22933 Chief Technology Officer - Global eCommerce and Fulfillment

Boise, CA

Posted: 09/05/2017 Industry: CTO Job Number: 22933
Category : CTO
Location/City : CA - Boise
Area Code : 208
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 22933

#22933 Chief Technology Officer - Global eCommerce and Fulfillment
Location: Boise, ID (83642)Company:
Our client is a multi-brand Ecommerce retailer with roots in holiday and home d cor. The company strives for excellence in everything it does and presents a unique opportunity to those who are seeking to have a meaningful impact in a fast-paced, high-energy environment. The company's outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.Our client is honored to be the recipient of multiple awards:
- Forbes: America's Best Small Companies (2016)
- Inc. 5000: America's Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- San Francisco Business Times: Fast 100 Fastest Growing Bay Area Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015)
- Silicon Valley Business Journal: 75 Fastest Growing Private Companies (2012, 2013, 2014, 2015) The company's outward focus on building trusted consumer brands along with its internal focus on excellence and being a great place to work have propelled it to consistent, rapid growth.OpportunityAs CTO, you will establish, implement and guide our client's technology strategy. This is an entrepreneurial role, in which you'll build and lead a high-performing team with broad technological scope including, but not limited to, back-end & front-end development, ecommerce tools and third-party teams. You will be responsible for driving improvements in technology, processes and tools that contribute to the overall growth and profitability of the business.We are looking for a hands-on, driven and innovative technology leader who can translate business vision into technological strategy. Using your breadth of experience, you will evaluate the current structure of the technology organization against our objectives and then recommend and implement changes that will result in optimal performance and risk mitigation as the company scales. In this role, you'll work closely team members throughout all levels of the organization and will interesct cross-functionally with the Operations, eCommerce, Finance, and Marketing teams. You will also work with IT partners, technology solutions, external software development partners to develop technology solutions to meet broad business goals. This position reports to the COO.
What you'll do:-Strategic leadership: you will lead the evaluation of our technical landscape and redefine/design our technology strategy and roadmap.
-Evaluate the end-to-end risks in our eCommerce technology and identify opportunities to reduce exposure.
-Run robust RFP processes.
-Build the technical capabilities of the Engineering and Development teams; educate business partners on technical innovations and considerations.
-Ability to deal with ambiguity and work successfully with a globally distributed team.
-Ability to see the forest, not the trees. We operate in a competitive and rapidly evolving market; you must be able to abstract away from the details and see the big picture.
-Build relationships and manage the relationships with our 3rd party software development partners.
-Form strong collaborative relationships with cross-functional partners; strong ability to translate business goals into strategic technical plans.
-Oversee the software development processes, maintenance and enhancements of existing software products, and custom development of the tech stack/platform.What you bring to the table:-10+ years in development, 5+ in a senior role (Sr Director, VP).
-Masters or PhD degree in Computer Science or Computer Information Systems.
-Experience helping companies scale and building high-performance teams.
-Deep understanding of e-commerce technologies, development approaches, and operations; understanding of fundamental business and technology trends.
-Strong problem solving skills: adaptable, enthusiastic, and willing to take ownership.
-Required knowledge: C#/.NET, JavaScript, HTML, SQL.
-Familiarity with: Java, MVC, JIRA, GIT, JQuery, OO-Programming, Agile, Scrum.
-Experience with eCommerce platform integrations (e.g., Java-based ecommerce platform is a plus) and CRM software (e.g., Salesforce) preferred.
-Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
-Inquisitive, analytical and creative problem solver.Nice to have:
-Strong ability to communicate technical concepts to business people.
-Ability to translate business goals into technical roadmaps.
-You've maintained your hands on coding/scripting skills & aren't afraid to use them (even if it's just to take on your engineering team in a Hackathon).

Jon Piggins / Redfish TechnologyExecutive Recruiter, IT Sales & Marketing 208-788-8260 jon[at]redfishtech[dot]comwww.linkedin.com/in/jonpigginswww.facebook.com/RedfishTechwww.redfishtech.comRedfish Technology Building Growth-Mode Tech Companies with Hand-Picked Talent.

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