Head of IT (Fintech/Blockchain)

  • Very Competitive Salary and Company Shares HKD
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Mario Recruitment Limited
  • 17 Sep 18 2018-09-17

Our client is newly established business with prime office location with business in setting up a Cryptocurrency Exchange and is seeking a Head of IT/ Chief Technology Officer to expand the business. It is a challenging yet rewarding opportunity for those who have strong passion in innovative technology, Fintech and blockchain.

Job duties:

  • Expand the Fintech business in Hong Kong, South East Asia and the Silicon Valley
  • Build th platform and expand the team
  • Design and develop across all layers of software development and implement strategies in long term and short term organizational goals  
  • Develop new clients and deliver solutions focusing on financial industries and related to Virtual Banking
  • Work with various internal and external experts, develop high-quality data, analytics and solutions to clients
  • Architecture, build and design of products used to trade complex instruments using blockchain technology /
  • Develop financial and instrument modeling to understand trading workflow and solutions
  • Partner with some of the largest financial institutions to understand challenges around blockchain, public key infrastructure and peer to peer lending
  • Cooperate with team of designers, strategists and engineers to build cutting edge solutions for the financial services industry


Requirements: Degree in computer science, information technology or cryptography

  • With at least 8 -10 years of  experience in information technology
  • Relevant experience in finance industry with experience building large, complex trading systems
  • Demonstrate good leadership in technical architecture and crypto solutions
  • Full stack engineer preferred with a strength in front end technologies
  • Basic understanding of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is a must
  • Relevant experience in mobile app/ consumer product development is highly preferred
  • Can start from scratch and can-do-approach
  • Passionate about finance, new technology, blockchain, cryptocurrency and hardware
  • Excellent English communication skills
  • All nationalities are welcome to apply; Visa sponsorship can be provided