Head of Technology - Cloud, DevOps, Blockchain, DeFi, Fintech, CI/CD

  • Sigma
  • Lausanne, VD, Switzerland
  • 10/01/2023
Full time Data Engineering Big Data Statistics DevOps

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Based in Lausanne, our client was founded 8 years ago. They enable financial and non-financial institutions to capitalize on the burgeoning digital asset economy. From cryptocurrency custody and trading to tokenization, staking and smart contract management, the platform seamlessly connects institutions to the new world of decentralized finance.
You will join an experienced team of software, security, finance, and cryptography specialists with close links to the banking and
academic sectors, as well as to the fast-growing DeFi entrepreneurial ecosystem.
The role
Drive the technology ecosystem of the company
Develop and implement a comprehensive technology strategy and roadmap
Research and evaluate emerging technologies and recommend their adoption
Manage and develop relationships with technology vendors and partners
Guarantees the overall architecture of our various products
Establishing and maintaining governance around our architectural choices
Oversee the global architecture of our development, ensuring that it is efficient, secure, and reliable
Establish and enforce technology standards and policies
Implement and evangelize guidelines for development teams
Analyze business requirements to identify, recommend, and implement appropriate technology solutions
Contribute to the development squads with its tech leaders and business experts.
Collaborate with various departments and stakeholders to ensure the successful implementation of technology solutions.
Mentor team members and promote continuous improvement and innovation
Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity
Organize training programs for the team members in relation to the needs
Structure the governance and teams to ensure controlled and continuous improvement
Control operation budgets, resourcing and quality
Oversee expenses and budgeting to help the organization optimize costs and benefits
Recruit, interview, hire, and train departmental staff
Provide constructive and timely performance evaluations
Handle discipline and termination of employees in accordance with company policy
Key skills/attributes
Experience managing Architects and Tech Leaders in a fast growing and fast-paced environment
Strong experience in Software development and testing, as well as infrastructure knowledge (Cloud, DevOps and security)
Strong experience in managing technology choice
Experience OR strong interest in blockchain
Experience in finance AND/OR crypto would be appreciated
They offer
A dynamic and fast-growing company with exciting opportunities
They provide an entrepreneurial culture, where merit, contribution and teamwork are rewarded.
Hybrid organization with 2 days Home Office per week
Attractive salary package