• Assistant Vice President, Digital Technology & Development Jobs in Malaysia - 1013467

  • 8 - 10 Years
  • Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
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Job Description

Responsibilities -

Lead all digital technology development and operations for Astro Radio; enable commercial, editorial, and marketing requirements to be delivered on time and within budgetResponsible for managing the technology roadmap for both product and infrastructure; collaborate and coordinate with content, marketing, integration teams and other technical leads within the Astro GroupManage internal and third-party vendor relationships that support development and operations, deciding when and where to buy versus build and when and where to employ new technologies within the Radio businessCreate and develop business relationships at an executive level and serve as a trusted advisor to our internal clientsResponsible for web and mobile platforms as well as listener experience through technology initiativesManage the digital technology team of approximately 8-10 staff across management, development, and operational functionsCultivate, inculcate and maintain excellence in digital media skills and knowledge as well as understanding of future technologyDevelop team capabilities based on company needs and individual career directionCreate and own methodologies, approaches and other intellectual capital for the digital teamProvide industry and practice specific thought leadershipWork closely with Engineering and Technology teams to develop strategies for leading-edge technology and solutionsContribute at a significant level to overall company strategy, culture, and operationsCreate and execute strategy for the Digital Team, including long term plans, area of focus and integration with other teams within the organization

Requirements -

Malaysian with a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology or equivalent with strong written, verbal communication skills and strong documentation skillsRequires 6 - 8 years of experience in software, web and modern media developmentComprehensive knowledge of website building and delivery processes and systems (eg Java, NET, PHP), content delivery processes and systemsStrong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, and disseminate significant amounts of information with attention to details and accuracyMotivated self-starter with a high attention to detail and effective collaborator with both non-technical and technical team membersUnderstands various types of modern media AD platforms Passion for online and media-rich, audio-visual products Excellent experience in C#, HTML5, HTML, Rest API, Servlets and JavaScriptAbility to develop core system & back-end application with experience in architecting the cloud platform with both Linux and Windows platform knowledgeContinuously improve your knowledge of existing technology and research and learn new and emerging technologies Experience in developing mobile apps using new available technologiesUser Interface Development with JavaScript, SASS and able to implement designs and functionality provided by UI/UX designersAbility to thrive in a fast-paced, team-based environment with strong focus on troubleshooting and issue resolutionExperience of managing diverse teams across technology disciplines to deliver complex plans to time and budgetSuperior negotiating skills and experience in building relationships on business, corporate and cross divisional basisExperience of "outsourcing" environment eg working with third party tech vendorsGood understanding of content rights framework, associated processes and systems

Profile Summary

Type:Company Job



Salary:Not Disclosed

Deadline:08th Mar 2020

Company Profile

Astro Radio is Malaysia’s No.1 radio operator with a weekly listener base of 12.645 million, representing a 55% share of listenership in Malaysia. Astro Radio broadcasts radio content through 20 different stations, 9 of which are commercial radio stations that are delivered as FM stations and broadcast on DTH satellite TV, IPTV, mobile and Internet platforms, while the other 11 additional direct-to-user radio stations are broadcast only on DTH satellite TV, IPTV, mobile and Internet platforms. Astro Radio delivers the No.1 stations in all 4 languages through ERA fm, MY FM, hitz fm and THR Raaga. Astro Radio also clinched the No.1 radio station in the east coast Peninsular Malaysia with THR Gegar. Astro Radio total advertising expenditure or radex is approximately 56%, representing the highest market share in this space.
Astro Radio’s all-round excellence is reflected in the numerous recognitions and awards won including the prestigious Kancil Awards and the Putra Brand Awards.

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