Job ref no.: CT3114388-01#7223

Head of Cloud Application Platform Architect

Pinpoint Asia

Pinpoint Asia -Hong Kong

Our client, a global financial institution, is currently looking for a Head of Cloud Application Platform Architect as part of their global engineering division. They have a large team of software engineers with very talented developers and reliability engineers in Asia. The selected candidate will be part of their senior technology leadership to drive the regional cloud technology adoptions and development.


  • Lead the Software Engineering Team and Platform Reliability Engineering team to build Cloud Application Platform which allows regional applications team to deploy and implement their software.
  • Lead the native Cloud Solution Development and Architecture Development which enable the cloud-native solution at scale.
  • Guide the development of the cloud engineering patterns including best practices, reference implementation, with the purpose to improve the reusability across the globe.
  • Build a platform which enables software to build fast in all the countries around the globe.
  • Build and implement core technology components which enhance the performance, supportability, and security.
  • Manage and oversee the reliability of the platform to maintain a higher availability and consistently improving resiliency as the platform scales.
  • Manage the regional software engineers team, including recruitment, retention, promotion, skills enhancements etc.
  • Lead the innovation and development of the software engineering platform and put experimentation on emerging technologies.
  • Work with global and regional technologists to uncover pain points and opportunities to accelerate the delivery of software.


  • Proven leadership experience in building technical resources and teams.
  • In-depth cloud-native software engineering experience in Java, JavaScript, .NET, HTML5, CSS3, Swift, GoLang etc.
  • Experience in building public cloud platform using Pivotal Cloud Foundry, Apigee, and Apache Kafka or similar technologies is highly preferred
  • Strong architecture knowledge in designing and articulating the architecture of cloud-native solutions at scale.
  • In-depth understanding of Agile and DevOps principles, test-driven development, CI and other approaches to accelerate the delivery of new features.
  • Ability to give technical leadership on development. Candidates come from a development background in their early career is preferred.
  • Excellent communications skills to work with all level people in the organizations.
  • Love to experiment with new emerging technologies. Ability to understand how they will impact the technology stacks.

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Job ref no. CT3114388-01#7223
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
  • Degree