cto in Hong Kong

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robbert pauli, randstad hong kong
job type
permanent
salary
HK$ 960,000 - HK$ 1,000,000 per year

job details

posted
location
hong kong
specialism
information technology
job type
permanent
working hours
Full-Time
salary
HK$ 960,000 - HK$ 1,000,000 per year
reference number
91M0149440_1602210928
contact
robbert pauli, randstad hong kong
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job description


The company is a next-generation cryptocurrency derivatives trading platform, and they are an Engineering
owned and led organisation. They have invented, and keep inventing, top-notch
approaches for the best trading experience. The engineers, mathematicians, and statisticians enjoy
working in a highly entrepreneurial and collaborative environment, who are committed to the constant
pursuit of excellence through technology innovations. We have extensive experience in quantitative
trading at global proprietary trading firms and investment banks.

About the Chief Technology Officer position
They are looking for a responsible Chief Technology Officer (CTO) who will take leadership over all
technical aspects of the company's activity and directly report to CEO. The ideal candidate has stellar
hands on programming skills and demonstrates solid experience in leading a technical team.
You should possess strategic thinking and strong communication skills, being well-versed in current
technological trends and familiar with blockchain products.

What You Will Do:
- Take a hands-on role in the design, development, deployment, and maintenance of software on
an as-needed basis.
- Overall leadership of technology design, execution, and operation for the tech platform owning
the product delivery lifecycle from planning through
- Key person to drive upcoming projects, create roadmap and long-term strategy plans and set
budgets
- Monitor project status and work together with IT teams, service providers and the stakeholders
across functions both internally and externally to ensure the output quality, positive user
experience and be accountable for its utilization
- Monitor system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
- Develop quality assurance and data protection processes
- Drive the adoption of Dev-Sec-Ops across all engineering teams to improve engineering agility
and product quality
- Oversee KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
- Collect feedback from stakeholders to make necessary improvements and adjustments to
technology
Who You are:
- Minimum 6 years of experience in Technology and previous team lead experience in a start-up
- Expert level experience in back-end or full stack development on various Java based technology
stacks (C# .NET core / Python / Golang), React, and public cloud (AWS ECS / Docker /
Containers)
- Solid experience with databases (e.g. Redis / PostgreSQL / NoSQL DB)
- High integrity, strong work ethic and strong problem-solving skills with strategic approach
- Experience in major blockchain frameworks Bitcoin/Ethereum ERC 20 is an advantage
- Strong passion in cryptocurrency, trading, blockchain, and machine learning
- Exceptional communication, leadership, people management, project management and
organizational skills
- BSc in Computer Science, Engineering, or other related area; MBA or other relevant graduate
degree will be a bonus

Position Incentives:
- Competitive base salary along with an attractive bonus and equities package

- Immediate strong exposure to cutting edge technologies and the Crypto-World
- Non-hierarchical culture - Flat and transparent structure with plenty of opportunities to grow

get in touch robbert.pauli@randstad.com.hk

skills

no additional skills required

qualification

no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Master's Degree