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The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Senior Software Engineer (Backend System)(ITSWS)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club
Posted on 24 Jan 2020

Senior Software Engineer (Backend System)(ITSWS)

The Hong Kong Jockey Club

Job Highlights

  • Minimum of 3 years experience
  • Hands on experience in C# or MSSQL
  • Software programming

Job Description

The Department

Information Technology and Sustainability Division will provide innovative technology solutions that contribute significantly to the Club's mission and strategic objectives.

The Job

You will:

  • Participate in a large-scale software development project to develop the new HKJC football betting backend system.
  • Work in software development team to understand the system requirements, design, develop the software components, conduct unit testing, support Development testing and prepare technical documents.
  • Learn the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process of a large-scale project and contribute to the feasibility study, system overall design, testability and maintainability of the software system.
  • Collaborate with business analysts and testing teams to ensure the quality of the software.
  • Work together with your development team-mates in HK and Shenzhen to deliver a high performance, low latency and mission-critical betting system.


About You

You should have:

  • Degree or above in Computer Science, IT or related discipline
  • A minimum of 3 years hands on software development experience in C# or MSSQL
  • A strong passion about software programming
  • Good communication and problem-solving skills
  • Self-motivation and willing to work in a team with others
  • Good spoken and written English
  • Able to communicate in Cantonese and Putonghua is an advantage
  • Less experienced applicant but with solid programming knowledge or good academic result will also be considered for the Software Engineer position.


Terms of Employment

The level of appointment will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. A contract employment will be offered to the successful candidate. Contract renewal will be subject to mutual agreement between the Club and the individual.


How to Apply

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We are an equal opportunity employer.

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Additional Information

Career Level
Entry Level
Years of Experience
3 years
Employment Type
Full Time
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Company Overview

Founded in 1884, The Hong Kong Jockey Club is a world-class racing club that acts continuously for the betterment of our society. The Club has a unique integrated business model, comprising racing and racecourse entertainment, a membership club, responsible sports wagering and lottery, and charities and community contribution. Through this model, the Club generates economic and social value for the community and supports the Government in combatting illegal gambling. In 2017/18, the Club made a record return to the Government of HK$22.6 billion in duty and profits tax and contributed HK$1.2 billion to the Lotteries Fund. Approved charity donations were HK$4.2 billion. The Club is Hong Kong's largest single taxpayer and one of the city’s major employers. Its Charities Trust is also one of the world's top ten charity donors. The Club is always "riding high together for a better future" with the people of Hong Kong.


香港賽馬會(「馬會」)成立於1884年,是致力建設更美好社會的世界級賽馬機構。馬會透過其結合賽馬及馬場娛樂、會員會所、有節制體育博彩及獎券,以及慈善及社區貢獻的獨特綜合營運模式,創造經濟及社會價值,並協助政府打擊非法賭博。2017/18年度,馬會透過各項博彩稅及利得稅,為政府庫房帶來破紀錄的226億港元收入,並向獎券基金撥款12億港元。另外,已審批慈善捐款達42億港元。馬會是全港最大的單一納稅機構,也是香港主要僱主之一,其慈善信託基金位列全球十大慈善捐助機構。馬會將繼續與香港市民「同心同步同進 共創更好未來」。

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