Job Description :
Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.
General Accountability :
The position is responsible for the backend engineering leadership, application architecture, development and support of new and existing digital application platforms for Manulife Asia, including but not limited to the Manulife MOVE platform.
Application Architecture, Development and Support
Technical leadership of Backend Node JS 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
Anticipate and monitor programming developments that may impact design and recommend alternatives or points for adapting.
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 Node JS 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 :
Technical Leadership in Node JS development :
Technical Skills :
Position Dimensions (Organizational Impact) :