CTO

Chicago Permanent USD190,000 - USD230,000 per year Hybrid working
  • Flexible working and growth options for a small to medium sized SaaS firm.
  • Generous benefits package including extra paid time off and work flexibility.

About Our Client

Our client is a digital transformation partner helping established organizations get to their future, digitally-enabled state, both in the way they work and the way they serve their customers. They help unlock value through a start-up mindset and modern methods, fusing strategy, consulting and customer experience with agile engineering and problem-solving creativity. United by their core values and purpose of helping people thrive in the brave pursuit of next, their teams combine experience across technology, data sciences, consulting and customer obsession to accelerate their clients' businesses through designing the products and services their customers truly value.

Job Description

  • You will create impact for some of the country's fastest growing brands, by translating their needs into transformative solutions that provide valuable insight
  • Working with the latest technologies in the industry, you will be instrumental in helping our clients evolve for a more digital future
  • Act as a trusted advisor to clients by leveraging cloud/big data for customer acquisition and engagement as part of large digital transformation journeys
  • Manage the engineering teams' quality of delivery, mentor the technical team, manage technical risk, and face-off against client IT leadership in defining the solution roadmap and converting business capabilities into digital reality
  • Provide expertise as a technical resource to solve complex business issues that translate into data integration and database systems designs
  • Shape opportunities and create execution approaches throughout the lifecycle of client engagements
  • Ensuring all deliverables are of high quality by setting development standards, adhering to the standards, and participating in code reviews
  • Mentor, support, and manage team members
  • Identify root causes of problems in software and programs through debugging, discovery, and proactive remediation of potential problems



MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field
  • Proven ability to lead technical track of 15+ software engineers
  • 15 + years' experience in systems integration, custom development, and package implementation (commercial/open source)
  • Proven background as an engineering leader in delivering complex Solution design, Track record of delivering large programs, obtain approval from Enterprise Architecture stakeholders, conform to industry standards for security and compliance
  • Strong background in application development using cloud native architectures and 12-factor methodology of building cloud-native platforms in AWS, Azure, or GCP
  • Hands-on Programming experience in Java or Python languages, to help teams navigate delivery challenges as required and provide succinct approaches/root cause analysis to clients
  • Ability to distill, complex problems into methodologies such as - API First Design, Cloud native architectures, Domain Driven Design, Microservices, Data pipelines, Messaging, Eventing, Async Processing
  • Ability to lead teams that rapidly learn the client's current digital ecosystem and produce a future data landscape vision and strategy considering the transformation agenda and business goals
  • Experience delivering enterprise scale operationally risk sensitive platforms for resiliency, availability, and scalability
  • Experience with current software best practices, including continuous integration/continuous deployment, design/architectural patterns, well-architected framework, agile methodologies, and the DevOps mindset
  • Working knowledge of of modern Front End development languages and frameworks such React or Angular, and work with Front-end engineers and architects to develop fit-for-purpose experiences
  • Experience in the design and development of high-quality, hygienic, and manageable code, maximizing the cloud's elastic scale, and shift-left practices of code quality checks, observability, performance, and security and foster a robust peer review
  • Experience in delivering to agreed fixed price engagements within budget and timelines
  • Combination of proficient consulting, business, strategy, technical and people skills
  • Relevant advanced cloud certifications as architect or developer in AWS or Azure or any other major CSP
  • Multi-geo and distributed delivery experience in large programs
  • Willingness to travel

What's on Offer

  • Paid parental leave policies
  • Medical, dental, vision and 401k plans (with match)
  • Flexible-spending, mass transit and dependent care plans
  • Health savings account, with company contribution
  • Short-term, long-term and life insurance policies subsidized by company
  • Cell phone discounts; reduced fees for health and fitness clubs
  • Additional benefits including pet insurance, accident care and more
  • Competitive referral bonus program
  • Competitive PTO plans, with extra floating holiday and time off to volunteer
  • Fundraising and volunteer opportunities to give back to our local, national and international communities
Contact
Maya Kowitt
Quote job ref
JN-082022-5720256

Job summary

Sector
Information Technology
Sub Sector
IT Development
Industry
Technology & Telecoms
Location
Chicago
Contract Type
Permanent
Consultant name
Maya Kowitt
Job Reference
JN-082022-5720256
Job Nature
Hybrid working