Chief Technology Officer Chief Technology Officer …

TEKsystems Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
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TEKsystems Hong Kong
in Hong Kong
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Chief Technology Officer
My client is looking for a leader who has experience in leading a high performing regional team across Asia.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Helping define and drive deliveries towards the strategic direction for the area. Guiding and mentoring the development teams to grow their technical skills and promote consistency in the space
  • Aligning with the long term strategic direction for Asset Management, providing a path to get there via incremental deliveries
  • Active participation in an Agile development process, including working closely with the business
  • Identifying and managing the non-functional requirements for the area
  • Establishing a strong partnership with Operations counterparts and other key stakeholders
  • Close engagement with Operations, Product Owners, Architects and Lead Design Authorities across other areas of Asset & Wealth Management - collaborating to define consistent approaches and solutions
  • Understanding and promoting the overall data model for the suite of applications in the area, and for interfacing areas
  • Managing technical risk for all technical decisions and any platform dependencies
  • Technical responsibility for project delivery
  • Providing ongoing oversight, technical guidance and direction for the development teams
  • Provide regular feedback to senior management and the key stakeholders
  • Continuous improvement of our tooling and processes to enable us to deliver more value
  • Aligning with the security standards and guidelines to ensure systems are secure and protected against threats
Knowledge and Experience Required:
  • Bachelor's Degree with 10+ years' experience in software development
  • Prior experience working at a large tier global financial institution
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills with the ability to communicate complex issues in an easy to understand manner
  • Creative problem solver and solution developer
Technical Knowledge:
  • Extensive experience with
    o Java (Core & EE, Spring, JUnit)
    o Build tools (Maven, Ant, Jenkins)
    o SCM tools (GIT)
    o Scripting languages (Python, Bash, Perl, PowerShell, etc.)
    o Web Technologies (JavaScript, HTML 5, JSON, REST)
    o Testing tools (Cucumber, QTP, Selenium, Mockito, DbUnit)
    o Agile project management (JIRA)
    o SQL and RDBMS systems (Sybase or Oracle)
  • Experience with Service Oriented Architecture, integration patterns and messaging technologies (e.g. JMS, MQ Series, Mule)
  • Experience with building and supporting client facing, financial platforms at a large financial institution. Experience working with Micro services pattern, containers and cloud is a big plus.
Preferred skills
  • Experience with caching solutions such as Gemfire and NoSQL databases such as Cassandra
  • Experience with Cloud deployment
  • Understanding of the Asset Management Business
  • Understanding of Equities, Fixed Income, Derivatives, Alternatives, and Cash products
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