Head of Technology - Digital Platform

Job Title: Head of Technology - Digital Platform
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Singapore
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 11/01/2021
Duration: 366
REF: 37294
Contact Name: Jay Banghar
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

Job Description

Role: Head of Technology

Industry: Business to Consumer, B2C, Mobility, Lifestyle, E-commerce, Retail

Location: Singapore


About Our Client


Our client is an established organisation impacting the lives of millions of people from around the world. They are embarking on an exciting digital transformation which will impact the lifestyle of people with a direct and personable user experience. Our client has ambitious plans which involve a newly carved organisation using the latest technology within Mobility, Cloud, Data Science, ML and AI. This role will play a crucial part in forming the internal Software Engineering organisation and manage external vendors in order to executive the vision.


About the Head of Engineering:


  • Define the overall technology strategy and budget, collaborate with internal stakeholders for product integration and lead the architecture in delivering an in-house, holistic and scalable platform.
  • Embed an agile software development methodology and take the lead in promoting and delivering a culture of continuous iteration and collaboration throughout the entire organisation.
  • Ensure scalability, robustness and security of the platform in accommodating demand spikes, and identify and drive continuous improvements; build automation engines to prevent recurrence of problems and enhance resiliency of mission-critical services.
  • Drive research and development efforts to develop innovative and proprietary product features, and create intellectual property that can be used to enhance the value proposition of the platform.
  • Recruit, manage, mentor and inspire a high-calibre technical team, taking a hands-on approach if necessary, such as conducting code reviews and driving delivery schedule.
  • Resolve technical challenges in a timely and cost-effective manner, whilst ensuring technology standards and best practices are maintained across the organization as the application starts to scale.
  • Act as the technology domain expert in the management team to help define and deliver product strategy.
  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, emerging technology trends and software development best practices.
  • Share knowledge and educate the organization’s investors, management, staff and stakeholders with regard to technology vision, opportunities and challenges.


If you are interested to learn more about the above job role or are looking to transition into this role, please feel free to send your CV to me at: 


Jay Banghar

+65 6589 8787

Managing Director 


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