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Head of Technology Architecture

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Our client in Kuala Lumpur is seeking a dynamic and strategic Head of Technology Architecture to drive their technology vision and strategy.

Head of Technology Architecture

This role offers an exciting opportunity to provide technology guidance across regional IT initiatives, lead the development of Target Architecture, and govern technology standards. The successful candidate will be instrumental in ensuring all IT initiatives align with business objectives and target technology architecture. This role is perfect for someone who thrives in a fast-paced environment, enjoys problem-solving, and has a knack for building strong internal networks.

  • Drive the vision and strategy for technology architecture
  • Provide technology guidance across regional IT initiatives
  • Lead the development of Target Architecture

What you'll do:

As the Head of Technology Architecture, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our client's technological future. You will define and drive the vision for target technology architecture, ensuring alignment with key stakeholders. Your role will involve defining and enforcing technology standards across various domains including application, infrastructure, and data architecture. You will also be responsible for developing research papers on the latest technology trends and introducing new technologies within the organisation. Furthermore, you will establish technology architecture patterns that allow quick alignment of architectural solutions.

  • Define and drive the vision for target technology architecture and seek alignment with key stakeholders
  • Define and enforce technology standards for application, infrastructure, and data architecture across the region
  • Develop research papers on latest technology trends for application, infrastructure, and data architecture
  • Introduce new technologies for application, infrastructure, and data, promoting their use within the organisation
  • Establish technology architecture patterns for application, data, and infrastructure

What you bring:

The ideal candidate for this Head of Technology Architecture position brings a wealth of experience in leading large scale technology environments. With a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field such as Computer Science or Analytics, you have spent at least five years at the Enterprise Architect level. Your strong leadership skills are complemented by your ability to navigate complex political and cultural landscapes. You possess excellent problem-solving abilities along with strong influencing skills that enable you to work effectively with stakeholders. Excellent communication skills are essential for this role.

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Analytics, Management Information Systems, Statistics or any other related field
  • At least 5 years’ experience at the Enterprise Architect level including significant experience in leading large scale technology environments
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills with the ability to manoeuvre within political and cultural constructs
  • Good problem-solving and analytical skills with the ability to determine impact quickly
  • Strong influencing skills with the ability to work positively with stakeholders
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and oral)

What sets this company apart:

Our client is a leading financial services provider with a strong presence in the ASEAN region. They are committed to fostering an inclusive and dynamic work environment that encourages innovation and collaboration. With a focus on continuous learning and development, they provide ample opportunities for their employees to grow and advance their careers. Their commitment to technology and digital transformation makes them a preferred employer within the industry.

What's next:

Ready to take your career to new heights? Apply now!

Apply today by clicking on the link provided. We look forward to receiving your application.

Do note that we will only be in touch if your application is shortlisted.

Agensi Pekerjaan Robert Walters Sdn Bhd
Business Registration Number : 729828-T
Licence Number : JTKSM 423C

Contract Type: FULL_TIME

Specialism: Tech & Transformation

Focus: Management

Industry: IT

Salary: Negotiable

Workplace Type: On-site

Experience Level: Senior Management

Location: Kuala Lumpur

Job Reference: OUZ9ZW-24C4B64E

Date posted: 20 May 2024

Consultant: FlorieMae Salazar

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