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VP TECHnology

Scarborough - ON, Ontario,CANADA
Job ID
Job Category
IT & Web Design
Posting Date
November 23, 2018
Expiry date
December 23, 2018

Job Summary

A passion for technology and a understanding of making functional products

  • A knack for problem solving with an ability to think ‘out of the box’

  • Ability to absorb feedback from various sources and make decisions

  • A strategic, performance-driven and objective mindset

  • Impeccable judgment and keen attention to detail

  • A genuine curiosity to know how things work and how to make them better

  • A self starter with a ‘get things done’ attitude

  • Exceptional communication skills with an ability to communicate technological jargon to broader functional teams & investors

  • Exceptional leadership skills in motivating and driving both direct and project team

  • Strong project management skills and ability to manage and influence functional peers

Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals

  • Assess, Select and continuously tweak and improve the company’s technical stack

  • Provide Enterprise and Application Architecture for all systems

  • Design, plan and implement system infrastructure to ensure functionality, scalability and efficiency

  • Champion Agile processes for scoping, building, testing, reviewing and deploying code

  • Ensure that all code, infrastructure and processes are built for scale

  • Design a cloud based architecture that auto-scales to meet sales driven traffic spikes and also follows industry standard security practices

  • Manage teams of engineers, product managers and designers, and grow these teams effectively

  • Develop quality assurance and data

  • Develop quality assurance and data protection processes

  • Monitor KPIs & tech budgets to assess technological performance

  • Drive B2B and Consumer facing implementations from a technology perspective, overseeing requirements, gap analysis, risk assessments, environment setup, delivery, testing and support

  • Manage relationships with partners/vendors, customers and internal stakeholders

  • An ambassador for technology - educate and enable other functional teams to use technology seamlessly and effectively

  • Communicate and pitch technology strategy to investors and board whenever necessary

Qualification and Experience

  • Architecture and development experience

  • Prior experience in start-up space / with latest technologies