What youll be working on:
Based in Cebu (Philippines), reporting to our Head of Infrastructure, based in the UK, you will be the Engineering Leader for our Corporate IT team in the Philippines, supporting an end user base of 300 which is estimated to grow to over 400 by the end of 2020.
As leader of our local Corporate IT team, youll be responsible for services including internal global network & security systems, telephony, end user computer, local file & print as well as the people, process & systems to support these services managing all aspects of the internal IT infrastructure.
This is a great opportunity for an Engineering Leader to play a pivotal role in scaling a global FinTech organization in a vibrant, exciting, fast-growing business.
Providing technical leadership of local Corporate IT team members.
Mentoring & coaching for all staff & foster a culture of accountability, innovation & team building, ensure they are coached & motivated to their full potential, provide career growth/professional development counsel & opportunities.
Working closely with Senior Management in strategic planning & tactical execution regarding IT roadmap initiatives, financial planning, & compliance mandates.
Cooperating closely with key stakeholders, especially with local Philippines management in Customer Services & Operations, & with our global Information Security team.
Simplifying in-office infrastructure, internal company system/applications & production services, through effective use of IaaS, PaaS & SaaS tools wherever possible.
Managing good relationship with suppliers & service providers for Corporate IT. Developing & maturing strategic partner relationships & seeking efficiency & value.
Managing risk & compliance requirements associated with all Corporate IT provided systems & services.
Hiring & retaining top engineering talent, fostering a high-performance culture in teams & individuals.
Skills & Requirements:
You should have:
Demonstrated ability & skills to work in a dynamically growing environment & willing to implement change & scalable innovative IT solutions.
Subject matter expertise across critical components of IT (e.g. infrastructure, internal applications, IT operations, IT finances & expenses, end user computing, messaging, enterprise architecture, testing).
Significant experience in operating sophisticated technical solutions with a focus on Windows & Linux Servers, Windows, Linux & Apple Desktops, Microsoft Office365 & Google GSuite collaboration systems.
Experience of thin-client environments based on Googles ChromeOS products
A record of success in leveraging both traditional best practices, such as IT service management practices based on ITIL, as well as emerging methods like DevOps that are optimized for agility.
Deep technical knowledge including modern engineering technologies & practices. Significant experience in high scale Corporate IT environments.
Proven experience as an effective people leader with a track record of building capability through developing people; deep understanding of how to optimize team performance for growth.
Demonstrable skills as a strong, collaborative communicator who can have a positive impact across engineering & the broader business. Balances the needs of the businesses, the team & our customers.
An innovative mindset informed views on the latest technologies & the most effective ways of trialling & deploying them.
The ability to form a good cultural fit We are known for our low ego, non-hierarchical & collaborative culture.