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Senior Manager, IT applications
Job reference no. : OS00844
Information Technology  |  Permanent  |  Quarry Bay
25 Jun 2024
Information Technology  |  Permanent  |  Quarry Bay
25 Jun 2024


A career at Swire Properties is more than just work, it’s a calling.

We’re searching for exceptional individuals who want to live and breathe “Creative Transformation” – our distinct mindset and long-term approach that inspires everything we do and how we do it. It inspires us to constantly explore new perspectives and seek out original thinking that goes beyond the conventional. Our mission, ultimately, is to constantly add value to communities and create truly amazing and sustainable places where people can thrive.

While we expect our People to deliver game-changing work, what matters most is that our colleagues grow and reach their full potential no matter what stage of their career they’re at. This means empowering them so they can always do what they love and what they’re best at.

Join us today and work on career-defining projects that are changing the industry in Hong Kong, the Chinese Mainland, Miami and Southeast Asia.

We are currently seeking a talented senior manager, IT applications to join our dynamic team. 

  • Oversee the planning, execution, and delivery of software development projects with offshore development teams, ensuring they are completed on time, within budget, and according to quality standards.
  • Provide strong leadership and guidance to a pool of offshore developers (a combination of in-house and in-sourced) ensuring they are aligned with the company's goals and objectives.
  • Collaborate with different stakeholders, such as project leaders, business analysts, and product owners, to ensure a clear understanding of project requirements and expectations.
  • Efficiently allocate and manage resources, including developers' workload, to optimize productivity and achieve project milestones.
  • Foster effective communication and collaboration across the offshore development teams, ensuring clear understanding of project requirements, priorities, and timelines.
  • Conduct regular meetings with the offshore development teams to discuss project progress, address challenges, and provide guidance and support.
  • Evaluate and improve software development processes, methodologies, and tools to enhance efficiency, quality, and delivery speed.
  • Define and establish system architecture, design patterns, coding standards, best practices, and development guidelines to ensure consistency, maintainability, and scalability of the codebase. Communicate these standards to the enterprise architect, cloud architect and development teams and manage the implementation.
  • Implement quality assurance processes, including code reviews, testing methodologies, and adherence to coding standards, to ensure the delivery of high-quality software solutions.
  • Identify skill gaps within the offshore development teams and provide coaching and training opportunities to enhance their technical expertise. Organize knowledge-sharing sessions and workshops to disseminate information and foster continuous learning.
  • Evaluate third-party vendors, tools, and platforms that can enhance the software development process. Assess their compatibility with the existing technology stack and make informed decisions regarding their adoption.
  • Stay up to date with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices in software development, and apply relevant knowledge to improve team performance and project outcomes.
  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Significant professional experience in software development, including leadership or management roles.
  • Proven track record in leading and managing software development teams, including remote or offshore teams.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills to effectively collaborate with stakeholders, team members, and business users.
  • Ability to align offshore software development initiatives with the organization's strategic goals and objectives.
  • Ability to provide guidance, mentorship, and support to the offshore development teams, fostering a positive work culture.
  • Experience in resource management, including workload allocation, talent acquisition, and performance evaluation.
  • Experience with designing and architecting software applications, considering scalability, performance, and security aspects.
  • Proficiency in various programming languages, frameworks, and development tools including but not limited to Java, Node.js, Vue.js, React, MySQL
  • Familiarity with AWS, Ali Cloud, DevOps practices, and agile development methodologies.
  • Knowledge of quality assurance processes, code review techniques, and software testing methodologies.
  • Fluent in English and Putonghua.
  • Willing to travel frequently to Chinese Mainland.

You are invited to submit your application via the Apply button.As an equal opportunity employer, Swire Properties strives to foster a diverse workforce and inclusive workplace, where People can thrive. If you require special assistance, due to disability, during any part of the recruitment process – including the online application and/or the selection process – please reach out to us via email (as specified on the job application website) at any time.

If we have not contacted you within six weeks after your submission, please consider your application be unsuccessful this time. The personal data of unsuccessful candidates collected for this recruitment exercise will be kept for 12 months from its completion and thereafter destroyed. Information provided will be used for recruitment and appointment purpose only. The Company will handle all personal data confidentially in accordance with the principles laid down in the Personal Data (Privacy) Ordinance. To find out more about Swire Properties’ Sustainable Development (SD) 2030 Strategy, especially in the area of People, visit© Swire Properties Limited 太古地產有限公司

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