Chief Technology Officer
The company is looking for an experienced Chief Technology Officer to support its rapid growth. This is a senior executive leadership role, reporting to the CEO and is a member of the Company’s Executive Leadership Team.
- Build and lead the Technology organization team of 100+ staff – consisting of engineering, technology, quality assurance, infrastructure, production support and company internal IT support teams
- Establish a strong innovation based engineering culture within the Technology team and the group as a whole
- Create a technology vision and roadmap based on opportunities & risks for the company’s business. Push boundaries of technical innovation within the company
- Establish and supervise the software development and production support processes – setting short and long-term objectives in line with strategic goals
- Partner with the executive team to build a path towards realizing the company’s Mission
- Partner with the Product Management leadership to deliver innovative products and solutions to the market
- 15+ years of Technology and Engineering experience, of which at least 10 years in management role
- Experience building & leading teams of 100+ engineers across multiple locations
- Strong experience in leading engineering methodologies especially agile teams (e.g. scrum)
- Strong opinions on methods to cultivate an innovative engineering culture
- Good understanding of latest web & mobile technologies – ideally open source platforms, cloud computing, big data, etc.
- Great interpersonal, communications & people management skills – good sense of humor a plus
- Structured and detail oriented person – continuous improvement mentality