Career Evolutions is searching for a Chief Technology Officer for a fast-growing global technology company in Phoenix, AZ. Full-time, direct-hire opportunity with a competitive compensation package.
Job Title: CTO
Job Summary: As a member of the senior leadership team, you will be responsible for setting the innovation and technology direction for the organization. You will drive innovation across services and technologies offerings and lead end to end functions of the Solution Design, Engineering and Development Operations teams. You will be responsible for converting insights/market requirements into the development of unique technologies and services.
You are passionate about cyber security and development of new solutions to the growing cyber threat. You will be responsible for long term technology strategy with an emphasis on building and running a world class technology infrastructure operation. You are a self-driven, autonomous and highly motivated proven technology professional familiar with agile development and the Cyber Security/Innovative Technology industry. You are passionate about building new businesses, technology and teams.
Define the technology strategy that supports the overall business strategy.
Develop objectives and drive overall technology plans which take into consideration financial objectives, product life cycles, competitive landscape, and client needs.
Continually assess the impact of emerging technologies across the cyber security market
Work collaboratively with the business, marketing, engineering and operations teams to present a cohesive technology roadmap for external and internal offerings.
Provide leadership for the research and development of new products/projects. Oversee the patent portfolio and patent generation program
Attract, retain, engage and develop world class engineering capability. Lead, coach, develop and inspire technology leaders and individual contributors across the organization.
Ability and experience leading a large team through an agile transformation
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Master’s Degree a plus
8+ years management and leadership experience in an international, multi-cultural business environment
In depth knowledge of the Cyber Security industry or an Innovative Technology industry and a profound understanding of its forces and trends
Successful track record of developing and delivering on strategic and innovative product strategies that have exceeded expectations
Develop and lead successful engineering & development teams
Ability to plan and manage at both strategic and operational levels
Experience in working with clients & industry technology partners
Proven experience in successfully building and managing an innovation team that is results driven and team orientated