Head IT- Capital Market – Leading Investment Bank

Hiring for Leading Investment Bank

From 18 to 28 year(s) of experience
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Job Description

Key Responsibilities

• Lead a technology team of 100+ members across multiple locations with direct

responsibilities for Business Analysis, Development and QA teams and indirect

responsibilities for application support teams.

• Lead, design and develop technology solutions to complex problems that require both in

depth knowledge of capital markets and strong technical expertise.

• Collaborate with US technology managers for projects driven by them with a team

extension model.

• Drive full project life cycle for other projects / applications including user interaction,

planning, development, testing and L3 support.

• Proactively manage risk including deliverables, operational issues through implementation

of right controls and escalate where required.

• Act as the primary point person to peer groups and customers for effective communication

on systems and projects within area of responsibility.

• Design and develop applications, tools and processes to ensure better safety, reliability and


• Collaborate with production support and platform engineering teams effectively.

• Provide leadership in building and maturing Investment Portfolio technology


Expected Leadership competencies and behaviors:

Drive partnership with management team and development leads in the US.

Demonstrate ability to conceptualize and execute a business case, gain sponsorship and

stakeholder support.

Collaborate with technology peers to lower operating costs through advantage / re-use.

Act as coach and empower the managers, functional leads & technologists.

Manage vendor/contractor partnerships to improve efficiency and effectiveness.

Contribute to continuous improvement ideas and projects.

Drive innovation within the teams, foster collaboration.

Improve team member engagement within both the team and the extended team in India.

Collaborate with the Technology Managers and Application/System Architects within and

outside Line of Business in sharing best practices, knowledge sharing sessions, etc.

Primary KRAs

Talent Management

Stakeholder Management

Strategic Management

Operational & Process Management

Financial Management


Essential Qualifications

• Working knowledge of the several capital markets and investment banking business practices

and related applications and technologies including:

  • Expertise in fixed income derivatives such as rates, commodities and currencies
  • Post-trade processing of fixed income derivatives
  • Regulatory transaction reporting for jurisdictions across the globe
  • Portfolio reconciliation
  • Capital Markets and Investment Banking Operations technology

• Good understanding in one or more of the regulations (MiFID I & II, CFTC, ESMA, EMIR,


• Knowledge of SEC, FINRA, Reg AB and other industry regulations to build technological


• Good understanding of object oriented development, design patterns and optimized search


• Experience in Agile methodology and CI/CD tools such as Git, JIRA, Jenkins, Udeploy, and

automated testing.

• Apart from Capital Markets specific knowledge and skills listed above, relevant technology

experience (e.g. Building large scale systems that support multiple time zones, Capacity planning

and application sizing).

• Deep understanding of cross asset classes, markets and portfolio optimization process.

• Excellent first-hand experience building applications for at least one of the asset classes or

business functions (e.g. Fixed Income, Equities, Risk Management, etc.)

• Experience with market data feed/tools such as Reuters, Bloomberg, Markit and Factset.

• Excellent knowledge of at least one investment-banking product set (e.g. Credit, FX, etc.)

Desired Qualifications

• Clear demonstration of ability to manage a 50+ technology team across multiple sites working

for multiple LoBs of an organization (preferably in financial services environment)

• Must have 18+ years of experience, of which at least 5 years in senior management roles leading

large teams of teams and 10+ years in Capital Markets

• Demonstrable success in creating effective technology teams in global business environments.

Experience in an in-house center would be desirable.

• Must have good understanding of current and future trends and practices in Technology.

• Must be able to demonstrate true results in influencing business outcomes and must be an

innovative leader.

• A seasoned, relationship-driven leader who will have the style and sensitivity to work within a

highly complex business environment.

• Lead organizational initiatives, foster diversity and inclusion, and champion change within

the group. Multi-cultural sensitivity a must.


UG:Any Graduate

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Leading Investment Bank

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Functional Area:

Engineering - Software

Role Category:

Software Development


Practice Manager / Head

Employment Type:

Full Time, Permanent