Chief Technology Officer - CTO

St Georges Recruitment
North Yorkshire, Yorkshire
£115000 - £130000 per annum + bonus & benefits package
08 Apr 2019
22 Apr 2019
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
Chief Technology Officer required for a market leader in the Casino world

I am recruiting for a new CTO to based in York to join the market leaders in manufacturing and supplier of gaming solutions and services to the casino industry worldwide. The worldwide market leaders in Live Gaming, Electronic Gaming, Utility Products, Gaming Systems and Support.

As the newly hired CTO you will be responsible for leading their development teams, defining the strategic road map and playing a key role as part of the senior management team, reporting to the CEO. The regions are USA, Asia, Australia, South Africa and Europe including the York development facility.

Salary is ranging from £115,000 - £130,000 plus bonus & benefits also. Travel is to be expected in the UK and internationally for trade shows throughout the year.

The Ideal Candidate:
  • A quantifiable track record of success at a senior managerial level
  • Strong commercial understanding and experience of driving a gaming business forward
  • A real passion for what you do, and the ability to inspire that passion within your team
  • Experience of Managing large budgets
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • At least 5-8 years of leadership experience in a dynamic environment.
  • Previous Gaming Experience
  • Advanced IT knowledge
  • Experience managing a team across the full Software Development Life Cycle, including test and integration.
  • A passion for technology and a keen interest in cutting edge development tools and practices.

Responsibilities and Duties:
  • Responsible for developing and implementing the strategic plan and vision for the business.
  • Achieve the Regional Business Plans and associated targets in line with Organisational Business Goals.
  • Oversees IT budgets to make sure there is no unnecessary expenditures
  • Develops and directs all networking safeguards to reduce risk of outside breaches and protect sensitive internal and external client information.
  • Evaluates new technology and makes recommendations on technological
  • Advise the Leadership Team on key planning issues and make recommendations on important business decisions.
  • Evaluate and implement common value-add systems/solutions to align processes and controls to reduce business risk; and to improve reporting and analysis across the business.
  • Accountable for leadership and day-to-day management of direct reports, including performance reviews.
  • Facilitate resolution of issues between departments.
  • Take charge in high-priority crises.

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