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: Chandra Surya Govindarajoo
Contact Email:
Job Published: January 31, 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

Global Administration System

  • Manage a large PaaS (Platform as a Service) Enterprise application in AWS (Amazon Web Services) that manage Rights, ingest income files, do Royalty Calculation, generate Statements and interface to Financial system.


Global Music Licensing System

  • Manage a cloud Java application in AWS (Amazon Web Services) that manage and generate licenses and invoices including asset management (music recordings), playlist and pitching tools.


Global BI (Business Intelligence) 

  • Using Tableau and Business Objects for data analytics against our data warehouse.

  • Various marketing websites.

  • Archive (imaging) system.

  • Maintain various databases including Oracle, MS SQL, AWS Redshift and Cassandra .


Management and Team Work

  • Lead 30+ IT professionals (developers, testers and operations) for continuous product improvements and application support of our global end-to-end core enterprise applications including Integration services with various corporate applications and desktop support.

  • Manage and coach the team to ensure deliverables are accurate and timely.

  • Responsibility for team’s performance management and development.

  • Collaborate with world-wide based technology team; when required must be flexible in schedule to facilitate real time communication via Skype, phone, or other tools.


You will have


  • Degree in Computer related field or equivalent work experience.

  • 10+ years’ experience in Information Technology area leading small to medium size team in support and project developments.

  • 5+ years of application development Project Management.

  • Experience with at least one large scale Enterprise application project management.

  • 5+ years of experience in programming.

  • Excellent knowledge or working experience of system design, database design, and technical architecture design.

  • Royalty system experience would be an advantage.

  • Music publishing industry experience would be an advantage.


Skills & Abilities

  • Working knowledge of Agile development.

  • Comfortable with remote team collaboration.

  • Flexibility in working hours in support of stakeholders in Europe and USA.

  • Experience with transactional data, B2B, and back office.

  • A passion for innovation and technology.

  • Able and willing to travel Internationally when required.

  • Must possess excellent communication skill and fluent in English.

  • Excellent team player, able to provide appropriate feedback and have an opinion.

  • Prior experience in Global MNCs is an added advantage.