Job ref no.: 224684965-JR-17498
AIA Hong Kong and Macau

Data Analytics Platform, Principal

AIA Hong Kong and Macau

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The candidate will drive the organization enterprise-wide data analytics platform implementation, from design, create to operate the platform. He/She will be responsible for managing the architecture processes on the data analytics platform and interfaces to ensure data are well managed to support all connected points – data science lab, business intelligence tools, data governance tool and digital platforms

Roles and Responsibilities:

Project Management, Application Development and Implementation

  • Support head of data analytics platform to manage a team of local and offshore resources to overview project/product development in order to deliver successful system implementation on time
  • Works with all business functions and users to understand/review/integrate user requirements and to propose IT solutions
  • Acts as a liaison between internal users and IT in all aspects in system development
  • Measures and monitors progress at clearly defined points in the process to ensure that the project is delivered on time, within budget, and that it meets or exceeds expectations. Balance scope, schedule, budget, quality, and risks. Make adjustment as necessary
  • Inject latest technology idea to enrich/rebuild/refactor/enhance the analytic capability of AIA on AI/BI/Data solutions
  • Review and maintain all technical documents periodically for data related system to comply with group standard
  • Manages vendors, onshore and offshore resources to drive projects with deliver excellence 
  • Leads projects with various parties, prepares and monitors project schedule with quality deliverables
  • Organizes, plans, manages and monitors the activities in all project stages to ensures all requirements and milestones are met with quality align with quality management reviews
  • Ensures smooth production run of application systems as well as to provide support and technical advisory

People Management

  • Trains staff for enhancing overall knowledge on business, applications and technical knowledge
  • Influence and support other IT teams to modernize applications under other team’s management
  • Build out offshore resource to support IT extension and support business demand

System Support, Technical Advices and Testing

  • Analyzes and solves technical problems and ensures smooth production run of application systems and try every efforts to maintain system availability according to SLA
  • Supports and gives advice for all levels of users in order to deliver high quality IT services and ensures the smooth production run of application systems 
  • Provides training to upgrade IT knowledge on business and applications
  • Conducts regular evaluation on new technologies and recommends to management in order to cater for new business needs and achieve the strategies of company

Compliance & Auditing and Guideline & Procedures

  • Performs self-assessment on IT activities / systems to ensure compliance with corporate guidelines
  • Provides support / advice to the team in self-assessment and IT audit exercise
  • Reviews and updates on the technical documents such as system diagram, system installation / operational manual, etc. in order to facilitate team members performing daily system / operation supports
  • Ensure team members who perform regulated activities have obtained the relevant licenses and fulfilled the licensing requirements

Minimum Job Requirements:

Education & Experience:

  • University / College graduate in Computing/IT or related discipline
  • Minimum 15 years of relevant experience with at least 3 years of architect role with hands on working experience on big data technologies and open source solutions such as Spark, Kfka, Hive, Elasticsearch, etc.
  • Strong technical foundation and knowledge for AI/BI/Data Modelling
  • Knowledge in Insurance industry is preferable
  • Experience on Big Data and Cloud solution implementation has advantages

Specific Skill:

  • Solid working and architecture experience on Data platform and Big Data implementation in Cloud (Azure, AWS, Google) platform with technology like Anaconda, Python, Spark, NoSQL
  • Solid working experience in ETL tool includes ODI and Informatica; Data replication solution includes Sybase replication and Informatica CDC; Database system includes Oracle, Sybase, MSSQL and PostgreSQL
  • Extensive experience in various project implementation and support platforms
  • Strong leadership and team building ability
  • Solid problem resolution and decision making ability
  • Proficient communication and consultation skills
  • Coaching and technical training techniques


  • You are required to obtain relevant license(s) if your job involves in regulated activities


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More job information
Job ref no. 224684965-JR-17498
Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 15 years - 20 years or above
Career Level
  • Middle management level
  • Degree