CTO - Techology Products and Innovation

Company: Simplify Workforce
Location: Jersey City , New Jersey, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.OCT.2019


Simplify Workforce is an innovative startup in the workforce solutions industry. Well funded and backed by a strong private individual inves...


Simplify Workforce is an innovative startup in the workforce solutions industry. Well funded and backed by a strong private individual investment Simplify Workforce is redefinining the future of talent ecosystem.

Simplify Workforce is creator of SimplifyVMS a new disruptive digital platform that helps enterprise clients manage their contingent workforce and SOW projects. The tool was developed in 2016 and has an ongoing roadmap to be a leader in the industry. It is cutting edge and intutive VMS platfrom whose goal is to change the way the industry utilizes and manages contingent labor. We also have various other software products/platforms in various development stages.

Simplify Workforce operates like a startup and we are looking for somebody who has that background. Should have extensive hands on experience with open source programming langauages and other innovative techologies.

As CTO you will be responsible for owning the strategic roadmap for SimplifyVMS and other techology platforms. The role will involve communicating with employees, stakeholders and customers to ensure we continue to lead innovation in our industry and also ensure that company's technologies are successfully implemented accross our clients. Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts.

Responsibilities include:

  • Evaluating and implementing improvements to the current system for ongoing innovation and disruption in the industry.

  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage

  • Developing the company's strategy for using technological resources

  • Ensuring technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely

  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency

  • Build quality assurance and data protection processes

  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance

  • Use stakeholders' feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology

  • Manage the current global technology team in excess of 50 resources and looking to grow it to over 100 resources in the next 1 year.

  • Hire strategic talent

  • Proven track record as a CTO, VP of Technology or similar leadership role with a techology product based company.

  • Excellent client facing skills.

  • Strong knowledge of system infrastructure and implementation using open source and relevant techologies.

  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus

  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

  • Excellent communication, leadership and organizational abilities

  • Aptitude for problem-solving and strategic thinking

Our backend technology stack:

  • Mysql, MongoDB

Middleware skills:

  • Php, Python, NodeJS

Front end technology stack required:

  • Angular, JQuery, Bootstrap

Additional skills required:

  • Machine Learning, AI, Blockchain, High availability cloud architecture

Please note that the environment we have for this particular product is like a startup setup. Most of the team is spread globally with just a few leaders based in our corporate office. The product itself is cloud based techology and hosted with AWS. So we are looking for somebody who can thrive in a start up environment and has extensive experience working with remote gobal talent.

Outstanding compensation plan offers attractive base salary commensurate with experience and extremely lucrative incentive plan. Opportunity for stock options for exceptional resources. Growth opportunities are limitless for an employee who establishes credibility and demonstrates competency in this role.

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