EDOUARD FRANKLIN is a recruitment company founded in 2007, specialized in Wealth and Investment Management, with offices in Luxembourg, Paris and Geneva.
Our client is a multi-billion dollar Geneva based Hedge Fund looking to hire a Head of IT/CISO. Reporting directly to the COO, the Head of IT will implement IT strategy and sustain the IT needs of the organization.
The successful candidate will be responsible to all IT related subjects and issues, and will seek process improvement, high system availability, IT efficiency and increase customer satisfaction.
The ideal candidate will have acquired a minimum of 5 years’ experience on Information Technology or related fields, ideally within hedge fund/asset managment or banking industry and will be fluent in English..
Implement IT strategy while meeting strategic goals and objectives, including business continuity, disaster recovery and cybersecurity
Participate and coordinate with external IT vendors and consultants for process harmonization, governance and execution of projects
Implement IT tools, such as virtualization, network infrastructure, backup & restore to anticipate and meet strategic, legal and operational needs
Review, adapt and monitor implementation of IT policies. Ensure teams follow adherence to policies and comply with audit guidelines.
Implement IT standards
Implement cost effective IT solutions
Evaluate IT risk and maintain IT security posture on continuous basis
Implement and manage enterprise security tools
Hands on experience managing networks, firewalls, servers, cloud services and other technology infrastructure
Global Support L1 to L3 including VIP support, conference meetings and train users as needed
Support local IT room (patching, switching, firewalls and servers)
Hands-on and open-minded
Customer service oriented
He or she works autonomously as well in close collaboration with other departments and stakeholders
Ability to develop strong partnerships and relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Manage Business Continuity Plan
Networking skills. Cisco and Sophos firewalls a plus
Microsoft Technologies: Azure, Hyper-V, Windows 10, Office 365 (including exchange online)
Open Source technologies such as Docker and Ubuntu are a plus
Experience in supporting Bloomberg and MATLAB are a plus