Chief Technology Officer CTO

7 days left

Recruiter
Specialist Solutions UK Recruitment Ltd
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£85000 - £125000 per annum, Benefits Substantial bonus
Posted
16 Apr 2019
Closes
30 Apr 2019
Ref
1128561176
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Sector
Technology
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
We are searching for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Technology/ Technical Director that has cognitive ability 80-90% above the global average. The focus of this Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Technology/ Technical Director is on achieving results which are aligned with the larger picture of the organization and its strategic goals.

The initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, is the key to achieving the performance objectives of this job. Because environmental and organizational conditions change rapidly, the work involves innovation and creativity in generating ideas for a quick response. Decision-making is focused on implementing practical, timely solutions.

The Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Technology/ Technical Director job requires getting things done quickly and handling a variety of activities. Self-assurance and the confidence to purposely drive toward results while constantly problem-solving and engaging the commitment of others is essential. A leadership style that is firm and goal oriented, and yet motivates, trains, and engages others in an enthusiastic way is important. The emphasis on building rapport and relationships with individuals and groups requires an outgoing, poised and persuasive communication style. Because the pace of the work is faster than average, the ability to learn quickly and thoroughly while continually recognizing and adapting to changing conditions is critical. The scope of the job may require effective delegation to proven people.
Especially routine and repetitive details should be delegated but with responsibility for follow up and accountability for timely results. While the job requires the ability to act independently, a sense of urgency and the confidence to handle a variety of challenges, a full commitment to the success of the business and high standards of achievement are expected in this position. The emphasis is on results and effective systems that achieve results through and with people, rather than on the details of implementation.

The job environment is flexible, constantly changing and provides growth opportunity, recognition and reward for the achievement of business results.

Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Director of Technology/ Technical Director Characteristics
  • A sense of urgency for goal achievement Varied activities Multiple, simultaneous projects Multi-tasking Fastpaced environment
  • Results focus Idea generation, innovative and creative problem-solving Rapport and relationship building focused on achieving results Engage the commitment of others
  • Problem-solving orientation
  • Risk-taking
  • Action-oriented and somewhat collaborative decision-making
  • Quick decision making in response to changing conditions
  • Extroverted, con??dent, enthusiastic, persuasive Influences, stimulates others to action Collaboration
  • focused on results
  • Authoritative leadership based on generalist expertise, knowledge of systems
  • Directive leadership to assure business results are achieved
  • The delegation of details as necessary, with follow up on timeliness and quality
  • Accountability for results
Technical skills
  • Software Engineering,
  • Network Architecture
  • NOC
  • Cybersecurity
  • Data
  • Qualifications such as CCIE, CCSP, CCDP, JNCIA, JNCIP, JNCIE etc. would be beneficial
  • Experience working with Cisco Voice platforms and SIP trunking advantageous
  • FortiGate or Cisco ASA Firewall experience would be advantageous
  • Qualifications such as CCIE, CCSP, CCDP, JNCIA, JNCIP, JNCIE etc. would be beneficial
  • Experience working with Cisco Voice platforms and SIP trunking advantageous
  • FortiGate or Cisco ASA Firewall experience would be advantageous
  • Knowledge of network protocols including MPLS, BGP, OSPF, VPLS, VPNs, QoS
  • Good understanding of WAN technologies including Leased Lines, Carrier Ethernet, EFM, xDSL
The successful candidate can expect a six-figure salary, substantial bonus, car, stock option, and benefits.
The recruitment process is rigorous that includes technical test, psychometric and cognitive tests and assessments, and multiple interviews.

Apply only if you have the drive to achieve big results through the people you lead.