Chief Technology Officer

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The Role

The CTO is a strong technical, data and platform development leader.  The CTO is a type-A person that is self-motivated, always puts clients first and is driven for high performance for the company. The CTO reports to the CEO and is a member of the Executive Leadership team.

Specific Responsibilities include:

  • Provide technology vision aligned to the company business plan.
  • Recruit, train and manage a 4-5 person team of software development, website design, database management and data analytics professionals.
  • Manage and evaluate existing offshore development relationships with third party contract development services.
  • Operate, extend and integrate a new enterprise web-based marketing, analytics, database and virtual event software platform.
  • Create and maintain thorough architectural and design documentation for the platform.
  • Create and maintain an extensible cloud based architecture that assure agile response to market needs of future features and capabilities.
  • Regularly collaborate with the marketing, membership and events teams to ensure that the platform architecture can deliver the appropriate user experience.
  • Establish a QA design and test review process to ensure compliance with standards.
  • Understand the market for new practices and technologies that may result in competitive advantage or improved ways of working.

Professional Qualifications

An ideal candidate will possess:

  • 10+ years of proven software development experience including at least 5+ years in the management of an entrepreneurial technology development team.
  • Experience designing and developing member based community content and marketing platforms assuring increasing member engagement and retention.
  • Experience with the development of secure cloud based data architectures.
  • Experience with marketing automation, analytics and CRM systems to deliver real time client results to our clients’ platforms.
  • Understanding of infrastructure scalability, accessibility and user interfaces.
  • Exceptional project management skills with direct experience in managing multiple ongoing client delivery projects.
  • BA or equivalent in computer science or related discipline.

Compensation

The CTO enjoys a competitive base salary, annual bonus potential and stock option participation. In addition, the role participates in all SAPinsider employee benefit programs including healthcare coverage, life insurance, 3 weeks paid vacation, commuter rail benefits and 401K plan.

Next Steps: Take the Lead on Your Future

Send your confidential resume and cover letter to SAPinsider at careers@wispubs.com and reference the role in your cover letter and why this is the right next step for you.