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Senior IT Director, (within Fund Admin or Transfer Agency spheres) Competitive financials

Hybrid working
Global Fintech / Fund Services company is currently seeking a senior Technology Director with experience in managing software Engineering teams from the Fund Administration or Transfer Agency sectors, to support the design, build and delivery of their Global Digital Platform across multiple regions. Apply now if you fit the extensive criteria, and are keen for an exciting new challenge, and great financial rewards within this dynamic department and evolving wider organisation.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • The design, build and delivery of this Digital platform will go into both public and in-house private cloud architectures – and you will be responsible for multiple concurrent projects and management of the application engineering teams to deliver them

  • This is a fast paced environment and the ability to be able to talk to both engineers at a technical level, while supporting senior business leaders and clients to understand the product and its capabilities is key.

  • While the core of the role is focused on enhancement and delivery of a core set of digital products, you will also participate in driving innovation forward across a range of emerging technologies such as Blockchain and AI.

Experience & Qualifications

  • Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science Engineering – or equivalent practical experience.

  • Candidates will likely have 10 – 20 years’ experience in software development across a range of languages and technology: Java/C#/Angular/GraphQL/Kafka/Microservices/sql & nosql databases/python – MUST HAVE new technologies experience: e.g. AI & ML/Blockchain.

  • Experience in technical leadership (leading project teams, setting technical direction).

  • Experience in managing Software Engineering teams (mentoring software engineers, setting technical direction).

  • Excellent cross-functional and cross-organisational communication and collaboration skills (with engineering leaders, product managers and designers etc.)

  • MUST HAVE experience within Fund Accounting or Transfer Agency spheres within Financial Services.

  • Experience and good technical knowledge of software architecture patterns.

  • A hungry ‘can do’ attitude, willing to roll sleeves up where necessary whilst being able to lead strategy and staff as necessary.

To hear more about this exciting opportunity, please send your CV to

Ref: KP14883. 

Please note: that due to the high volume of applicants responding to our adverts we are regrettably not able to feed back on all applications; only successful candidates will be contacted.

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