cto for a global media marketing company (hq in kl) in Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan
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RM 25,000 per month
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job description

about the client

Our client is a mobile marketing company which is headquartered in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

They are active in performance marketing, mobile subscription services, behavioural targeting, real time bidding and programmatic media buying.

They want to achieve to being a specialist in their industry with great technology to be ahead of their competitors, while working on several spinoffs in a few exciting, related fields such as lead generation, browser plug ins, payment services, credit card offers and media buy for third parties.

about the job

Our client is looking for a CTO to that will lead a group of 30 developers and operations team.

The current challenges that you will face are:

Support and drive the business through technology and innovation

Analyse the current state of the existing systems and provide strategy on implementing scalability and reliability

Ensure effective systems integration with partners and global infrastructures

You will:

  • Build a team that focuses on delivering value
  • Be a champion of change in our evolving organization, upgrade everything from processes, technology stack to products, teams and people
  • Challenge the team and drive innovation
  • Boost collaboration in tech team and among other departments
  • Establish a learning culture in the company. Encourage individual colleagues to take ownership and to always learn and incorporate smarter solutions
  • Foster a culture of data-driven decision making throughout the company
  • Be a guide and mentor to the team

skills and experience required

  • Hands-on development experience, we like our CTO to love getting its hands dirty with
  • hacking, data analysis and coding
  • Web technologies
  • Cloud computing and AWS
  • Deep understanding of SQL and Nosql databases and data analysis
  • Strong knowledge in PHP, Hack, NodeJS
  • Big Data technologies like Spark
  • Managing millions of requests an hour in real-time systems using queues
  • Experienced with communication technology stack: Elixir and Erlang
  • Knowledge of automation tools (eg Saltstack) and micro-service infrastructure

benefits and culture:

You will have the chance to shape the IT organization according to your ideas. You will initiate and be involved in new business and technology initiatives.

The organisation will offer you freedom and budget to travel and attend conferences, workshops and trainings.

You will be generously remunerated with a competitive salary and attractive bonus schemes.

The environment is very diverse (over 22 different nationalities) and fast paces serving client around the world.

The company strives on placing trust in their employees to do the right thing, giving lots of freedom in day to day work. The staff is directly involved in decision making process and not held back by rigid bureaucracy.

The dress cod is very relaxed and they offer flexible working hours

how to apply:

To apply, please click on the appropriate link for CV submission. Alternatively, you could contact Tanguy at 603-2036 7579 – tanguy.t@randstad.com.my to discuss on this opportunity


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