Capital Market IT - Team Head

Vacancy details

General information

Entity

About Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank (Crédit Agricole CIB)

Crédit Agricole CIB is the corporate and investment banking arm of Credit Agricole Group, the 12th largest banking group worldwide in terms of tier 1 capital (The Banker, July 2021). Nearly 8,600 employees across Europe, the Americas, Asia-Pacific, the Middle East and Africa support the Bank's clients, meeting their financial needs throughout the world. Crédit Agricole CIB offers its large corporate and institutional clients a range of products and services in capital markets activities, investment banking, structured finance, commercial banking and international trade. The Bank is a pioneer in the area of climate finance, and is currently a market leader in this segment with a complete offer for all its clients.


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Reference

2022-69998  

Update date

14/08/2022

Job description

Business type

Types of Jobs - Information systems / IT Project management

Job title

Capital Market IT - Team Head

Contract type

Permanent Contract

Management position

Yes

Job summary

Domain and context

The department is responsible for development and maintenance of Capital Market applications used by worldwide users.

“Run the bank” is the first mission of IT department. It involves many front line IT professionals who understand the nature of business operations, timing of activities & data flowing through internal and external systems. They are continuously working with business users, infrastructure engineer and system managers.

Role

The role will focus primarily on managing transversal services team across the division transversal GMD (Global Market Division) & Market Risk. Services are composed of
• Architecture operation team in charge of devops implementation and environment preparation
• Quality team in charge of regression testing framework and implementation
• Production support team in charge of level 1 and 2 support

The scope of the team is Counterparty Risk and Market Risk IT handling risk and P&L consolidation and regulatory reporting, P&L and VaR analysis application, portfolio internal model and risk charge and comprehensive risk calculation application. Market Risk platform is based on big data technology on cloudera, spark java, microservice, kubernetes, kafka, etc..

In line with this, you would be expected to be fully accountable and responsible of your team deliveries on schedule, in conformance to the bank’s policies and standards and within agreed levels of quality.

You will be ensuring success criteria are defined upfront to promote alignment and actively manage to expected project outcomes in line with the program outcomes.

As part of an integrated organization across 3 main sites (Paris, SQY, Singapore), you will forge close relationships with program director, others team leads, architecture functions and quality assurance teams. There will be a limited travel aspect to this role (approx. 25%).

A strong maturity in project management is required as you will be part of the project committee, reporting to the program director the progress highlights with key performance indicator, evaluating risk assessment and proposing mitigation, ensuring transparency throughout project lifecycle.

Responsibilities

Team management
• Ensure operational efficiency of her teams in their activities
• Optimize the sourcing composition (role, skills, seniority) to perform/deliver the activities under her responsibilities

AOP Strategy and solution
• Build strategy through the SDLC enhancing the global maturity level of development process
• Build strategy to ensure and control quality of development process

Run the bank
• Ensure the production stability of the applications under her scope
• Primary contact point for ITS and CAGIP for any matters related to infrastructure
• In charge of the budget related to his/her activities

 

Position location

Geographical area

Asia, Singapore

City

Singapour

Candidate criteria

Minimal education level

Bachelor Degree / BSc Degree or equivalent

Academic qualification / Speciality

• Bachelor’s degree in relevant specialties

Level of minimal experience

11 years and more

Experience

Candidates should have 15+ years experience in Software Engineering in a large organization.

Required skills

• Careful observance of standards and processes
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
• Strong analytical or troubleshooting skills
• Social intelligence with strong stakeholder management
• Leadership in multi-cultural environment
• Experience working with European/French
• Experience working with an external editor/vendor
• Ability to work well under pressure
• Autonomous, self motivated and excellent team player
• Strong perseverance and diligence towards attaining goals and effective time management
• Self-starter and ambitious

Technical skills required

To ensure you will be an efficient knowledgeable point of contact for the program board, at least one or 2 competencies either technology or business domain would be appreciated

Technology domain:
o Strong maturity in software development latest market practices
o DEVOPS exposure (ansible, gitlab, artifactory, sonar, etc…)
o Quality framework technology stack (cypress, cucumber, Jmeter,etc…)
o Big data technology stack including fast processing technology like java spark

Capital Market and Market Risk domain:
o Regulatory knowledge (including SIMM, FRTB, CVA, MIFID,…)
o Capital Market knowledge – front office, middle office, back office… trade life cycle
o Financial products (Treasury, FX, Credit, IRD,…)
o Market Risk knowledge (Pnl explanation, VaR and Stress VaR analysis, product control)
o Market data (Volatilities, Curves,…), Sensitivities