22945 Chief Technology Officer - Global eCommerce and Fulfillment

Boise, CA

Posted: 09/15/2017 Industry: CTO Job Number: 22945
Category : CTO
Location/City : CA - Boise
Area Code : 208
Job Type : 1: Full Time
Country/Locale : USA
Id : 22945

#22945 Chief Technology Officer - Global eCommerce and Fulfillment
Location: Boise, ID (83702)
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.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.
Chief Technology OfficerWith partnership from the Leadership Team, you will establish, implement, and guide the technology strategy. You will be entrepreneurial, building and leading a high-performing team with broad technological scope including our eCommerce web stores, order fulfillment systems, customer service tools, and internal IT strategy.You will oversee an internal Engineering and Development team of eight to ten, including Director-level reports, as well as a suite of external partners. 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.You ll work closely with team members throughout all levels of the organization and will partner with the Operations, eCommerce, Finance, and Marketing teams. You will also work with IT partners, technology vendors, and external software development partners to develop technology solutions to meet broad business goals.What you ll do:Build the technology roadmap and work with the broader engineering team to execute it.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 technologies and identify opportunities to reduce exposure.Oversee the company s technology and IT budgets; run robust RFP processes to meet business needs with the highest-value solution.Recruit, motivate, mentor and lead a high-caliber team; actively coach and mentor team members in their professional development, building upon their technical capabilities.Manage and strengthen the relationships with our 3rd party software development partners, and build relationships with new partners.Oversee the software development processes, maintenance, and enhancements of existing software products, and custom development of the tech stack/platform.Form strong collaborative relationships with cross-functional partners, including the eCommerce team for product direction; translate business goals into strategic technical plans.Educate business partners on technical innovations and considerations.Develop strategies to meet the business growing IT needs, in-house or through 3rd party partnerships.
What you bring to the table:10+ years in development, 5+ in a senior role (VP/Director/Sr. Architect).Bachelor s degree or above in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems.Experience helping companies scale and building high-performance teams.Deep understanding of eCommerce technologies, development approaches, and operations;
understanding of fundamental business and technology trends.Ability to deal with ambiguity and work successfully with a globally distributed team.Ability to see the forest for 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.Adaptable, enthusiastic, and willing to take ownership.Required knowledge: C#/.NET, JavaScript, HTML, SQL.Familiarity with: Java/OO-Programming, MVC, JIRA, GIT, JQuery, Agile, Scrum.Experience with eCommerce platform integrations (Java-based eCommerce platform is a plus) and CRM software (e.g., Salesforce).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 & Marketing208-788-8260jon[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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