Chief Technology Officer

  • Location: Vancouver
  • Posting Date: January 08, 2019
  • Job Order ID: 175845
  • Consultant: Eric Floyd
  • Industry: IT / Telecomm
Our Vancouver area client has been a leading CRM provider in its niche market for over 15 years. With over 150 employees and counting and a growing list of customers purchasing and renewing subscriptions, they are poised to take a much larger bite out of this multi-billion dollar industry and require a highly capable and experienced Chief Technology Officer to help them get there!

What you will be doing:
  • Working closely with the CEO to determine what the market is demanding and how products need to evolve to meet those demands
  • Providing direct leadership to a team 5+ managers and 50+ developers, product managers and QA professionals as well as remote staff and outside vendors
  • Providing leadership on proper maintenance of existing systems
  • Analysis of new markets to target and building strategies to reach them
  • Directing full software development cycle
  • Ensuring an exhaustive Quality Assuring process in in place
  • Gathering product and enhancement requirements consistent with all divisions within the company (sales, marketing, implementation, support, and operations) and outside customers
  • Review and approve proposed development releases and processes
  • Other leadership responsibilities as required (full opportunity profile available)

Who you are:
  • You have a degree in computer science, engineering or otherwise relevant specialization. Master's level education is desirable
  • Experience developing enterprise software solutions
  • Proven success envisioning and leading architecture of web-based services and SaaS meeting customer demand and solving business problems
  • You have at least 15 years of professional experience - 10 of which have been spent leading tech teams
  • Extensive Microsoft and other system tool experience - C#, .Net and SQL
  • Expertise of information security vulnerabilities, disaster recover and risk management
  • Understanding of consumer privacy and payments industry compliance
This is an opportunity to bring an already-successful organization to the next level of success competing on an international scale. A compensation/benefits package designed to attract top talent will be offered. If you are up for the challenge, please submit your resume.