Senior Full
Manulife Financial Corporation
Makati City, PH
11d ago

Job Description :

Are you looking for unlimited opportunities to develop and succeed? With work that challenges and makes a difference, within a flexible and supportive environment, we can help our customers achieve their dreams and aspirations.

Responsibilities :

Application Architecture, Development and Support

Technical leadership of Java Development and enhancements of digital applications, including but not limited to the Manulife MOVE platform.

Assist in the gathering and analysis of user requirements and provide consultation on estimates, sprint planning and validating / qualifying estimates provided by development teams and third parties.

Assess application architecture impact and follow sound systems design principles, ensuring reuse of components and flexibility in configuration of design to support multiple : product, country and channel requirements.

Maintain the quality standards of the application platform, ensuring robust QA and code review processes are in place. Establish and adhere to devOps practices to maximize automation and continuous delivery practices including comprehensive unit testing automation.

Maintain systems development standards, patterns and ensure compliance. Prepare and maintain full technical documentation of development tasks and deliverables Troubleshoot system errors reported by users Apply change management principles where appropriate in the IT process to effectively deliver solutions Ensure IT operational SLA compliance and operational efficiency of IT processes in support of business goals

Manulife Center of Excellence (COE)

Anticipate and monitor programming developments that may impact design and recommend alternatives or points for adapting.

  • Collaborate with the Manulife IT and Operations team to build an exciting and innovative’ culture within the teams across Asia that strives to be best in market and customer focused;
  • Ensuring compliance to set ADM practices are in place, and where absent define, including : incident management, enhancements, work request and project throughput and quality assurance processes Contribute to the reuse of Digital technology, solutions & skills to achieve cost efficiencies utilizing Agile, DevOps, repeatable technical playbooks and collaborative IT process automation practices.

    People Development / Leadership

    Functional leadership of one or more Java development teams or pods Collaborate with the Manulife IT and Operations team to build an exciting and innovative’ culture within the teams across Asia that strives to be best in market and customer focused Participate / lead in cross training and up skilling activities in the team Help onboard, train, and mentor new members in the team

    Knowledge / Skills / Competencies / Education :


  • Bachelor degree or equivalent in Computing Science or Engineering
  • General

  • A minimum of 8 years of experience in designing and developing simple to complex Java applications
  • Extensive experience in delivering integrated digital solutions, particularly complex backend Java based functionality and integration.
  • Experience in delivering projects from inception through to post-implementation warranty using Agile devOps project delivery methodologies
  • Experience in delivering projects involving stakeholders from multiple locations
  • Insurance industry knowledge, is seen as advantageous
  • Technical Leadership in Java development

  • Must be actively programming in Java based technology stack with strong analytical skills. Expert knowledge in core Java based technology stack (Unix or Windows).
  • Expert knowledge in Object Oriented Analysis, Design & Programming (OOADP)
  • Ability to design solutions, resolve technical issues using Java based technology stack.
  • Ensure programming best practices & quality gates are followed
  • Ability to drive new technology analysis & discussion
  • Ability to deliver under high pressure
  • Ensure application integrity as product roadmap & business requirements.
  • Committed team player
  • Proven track record of developing applications using Agile methodology.
  • Technical Skills

  • Expert knowledge in core Java 8 and Java VM.
  • Expert knowledge in Spring Technologies
  • Expert knowledge in Java data structures (single and multi-threaded)
  • Expert knowledge of one or more REST / SOAP, Web interface, data integration using JPA / JTA in distributed environment
  • Expert knowledge in HTML, JavaScript, CSS, Angular JS
  • Expert knowledge in Java, Spring Boot, PCF (Pivotal Cloud Foundry), Rest Services, Web Security, Web Analytics
  • Knowledge of IoT & wearables technologies
  • Working knowledge of Sonarqube, Jenkins, Static code analysis
  • Delivery methodology Agile, TDD / BDD / DDD within DevOps environment
  • Knowledge of Salesforce and SDK APIs
  • Experience in the design, development and testing of micro services
  • Knowledge of PCF (Pivotal Cloud Foundry) and Azure platforms.
  • Position Dimensions (Organizational Impact) :

  • COE Shared service resource servicing multiple countries across shared platforms (eg. MOVE). Will service or work with the following stakeholders :
  • Regional Program Director and Product Owner(s)
  • Regional and local application development and support teams (Manulife and third party eg. DXC Vietnam).
  • IT security / firewall team
  • Global infrastructure team
  • Cloud Service team
  • Architecture, Digital Engineering & solution team(s)
  • 3rd party vendor and consultants
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