Head of Information Technology - Securities firm

  • Excellent
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Aptitude Asia
  • 15 Feb 18 2018-02-15

Our client is looking for a Head of IT to lead a team to drive new technology and provide quality service in system development & technical support.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage IT department in its daily operations for financial services;
  • Guide the development of the corporate architecture and design of technical blueprints;
  • Oversee the team to provide services for the architecture including cybersecurity, portal services, new technology, application management, enterprise integration, application architecture, data and related architecture;
  • Provide quality service to end users in requirement analysis, solution recommendation, system implementation & training and post-installation support;
  • Manage project teams to develop proprietary software for trading and risk management;
  • Propose improvements on systems development and computerization;
  • Initialize and develop solutions consistent with rapid growth of the business;
  • Implement new technology/systems to support the business strategy of the Group;
  • Perform IT strategic planning, governance and compliance;
  • Develop and review IT policies, standards & contingency plan (BCP) to reduce business and IT risk;
  • Manage annual IT budgets & monitor appropriate budgetary controls.

Requirements:

  • Degree holder or above in Computer Science/Information Technology or related disciplines;
  • Over 10 years IT management experience in financial industry
  • Knowledge of trading systems on Securities and Commodities for Hong Kong and global market;
  • Proven experience in developing middle-back-office system
  • Enthusiastic about the latest technology and applying it to financial services;
  • Strong project management, excellent leadership & decision-making skills;
  • Strong communication skill, able to work under pressure;
  • Good interpersonal skills and excellent organizational and leadership skills