director of computer science (blockchain, defi) in Singapore

josh lim, randstad
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S$ 250,000 - S$ 400,000 per year

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S$ 250,000 - S$ 400,000 per year
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job description

*Senior Leadership position – Director level

*Key decision maker – direct relationship with CEO/Founder of company

about the company

My client is one of the leading investment institutions. They have a strong presence across the APAC region of more than 10 countries with their HQ here in Singapore. Having a strong focus on M&A, Private Equity, AI, cybersecurity etc, they have expanded their focus recently into the Blockchain and DeFi (Decentralized Finance) space. Therefore, they are hiring a high potential Director of Computer Science (Blockchain, DeFi) to advise on projects they are going to invest in from a technical perspective. You will not be required to develop any algorithms.

about the job

  • Possessing concrete project research and development experience to play the role of a business partner for the company.
  • Establishing strong relationships with industry partners and provide meaningful and qualitative insights on Blockchain/DeFi developments.
  • Helping to expand the Technology team rapidly in Singapore.
  • Collaborating closely with other functions to assist the organisation in making accurate investment decisions within the Crypto market.
  • Providing new insights into technology from a strong understanding of global technology trends.

about the manager/team

  • Team of 10 in Singapore
  • Working closely with Founder/CEO and senior leaders across the region.

skills and experience required

As a successful applicant, you should have:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Masters in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Strong understanding of the Blockchain/DeFi industry.
  • Ideally has held senior positions such as Co-founder/Partner/Director/Head of Engineering of companies in the Blockchain/DeFi/Financial Institutions sector or companies which have close ties with such organisations.
  • Strong experience in engaging with key senior stakeholders and influencing the overall roadmap and company direction.
  • Prior experience in programming and smart contract auditing knowledge, not required to develop algorithms in this role.
  • Strong interest in investment industry and DeFi

This is an excellent opportunity to take up a senior leadership position with a leading established organisation.

To apply online please use the 'apply' function, alternatively you may contact Josh LIM at 6510 3660 or (EA: 94C3609 / R1766249)


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no additional qualifications required

educational requirements

Bachelor Degree