Director Distributed Ledger Technology R&D

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Judge Group, Inc.
Director, Research, SDLC, Project, Development, Architect
Full Time

Job Description

Location: Tampa, FL
Description: Our client is currently seeking a Director Distributed Ledger Technology R&D


oLead the execution and delivery of innovative technology projects, including research and process innovation for Technology Research & Innovation Lab.

oLead end-to-end software development projects having strong understanding of SDLC full lifecycle and delivery of software pilots as well as prototypes under strict timeline and budget.

oWith full accountability for on-time within-budget delivery, you are expected to wear three hats:

Technologist: recommend and provide inputs on the choice of appropriate technology stacks. More emphasis would be on being a strong technologist.

Business analyst: support Business/Product group in requirements analysis, drafting of functional/non-functional specifications, workflows etc.

Project manager: function as a PM/Scrum Master to create project plans.

oConduct fast-paced vendor assessments and vendor management including vendor onboarding, assessments of RFPs, SOWs and other paper work, technology due diligence, tech evaluations, assessment of vendor-offered services, tools and platforms, attend presentations and demos etc.

oYou might have to manage one or two internal teams to deliver on multiple projects, be a strong individual-contributor, act as a SME and independently conduct exercises related to research, intelligence gathering, market studies, analysis and process optimization.

oMitigate risk by following established procedures, spotting key errors and demonstrating strong ethical behavior.


oMinimum of 10 years of software development, SDLC, software delivery experience.

oBachelor's degree in computer science or related field

oExperience in and in-depth knowledge of Distributed Ledger Technology platforms like Ethereum, Hyperledger

oDevelopment experience in Cloud Technologies (AWS preferably) is required

oKnowledge of Financial Services industry (desirable not required)

oExperience managing projects is a plus

Why You'll Love This Job:

The Technology Research and Innovation (TRI) division provides leadership and resources dedicated to advancing client's business opportunities and industry thought leadership leveraging new technology capabilities. TRI Labs (TRIL) group within TRI will closely partner with the Business Innovation (BI) team providing technology support to the BI Team's roadmap and advancing Client's capabilities in new and emerging technologies, including DLT, AI/ML etc. Key focus areas for TRI Lab include continuously exploring the technology landscape for opportunities and disruptions, assessing new/incoming use cases, developing prototypes and pilots, assessing technology partners and vendors (tech due diligence & evaluations), developing business cases, participating in industry associations and standard setting bodies, and driving internal education through events, strategy sessions, showcases, blogs etc. One of the essential missions of TRI Labs is to function as the execution and delivery arm of the TRI division translating the broad spectrum of research and innovation led by TRI into tangible, working pilots and prototypes. TRIL will strive to create a nimble, start-up-like development and research ecosystem based on streamlined processes and fail-fast philosophy to enable rapid development and delivery.

Notes / Intv Process

1.This is an individual contributor role in the research lab of Client. Team size 15.

2.Implement and develop proof of concept using Distributed Ledger Technology platforms like Ethereum, Hyperledger.

3.One of the top 3 reasons for rejection has been lack of strong communications and presentation skills. The candidate is expected to articulate the technical details to business users. Candidate will be involved in writing technical papers, whitepapers, blogs, showcase research work and represent Client's research in the fintech industry.

4.Another top reason for rejection was lack of hands-on development experience. Candidates who are primarily project managers or client facing consultants will not be able to meet the technical requirements.

5.Besides development and software delivery responsibilities, project management is also an important aspect of the job.

Interview process (30-minute phone calls on separate days).

1.Initial phone screen with hiring manager.

2.Technical interview with Architect.

3.Interview with Business architect.

4.Interview with Product Owner and other members.

5.Interview with HR.


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Company Information

The Judge Group, celebrating its 50th anniversary, is a leading professional services firm specializing in talent, technology, and learning solutions. We consult, staff, train, and solve. Through our work we make people and organizations better. Our services are successfully delivered through a network of more than 30 offices in the United States, Canada, and India. The Judge Group serves more than 50 of the Fortune 100 and is responsible for over 9,000 professionals on assignment annually across a wide range of industries.

Dice Id : cxjudgpa
Position Id : 689523
Originally Posted : 5 months ago

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