BAF® Request: HONG KONG-490-IT Senior Analyst–Digital Transformation



A new ICG client is one of the largest independent life and general insurance companies in Asia with HQ in Hong Kong.  The company has presence in over 18 markets throughout Asia Pacific region.  As part of their overall IT transformation strategy, the client is looking for a senior analyst to be the technical team leader of a new project that complements their current activities in mobile applications and web development, including vendor management, design/code review.

The Role

The IT Senior Analyst will be responsible for supporting mobile applications and web development. The IT Senior Analyst will be part of the program management team and will indirectly manage a number of specialised tasks/resources to deliver the above mentioned initiative.

Accountabilities will include:

  • Support Company to achieve goals by utilizing information technology
  • Analyse user requirements, their existing system work flows and procedures
  • Conduct feasibility studies, systems/infrastructure/database design and evaluation
  • Assist supervisor to liaise with different parties
  • Perform design/code/architecture review on vendor solution
  • Assist infrastructure setup and program deployment
  • Analyse user requirements, their existing system work flows and procedures
  • Conduct feasibility studies, systems/infrastructure/database design and evaluation, assists supervisor to liaise with different parties
  • Assist supervisor to prepare project documents e.g. work schedules, test methodology and review test results
  • Conduct program coding, testing and prepares system documents that adhere both deadlines and procedures of work
  • Implement IT solutions to meet user requirements and Company strategic directions.
  • Ensure smooth production run of application systems and provides system support
  • Analyse technical issues and devises & provides cost effective solutions
  • Handle enquires and provides technical support to end users
  • Provide training to upgrade IT knowledge on business and applications
  • Conduct research on new IT technology and prepares reports and  recommendations
  • Lead small / medium-sized projects, prepares and monitors project schedule
  • Ensure deliverables and systems comply with all applicable standards and guidelines
  • Perform other responsibilities and duties assigned by managers to meet business objectives

Skills and Qualification:

The successful affiliate needs to have strong communication skills to be able to interact with internal and external stakeholders.  Ability to communicate in Cantonese would be preferred. Strong in business analysis and system design, and able to work closely with external vendor to ensure qualitative deliverables.

  • University / College graduate in computer science
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience
  • Knowledge in Insurance industry is preferable
  • Knowledge of different phases of the System Development Life Cycle
  • Proficient in at least one development tools: Xcode, J2EE, Java, web programming
  • Experience of at least one Databases: Sybase, Oracle, SQL Server
  • Knowledge on at least one Platform: UNIX, Application Server (Websphere, JBOSS)
  • Strong analytical skill and able to manage multiple tasks within tight timeline
  • Organized, self-motivated, enthusiastic and proven rapid learning capability
  • Knowledge of web service product
  • Knowledge of embedded device and design structure of the common portable device
  • Knowledge of mobile development is preferable

Logistics, process & Rate

Logistics: Start as soon as practical, full-time role. 12 Month duration. Candidates will need to be able to cover their own cost of living expenses for the duration of the assignment.

Location: Hong Kong

Offshore and Interstate candidates will only be considered if they cover their own travel and accommodation expenses.

Rate: Final amount to be negotiated with the client based on level of experience and seniority.

Process: APT’s must be lodged by the time and date specified below.

AKL 07:00pm Thursday, 20 July 2017
SYD/MEL 05:00pm Thursday, 20 July 2017
SGP 03:00pm Thursday, 20 July 2017
PAR/BRU/STO 9:00am Thursday, 20 July 2017
LON 8:00am Thursday, 20 July 2017
TOR/NY 3:00am Thursday, 20 July 2017

 We will review all APT’s and select the best 3. The client will then conduct interviews.

To apply for this BAF® you should submit your ICG Accredited Professional Transcript (APT’s) in the required format (in ICG GDrive here – Accredited Professionals only) to [email protected] and confirm that you are available (or will make yourself available) for interviews at the client’s discretion.

If you are aware of suitable candidates for the role that might not already be ICG Accredited Professionals, please forward this email to them and ask them to review our website.