Principal Insurance Company (Hong Kong) Limited

Manager, Software Development

Principal Insurance Company (Hong Kong) Limited
Posted on 12-Apr-21

Manager, Software Development

Principal Insurance Company (Hong Kong) Limited

Job Highlights

  • Permanent role
  • IT software development in financial industry
  • Leadership, Teamwork

Job Description

  • Work with client personnel and Information Technology staff to develop and maintain efficient and practical systems toward the objectives of improved product administration, customer service and client area operations on a cost-effective basis
  • Lead & coordinate the activity of other analyst and programmers on projects & assignments to develop and maintain systems in accordance with authorized priorities and scheduled target dates.  Develop and/or maintain complete systems documentation
  • Supervise and train up the subordinates’ technical skills and perform staff development activities such as performance appraisals, training and mentoring
  • Perform necessary job related duties in a timely and effective manner to ensure assigned programs/systems are available operational, keeping their overall down-time to a minimum
  • Assist in Information Technology Management and continue to develop and maintain systems analysis and technical skills
  • Perform other job related duties and special projects as required
  • University graduate in Management Information System or Computer Science
  • 10 years+ of relevant professional IT software development experience with at least 2 years in managerial level, preferably in financial industry
  • Solid experience with VB.NET, ASP.NET
  • Solid experience with DBMS - MS SQL, NoSQL and RDBMS
  • Solid experience in web-based front-end development and mobile system development
  • Experience with Microservices and API
  • Experience with cloud platforms (AWS, Azure) and CI/CD with DevOps principles and data integration tools eg. Azure Data Factory
  • Project experience in 3-tier/Web applications development/Crystal Enterprise/Report, Windows Server, Java
  • Good analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Self-starter, team player and able to work independently
  • Good communication skills including spoken & written English and Chinese
We are an equal opportunity employer and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. All information received will be kept in strict confidentiality and for recruitment purpose only.

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Additional Information

Career Level
Years of Experience
10 years
Job Type
Full Time, Part Time, Permanent

Company Overview

Principal helps people and companies around the world build, protect and advance their financial well-being through retirement, insurance and asset management solutions that fit their lives. We started in 1879 as an insurance company. Today, we’re a member of the FORTUNE 500® and a global investment management leader. We serve over 24 million customers worldwide from more than 20 locations throughout Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.

In Hong Kong, we are a provider of investment and retirement solutions. We combine our capabilities in global investment management, retirement leadership and asset allocation expertise to provide retirement and asset management services as well as award-winning mutual funds and investment products to businesses, individuals and institutional investors. We have been awarded “Good MPF Employer Award” for consecutive years by MPFA for our commitment, dedication and continuous effort in enhancing better retirement benefits for employees.
We are looking for high caliber talents to join our Hong Kong operation and grow with us. To find out more, visit us at

Additional Company Information

Insurance/Pension Funding
Benefits & Others
Double pay, Life insurance, Medical insurance, Performance bonus, Five-day work week