Head of IT

Job Category: IT
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Thane

The Head of IT will be responsible for leading the technology mission for our India office in alignment with the group’s policies & practices. This is a leadership role under the Executive Committee, with a direct line reporting to the APAC IT Director and dotted line reporting to Business Unit General Manager.

He/she will be in charge of:
  • Manage & lead agile teams of 5-10 engineers
  • Participate and provide technology related inputs for infra cost estimation, 3 Year Plan, budgeting exercises
  • Leadership and oversight of technology resources, requiring mentoring, performance management and career development
  • Lead, plan & coordinate the delivery of software products to support Business Unit’s business strategy
  • Define & establish solution and system design to support the implementation of software products
  • Leads the implementation of global & regional platform
  • Maintain & support current and new software products
  • Help define the IT organization needs
  • Manage and coordinate the IT security operations and compliance ISO audits (internal & external audits)
  • Manage the relationship with 3rd party vendors

 

You have 8 years’ experience in a software development industry, and at least 5 years’ experience building and delivering enterprise software.

You are graduated from a Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Information Systems, or a related field.

You are recognized for:
  • Being energized by complex problem solving and ability to push the innovation on solutions
  • Being capable to execute and deliver on time with quality complex software solutions
  • Efficiently working under pressure
You have demonstrated:
  • Analytical and creativity skills with good organizational capabilities
  • Ability to plan, coordinate and deliver in a fast-moving environment
  • Experience in analysis, implementation and evaluation of IT systems and their specifications
  • Experience with cloud technologies
  • Sound understanding of computer systems (hardware/software), networks etc..
  • Sound knowledge of .Net Core, C#, MS SQL Server
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication abilities
  • Being a autonomous and self-starter
  • Hands-on working experience with Azure Cloud, AWS or Google Cloud
Some nice to haves in this role:
  • Payment industry field experience
  • Working knowledge on Confluence, Jira
  • Experience in coaching Agile teams
  • Prior experience with Product Development
  • 3+ years’ experience managing small to mid-sized team (as a tech lead for example)
  • We are adopting a hybrid flexible working arrangement

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