IT Director, Application Development & Data Analytics

Job Title: IT Director, Application Development & Data Analytics
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Selangor
Salary: RM Attractive
Reference: A000000 (AJVS-063301)
Contact Name: Priya Supramaniam
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 27, 2020 09:14

Job Description

About our client

World-wide prominent entertainment & media industry, expanding their Global Technology team.


About the role

This role will be responsible for leading and developing the technology team in our Malaysia Office, supporting core business applications and new project developments using the latest cloud technologies.


Your responsibilities

  • Responsibility for the global operations, delivery and support of key organization’s copyright and revenue processing, data analytics and licensing applications. These make up 5 applications being covered by the KL team.

  • Ensure application development and support services are delivered by the KL team according to the company’s technical processes and agreed KPIs.

  • Provide technical troubleshooting assistance to the team when needed. A hands-on approach is key to being intrenched with the team activities.

  • Ensure adherence to SOX/internal controls though development, testing and release phases.

  • Manage the local team of 30++ people who cover back and front-end development of the web and mobile versions of the applications, QA, Dev/Ops and big data analytics, currently headed by 6 direct reports.

  • Manage user requests through JIRA and Workfront. Timesheet maintenance through TEMPO.

  • Coordinate with US technical leads based in Los Angeles. 

  • Work with application PMOs.

  • Liaise with a team of global stake holders though conference calls and email.

  • Work with US project intake team to ensure new projects pass though the budget and internal control stages.

  • Liaise with US finance function to determine annual KL team budget and adherence to it as well as provide required regular reports.

  • Determine team’s annual training plan.


You will have

  • Well experienced with the Agile methodology of developing applications with Java, JavaScript & Angular being the mandatory around 10-12 years. 

  • Previous experience supporting applications in a regional, optimally global environment.

  • Very good English communication skills.

  • Proven experience in Cloud application development particularly AWS to at least senior development manager level around 10-15 years. 

  • Must have worked with a significant exposure with any 2 of the below tool set: 

    • Data: BO, Hadoop, Matillion, MS SSIS, Tableau, SQL, T-SQL, PL/SQL.

    • Database: Cassandra, MS SQL, My SQL, Oracle, Redshift.

    • Tech Services: Akamai, Angular JS, Cloud Foundry, Elastic Search, GitHub, GitLab, GWT, Jasper, JBOSS, Jenkins, Node JS, Rabbit MQ, Swagger, Tomcat.

    • Monitoring: Cloud Ranger, Grafana, Incapsula, Kibana, Nagios, Zabbix, Zenoss.

    • Programming Language: Groovy, Java, JavaScript, Mobile - Android Java, Mobile – Swift, Mobile – React, PHP, Python, Shell, .Net.

    • Test Tools: Gatling, Protractor, Selenium.