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Head of IT (Engineering)

Ref: 75610

  • Market Leading package
  • 01 Sep 2021
  • Dublin (Central)
  • Permanent

Senior IT Engineering Manager - Financial Services - Dublin

About the Position

A Senior IT Engineering Manager is required by a complex FS organisation to work in a dynamic, rewarding and challenging environment. Reporting to the Global Head of IT you will responsible for leading engineering teams that support a Shared Services Area. You will work closely with IT and Business Leads to shape strategic architecture visions and delivery roadmaps ensuring target there are solutions in place to enable the business agility and innovation.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Lead and manage Engineering teams across all aspects of hiring, development and mentoring
  • Evaluate 3rd party technology platforms and vendors to address pain points and accelerate strategic objectives.
  • Works closely with Portfolio Managers to develop an architecture which aligns with existing technical strategy and supports the business roadmap.
  • Leverage solid systems and FS knowledge to shape the  strategic architecture vision for the area aligned with existing IT strategy.
  • Promoting strategic, cross-portfolio thinking supporting a collaborative culture of innovation and action-based learning.
  • Leverages strong communication skills and a collaborative working style to support an agile mode of operation adapting quickly as priorities change.
  • Ensures the quality, stability and performance of IT solutions including adherence to engineering principles, standards and practices


  • 10+ years in data and engineering focused roles with strong management experience
  • Proven background in driving people, process and technology change in a complex FS environment
  • Proven team leadership, coaching, development and mentoring skills.
  • Strategic thinker with the ability to define and drive strategic outcomes either directly or through others.
  • Experienced in defining and managing light-touch governance frameworks in a regulated environment.
  • Ability to explain complex technical subjects to a business audience, business concepts to technologists
  • Proven agile project delivery experience
  • Excellent vendor negotiation and management skills and experience
  • Experience designing enterprise-level technical solutions within financial markets

Remuneration Package

Market leading package on offer
For more information on this position or other IT roles we have available contact Gareth Fleming  or email or click apply button below