Chief Technical Officer

Our Client, a leading firm in the financial services industry is urgently recruiting for a Chief Technical Officer.

Responsibilities

  • Evaluate the company’s long-term global technology needs, developing and implementing an overall IT strategy.
  • Contribute to overall long-term business planning, bringing a current knowledge and future vision of technology and systems as they relate to the company’s unique scope and scale.
  • Initiate and shepherd design and implementation of large scale, enterprise technology projects, maintain an integrated IT project plan, and consistently deliver on projects in a timely and cost-effective manner.
  • Develop operating performance standards for the technology infrastructure and analysis of performance against standards
  • Provide vision and strategy for all data management activities, overseeing enterprise information management, championing data governance and quality, ensuring state-of-the-art cybersecurity practices, and developing and maintaining well-designed and integrated systems and information architectures to support this vision.
  • Investing in and maintaining systems, applications and platforms that foster seamless internal collaboration and communication across the foundation’s global footprint
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance and use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Grow a high-performing Technology team that collaborates effectively across different functions and geographies
  • Provide deep technology insights to the Executive Leadership Team and influence strategic business decisions

Requirements

  • 10+ years leadership experience with a track record of driving large-scale technical projects in the financial services space
  • Deep expertise in developing evolutionary architecture strategies to optimize across all domains (covering enterprise, application, infrastructure, network, and data)
  • Experience in scaling technology capability and leading high-performing teams across multiple geographies
  • Understanding of the ongoing cybersecurity threats and actions required to mitigate risks

If interested, kindly share your CV in word format to cloud@oscartemple.com with job title as subject of mail. Referrals are also welcome.

Job Location: New York USA

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