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Chief Technical Officer

Red Dot Nertwork - Expires on Sep 29, 2017
  • Country
  • Location
  • Job Type
  • Experience
  • Eligibility
  • Myanmar
  • Not specified
  • Permanent - Full Time
  • 10+ years
  • Expat and local
Function
IT
Job Category
Telecommunications
Salary
Not specified

Job Description

Background
Myanmar Red Dot Network has deployed a large network of payment devices across Myanmar, which allow retailers to perform a wide range of payment type transactions such as Mobile Top-Up, Bill Payment and Money Transfer. Transactions are processed by a central switch, within which customised software services process, route and fulfil high volumes of transactions on a 24/7 basis. There is a strong focus on the rapid delivery of bespoke software systems for the platform, including server wide Web Services, payment terminal software and Android/iOS mobile apps. As well as it’s transaction processing services, the company also has a large, local workforce who work both remotely and in offices across the country, which has a high demand for access to agile technical office solutions such as CRM, Reporting, Finance Systems and Monitoring.

Outline
  • Design and Manage the Technological Strategy for Red Dot’s platforms and network of transaction devices
  • Guide the Company in discussions relating to the use of technology for new and existing services
  • Lead the technical team in the technical administration and software development of software, services, systems and devices
  • Interact, with a hands-on approach, with development, platform and systems administrations teams, providing technical leadership
  • Ensure the organisation’s office systems are secure, up-to-date and scaled to meet the demand of a busy and large number of staff across the country
  • Implement and Maintain Technical Project Delivery Methods and Standards, as well as standards and certifications for security, quality and reliability
  • Oversee Change Control and Costs Management procedures
  • Management of In-House Staff, Out-Sourced Teams and Managed Service Partners
  • Responsibility of the continued high service up-time and swift resolution of issues affecting the company’s key metrics

Job Requirements

Education. Higher degree diploma and very good command of English language, Burmese preferable.

Experience. At least 10 years of experience in Senior Technical Management roles, preferably as CTO of a leading organization. Experience in the implementation of bespoke software systems and the deployment of managed services. Experience in service orientated management of office based technology for desktop and remote users

A background in commercial software development and operational management is essential.

Technical Skills.
  • Web Service Technology
  • Mobile and Web Based Application Development and Deployment
  • Any experience in payments, payment systems or transaction processing will be a strong advantage
  • Any experience in the delivery of Linux and Windows Server based systems, using Web Service technology is an advantage
  • Hands on Experience in the implementation of systems using Linux (Ubuntu, CentOS and Red Hat), Databases (MySQL and Oracle), Software Development (PHP, Symfony Framework, Java and C++)
Communication skills. Strong communication skills both verbally and in writing.

People management skills. Manage medium sized teams (15 – 50 persons) which work in shifts and can work over multiple locations.

Qualifications
  • Computer Science or Similar degree to at least Bachelor Level
Any higher degree, professional certifications or awards are an advantage to the candidate
Seniority Level
Director
Industry
  • Information Technology and Services
  • Financial Services
  • Telecommunications

About the recruiter

Red Dot Nertwork

Red Dot is the leading Electronic Mobile Top-Up service in Myanmar, also providing bill payment, customer loyalty and customer management services, which have been specifically tailored to the local ...

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