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Job

Chief Information Officer

  • Location

    Las Vegas

  • Sector:

    Financial Services and Banking, Technology

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact:

    Matt Lang

  • Contact email:

    m.lang@hamlynwilliams.com

  • Salary high:

    0

  • Salary low:

    0

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-11-07

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

A startup client based in Nevada is looking for a Chief Information Officer to lead the company from a technology and product perspective as we develop a range of new crypto-asset products.  

This is a fast growing business and in this role, we require someone who matches this criteria:

  1. Had a  successful career to date as a Software Engineer and has managed in such capacity
  2. Experience and hands-on developing and delivering smart contracts
  3. Can demonstrate a track record of managing projects with an agile delivery methodology  

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the company’s data, security, maintenance, and the network within a regulated environment
  • Manage technology implementation projects from definition to acceptance, esp., with crypto smart contracts
  • Establish and evaluate information technology strategies for key products and services
  • Align the company’s technology resources with the organization’s short-and long-term goals.
  • Analyze the technology we currently use for design, development and suitability Partner with key stakeholders to evaluate business needs and develop technology requirements
  • Collaborate with the Product manager, IT security to measure system and resource use and allocation
  • Negotiate contracts with vendors and service providers for installing new technology and training employees
  • Prepare cost-benefit analyses for every change in our IT workflow
  • Propose hardware and software upgrades as appropriate to improve operations, consistency, and budgetary success
  • Drive productivity and recruit new staff members when necessary

Experience and Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology and related field is required
  • Work cooperatively in a small team, under pressure and with tight timelines for delivery
  • Hand-on involvement/team-leadership using tools applicable to crypto-currencies, especially smart-contracts is a necessity  
  • Experience of delivering under both a traditional waterfall and agile development methodologies
  • Knowledge of FDIC or similar regulatory authority expectations for performing technology audits
  • Demonstrable skills in computing, software development and software design

If this opportunity interests you, please get in touch: m.lang@hamlynwilliams.com