Job title: Head of Engineering and Technology
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Finance and Banking
Expertise: Technology
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Singapore
Job published: 2022-Apr-11
Job ID: 45083

Job Description

Our client, a digital asset institutional crypto provider with strong presence in tier 1 and 2 global banks is looking for an experienced and passionate head of engineering to be part of its global development team. With world-class solutions in brokerage, institutional trading solutions, custody as well as software-as-a-service solutions, our client has an enviable footprint in the world of digital assets.

A key part of your role will see you working collaboratively at a high level with internal and external customers across software engineering, product and development teams to continue developing and building trading solutions for both retail and institutional traders. Through a cutting-edge technology stack, you will provide a seamless trading solution for global and regional banks. 

Reporting to the CTO, you will take on a strategic leadership across APAC, building and managing a high-performance team. Some key responsibilities may include:

  • Build and drive a strategic roadmap to support continuous development of top-in-class solutions, balancing product delivery with sustainably architected solutions  
  • Provide strategic leadership to build a world-class core platform and operational support applications using vigorous architectural practices and leading-edge software solutions that are fit for purpose
  • Lead the technology advancement, innovation, automation and operation excellence for the core platform and services and applications for operational support
  • Build the technical capability that enables our client to be recognised as the industry leader in digital assets trading platform
  • Leading a team of software engineers on developing and delivering competitive trading platform solutions
  • Design the alignment of client objectives to clients’ solutions to deliver the most impactful solutions to clients
  • Build a collaborative  and exceptional team culture with a can-do attitude
  • Establish good relationships with stakeholders to understand requirements, provide technical direction and guidance and influence change

What you bring to the organisation:

  • You will bring along a minimum of 10+ solid years experiences in SDLC, architecture with strong hands-on experiences in leading the development and deployment of large-scale applications.
  • You will be a hands-on leader and be expected to contribute directly to goal progress with code (C++, Java, Go or Python); you will also have got good exposure in mid-office or back-office systems such as trade processing, clearing and settlements or ledger and reconciliations.
  • You will also have got extensive experiences building cloud services on AWS or similar cloud platforms, as well as solid knowledge of DevOps and CI/CD pipelines
  • Ability to work in an agile development environment where multi-discipline team members work closely to ensure requirements are met

This is an incredible opportunity to work alongside some of the best brains from the financial space to develop a best-in-class trading solutions in the new world of crypto!