Job #: 47301
Title: VP of Technology
Job Location: New York City, New York - United States
Remote Job: Yes
Salary: contact recruiter for details
Other Compensation: 40% Bonus & LTI`s total package around 400K
Employer Will Recruit From: Nationwide
Relocation Paid?: NO
WHY IS THIS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY?
Here`s an opportunity to join a firm that`s not just grinding out widgets or business services, but is contributing in a massive way to future generations through a product line that is revolutionary in their in industry. Tremendous career growth opportunities as this company continues to grow through internal organic means and acquistions. Great culture, comp and benefits! JOB DESCRIPTION
The VP, Technology helps guide the enterprise through technology transformation and optimization initiatives.
He or she focuses on understanding and applying existing, new and emerging technologies to transform and optimize business and operating models.
The VP, Technologys focus is to help the organization plan, design, innovate, orchestrate, facilitate, navigate and operationalize the digital enterprise.
Leads and coordinates all aspects of digital technologies, including:
Business Architecture: Focused on guiding people, process and organizational change
Information Architecture: Focused on the consistent sharing of information across organization
Solutions Architecture: Focused on developing a direction for managing the portfolio of future solutions
Technical Architecture: Focused on evolving the technical infrastructure
Security Architecture: Focused on managing IT risk through the exchange of information between people, systems and things inside and outside the organization.
Specifically drives outcomes in the following areas
Lead the development and maintenance of a coherent internal tech stack across the organization using the most user friendly and scalable products available (e.g., Office 365, Salesforce, Slack, NetSuite/Oracle etc)
Identify and recommend new technology solutions; direct the sourcing and implementation of new software and hardware
Manage internal technology architecture and network infrastructure to support organizational needs
Establish lines of control for current and proposed information systems
Technology Services & Device Deployment
Oversee the management and deployment of companys` device inventory
Ensure continuous delivery of IT services through oversight of service level agreements with end users and monitoring of IT systems performance
Gauge and anticipate the diverse needs of constituents; hold the IT team to a high standard of service Analytics, AI, and Machine Learning
Identify opportunities to apply the latest advancements in Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence to build, test, and validate predictive models for greenhouse operations, logistics, and sales
Create algorithms and dashboards to extract information from large, multiparametric data sets
Deploy algorithms and dashboards to production to drive cost efficiencies and customer insights
Develop and embed automated processes for predictive model validation, deployment, and implementation
Lead a team of software engineers and data scientists to create innovative solutions to enhance productivity and efficiency at our facilities
Integrate existing external advanced analytics platforms with internal data collection systems to improve predictive models
Set the organizations technology vision and priorities in alignment with organizational goals, while building a first-class development & IT team
Oversee strategic relationships between internal IT resources and external entities (vendors, partners, etc)
Advise the executive team on the development of a strategic direction for IT systems and services, monitoring trends and innovations in the industry to meet those needs
Ensure IT data security, risk management, disaster recovery and business continuity planning processes are in place and receive regular review for currency and adequacy and all IT operations adhere to applicable laws and regulations
Participate in budgeting and strategic planning; manages to budget QUALIFICATIONS
Ten or more years driving technology strategy in a leadership role.
Ten or more years of experience in at least three disciplines, such as business, information, solution or technical architecture, application development, middleware, information analysis, database management, bioinformatics or operations in a multitier environment
A degree in Engineering, Statistics, Data Science, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Physics, Computational Biology, Computational Chemistry or related quantitative field (Masters or PhD preferred)
5+ years of senior IT leadership and 10+ years of information technology experience, preferably in a scale-up or tech start-up setting
Strong Abstraction and Modeling skills: You have working experience with Modeling languages like C4 or similar and you can create meaningful and well understandable models with them.
Expert understanding of a programming language such as Python.
Experience with at least one Deep Learning framework such as PyTorch or TensorFlow/Keras
Demonstrated ability to develop novel machine learning methods that go beyond putting together of existing code, and to apply problem-solving skills to complex issues
Familiarity with information management practices, system development life cycle management, IT services management, agile and lean methodologies, infrastructure and operations, and EA and ITIL frameworks.
Experience building engineering processes that adapt to scale
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Architectural Mind: You can ideate and write down technical solutions that are modular, scalable, and maintainable, and help integrating them into existing systems.
Communication Expert: You are able to explain complex technical concepts to non-technical people and you can understand and integrate product and business-related requirements into your solutions.
Pragmatic: You build quick prototypes of your ideas to foster understanding and buy-in from your teams.
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