Head of Engineering - Private Bank and Wealth Management

Guǎngzhōu Shì Permanent
  • Senior technical leadership role in China with global exposure
  • Leading a sizeable team with 100+ staff

About Our Client

Our client is a well-established global giant in the Financial Services sector with strong presence in China and APAC region. The company is currently investing heavily on new Technology and innovations.

Job Description

  • Responsible for setting an engineering strategy and direction for the Platform Engineering teams
  • Helping to create Raising the Bar initiatives within our Engineering teams that focuses on quality of software to ensure we build highly scalable software solutions for our digital and back office channels
  • Continue to drive our cloud native engineering strategy deploying our platforms to AWS, GCP and Ali Cloud
  • Continue to evolve our API First Platform strategy supporting our micro services architecture on spring boot on kubernetes
  • Support our mobile wealth applications deployed on iOS and Android platforms
  • Building and supporting a modern technology stack and Agile methodologies on customer-focused apps and maintain an appreciation of the NEW digital technologies and their applications from a business perspective
  • Enhance and promote a culture of excellent practice, innovation, standards, and continuous improvement within the Platform engineering teams
  • A background working with cloud/SaaS-based, Microservices focused architectures/products is key.

The Successful Applicant

  • Extensive experience leading and building large software engineering teams of 100+ engineers
  • Experience building high performance engineering teams
  • Encouraging blameless culture and encouraging innovation and creativity
  • Driving Quality Engineering as a measurement of success
  • Experience with application security and its importance in the DevOps lifecycle
  • Experienced in working on cloud environments e.g AWS, GCP, AliCloud
  • A background working with Microservices focused architectures/products is key
  • Experience with agile development techniques and rapid iteration
  • Experience with modern web development technologies across the front- and back-end
  • Building scalable platforms that can be built once deployed globally
  • Proven experience in working with a globally dispersed team
  • Creating innovate workspace for the team to thrive
  • Strong relationship management and influencing skills, outstanding interpersonal and communication skills with a proven ability to communicate effectively and confidently at all levels

What's on Offer

Senior leadership role with global exposure and promising career path

Leading a sizeable team with 100+ engineers

Contact
Xiaoyan Zhang
Quote job ref
4204679
Phone number
+86 20 2338 5732

Job summary

Function
IT
Specialisation
Senior IT Management / CIO / CTO
What is your area of specialisation?
Financial Services
Location
Guǎngzhōu Shì
Job Type:
Permanent
Consultant name
Xiaoyan Zhang
Consultant phone
+86 20 2338 5732
Job Reference
4204679