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CTO – Software Engineering

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CTO – Software Engineering

July 30, 2015

CTO Software Engineering 

CTO’s, VP of Engineering or Directors of Engineering with a background in internet/ ecommerce (large transactional sites) looking to take their career to the next step.
  • You will be technically astute on web technologies, whilst this role is not hands on, technically you will be able to help solve and advise on tough problems. Ideally you would have come through a technical architecture route and grown your career to senior VP role.
  • You will already have experience leading engineering teams 80 plus, with 5-8 direct reports.
  • You are passionate about improving functionality, quality and performance.
  • You are a natural thought leader, a visionary – your mission has always been to create the best websites bar none. You will be able to showcase the work your teams have done to date

THE COMPANY

Our client believes in delivering truly compelling customer engagement. Their focus is on blending choice, value and convenience to deliver a consistent and rewarding user experience. Their website is at the cutting edge of a mobile payment-driven industry. The company has built its brand largely through digital media, referral marketing and a singular focus on relentless product improvement and innovation.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The person will:

  • Create the strategic vision for the department against company plan to hit deliverables,
  • Ensure systems are scalable and can handle millions of daily visitors
  • Ensure systems are fault-tolerant and self-healing
  • Drive engineering best-practices (unit testing, continuous delivery, etc.)
  • Encourage and drive meaningful innovation
  • You’ll be smart and self-confident but humble enough to know everyone is always learning.
  • You will be a self-starter, with an entrepreneurial, startup attitude who is proactive and reactive.
  • You are data centric, but with a healthy dose of cynicism for the results.

But more than that, you will know how to use knowledge to inspire people, to get them to overcome problems and to think differently.

You’re a perfect fit for this role if you bring the right amount of experience combined with an entrepreneurial, startup attitude. You MUST bring the following:

Qualifications:

  • Must have worked for a large scale Internet/Ecommerce company
  • 10 years’ + experience in software development
  • At least 5 years’ experience in a leadership/influencer position: team lead, development manager or architect. You will have experience of managing a team of at least 30 people or more
  • Must have worked in an Agile environment and understand Scrum
  • Able to communicate and sell your vision for the team, ask smart questions to get the best out of everyone.
  • The ability to communicate clearly in spoken and written English
  • Strong analytic capabilities, with track-record of using both qualitative and quantitative data.
  • Strong project management, presentation and communication skills.
  • Ability to operate independently as well as work in a team-oriented and fast paced environment


Some of the technologies that you will use on a daily basis:

  • Web technologies (HTML, Javascript, CSS)
  • Server side technologies (E.g.: C#, Python, Play framework)
  • NoSQL database technologies (E.g.: Cassandra, Hadoop, Couchbase)
  • Object Oriented Languages (E.g.: C#, Java, Scala)
  • Continuous Integration (Jenkins)
  • Performance and load testing

What’s in it for you?

In this role you will have the opportunity to be part of one of the largest eCommerce group, to be a meaningful contributor to the growth and strategic direction and to drive research and innovation and to make a step change in your career.

This is a new role and on offer is not only an amazing package with great benefits but a great opportunity to take this company to the next level. Please click apply and a consultant ill be in touch to talk through the role in more detail

  • Job Categories: IT & Telecomms ( Management )
  • Job Types: Permanent / Full Time
  • Job Location: Sydney

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Senior Tech Talent Manager
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An Irish cat living the dream in Sydney I don’t know what to tell ya! Even though I’m a long way from the homeland I’ve successfully built up 5 years of local industry knowledge specialising in emerging technologies. I have a strong JAVA and Ruby on Rails following in NSW and VIC. I also have extensive experience sourcing specialist software development teams for technology companies with highly transactional, high volume, data intensive environments. Let’s catch up for a pint, but do send me a message and we’ll see what happens!

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  • Steve Revins

    An Irish cat living the dream in Sydney I don’t know what to tell ya! Even though I’m a long way from the homeland I’ve successfully built up 5 years of local industry knowledge specialising in emerging technologies. I have a strong JAVA and Ruby on Rails following in NSW and VIC. I also have extensive experience sourcing specialist software development teams for technology companies with highly transactional, high volume, data intensive environments. Let’s catch up for a pint, but do send me a message and we’ll see what happens!

    Steve Revins

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