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18Yrs -25 Yrs       Gurgaon     Openings: 1


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Our client is a leading information services company harnessing deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. They partner with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions, calling this The New Intelligence.

The company serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500.  They help decision-makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

The Job

We are currently identifying a senior Technology leader, CTO who would be responsible to articulate and continually evolve the strategic technical direction for the business, aligning the company’s technology strategy with its business strategy, and making sure the company continues to have the best technology offering in a dynamically evolving highly competitive space.

Key responsible areas: 

  •  Oversee the engineering department comprising of Development, Quality Assurance, DevOps, and support teams; providing hands-on technical oversight, directing engineering and product delivery efforts, outline goals for research & development.
  • Drive the technical architecture of platforms while balancing technical debt.
  • Partner with all other departments including product, marketing, business operations, customer success, and finance.
  • Define the strategy and direction of product engineering and processes, cloud deployment strategies, as well as product development. Knowledge on On-premise deployment strategies and AWS is a must.
  • Leverage experience and leadership to transform existing functions to drive consistency and efficiency.
  • Manage the overall operating budget of the department to maximize the utilization of resources and delivery of solutions.
  • Conduct technology due diligence, contracts reviews & approvals, Vendor management.
  • Assess and refine existing Agile development process by working with product management, support, development, DevOps, and QA.

Your Profile

  • You are a strategic thinker with strong leadership skills and commercial acumen.
  • You are well-versed in latest technological trends (Data Science, AI/ML, Blockchain etc.) and a champion in execution.
  • You are an excellent communicator and public speaker, strong influencer. 
  • You must be credible with customers and must be able to articulate the business value and ROI to a variety of audiences (Senior executives) at different levels.
  • You have the ability to inspire/excite people around long-term technology direction & vision
  • You have 20+ years of experience with 7-10 years of engineering leadership experience with team size of 200+, 10+ years software development experience.
  • You hold a degree in computer science
  • You have proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role
  • You have experience in capital markets space in a financial institution, or technology / service provider