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Job Title: Chief Technology Officer

Company: Major Blockchain Company

Corporate Title: Flexible Salary Range: Competitive Package
Location: Singapore Date Open: August 2019

Responsibilities / Duties:

  • Headquartered in Singapore, it is a digital assets exchange with the aim of providing customers a great user experience with its beginner-friendly trading interface, regulatory compliance in targeted jurisdictions, world-class security, and multiple trading pairs.
  • Identify opportunities and de-risk for delivering the company’s services across technology platforms, opportunities for innovation and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success
  • Spearhead IT projects to increase our market reach and improve our USP
  • Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide information security plan that protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company’s data and servers
  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Help departments use technology profitably
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors
  • As part of BCP, ensure that there is no failure in business operations and appropriate DR plans are in place and regularly tested for readiness for unforeseen and unexpected events which can impact the business continuity

Requirements / Qualifications:

  • Proven experience as a CTO or CIO
  • Deep understanding of the blockchain related technology stack
  • Understanding of crypto currency exchange highly desired
  • BTech/ MTech / MBA
  • Experience in IT, with exposure in working in the Financial Services Industry
  • Experience managing and directing technical product vendors, Service Level Agreements, and support expectations
  • Should have experience in applications/ application development as well as IT Infrastructure Management
  • A leader who will drive the technology roadmap, build an engineering team, and deliver quality products
  • Transform the organisation into a tech-centric and tech-first organisation
  • Track record of successfully leading development teams and scaling web companies
  • Knowledge of application development technologies and hands-on coding experience with within the blockchain ecosystem
  • Superior understanding of the technical architecture of complex and highly scalable applications
  • Ability to think strategically and are able to see the big picture
  • Passionate about data, content, and user experience