WeLab (HK)

WeLab - Senior Manager, IT Application - WeLend

Senior Level
Hong Kong
Senior Manager, IT Application
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About Us

WeLab aims to bring joy to everyone’s financial journey. We strive to improve people’s lives by reinventing financial services through game-changing technology. We put our people first, whether it’s our customers or our employees.

Who we're looking for

We are looking for a Senior Manager, IT Application to join our WeLend team.

What you will be doing
  • Lead and take the ownership of WeLend’s digital financial and data platforms, products and services, engineering processes and culture
  • Work with internal and external stakeholders, tech and non-tech users for requirements, collaborations and integrations
  • React to fast pace changes due to business goals and compliance issues
  • Continuously revamping and refactoring our code and architecture using modern technologies to support business growth
  • Integrate new changes from internal feature enhancements and external modules/variants, and yet maintain a sustainable architecture of the platforms
  • Lead a team of on-shore and off-shore software and data engineers and drive their performance, ensure technical resources are spent efficiently and effectively
  • Manage L2 and L3 BAU application support
  • Work closely with DevOps and SRE teams to support CI/CD pipeline and application performance monitoring
  • Provide technical guidance to the team in delivery of technical solutions, perform code review and maintain coding standards and best practices
  • Monitor the software development lifecycle and release processes according to software engineering policies and procedures
  • Prepare technical documentations, including technical proposal, design document and engineering logs
  • Conduct knowledge sharing sessions to technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Explore modern development trends, tech stacks and tools, and influence the teams to adopt
Who you are
About you:
  • You're a go-getter with mad juggling skills (or multiple hats) who can thrive in a fast-paced, agile environment
  • You have a strong thirst for knowledge and are driven to find solutions that don't exist yet
  • You are comfortable with ambiguity and extremely resourceful (in your past life you could've been a detective)
  • You always find a way to get things done without sacrificing the quality of your work, integrity and values. No task is off limits for you.
  • You are humble and prioritize the success of the team over your own with an eagerness to help those around you
  • You don't shy away from challenges and have the ability to bounce back from setbacks
What is required and what we’re looking for:
  • Bachelor’s Degree or above in Computer Science, Information Engineering or related disciplines
  • 15+ years’ relevant experience in software engineering, 4+ years’ in a leadership role
  • Solid experience in managing and delivering complex customer-facing and in-house software applications and systems.
  • Experience in managing technical staff in multiple locations
  • Excellent skills and knowledge in one or more of the following programming languages and frameworks: Ruby on Rails, Go-Lang, Typescript, Python, ReactJS, Node.JS, Google Flutter, Java.
  • Familiar with PostgreSQL, MongoDB, GraphQL, and other SQL or NoSQL databases
  • Strong experience and knowledge in API, system integration, microservices, business reporting, OOP and software engineering concepts and best practices
  • Experience and knowledge in cloud platforms (e.g. AWS, Azure, GCP), modern CI/CD pipeline and tools such as Kubernetes, Docker, GitLab, SonarQube
  • Experience in Data Warehouse, ETL, data visualization and reporting is an advantage
  • Proven track record in development and delivery using appropriate methodologies (Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, Kanban)
  • Strong project management skills and certification is preferred
  • Strong communication skills, ability to work with senior management executives and non-technical stakeholders
  • Fluent in verbal and written English and Chinese (Cantonese and Putonghua)
What we offer
  • Competitive salary
  • Learning and development stipend, because we value lifelong learning and believe the best way to invest in our employees is to encourage them to continue to learn
  • Work hard and laugh lots (chicken wings and french toast, etc.) with a high-performing, fun and diverse team
  • Happiness Dollars for spending on anything that makes you happy
  • Coffee stipend
  • Conveniently located office surrounded by diverse and delicious lunch options
  • Lively office with gaming consoles and a ping pong table
  • Fun extracurricular activities with your colleagues like hiking, yoga, badminton, wine tasting, dragon boat racing, rock climbing, etc.
  • Employee referral bonuses

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