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Monday, December 07, 2015

STILL HIRING! - Deputy Chief Technology Officer

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Together with the Chief Technology Officer, the Deputy Chief Technology Officer is responsible for guiding and managing the use and deployment of technology, including both strategic planning and operational delivery.

Key Responsibilities: 
  • The Deputy CTO assists the CTO in providing overall leadership for the Technology department, and serves in the CTO role when CTO is not available.
  • Responsible for information technology planning, coordination, budgeting, and adherence to technical architecture; in addition to management and oversight of large-scale information technology initiatives in the Company.
  • Responsible for the technical operations across the organization including strategy, architecture, software engineering, information technology and technology operations.
  • Oversees the provision of IT services, and the overall technology direction within the company, in the delivery of services, as required.
  • Performs periodic evaluation of the overall operational effectiveness of the IT services provided, and oversees the analysis of systems within the area of interest.
  • Manages and organizes the workflow and resources to maximize customer services and operational efficiency.
  • Prepares analytical reports, attends meetings of all levels, and adheres to transparency and performance-based budgeting principles and requirements.
  • Must bring the ideas and innovations to life with a focus towards time-to-market
  • Works with vendors, as applicable.
  • Focuses on critical system upgrades, enhancements, and replacement to maximize the efficiency and effectiveness of the Company’s IT processes.
  • Leads the team on Software Engineering principles.
  • Responsible for guiding the Vision and evolution of the Company’s Product Line across different geographical regulations.
  • Supervises the Quality Assurance of the products.
  • Delivers an industry-standard product-line through re-engineering efforts.
  • Responsible for the Information Security Certifications.
  • Stays current in the latest relevant IT technologies and IT trends to give inputs to future product directions.
  • Provides Roadmap and Targets for the Application Security and Infrastructure Security.
  • Creates Project Plans
  • Manages the Project from Initiation to Implementation
  • Creates and Manages Post-Implementation Support Model.
  • Manages Cost, Schedule and Quality of the Project.
  • Holds the P&L accountability
  • Holds the responsibility of Program Management model when the product spans multiple geographies.
  • Manages the Information Security Agenda of the Organization
Required Experience
  • Ideal candidate is a technology veteran, with over 15 years of hands on Application Development experience
  • Versatile with strong DevOps skills incorporating server hosting and infrastructure for Enterprise systems
  • Microsoft stack experience is nice to have
  • Experience with large enterprise systems is critical
  • ERP System or enterprise payment system type of software development experience is nice to have
  • Experience with TDD, Agile, SDLC, and contemporary cloud platform options such as AWS, Azure, etc
  • Experience with Analytics, Big data trends
  • Experience with Mobile platforms
  • Experience building a Creative Team is a plus
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