Location: Miami, FL
Date Posted: 03-27-2018
Chief Technology Officer- Miami, FL

My client has a dynamic Information Technology Team and is looking for a Chief Technology Officer. This position will report directly to their President and Chief Operating Officer. 
  • Manage a team of developers tasked with developing client-specific tools and applications as well as tools for future client needs
  • Create a strong culture of accountability within the development team
  • Use industry standards (SCRUM, SLDC etc.) to establish procedures and best practices to ensure development work is completed on time and has been thoroughly tested
  • Proactively identify revenue-generating and/or cost-cutting opportunities as well as opportunities to help the company consistently provide world-class service and technology to its clients
  • Proactively demonstrate servant leadership by assisting with development work when short-handed, to ensure project deadlines and quality standards are met, or to teach others on the team
  • Create project plans and timelines for all development projects and distribute work across the team based on team experience, skillset, and bandwidth
  • Work with internal business partners and clients to scope out IT projects, ensuring scopes of work are thorough and clearly outline all project requirements
  • Interface with clients to develop and execute development projects to meet clients’ business objectives
  • Participate, as needed, in sales meetings with prospective clients to explain the portfolio of products and help gather intel for future projects the client may need
  • Analyze industry best practices and tools and work to either develop those products internally or partner with external organizations to ensure Company remains competitive in the industry with its IT offerings
  • Establish quality and efficiency standards and ensure that these standards are measured and reviewed on an ongoing basis
  • Build and develop a strong team of developers that are committed to excellence and delivering world-class work
  • Partner with our CIO in a collaborative and supportive way to ensure that internal and external IT needs are being addressed according to the overall company priorities, and not individual department priorities
  • 10+ years’ experience managing development teams and successfully deploying tools and applications
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent training or work experience
  • Clear, concise and effective communication skills (both oral and written) including strong presentation skills
  • Excellent organizational and project management skills to ensure projects are properly scoped and are delivered on time
  • Strong interpersonal skills with an ability to develop rapport and relationships with all levels of the organization internally and with clients
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, inspire, grow and develop a high-performing team and a strong company culture
  • A solution-oriented and positive mindset that openly embraces change and stretch goals
  • Strong organizational skills with an ability to prioritize objectives with little-to-no assistance, find issues and create and execute on solutions that address those issues
  • An ability to create clear accountabilities and hold yourself and your team to those accountabilities
  • An absolute obsession with excellence and in improving yourself and your team daily. For you, there is no finish line
  • A strong network of IT resources that can be leveraged when needed
  • Assertive with a strong sense of urgency
  • Flexibility to travel when needed (both locally within the S. Florida area and nationally). Non-local travel approximately 2-3 times per year
  • Ability to multitask and thrive in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment
  • LAMP, Microsoft IIS, .Net 4.0, C#.NET, ASP.NET
  • CRM products and third party CRM solutions such as Oracle Right Now, Salesforce, Astute, etc.
  • API, PHP, XML, HTML and Javascript
  • MS SQL Server and Mysql/MariaDB
  • Object-oriented programming
  • Asterisk and Open source PBX
  • Linux and Windows
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