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Chief Technology Officer

Company: Addison Group
Location: Denver
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

This is an on-site opportunity in Denver, Colorado. Relocation Assistance WILL BE offered for right candidate. 40 person engineering team with a VP of Engineering. This person will help with strategy that allows them to scale their business while reporting into their COO. Our client is a SaaS based financial services organization that has big aspirations for growth and is moving the needle on their evaluated revenue projections. They have developed a product that is the modern safety net for their clients. Job Description:We are looking for a CTO to lead the technological interests. Develop the technological vision, implement technology strategies, and ensure that the technological resources are aligned with business needs and strategy. Define and implement practical, actionable strategies and develop roadmaps at the overall business level that includes compelling visions for next-generation capability, expanded technology transition and measurable positive impact on our customers.

  • Set the vision for how technology will be used across all business sectors, ensuring that the technological resources meet short and long-term needs. Provides essential leadership with an appetite and energy for moving things forward at a rapid pace of growth.
  • Evaluate technologies to manage complexity, increase business agility and evolve the technical platform to align with changing business strategy, growth and future needs while improving overall business processes and gaining efficiencies.
  • Provide direction to technical experts to design, implement and revise the required architectural structure (i.e., hardware, software, apps, etc.) to meet current and future needs.
  • Provide timely communication to leadership regarding current projects, aligning to future business needs, problem resolution, technology budgets, timeframes, and other status updates.
  • Consult and advises business leaders on information technology management needs, challenges, and opportunities.
  • Manage, escalate, and drive satisfactory resolution of partner/customer issues.
  • Champions teamwork, knowledge sharing, economies of scale, and promotes the use of Shared Services capabilities across all businesses.
  • Continually evaluate business and technology opportunities, identifies best practices, and implements as appropriate and drives continuous improvement.
  • Create timelines for the development and deployment of all technological services.
  • Ensures all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.
  • Assess, identify, recruit, and retain talent to grow technical expertise on current programs and builds talent for future program proposals and execution.
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned.
  • Understand the end users, and develop a vision for the product
  • Architect, design, and lead develop operations, risk management, and order routing software
  • Work closely with traders, operations, risk management, etc., to understand end user needs and design a product that will help all 3 user types monitor and manage crypto activities and assets.
  • Direct other leaders and sets strategy and priorities. Makes decisions that affects a business unit and develops policies and practices. Has authority over hiring/firing/performance decisions.Your Experience and Skills:
    • Master's degree in Information Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Science, or other STEM disciplines
    • At least 8 years of senior leadership experience in IT or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
    • Experience in financial services.
    • Must have strong working knowledge and mastery of current technologies and capabilities employed in the high technology world
    • Strong full spectrum leadership skills are essential for setting vision and working across the business collaboratively to align and drive strategic growth strategies.
    • Capable of generating on-contract-growth through insertion of innovation and technology on existing programs.
    • Broad understanding of IT tools and technologies including Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Application Programming Interface (API) Management/Integration, Human Capital Management systems, etc.
    • Excellent ability to recognize control weaknesses and opportunities for process/operational improvements and develop viable risk mitigation strategies and a proven collaborative executive who is able to drive successful change throughout an organization.
    • Strong written, speaking and presentation skills (i.e., complex product and solution demonstrations) in interacting directly with customers in both written and verbal communication
    • Experience in building and managing a team of developers
    • General understanding of traditional buy or sell side trading preferred
    • Understanding multiple front-end and back-end languages and libraries
    • Knowledge of Cloud service providers and deployment tools
    • Knowledge of project management approaches and version control systems
    • Detailed knowledge of the software development life cycle
    • Experience building and managing enterprise level software with solid foundations in designing software architecture and infrastructure
    • Care about designing highly functional systems with an emphasis on top notch UI/UX.

Keywords: Addison Group, Denver , Chief Technology Officer, IT / Software / Systems , Denver, Colorado

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