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CIO - (C++, Crypto/Blockchain)

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    John Montanaro

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    2 months ago

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    John Montanaro

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    C++ , Information Security

A successful FinTech business is in the process of being regulated under the new Virtual Financial Assets Act as a Service Provider, is looking to add the role of a CIO to its current management hierarchy.

The chosen candidate will be responsible for the establishment and maintenance of the enterprise vision, strategy, and program. Ensuring that information assets and technologies are adequately protected. Support and collaboration with the IT development team is also required.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Target and strategy setting for the IT operation

  • Continuation of system availability (Internal and Client)

  • Ensure streamlined company operation by overseeing the design, implementation and customization of technology systems and also improving the customer experience, liaising with the system developers in the process.

  • Establish, maintain and enforce IT policies in line with VFA agents/regulatory requirements throughout the company.

  • Compliance of the company’s IT systems as required by the regulators

  • Translate business requirements into IT solutions by acting as the bridge between Business and IT domain experts.

  • Put in place all measures required to maintain the highest levels of IT security and minimize risks, ensuring the protection of the company’s systems and data.


Job Requirements:

  • Vast experience within the IT industry

  • Sound knowledge in software development, IT infrastructure and Security obtained from Banking, Financial trading and Crypto-currencies Industries

  • C++ expertise

  • Knowledge and interest in the VFA regulation and current laws,

  • Lead and support key projects and initiatives, and effectively communicate strategies across the Team, Department and Business

  • The chosen candidate must immediately submit a PQ with MFSA for this role