R&D Prototype Development Lead - Leading Insurance Group

  • Excellent Remuneration
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Pinpoint Asia Limited
  • 18 Mar 19

Our client is a leading insurance group, where they are driving technology innovations across their business transformation. They are looking for an R&D Prototype Development Lead to join their innovation technology division. The selected candidate will be leading their technology prototype build and development. It will be a very interesting position for someone who wants to build something new in the technology space.


  • Working with the product team to design innovative technology solution. Come up with new ideas on technical design and prototype. 
  • Lead the development team to go through development lifecycle through design, development, assembly, and operation. 
  • Establish prototype policies, frameworks, processes, procedures, and toolchain to increase prototype readiness and rapid development capabilities. 
  • Support the hackathon initiatives to promote and explore new development prototypes. 
  • Develop and bring new development tools including IDE, SVN, Code Repository to achieve a full DevOps environment. 
  • Explore new technologies especially open-source, new development tools, new algorithmic code where they can be possibly brought into the team.  
  • Work with product team to develop prototypes based on the new emerging technology. 
  • Produce code from ground up that utilize cutting-edge techniques that are portable to different platform and devices. 


  • Hands-on coding on Java, Angular, Node.JS, React development. The candidate must be passionate about coding and development. 
  • Strong understanding of OO Development and DevOps model.
  • Experience in building Java-based Systems, good knowledge in application architecture and design patterns.
  • Strong understanding of SOA Architecture, Distributed Architecture, and knowledge of Microservices Architecture. 
  • Knowledge of software engineering especially in Lean methodology, DevOps, CI/CD etc. 
  • Technologies exposure to Cloud, Kubernetes, Containers, and Docker. 
  • Candidate with innovative development, R&D, startup experience is a plus. 
  • Development Team management experience is highly preferred. 
  • Innovative mindset - Think outside the box. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills in English and Cantonese. 
  • Computer Science or related Degree from a reputable University.

If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Danny Kwan at resume@pinpointasia.com and put R&D Prototype Development Lead - Leading Insurance Group in the subject header.

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