Technical Manager (Application Development) (Ref: 20004999)
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.

You will :

  • Lead development team engage in the effort estimation, design, construction, testing, maintenance and support of complex wagering systems and IT solutions
  • Oversee the translation of business requirements into functional design that aligns with architectural standards and roadmaps
  • Plan and assign resources to accomplish development tasks, monitor and report the progress
  • Conduct deliverable reviews to ensure compliance to establish standards and processes
  • Seek opportunities to constantly improve work practices and team achievements
  • Provide off duty standby support on roster and provide on-site support on critical events
  • You should have :

  • University degree or above in Computer Science, IT or related engineering discipline
  • Minimum of 10 years’ experience in architectural design and software development of large scale systems
  • Minimum of 3 years team management experience
  • Wagering and transaction control system experience is definitely a plus but not essential
  • Proven staff management / supervision capability with multi-site development team management experience
  • Working knowledge in system design, software development and testing processes and the good understanding of SDLC are mandatory.
  • Design and software development experience on Database, application systems on Linux / Windows or web systems are important

  • In-depth knowledge and experience of IT system development, design concepts and development tools
  • Knowledge in Continuous Integration, DevOps and Automated testing are preferable
  • Ability to communicate complicated ideas clearly with wide range of stakeholders is essential
  • Familiar with development on database and application systems on Microsoft Windows and / or Linux platform, online transaction processing, multi-threading system design and messaging mechanism are preferred
  • 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 both spoken and written 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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