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Hentsu Head of IT Infrastructure - US based in New York, New York

Portfolio BI (PBI) empowers the most sophisticated buy-side firms to take control of their portfolio and operational data. Born from the merger with Hentsu, and backed by Credit Suisse Asset Management's NEXT Investors, our customers benefit from our integrated platforms, local technological expertise, and seasoned financial experts. We are an asset management technologist, and we provide a fully managed cloud platform for hedge funds, with on-demand trading, research, and corporate technology, as well as connectivity to market data providers, brokers, and exchanges. Our vision is to drive agile transformation across financial services through public cloud technologies, SaaS and data science.

We are looking for a Head of IT Infrastructure to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business. We are looking for someone with Hedge Fund or Asset Management industry experience. You will communicate with employees, stakeholders, and customers to ensure our company’s technologies are used appropriately. You will work directly under the CEO and will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions that will impact the current and future operations of the company

Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. If you are also an excellent communicator and public speaker, we’d like to meet you

What you will do:

  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals

  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantages

  • Help departments use technology profitably

  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency

  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes

  • Monitor IT budgets to assess technological performance

  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology

  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

  • Support the sales team and process

Requirements

  • Proven experience as a Head of IT Infrastructure or similar leadership role

  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy

  • Experience with public cloud and Azure, AWS, understanding Office365 administration, and integrating Information Security concepts into IT strategies

  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Leadership and organizational abilities

  • Strategic thinking

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus

Benefits

You would be part of an international team of people from all over the globe, working on the latest technology and at the forefront of automation and innovation. We are committed to developing our team as we grow by offering a variety of opportunities to increase knowledge, build skills, and take charge of your career.

We offer:

  • Flexible working

  • Working remotely from home

  • Competitive salary

  • PTO and sick leave days

  • Medical insurance and 401k packages

  • PPO and EPO plans

  • Professional development and training

  • Discretionary performance bonus

  • ...and the list goes on!

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