Job Description :
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Application Architecture, Development and Support
Technical leadership of iOS (native) development and enhancements of digital applications, including but not limited to the Manulife MOVE platform.
Assist in the gathering and analysis of user requirements and provide consultation on estimates, sprint planning and validating / qualifying estimates provided by development teams and third parties.
Assess application architecture impact and follow sound systems design principles, ensuring reuse of components and flexibility in configuration of design to support multiple : product, country and channel requirements.
Maintain the quality standards of the application platform, ensuring robust QA and code review processes are in place. Establish and adhere to devOps practices to maximize automation and continuous delivery practices including comprehensive unit testing automation.
Maintain systems development standards, patterns and ensure compliance. Prepare and maintain full technical documentation of development tasks and deliverables Troubleshoot system errors reported by users Apply change management principles where appropriate in the IT process to effectively deliver solutions Ensure IT operational SLA compliance and operational efficiency of IT processes in support of business goals
Manulife Center of Excellence (COE)
Anticipate and monitor programming developments that may impact design and recommend alternatives or points for adapting.
Collaborate with the Manulife IT and Operations team to build an exciting and innovative’ culture within the teams across Asia that strives to be best in market and customer focused;
Ensuring compliance to set ADM practices are in place, and where absent define, including : incident management, enhancements, work request and project throughput and quality assurance processes Contribute to the reuse of Digital technology, solutions & skills to achieve cost efficiencies utilizing Agile, DevOps, repeatable technical playbooks and collaborative IT process automation practices.
People Development / Leadership
Functional leadership of one or more backend development teams or pods Collaborate with the Manulife IT and Operations team to build an exciting and innovative’ culture within the teams across Asia that strives to be best in market and customer focused Participate / lead in cross training and up skilling activities in the team Help onboard, train, and mentor new members in the team
Knowledge / Skills / Competencies / Education :
Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computing Science or Engineering
A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing and developing simple to complex iOS (Swift / Obj-C) applications
Experience in developing and testing iOS applications
Familiar with the configuration / setup of iTunes Connect, Developer Console, Provisional Profiles, APNS, and other iOS (mobile) development related technologies
Extensive experience in delivering integrated digital solutions, particularly complex backend API / RESTful functionality and integration.
Experience in delivering projects from inception through to post-implementation warranty using Agile devOps project delivery methodologies
Experience in delivering projects involving stakeholders from multiple locations
Insurance industry knowledge, is seen as advantageous
Technical Leadership in iOS Mobile development
Must be actively programming in Swift based technology stack with strong analytical skills. Expert knowledge in core Objective C based technology stack (Mac).
Must have some knowledge about End to End BDD testing methodology.
Have had experience with at least 1 full life cycle of a mobile app production from concept to launch.
Expert knowledge in Object Oriented Analysis, Design & Programming (OOADP)
Ability to design solutions, resolve technical issues using Swift / Obj-C based technology stack.
Ensure programming best practices & quality gates are followed
Ability to drive new technology analysis & discussion
Ability to deliver under high pressure
Ensure application integrity as product roadmap & business requirements.
Endeavor to become a web based full stack developer
Committed team player
Proven track record of developing applications using Agile methodology.
Expert knowledge in core Xcode 8 / 9+.
Expert knowledge in Swift data structures
Knowledge of common iOS libraries and frameworks
Knowledge of Node.js and related frameworks
Knowledge of AngularJS 1.x is a plus
Working knowledge of how to incorporate OAuth 2.0 protocols
Ability to integrate with an API driven architecture
Ability to create user friendly components
Ability to take on new technologies and programming languages as needed
Knowledge of asynchronous strategy using queues and caching techniques
Working knowledge of mobile architecture and mobile application stacks
Expert knowledge of one or more REST / SOAP, Web interface, data integration using JPA / JTA in distributed environment
Knowledge of IoT & wearables (health) technologies
Working knowledge of Sonarqube, Jenkins, Static code analysis
Delivery methodology Agile, TDD / BDD / DDD within DevOps environment
Knowledge of Salesforce and SDK APIs
Experience in the design, development and testing of micro services
Knowledge of PCF (Pivotal Cloud Foundry) and Azure platforms.
Knowledge of setting up CI / CD deployment process and scripts