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Senior Manager, Technology Engineering Leader


Date: May 12, 2019

Location: Hong Kong, HK

Company: AIA Careers

Job Summary

Provide comprehensive cloud-first infrastructure advices and implementation of infrastructure platform for initiatives according to Company strategy and other business priorities.  Analyze and define cloud-first infrastructure roadmap and mitigate the risk of EOL.


Roles and Responsibilities

Functional Duties

  • Provides Infrastructure technical advises and support to IT initiatives according to business priority
  • Leads the engineering team to implement the required Infrastructure platform
  • Analyses and identifies the Infrastructure Road Map including EOL technology and makes recommendation to management
  • Organize, plan, manage and monitor the activities in all project stages to ensure all requirements and milestones are met
  • Exercise responsibility for liaison with all parties in feasibility study, system specification, infrastructure design, hardware / software evaluation etc.
  • Evaluate new technologies / solutions to recommend optimal solution to management in alignment with corporate standards, meeting business requirements
  • Report and present recommendations to management for review and approval
  • Implement, design and deliver technical solutions in public and hybrid cloud environment
  • Manage activities and provide holistic support for responsible systems
  • Ensure compliance to IT Governance and Company Policies
  • Review and update technical documents such as system diagram, system installation manuals


People Management

  • Manage a team of staff (including outsourced/contract resources) with management responsibility
  • Plan and organize training programs for enhancing overall knowledge on business, applications and technical knowhow for team member
  • Perform review on team performance, training enrollment, leave approvals, staff goal setting, career development plan, and appraisal, etc.


Miscellaneous Tasks

  • Work closely with IT Transformation & Infrastructure Program Office, Architecture Team to ensure the design solution to be implemented from Infrastructure standpoint
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties periodically assigned by immediate manager to meet operational or business requirements
  • Act as active driver on new IT technology to help business and operation
  • Monitor latest cloud related technology update


Job Requirements

Education & Experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Information Technology or related discipline
  • At least 8 years of IT related experience in managerial position, preferably in insurance/financial industry


Specific Skills

  • Good technical skill in Infrastructure solution design, administration & support on Windows and Linux OSI / Microservices / database / public cloud and hybrid cloud infrastructure
  • Practical experience in networking, Active Directory, vendor and outsourcing, infrastructure projects, cloud admin and security
  • Understanding and experience in implementing services in Azure and/or AWS on Docker and Kubernetes, databases/RDS, Azure Resource Manager/Cloud Formation, etc.
  • Good project management and vendor management skills
  • Good troubleshooting and analytical skills
  • Understanding of Agile, DevOps, CICD pipeline preferable
  • Certification of Solutions Architect for Azure or AWS is a surplus
  • Fluent English mandatory, Cantonese and Putonghua preferable
  • Good written and communication skills


We offer an attractive remuneration package to the successful candidate.  Please submit your application by clicking “Apply Now” for our processing.


All personal information provided by applicant will be treated in strict confidence and used solely for recruitment purposes.  The personal information will be used strictly in accordance with AIA’s personal data policies, a copy of which will be provided upon request.  It is possible that information about the applicant or the applicant’s application will be shared with AIA and its related companies.  AIA will retain all applications for a period of up to 24 months after which the documents will be destroyed.

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