Role Purpose: CBRE is a world leader in commercial real estate management. One of our visions is to transform the company into a world-class business enabling technology organization with a focus on agile delivery.
To deliver this vision, we are looking to hire technologists in leadership positions to establish a 'connected architecture' of systems and applications across lines of business and geographies, leading technology teams on innovation through exploration of new technologies with an emphasis on "speed to market" with quality delivery.
As a Vice President, Digital and Technology, the primary responsibility will be to lead the delivery of a global program that supports Investment Management business line. Be a hands-on technologist with a focus on data and lead the cloud transformation journey. Key Responsibilities:
Work closely with Line of Business technology enablement leaders in evaluating architectural alternatives and support them in selecting approaches for provisioning new capabilities (build / buy / partner)
Work closely with global business teams to understand multiple functional areas of the organization to cater to the business needs
Identify and drive opportunities to simplify and leverage the existing tools/assets and resources across the technology organization
Create and manage product delivery roadmaps for one or two major programs
Create global agile teams by recruiting product managers, scrum masters, & development leads and engineers to drive agile adoption
Serve as a point of escalation and drive resolution for conflicting issues within the application domain, while aiding in the architecture and design of application solutions that will meet business needs
Driving adherence to security, compliance directives and best-practices
Familiarity with open source projects such as Kafka, Docker, relational and no-sql databases, frameworks such as Spring, Angular JS etc. to build cloud based products
Design and deliver highly available distributed systems that facilitate web/restful/API services which allow integration with various scalable data stores, business applications, etc.
Employ Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools for optimal productivity
Utilize on premise and cloud based architecture i.e. AWS, Azure, etc. to define the conceptual and logical architecture for key enterprise capabilities
Established leadership experience in large organizations comparable to CBRE
Experience in the delivery of data platforms specifically on the cloud
Proven ability to effect organizational change
Possesses expertise across multiple architecture domains, forward- thinking, and well-versed in emerging technologies and trends
Experience in creating and successfully leading technology delivery teams
Have a strong, pragmatic approach to leading architecture and development solutions, with a proven record in technology planning and delivery
Proven people management skills, with a track record in developing people and driving performance improvements through leadership
Ability to prioritize and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
Driven, confident, collaborative and assertive where required. Able to embrace the culture of CBRE and help maintain our values or Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence
Experience of managing product delivery is a must
Excellent interpersonal skills across all levels of the organization
Prior experience in financial/investment management companies is preferred
10+ years' experience in the delivery of technology solutions using Java, C++, C# languages. GoLang experience is a plus
10+ years' experience in the delivery of technology solutions using various messaging frameworks, web services and SOA based frameworks
Experience of working in a globally distributed product delivery teams
Strong expertise in design, development, and maintenance of distributed applications & systems
Extensive experience in architectural design enterprise products
Experience working in Dev/Ops and agile development environments
A good standard of education - BS or MS in engineering or computer science essential
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
Internal Number: 19008435
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.