IT Director/ CIO

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IT Director/ CIO




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Job Description

I am looking for an IT Director/CIO to join a top client in Dublin.


This senior engineering leadership position will be responsible for the end-to-end Technology architecture and strategy, with a specific focus on integration and congruence between the client-side and the backend. Working with IT Software Architects and the Product Engineering teams, this architect role will help to define the overall vision and strategy for us and will lead the technical evolution of our Technology across all our enterprise products.


  • You will play a leading technical role working with a highly motivated, global team of engineers.
  • You will be expected to champion change and drive the technology vision for all our enterprise products, leading to a standard and consistent experience which will make it easier for customers and partners to do business with us.
  • You will be required to diagnose complex software, deployment and performance issues and design solutions.
  • You will work with a wide variety of ERP/back-office systems and platforms, both on Windows and Linux, and in C/C++ and Java.
  • You will maintain control over the architecture throughout the software development lifecycle to ensure the adherence of the implementation to the chosen architecture during all iterations.
  • You will work closely with executives to explain the benefits and justify the investment in the solution
  • You will provide senior management with broad-based technical direction and guidance and identify long-term objectives and strategy.
  • You will write and recommend business plans and solutions to achieve strategic goals.
  • You will be designing solutions that have an impact on all the enterprise products as well the backend infrastructure and ERP.


  • Master’s degree in a software engineering/computer science related area.
  • 15+ years of software industry experience in software engineering and systems design.
  • Experience with licensing systems and methodologies are a big advantage.
  • Demonstrated experience with current and emerging industry best practices for component and infrastructure development.
  • Proven experience designing and developing robust, enterprise-class software which is highly available, scalable, secure, maintainable, and which is capable of handling high transaction volumes.
  • Experience integrating with Oracle and other critical infrastructure systems found in IT/ERP environments, as well as SOAP based web services.
    Proven technical leadership with demonstrated ability to understand complex emerging business models, and the implications of changing technologies.
  • Experience working cross functionally with distinguished engineers, business leaders, IT and Finance.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
    Highly creative with proven innovation skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with multiple development lifecycle methodologies.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity.
  • Advanced presentation skills with strong “executive presence” and the ability to quickly build credibility and confidence cross-functionally and with upper management while effectively, clearly, and concisely communicating opportunities and risks to key stakeholders.

How to Apply

If you are interested in this role, then please Apply along with your updated CV and I will be in touch with you to discuss your application in more detail, otherwise feel free to connect with me by whichever medium you are most comfortable with be that Linkedin, Email or Telephone. Remember we have limited our site to a maximum of 200 Jobs so if this Role is not a 100% match to your requirements please be sure to connect with us as we will most likely have another role which you may find more suitable.

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