Our client, a leading global investment bank, is looking for a strategic technology leader with proven experience in private wealth management and large-scale development management to join their growing team.
They are in the midst of a multi-year build out of a world-class technology platform to enable significant business growth over the next few years. This is a leadership position at an Executive Director (ED) level. The candidate will join the Asia Wealth Management Tech leadership team.
Manage the global development team and define the staffing requirements to support the development needs of the project
Ensure that the project deliverables are on time, within budget and at the highest level of quality
Work with application support teams to ensure timely issue resolution and thorough support processes
Play a leading contributing role in driving platform strategy
Play a major role in the enhancing and maintaining the Platform
Work closely with Business Unit and Technology teams to understand the core business problems and deliver optimal IT solutions
Work with senior Business Partners and Program Management team to define strategy
Mentor and provide guidance to junior team members in technology space
12+ years of relevant industry experience at a wealth manager, broker dealer or asset manager firm
A proven ability to build strong collaborative working relationships with business partners and department leads
Proven track record managing the development of large scale multi-tiered applications in both distributed and mainframe environment
Strong people management and development skills
Demonstrated track record of managing multiple development projects at once
Proven knowledge in wealth management
Functional knowledge of investment products mutual funds, sub-accounting, alternative investments
Proven stakeholder management skills
Deep technical proficiency and advanced level experience with Core Java, Database (Preferred DB2 or Sybase), Unix
.NET/WPF experience a plus
7+ years of hands-on experience during the career span with designing, developing and delivering complex applications at major financial services firms
Experience in driving DevOps oriented SLDC practices leading to faster time to market of solutions without compromising product quality
Proven track record of delivery solutions that are equally strong on User Experience aspects
An in-depth understanding of the critical aspects of major transactional production systems; scalability, reliability, service oriented architecture, distributed systems, etc.
If this outstanding opportunity sounds like your next career move, please send your resume in Word format to Vince Natteri at resume[at]pinpointasia.com and put "Executive Director Regional Head of Wealth Management Development" in the subject header. Data provided will be used for recruitment purposes only.
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