The Bank of East Asia, Limited


BEA relies on Fintech innovation to provide customers with the best banking experience possible. We are an industry pioneer in a number of areas. We were the first bank to digitalise its branches in Hong Kong, and also the first bank in Hong Kong to launch a number of innovative mobile banking services, including i-P2P mobile payment and Cardless Cash Withdrawal.


Stream A
Information Technology Department

Internship Duration: 1 year
Internship Period: Anytime within 1/7/2017 – 31/8/2018 (Intended Starting Time: 3/7/2017)

Interns joining the Information Technology Department may be involved in projects in the following aspects:

  • Improving user experience in customer facing services, (e.g., mobile banking, internet banking, and information website)
  • Big data analytics and cognitive computing
  • Faster Payment System & P2P solutions
  • Cybersecurity
  • Blockchain

Job Duties

  • System development by applying advanced information technology (e.g., biometric authentication, mobile centricity, big data, cognitive computing, cloud computing, web analytics, etc.)
  • Perform technical evaluation and proof of concept on advanced information technology to be applied
  • Collaborate with business users and innovation team to develop prototypes on application of new technologies

Requirements

  1. Education Background:
    • 3rd year UG students
  2. Disciplines Preferred:
    • Computer Science, Computer Engineering
  3. Technical Skills
    • Knowledge of Programming
    • Java Programming experience is preferable
    • Knowledge in mobile app development is an advantage
  4. Language Proficiency
    • Good command of written and spoken English
    • Good command of written Chinese and spoken Cantonese
  5. Others
    • Creative thinking and problem solving skills
    • Ability to pick up new technical skills
    • Willing to take up new challenges
    • Good communication skill with positive working attitude

 
 

Stream B
Project and Innovation Management Department

Internship Duration: 1 year
Internship Period: Anytime within 1/7/2017 – 31/8/2018 (Intended Starting Time: 3/7/2017)

Interns joining the Project and Innovation Management Department will be involved in projects that would cover various business sectors of the Bank, e.g. Treasury, Personal Banking, Corporate Banking, Risk and Compliance for the following areas:

  • Fintech ideas generation and business solutions formation;
  • Business expansion initiatives; and
  • Operation efficiency programs.

Job Duties

  • To assist in managing major projects involving multiple parties (internal and external) and ensuring quality and compliance to the Bank’s standards
  • To assist in supporting business units in identifying and evaluating new technologies that will help design user-friendly applications for customers
  • To help promote new technology innovations to business units and share business applications of new technologies
  • To collaborate with Information Technology Department in implementing the solution designs on IT projects

Requirements

  1. Education Background:
    • 3rd year UG students
  2. Disciplines Preferred:
    • Computer Science, Business, Information Management
  3. Technical Skills
    • SharePoint
    • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel (e.g. Macro)
  4. Language Proficiency
    • Good command of written and spoken English
    • Good command of written Chinese and spoken Cantonese
  5. Others
    • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, a good team player and able to work under pressure
    • Interest in new technologies
    • Creative thinking and problem solving
    • Good communication skill with positive working attitude