Technology Lead (Management Role) Required in Nigeria

Posted on :

28 Jun, 2012

Category :

Information Technology Jobs

We are currently recruiting for a Technology Lead.

The Technology Lead is responsible for translating the organization’s vision into a technical vision resulting in leading technical developments and service delivery. The post holder will possess a proven track record in designing, building and supporting a word class technical infrastructure and applications services in a secure manner with maximum uptime and in line with ITIL principles. Must possess lots of hands-on IT experience.

The successful candidate will have a solid technical background and will be very technically ‘on the ball’ with the ability to get ‘hands-on’ where required, but also able to manage a team of technologists based on robust processes and communicate effectively at senior management levels to explain technical issues. The post holder will be strategically minded, with ability to identify new/emerging technology options and have robust technical project delivery skills to deliver complex and highly visible technology change projects and would have gained experience ideally across several locations/geographies and within Emerging Markets operations of the Financial Services sector.

The successful candidate MUST be skilled in developing trading platforms and solutions.

This is a high profile opportunity to use your skills in transforming leading Emerging Markets operations in the Financial Services sector and positioning it for growth and leadership within its region using technology as a competitive and business transformational tool.

The Technology Lead will be expected to have aptitudes, skills, knowledge and experience on the following areas:
•Hands-on current and deep expertise in at least two technical disciplines (e.g., networks, OS, software development, hardware, technology quality assurance, telecoms)
•Data Centre Management and Support
•Ability to interpret technology and market trends as a foundation for technology roadmaps
•Technical Programme and Project Management
•Business case development
•Call centre / Technical Helpdesk Service delivery
•Strong knowledge of information security principles and application
•Financial/Security Market exposure
•Strong governance exposure
•Technical Production Support
•Developing trading platforms and solutions:

– B2C eTrading development on various platforms

– B2B eTrading development on various platforms

– FIX connectivity

– Equities, FX and CFD platforms

– Risk Management
•Ability to work with and influence senior executives
•Financial management
•Quality management
•Risk management
•Knowledge management
•Vendor/Supplier management
•Entrepreneurially minded
•Po-activeness in addressing any service / quality issues and deviations from plan
•Technology Architecture. Experience within Exchanges/Financial Services sector will be a distinct advantage
•Market data services experience will be a distinct advantage.
•A minimum of 15 years programme delivery experience.

Only QUALIFIED candidates are required to send their CVs to: [email protected]

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