- Job date: Tue, 23 Feb 2021 08:59:03 GMT
- Expected salary: $5000 per month
- Job title: Chief Technology Officer
- Company: [email protected]
- Location: Washington
As a member of the operating leadership team, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is responsible for developing the strategic vision for the talent technology platform, Stellarworx. In collaboration with the organization’s leadership and client-facing employees, this person will architect the solutions, and lead the development of a cloud-based multi-sided labor platform designed to enable skills-based, inclusive hiring that reaches millions of Americans.
The [email protected] network of community based organizations, employers, training providers and academic researchers is demonstrating on the ground what an inclusive labor market can look like. A tech-enabled platform, with participation from employers, education providers, and individual job seekers, will enable our impact to scale to reach millions of individuals. [email protected] is strongly positioned to be the catalyst channeling this desire for action into a scalable, tech-enabled solution.
Reporting to the Chief Operating Officer, this person will have a broad mandate to define the important role of technology in our strategy, architect the future vision for our multi-sided platform and marketplace, develop and grow our product and engineering team and leverage national partnerships to radically accelerate our progress towards our ambitious impact goals.
The ideal candidate is a self-directed and business-oriented technologist with a desire to be deeply integrated into the leadership of the organization and a passion for a collaborative product management function working effectively across engineering and the customer-facing stakeholders.
This person can be based in Washington, D.C or the San Francisco/Bay Area.
Key ResponsibilitiesDrive the technical strategic vision for the organization
Make infrastructure decisions, ensuring technical excellence, versatility, safety and soundness, resiliency and scalability in the architecting and engineering of our product solutions, as well as managing all technical delivery
Recruit, grow, nurture, and retain our engineering, product, UX design, and product design teams
Define interfaces with a diverse array of relevant tools and stakeholders (e.g., job boards used by job seekers, applicant tracking systems used by employers), and make build, open source, partner, or buy decisions for new features
Deliver consistent and quality enhancements to existing products and drive new product development
Manage all aspects of the technology tools for the organization, including employee enablement and business management tools
Constructively critique, refine and improve the strategic direction of the company, in collaboration with other leaders of the organization
Participate as a key decision-maker in all aspects of the business, with a view towards technology as an enabler of business outcomes
Cultivate a community of technology leaders in partner companies and like-minded organizations who are aligned to the mission, and lead a collaborative effort to solve challenges for STARs
Serve as executive sponsor for a subset of key enterprise partner relationships, in particular those with an emphasis on technology jobs or within the tech sector
Skills Knowledge and ExpertiseExperience architecting, deploying, and scaling software (web and mobile cloud-based, B2B, multi-sided platforms preferred)
Managing, growing and leading product, engineering, and design teams in high-growth environments, both in effectively bringing new products to market and driving it to scale
Experience delivering high quality software effectively, quickly, and efficiently in a results-oriented environment, operating in an agile delivery model
Understanding of user-driven design demonstrated through past work on products users love, with experience in both B2C and B2B products preferred
Deep experience in leading agile product development teams, with a track record of deploying and scaling products that reach and serve millions of users
Strong communication with ability to convey technical topics in easy-to-understand business terms and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams and external partners
Strategic smarts, including the ability to identify new opportunities, drive clarity, create focus, and make tough decisions in complex and dynamic contexts
Ability to align technology and product objectives and programs with the organization’s overall vision, strategies, and objectives
Past experience as a full stack, backend or frontend developer with a passion for good design and excellent user experiences
Passionate for deploying technology in service of the most pressing and complex social challenges
Thrives in an environment working with and managing people from diverse backgrounds and perspectives
Confidence working with Ruby on Rails, Angular JS, Postgres, API integrations and microservices or similar technologies
Evidence of exposure to architectural patterns of a large, high-scale web application (e.g., well-designed APIs, high volume data pipelines, efficient algorithms)
Experience with web best practices such as A/B testing, test coverage and automation, agile, dev ops
Experience leading a customer-focus, user-centric Product organization that engages with Stakeholders internal and external to the organization to build our roadmaps and feature designs is a plus
Working knowledge within recruitment/talent/education/training space software is a plus
Benefits Healthcare: We pay 100% of your medical, dental, and vision coverage and 50% of the premium for your spouse and/or dependents.
Retirement: We match 4% of your salary (up to a maximum of $5,000) annually, and will contribute an additional 1% of your salary, even if you don’t make a contribution.
Paid Time Off We value work/life balance and trust our team members to be productive. In service of this, our Responsible Paid Time Off policy does not limit time off. Additionally, we are closed for major holidays including the last week of the year.
Parental Leave: To help support new parents in the workplace, we offer 12 weeks of paid parental leave.
Flexible Work Schedules: We are 100% remote through June 2021 and afterward will continue to offer flexible schedules including partial work from home options.
Professional Development: We believe that developing our team members’ skills is a pathway to accomplishing our mission. To this end, we offer you $2,000 annually for the professional development opportunities of your choice.
AccommodationsAccommodations are available for applicants with disabilities in all phases of the application and employment process. Equal [email protected] is an equal opportunity employer committed to hiring a diverse workforce at all levels of the organization. We value and encourage the contributions of our employees and strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and drive outstanding results. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, gender identity or expression, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law. This policy applies with regard to all aspects of one’s employment, including hiring, transfer, promotion, compensation, eligibility for benefits, and termination.