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

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 tradi

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

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