POSITION PURPOSE Wave Money is a ‘mobile money’ financial services organization in Myanmar, headquartered in Yangon.Wave Money is moving to a new IT stack, which involves engaging a cloud / local virtualized data center provider capable of providing a comprehensive, cost-effective hosting solution, implementing new middleware, and restructuring its core systems and associated databases. The Platform Lead:• Will ensure all Wave technical, infrastructure and support services are delivered effectively for the project. • Is responsible for the establishment and ongoing management of a quality, effective and efficient operational environment including all technical support required to ensure successful operation of all production systems.Is responsible for managing a team of resources and vendors to implement the data center services, new middleware and database set up and any underlying technologies required to host the applications. KEY RESULT AREADelivery of new environments (test, pre-prod, prod and DR) and operational agreements with the vendors.Ensure organisation maintains excellent functioning relationships with platform and software vendors.Provide technical architecture and integration support across the applications/environementsProvide application middleware support for various application/channel integrationsWork closely with the applications solutions lead and vendors to ensure end to end interoperabilityPositive engagement with technology and non-technology stakeholders which drives outcomes.Exhibit strong leadership capability and staff development and engagement to improve the overall performance of the Technology practice and future-proof its success.KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACCOUNTABILITIES 1. Report to the Head of Platform Service and the wider Organisation on status updates, and decisions2. Deliver MFS platform requirements and associated eco-system to meet current and future business requirements, including prioritization of requirements from multiple departments3. Perform technical system review of third party and custom-built applications4. Ensure functional, system and architectural integrity of Financial Services technology platforms5. Ensure effective and efficient vendor management6. Ensure effective change control and configuration management is implemented for all installations, un-installs, updates and changes7. Ensure organizations hardware and systems comply with relevant legislations and policies8. Ensure the information security of the systems is according to requirements and Regulation.9. Work in both Agile and Waterfall methodology where it makes sense.10. Plan and lead performance, stress and other testing required on the system infrastructure11. Manage and execute system/application installation, patching, rollouts, releases and upgrades12. Troubleshoot system and infrastructure related issues13. Develop new IT operating model procedures and processKEY PERFORMANCE & SUCCESS INDICATORSFinancial:• Delivery of capability which supports the Revenue objectives of Wave Money• Expense minimization whilst hitting all key objectivesOrganisational:• Minimal outages to Wave customer and agent network.Individual:• Result-based improvement and management of IT / Databases• Leadership and people management• Vendor engagement• Document outcomesKEY STAKEHOLDERSWave: Technology TeamTelenor partner: Telenor IT, Telenor Strategy, and Telenor PMOYoma partner: ITExternal: Regulators, Startups, payments companiesVendors: App, website, middleware, database, infrastructure, core mobile financial services platform
COMPETENCIES• Transformation Delivery• Program Delivery• Leadership• Partnership• Communication –written and verbal• Governance• Management (small team)• Development of junior and surrounding staff• Decision making (rapid and deep consideration)• Vision setting / strategic thinking• Architectural consideration• Organization developmentEXPERIENCE, FUNCTIONAL SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE AREAS • Experience: Minimum 5-8 years successfully managing and deployment of IT systems implementation and integration.• Experience working with multiple project teams and capabilities (business, core applications, infrastructure, middleware, mobile apps)• Functional skills and knowledge areas:• Excellent system, application and network troubleshooting skills and driving problems and issues to resolution• Experience with VMware vCloud Director and ESX• Excellent Kubernetes, Docker and Rancher administration• Proficient in technologies such as server operating systems, virtualization, application, database • Experience with ETL / Oracle Data Guard and Active Data Guard / SQL-based databases• Hands on experience with Mobile / Financial Services, Telecom BSS&VAS platform, OR Banking IT services.• Technical knowledge of financial services systems • Middleware / Open API spec• Agile and Waterfall development methodologies• Project / Program management experience• Experience within mobile communication and technology• Competent in Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint and associated DB design tools• Strong understanding of industry best practices eTOM, ITIL and quality management frameworks• Language requirements:• English (fluent written and spoken) and Burmese
- Medical, Life & Accident Insurance - Mobile Usage allowance - Travel Allowance- Other benefits including Company Bonus
- Myanmar's First Mobile Financial Services Provider- Multinational Company - International Working Environment
- Growing organisation- Develop your career
Wave Money is a joint venture between Telenor and Yoma Bank to provide accessible, safe and convenient mobile financial services via a nationwide agent network or via a wave account on your phone.Wave Money offers you instant, safe and convenient way of sending and receiving money, bringing financial inclusion to all.Together, we will empower communities, improve people’s lives, and help grow Myanmar’s economy.
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