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19/09 Vanessa Dsouza
Client Partner at Search Synergy

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Vice President - Web Technologies - Stock Broking Firm (20-22 yrs)

Mumbai Job Code: 1316390

Main Focus and Challenges:

We are seeking a skilled and experienced head of development with expertise in web technologies. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in web development, excellent leadership skills, and a proven track record of successfully delivering complex web projects. As the head of development, you will be responsible for overseeing planning, execution, and delivery of web-based solutions that meet both business and technical requirements. Candidate should be able to work closely with various technology units like Operations, Infrastructure, and Security.

Technical Skills & Key Responsibilities:

- Highly skilled technocrat with deep understanding and experience in the areas of system architecture and design particularly in web technologies

- Lead and manage a team of web developers, providing guidance, mentoring and support to ensure successful project delivery.

- Strong project management and delivery experience, engineering expertise for complex deliveries

- Drive the technical direction and architecture of web projects, making informed decisions about technologies, frameworks, and best practices.

- Plan, prioritize, and allocate resources effectively to meet project deadlines and business goals.

- Identify and mitigate project risks, develop contingency plans and ensure timely resolution of issues

- Provide technical expertise and guidance to team members, assisting with problem-solving and code reviews.

- Manage the full development lifecycle, from requirements gathering to deployment and maintenance

- Monitor project progress, identify potential risks and proactively address issues to ensure successful project outcomes.

- Good understanding of technology especially software development life cycle

- Ability to work productively under pressure and effectively undertake multi-tasking.

- Ability to manage a cross functional team of in-house and outsourced partners.

Functional Skills:

- Knowledge of financial markets

- Must have worked in a high scale, high speed IT Systems and time critical delivery environment.

- Strong knowledge of front and back end technologies like Node.js, Angular JS, Java, Spring boot, Redis cache, Mongo DB etc.

- Must have strong systems architecture insights

- In depth knowledge of delivery lifecycle, budgeting, planning, risk management, communication management, people management

- High degree of organization and detail-orientation

- Ability to prioritize & consistently deliver results in complex, fast-paced environment

- Excellent articulation (verbal and written), negotiation and stakeholder management skills

- Analytical mindset with ability to identify trends, risks and opportunities within project portfolios.

- Experience with change management and driving organisational transformation is a plus

Qualifications & Experience:

- An effective leader who excels in a high growth environment and delivers desired outcomes.

- Specifically, the successful candidate will have the following characteristics: BE/BTECH/MBA from Premier Technology Institute/Tier1 Engineering/ Management College

- Around 20 years (with at least 5 years at senior level) in Financial Sector/ Stock Exchange / Banking.

Leadership & Management Behavioural Competencies:

The successful candidate will be a recognized executive with the ability to lead, manage and mentor a culturally diverse team. Specifically, the ideal candidate will excel in:

- Stakeholder Management: managing diverse customer community, broker depositories, regulatory bodies, internal business stakeholders.

Lead and managing people:

- Recruits and grows great talent. He/she has the ability to attract, hire,develop and retain a high-performance team

- Sets and communicates goals, measures accomplishments, holds people accountable, and gives useful feedback

- Delegates and develops; keeps people informed with proper escalation

- Provides guidance and coaching

- Delivers feedback and messages without hesitation; deals promptly and fairly with problem performers.

Drive execution:

- Designs effective processes, workflows and systems that deliver results.

- Instils management focus and discipline. Develops metrics to track progress; always looks for incremental process improvement. Leverages technology extensively as an enabler and to create operating efficiencies.

Crisis Management: Able to manage crisis under a complex situation and is able to lead the team with clarity, calmness and confidence.

Display courage of one's convictions and is action-oriented: He/she fearlessly takes on all issues, challenges, and people; comfortably confronts and works through conflict; thrives in crises and is energized by tough challenges; not afraid to make tough decisions and take tough action; challenges the status quo.

Lead change / innovation: Is an effective change agent -sets vision and holds oneself and others accountable for change-oriented goals.

Women-friendly workplace:

Maternity and Paternity Benefits

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