilot business-enabling technology.
  • Perform software development according to business requirements and defined Club IT process and standards.
  • Design the unit test cases and conduct the unit testing
  • Provide support and conduct trouble-shooting at testbed / production when problems are found
  • Develop and maintain documentation and deliver communication sessions to business team / operation team / testing team.
  • About You

  • University degree in Computer Science, IT or related engineering discipline
  • Min 4-8 years’ experience in software architecture, design, development and support of real time systems
  • Wagering system experience and betting knowledge is preferred but not essential
  • Experience in software development and methodology
  • Programming skills in at least one major programming language used in the project : Java, C / C++, XML, C#, Javascript, ASP.NET, T-SQL, HTML
  • Have a good understanding of design patterns for Application, Service, Database, Infrastructure and Integration
  • Understand DevOps Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment practices in software development / deployment
  • Experience in Agile software development, in-memory DB design or Messaging protocol (e.g. Solace) would be an advantage
  • Knowledge in designing, developing and deploying solutions using container technologies in Cloud platform is a plus
  • Ability to communicate complicated ideas clearly with wide range of stakeholders is essential
  • Ability to work independently and under pressure
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English, Cantonese and Putonghua
  • Terms of Employment

    The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate.

    Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.


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