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Head of Software Development, Switzerland

Redstone Commodity Search
Basel, BS, Switzerland
CHF 80,000 - CHF 130,000
February 20, 2017

Redstone Commodity Search focus on offering 360 search solutions to the global commodities markets. With a competitive coverage of Trading Houses, Producers, Majors, Utilities, Merchants, Hedge Funds, Investment Banks and Brokerages; Redstone Commodity Search can confidently offer you an edge in today’s volatile market.

Redstone Commodity Search are working with a commodity focused business software company looking for a head of software development based in Switzerland.

Key Responsibilities / Tasks

• Manage team of 10 software developers

• Oversee software development and deployment as well as developing new customer relationships

• Identify cost effective solutions for software development and sales of IT solutions

• To define architectural and technological strategy of the trade and logistics product

• Role reports into General Manager

Key Qualifications / Experience

• + 5 years’ experience in IT development with an appreciation for the software development cycle

• Excellent knowledge of J2EE, Hibernate and Spring framework, preferably based on Oracle (Web Logic)

• Good understanding of power sector or previously managed IT division for an energy producer/power trader

• Experience managing a team with a technical background and track record in business development

• Located in Basel, Switzerland

For all positions based in Switzerland, Redstone Commodity Search ltd works with their licensed Swiss partner Accurity GmbH. All candidate applications are handled in accordance with Swiss law.

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