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Head of IT - Capital Markets Trading Tech - 2125347

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  • Permanent
  • $250k/year - $300k/year

2Bridge Partners has been engaged in the search for a CIO by our client, a leader in the FX Trading space.

Our client offers a comprehensive package including base, bonus, and the ability to work hybrid (if local to an office or the potential for remote. This position could sit in many markets, including - the US ( NYC Metro Area), the UK, and Cypress. There is potential for Remote with Travel. If in the NY metro area or London, there is potential for Hybrid work.

Position Summary:

You will lead a technical organization of 50, with 5-10 direct reports. This role demands maintaining top-tier operational standards, having the foresight to drive future technological advancements, and generally aiding the business`s growth.

Core Responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement a comprehensive IT strategy that aligns closely with business objectives, and implement and manage people to comprehensive KPIs.
  • Manage various teams within IT, Including Corporate IT - Email, Telecom, Networking, Security, Systems (Linux Window), Hardware, etc.
  • Work with the C-Suite to create the IT strategy, be responsible for a substantial budget, and work to improve service delivery and management.
  • Manage, mentor, and upskill the existing team and work to facilitate recruitment as needed.
  • Provide strategic technology insights to top management, guiding decision-making on tech investments and infrastructure enhancements.
  • Facilitate the adoption of new tech solutions, ensuring they integrate smoothly with existing systems and comply with cybersecurity standards.


  • You have a depth of experience as both a Technologist and a Leader of technologists, having worked your way from an individual contributor to managing mid- to large-sized teams of IT / Infrastructure Engineers.
  • Background working in Finance, Trading Technology preferably in focused on FX.
  • Broad architectural knowledge encompassing Email, Security, Networking, Systems (Linux & Windows), Hardware, Cloud(AWS), DevOps, Etc.
  • Demonstrated leadership in managing sizable teams and overseeing complex IT projects.
  • Effective communicator who can connect with both technical teams and executive stakeholders.
  • Strategic thinker with a clear ability to link IT performance to business outcomes.
  • Bachelor`s degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field; advanced degrees or certifications (e.g., ITIL, CISSP, AWS Solutions Architect) preferred.
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