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Senior IT Director, with Fund Admin or Transfer Agency experience

Non-disclosed London, United Kingdom
Posted 18 days ago Hybrid Permanent £150k - £230k
Global Fintech / Fund Services company is currently seeking a senior Technology Director with experience in managing software Engineering teams from Fund Administration or Transfer Agency sectors, to support the design, build and delivery of their Global Digital Platform across multiple regions.

Responsibilities:

  • The design, build and delivery of this Digital platform will go into both public and in-house private cloud architectures – and you will be responsible for multiple concurrent projects and being one of the the architect leads.
  • This is a fast paced environment and the ability to be able to talk to both engineers at a technical level, while supporting senior business leaders and clients to understand the product and its capabilities is key.
  • While the core of the role is focused on enhancement and delivery of a core set of digital products, you will also participate in driving innovation forward across a range of emerging technologies such as Blockchain and AI.

Experience required:

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science Engineering – or equivalent practical experience; having come up through the developer career route.
  • Candidates will likely have 8 – 20 years’ experience in software development across a range of languages and technology: Java/C#/Angular/GraphQL/Kafka/Microservices/sql & nosql databases/python/ - and essentially, with a particular emphasis on newer technologies such as AI & ML/Blockchain.
  • Experience in technical leadership (leading project teams, setting technical direction).
  • Experience in managing Software Engineering teams (mentoring software engineers, setting technical direction).
  • Excellent cross-functional and cross-organisational communication and collaboration skills (with engineering leaders, product managers and designers etc.)
  • Experience within Fund Accounting or Transfer Agency spheres within Financial Services.
  • Experience and good technical knowledge of software architecture patterns.
  • A hungry ‘can do’ attitude, willing to roll sleeves up where necessary whilst also being able to work at a senior level and influence / drive accordingly.

Apply now, only if you fit the extensive criteria, and are keen for an exciting new challenge, and great financial rewards within this dynamic department and evolving wider organisation.

Please note that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feedback on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted

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