Development Specialist Development Specialist …

in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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Posted by:
Sonia Kwong • Recruiter
Posted by:
Sonia Kwong
System Development with a leading bank

Principal Responsibilities
• Provide support across the end-to-end delivery and run lifecycle, utilizing their skills and expertise to carry out software development, testing and operational support activities with the ability to move between these according to demand
• End-to-end accountability for a product or service, identifying and developing the most appropriate Technology solutions to meet customer needs as part of the Customer Journey
• Liaise with other engineers, architects and business stakeholders, to understand and drive the product or service's direction
• Establish a digital environment and automate processes to minimize variation and ensure predictable high quality code and data
• Create technical test plans and records, including unit and integration tests, within automated test environments to ensure code quality
• Provide support to DevOps teams working at all stages of a product or service release/change with a strong customer focus and end-to-end journeys, ensuring they have an excellent domain knowledge
• Working with POD team to ensure operational issues (performance, operator intervention, alerting, design defect related issues, etc.) are identified and addressed at all stages of a product or service release/change
• Enable the Continuous Delivery Pipeline and DevOps through appropriate design guidelines and investment advocacy
• Actively participate in the Continuous Exploration process as part of the Continuous Delivery Pipeline, especially with enabler Epics
• Build and support continuous integration (CI), continuous delivery (CD) and continuous testing activities
• Provide support in identification and resolution of all incidents associated with the IT service, as directed by leadership of the DevOps team
• Ensure compliance with centrally defined Security Standards
• Ensure compliancy with Operational risk standards (E.g. Network, Firewall, OS, Logging, Monitoring, Availability, Resiliency)
• Engineering activities to implement patches provided centrally
• Support non-functional testing
• Update support and operational documentation as required


• Rich years of relevant System development, or design experience in delivery role in financial services environment.
• Experience of working with Continuous Integration (CI), Continuous Delivery (CD) and continuous testing tools
• Experience working within an Agile environment
• Programming experience in one or more of the following languages: Python, Ruby, Java, JavaScript, Go, Groovy, Scala
• Experience managing AWS cloud workloads, especially EC2, EKS, RDS, VPC, and CloudWatch
• Ability to quickly acquire new skills and tools
• A successful track record of delivering complex projects and/or programmes, utilising appropriate techniques and tools to ensure and measure success
• Excellent written and spoken communication skills; an ability to communicate with impact, ensuring complex information is articulated in a meaningful way to wide and varied audiences
• Good understanding of both RDBMS & NoSQL databases technologies such as Oracle, Postgres, MongoDB, Redis or equivalent.
• Solid expertise in Java, Spring, Springboot, JSON, Restful API, OpenAPI, RAML, ReactJS, with a strong awareness of emerging technologies and industry standard
• Strong knowledge of Agile development and Devops tool for example, Git, Confluence, JIRA, Selenium, Jmeter, Cucumber, Jenkins or equivalent
• Building trusting Relationships – highly collaborative and engaging, building effective networks across business areas, developing relationships based on mutual trust and encouraging others to do the same to drive right outcomes.
• Effective influencing and persuasive skills.
• Experience of working in the Agile environment, leading projects / driving analysis and / or design
• Examples of the successful delivery of the projects on time
• Experience in working with remote teams
• Strong analytical, interpersonal, presentation and negotiation skills
• Highly motivated and able to work independently, under pressure and proactively in a fast paced environment with multiple deadlines
• Positive, proactive and can-do attitude
• Prior working experience of banking sector will be an advantage but not a must
• Coaching skills / feedback skills a plus
• A comprehensive understanding of risk management and proven experience of ensuring own/others' compliance with relevant regulatory processes
• Excellent Knowledge of SDLC / Agile methodology; SAFE certification would be a plus
To be considered for this role, the relevant rights to work in Hong Kong is required.

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