Tech Stack Heaven! Best places to be a developer in Hong Kong

Good software developers are highly sought-after in Hong Kong, with demand outstripping supply. A wide range of companies, from fast-growing startups through to well established multinationals, are hiring tech talent, but with so much competition, who are the best companies to work for?

With many companies offering similar financial benefits, it’s become the non-monetary rewards that are key: What career development opportunities do companies offer and which technologies do they use? Which companies have employee-focused working environments and great company cultures?

Here we take a look at 6 companies in Hong Kong that offer great opportunities for software developers.

1. Capgemini


What they do: A leader in consulting, technology services and digital transformation, they address the entire breadth of their clients’ opportunities in the evolving world of cloud, digital and platforms.

What they offer employees: Capgemini's presence in more than 40 countries with employees representing 120 nationalities and speaking more than 100 different languages gives them a wealth of cultural diversity. They believe their differences are a source of innovation and inspiration which enables them to generate new ideas, anticipate market trends, and be thought leaders in their chosen markets

Cool perks: Health and fitness subsidies, regular company events & CSR activities and more.

Tech stack: Adobe Experience Manager, Adobe Targeting & Analytics, Adobe Audience Manager, Tealium, Content Delivery Networks, AppDynamics, Splunk, AWS, Jenkins, Github, Slack, IBM portal server, IBM Websphere content management system

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2. Odoo


What they do: Odoo’s mission is to transform the way companies run their business through all-in-one software that’s simple, intuitive, full-featured and tightly integrated.

What they offer employees: Odoo believes that a great workplace is made up of great colleagues and smart people want to work with smart people. At the heart of the company’s culture is investment in recruiting, developing and retaining great people, and giving them the autonomy and freedom to be awesome.

Cool perks: Team lunches & happy hours, team sports event (bills covered by Odoo), free coffee and pantry snacks and more.

Tech stack: JavaScript Frameworks i.e Angular, NodeJS, React, and Vue js

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3. JOS


What they do: JOS is a systems integrator, solutions provider and technology consultancy with deep local and industry knowledge and an exceptional ability to execute.

What they offer employees: JJOS promotes “Learning is an attitude” and encourages colleagues to connect, share and learn together via gLearning, a Game Learning app. JOS also promotes work-life balance with a wide range of sports and recreational activities and interest groups.

Cool perks: Regular employee sports and social activities, JOS Academy – structured training, discounts & coupons on Jardine brands and more.

Tech stack: Major programming languages: JavaScript (Node.js). Cloud: Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud Platform. Databases: MongoDB, Google Spanner, Redis, DynamoDB, Amazon Aurora. Other SaaS: Algolia, Mixpanel, SendGrid, Twilio, Contentful, Google Analytics.

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4. Lalamove


What they do: A hyper growth company, Lalamove has expanded its same day delivery and courier service across China and Southeast Asia.

What they offer employees: Lalamove focuses on how individuals and the company can grow together. With such a fast-growing business, there are many opportunities for junior staff to develop into managers.

Cool perks: Friday jam sessions, weekly sports activities, weekend trips and many more.

Tech stack: Golang, NodeJS and PHP.

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5. Innovix


What they do: With 60 years of distribution expertise, Innovix offers technical and market knowledge with technologies for their channel partners in Asia.

What they offer employees: Innovix encourages staff to learn anywhere anytime with Game learning app gLearning. The company also organises regular employee sports, social activities, and annual company trip.

Cool perks: Regular employee sports and social activities, annual company trip, discounts & coupons on Jardine brands and more

Tech stack: Frontend: ReactJS and Javascript, AngularJS. Backend: NodeJS, Databases, Java, Python, Clojure. Mobile: Swift for iOS, Android, native or hybrid.

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6. Soundbrenner


What they do: Soundbrenner為樂手創造了世界首個可穿戴智能設備。公司將硬件產品與手機程式和桌面程式相結合,為提升樂手能力提供整體解決方案。

What they offer employees: Soundbrenner於2014年由三名樂手創立,總部位於香港並在柏林開設有辦公室。Soundbrenner擁有著最國際化的團隊之一,覆蓋超過12個不同的國家。團隊大部分成員都了解音樂。

Cool perks: 公司也專門為員工租賃了用於即興演出的空間。Soundbrenner同時也會組織員工每年進行一次聚會,其柏林團隊將會前來香港辦公室,公司所有員工將會一起參與諸如垃圾船派對的社交活動。

Tech stack: JQuery, Slick, Google Font, Embedded C programming、EDA tools (e.g. Altium or KiCad)、Nordic nRF52840 / ARM Cortex M4 (Core) and Cypress PSoC 4 BLE / ARM Cortex M0 (Pulse)

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7. Rackspace


What they do: Rackspace accelerates the value of the cloud by providing cloud management service across applications, data, security, and infrastructure, assisting clients to undergo digital transformations with ease.

What they offer employees: Rackspace strives to go above and beyond for their employees, so that employees can do so for their clients.

Cool perks: Not only are Rackers (Rackspace employees) given gym membership sponsor and paid volunteer time, but also a monthly fun budget to organise activities so that they can bond as a team. Activities range from mini golf, indoor car racing, to movie screenings. They also enjoy additional days-off for special occasions, such as birthday and Christmas shopping

Tech stack: PHP, Amazon Cloud Front, Stripe, Github, Git, New Relic, Drupal,

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