IT Applications Manager Print


IT Applications Manager

Reporting to Director of IT Services – Oversee all application development, program analysis, evaluate the performance and usability of applications, ensure quality assurance procedures, etc. 


  • Lead and supervise the IT Applications team members who procure, customise and/or build the next generation of the College’s software systems for HR, finance, student management, donor management and other administrative tasks
  • Work closely with Director of IT Services and internal stakeholders to gather requirements, codify optimum work processes, and deliver appropriate software solutions
  • Evaluate performance and usability of the College’s existing applications to identify bugs or gaps, design improvements, and build roadmap for future releases
  • In the spirit of the “Agile Manifesto,” enforce Quality Assurance procedures, collate stakeholders’ assessments, and conduct user tests for continual feedbacks
  • Stay abreast of the latest software technologies used in Web/cloud computing on all common platforms (e.g. mobile, PC, Mac)
  • Utilise industry-standard best practices for project management, sustainable software development, code versioning, etc.
  • Provide second-level support to the IT Operations and EduTech teams in the College’s ongoing technological needs (e.g. maintenance, upgrades, helpdesk)
  • Prepare quarterly report and budget proposal for development tools
  • Develop and review technical documentation and user manuals for all software
  • Any other duties as assigned by supervisor



  • Degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • At least 7 years of experience preferred in front-end, middle-tier and back-end software; in industry parlance, someone who is well on the way to becoming (or already is) a “full-stack” developer
  • 4 years of experience preferred in managing the development and delivery of enterprise software
  • Have a passion for higher education
  • Prior experience in developing software in higher education institution is a plus
  • Strong communication skill with both technical and non-technical staff
  • Proficiency in English and Chinese (both written and spoken)
  • Good leadership and organisational skills
  • Willing to work beyond normal office hours (if necessary) to complete urgent assignments or support IT Operations


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Last Updated on Monday, 08 May 2017 14:23