Chief Technology Officer

Recruiter
RattrayParkin
Location
Staffordshire, West Midlands (Region)
Salary
£90,000 per annum
Posted
01 Jul 2019
Closes
14 Jul 2019
Ref
1192964072
Position/Level
Professional / Specialist
Responsibilities
Analyst
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
An international software solutions company in Staffordshire is looking for a CTO to drive the business to new technological heights. After recently having received multi-million pound funding, they are ready to compete with major companies in their market.

Principle Responsibilities
  • Lead and inspire the technology team and the broader third-party teams to bring the company to new market-leading heights
  • Provide direction on how to architect and develop the company's software
  • Secure timely build out and optimal post-launch technical operations
  • Identify and select the key suppliers of the converged platform components
  • Lead contract negotiations with the converged suppliers securing optimal balance between cost, quality and systems redundancy/resilience requirements
  • Manage the in-life operations of all systems securing the converged platform consistently meets high SLAs
  • Recruit, coach and develop the software development team

Required Key Skills

Experience and Knowledge
  • Solid experience of designing, launching and operating software systems
  • Exceptional understanding of IT variables in the retail, logistics, leisure and hospitality sectors

Essential Skills
  • 3rd party supplier negotiations
  • Offshore development team management

Personal Attributes
  • Tenacity and ability to deliver in an environment of rapid change.
  • Ability to influence at most senior level
  • Determined, resilient and controlled under pressure