Roles & Responsibilities
As the CIO, you will lead the design, implementation and evaluation of the core platform and oversee its development. You will be expected to meet with key stakeholders including partners to help translate system and platform integration requirements into actionable items for the development team. You are to ensure that technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely. This role reports to the CEO. Therefore, coming from a mid-large sized organisation and working as a Head of Development, Chief Information Officer or Head of IT position previously would be advantageous.
Aside from technical responsibilities, the CIO’s responsibilities will also include implementing and managing the company's relationships with 3rd party suppliers, external creative agencies and vendors.
Overseeing IT Policy, Process Flow, KPI, Team Structure and Vision Development
Team leader and owner of the overall design and architecture of the core platform.
Drive the vision and overall strategy of the Marketplace, AI and Microservice platform
Full Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including roadmap planning, requirement specification, systems design and integration.
Manage a team of geographically dispersed in-house and outsourced developers.
Technical Strategy - creating and maintaining the company's strategy in line with stakeholder needs and in keeping with current best practice
Be effective in growing this team up to 60+ FTE’s over the next 20 months
Work with internal and external partners to integrate systems.
Ensure data security and system uptime.
Reporting directly to the CEO, produce monthly / quarterly reporting for both clients and the management team
Manage relationships with partners/vendors, customers and internal stakeholders
Champion the company and its products at speaker events and conferences
Bachelors or higher degree in Computer Engineering, Supply Chain or MBA
At least 12 years of solid technology, team management and architecture experience 5+ years Java/J2EE programming experience
5+ years relevant experience as a Technology Lead/Architect
New Product developing experience in Supply Chain or Ecommerce industry
Strong understanding in object-oriented concepts, design patterns, and algorithms
Domain knowledge of Data Analysis, AI, Machine Learning, Smart Cities, C2/C4i, Telematics/M2M, IoT, Environmental Monitoring solutions
Familiarity with Scrum / Agile development frameworks
Expertise troubleshooting data quality issues, analysing data requirements, and utilizing big data systems.
Ability to demonstrate strong collaboration skills and strategic thinking
Experience working with geographically dispersed teams