Hyderabad, India

Head of Development & Integration

Full-time / part-time

Job description


As a result of continued growth, we have a fantastic opportunity for an experienced IT professional to lead our Development and Integration team.

The Head of Development and Integration will be responsible for managing a team of developers, guiding the development and implementation of software systems, and ensuring seamless integration of new technologies and processes.

Relationship building with stakeholders across business and IT department will be essential, as will understanding pain points and devising solutions, ultimately leading to a deep technical knowledge of the platforms used and input into development roadmap and driving best practices.

You will have the ability to work together with colleagues based all over the globe both within various technology teams: Infrastructure, Workplace support, Application services, Global Service Desk, Regional IT and Information Security.

You will maintain excellent attention to detail and have a logical approach to solving problems under pressure and an active communicator on technical issues that affect client delivery.

The role requires you to have the ability to communicate clearly and with impact in a fast-paced and high pressure situations including the ability to challenge and influence the view of senior stakeholders respectfully, confidently, and effectively to bring a new perspective.


Tasks (what does the role do on a day-to-day basis)

  • Drive process evolution and ensure adherence to established practices within the function.
  • Oversee the entire software development life cycle, from conceptualization to deployment
  • Manage and mentor a team of software developers, ensuring high-quality code delivery
  • Collaborate with other departments to identify business needs and provide technical solutions
  • Identify and implement new technologies and processes to improve development efficiency and product quality
  • Ensure the integration of new systems and technologies with existing systems and processes
  • Plan and manage budgets, schedules, and resources for development and integration projects
  • Communicate project progress and status to stakeholders and senior management
  • Seek improvements and efficiencies for business requirements



Key competencies for position and level

In addition to demonstrating our Global Values (Authentic, Bold, and Collaborative), the role holder will be expected to demonstrate the following:

  • Collaborates
  • Communicates effectively
  • Manages complexity
  • Customer focus
  • Global perspective
  • Tech savvy
  • Instils trust
  • Drives vision and purpose
  • Optimizes work processes

Required Experience

Education / professional qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field
  • Proven experience as a software development manager or lead

Background experience

  • Excellent leadership and management skills
  • Strong knowledge of software development methodologies (Agile, Scrum, etc.)
  • Expertise in full SDLC and practical experience within an Agile framework
  • Experience with a variety of programming languages (.Net, C#, Python, etc.)
  • Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage budgets, schedules, and resources effectively
  • Awareness of ITIL principles
  • Data analysis experience, database administration knowledge, data mining and manipulation
  • Experience of writing technical documentation and presenting information clearly to senior stakeholders
  • Knowledge of BI, Data and Analytics
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Strong organisation skills

Company, product, and market knowledge

  • Experience of working in a complex, multi-country professional services, financial services or BPO organisation with complex processing requirements preferred but not essential
  • Multi-country experience and demonstrates an ability to work in a multi-cultural, talented, and demanding team environment
  • Possess the skills and the personality to operate effectively in a very fast-paced complex global business with an in-depth knowledge of program management
  • Excellent communication skills in both written and oral form, with staff members, customers, suppliers, and the management team with the ability to make decisions, act and get results
  • Passion, dynamism, and drive
  • Robust sense of humour
  • Personal presence, integrity, and credibility
  • Ability to solve problems either independently or by utilising other members of the team where necessary


  • Fully proficient spoken and written English, additional European languages will be an asset


Additional information

At IQ-EQ we want you to reach your full potential. We offer an inclusive and diverse environment to support your career aspirations. With a strong emphasis on continuous learning and a holistic approach to your professional and personal development. We also offer opportunities across our service lines and our international network of offices.

Company description

IQ-EQ is a leading Investor Services group which combines global expertise with an unwavering focus on client service delivery. We support fund managers, global companies, family offices and private clients operating worldwide.