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17/11 Gaurav
Director at StartAfresh

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Director - Projects/IT Product Development - FinTech (12-16 yrs)

Noida Job Code: 765582

About the Company:

A US-based fin-tech company is looking for a Project Director with minimum12 years of experience to lead internal product development &/ external product development that could be in bespoke/configured mode.

This company is 12 years old, on a very fast growth path, well funded, stable, profitable and already a unicorn. Company details will be shared with shortlisted candidates only.

About the Role :

This is a functional leadership position spearheading product development for single/multiple clients across India/globally. The role reports into CTO and/or Head of Technology.

Target Profile :

Project management expertise especially related to large-scale Software product development in the domain of lending, banking, financial services, financial technology with a minimum 12 years experience.

Location :

The Project Director position will be based out of Delhi-NCR

Role Requirements :

You will work with business, technology and compliance leadership of Indian &/ Global clients to build products matching their exacting standards.

- Must have played the role of a hands-on Project Manager for at least 2-4 full lifecycle projects with successful delivery track record.

- Track record of managing multiple projects and stakeholders simultaneously with high customer satisfaction.

- Well-versed with technical aspects of Microservices, Cloud Architectures and AI/ML.

- Efficient in planning, control & cost estimations, monitoring & control, risk management, establishing project governance and engaging with clients to ensure smooth project execution and targeted outcomes.

- Skilled at liaising with interrelated cross-functional teams (E.g. QA) for project deliverables, milestones and turnaround times.

- Led mid to large teams, including in matrix formations. Managed multiple teams for successful project implementation with proper scope management, financials and quality assurance.

- Owns and resolves complex issues arising in a project.

- Works cross-functionally with marketing, sales, and strategy to ensure growth of company's product offerings and related market-share. E.g. Interface with key decision makers and senior leaders of prospect organizations, as and when required.

Key Candidate Attributes :

- Passionate about developing new financial products, project management, software development and company growth

- Leads the team by example, mentors, coaches and develops next line of organizational leaders. Owns hiring, retention and attrition in the team in partnership with HR.

- Possesses sound understanding of the functional verticals in Banking & Financial Services etc.

- Possess strong analytical skills and is well versed with the working of organization as per ISO 27001, CMM Level 5, SOC2 etc.

- Well-honed expertise in agile SDLC and project management.

- Excellent presentation, oral and written communication skills.

- Good understanding of project management tools and methodologies.

- Managed multiple, complex and multi-disciplinary projects.

- Minimum 12+ years of relevant experience, including team handling experience of at least 5+ years.

- B-Tech/ B.E./MCA/M-Tech or equivalent, preferably full time.

- Adept at problem analysis and problem-solving.

- Knowledgeable in inter-related aspects, such as

a) Software Tools: JIRA, SharePoint Confluence

b) Methodologies: Agile software development methodologies

c) QC methodologies: Cause and effect diagrams, Pareto charts, 5 why analysis, Fishbone diagrams.

- Effort estimation: Story points, Functional decomposition WBS, Use case points

- Data Center: AWS services for deployment

Preferred knowledge of technology stacks, such as :

- Application Stack

- LAMP, Python, MEAN Stack, Full Stack, JavaScript, MongoDB, Rules Engine

Architecture Patterns :

- Server Less, Microservices, Thin Client, PWA

AWS Services :

- SES, VPC, EC2, RDS, Lambda - Server less processing, ELB, S3-Storage

WAF (Web Application Firewall) :

- Incapsula

Travel Requirements :

- Occasionally as per business requirements

Compensation :

- CTC will be aligned to market and commensurate with candidate's skills and experience

Selection Process

- The selection process will comprise of 2-3 rounds of discussions in a short span of time.

If you or anyone in your network is a close fit to the above-stated requirements, they can share their interest/profile/resume for further consideration.

Thank you for your consideration and all the best for your search.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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