Overview

About This Position:

Our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) is a business and technology expert responsible for the overall strategy for the company’s use of technology in achieving its business goals. The CTO will ensure that our technology resources, systems, platforms and personnel meet the short and long-term needs of our rapidly growing business. The CTOs primary focus will be to ensure our technical approach is spot on, while also building and managing a sustainable, scalable and dynamic IT division and team. Our ideal candidate is a great communicator and solutionist who is eager to roll up their sleeves and resolve any issues preventing success. Our CTO is also a high-level thinker, researcher and architect who can partner with our CEO and executive team in realizing our goals and aspirations.

Responsibilities:

  • Offer high level technical expertise, sound guidance and strategic technical decisions across all areas of the organization, including infrastructure, ecommerce, mobile, website, 3rd party platforms, integrations, & DevOps
  • Own the overarching tech strategy, architecture, systems and integrations and provide positive technical direction across all product lines, building a clear roadmap to attain business objectives in a timely and efficient manner
  • Make proactive and forward thinking technology decisions on behalf of the company’s best interests including managing technology costs and workflow, eliminating unnecessary work and expense
  • Able to take a “hands-on” approach, getting under the hood to resolve issues while also delegating and distributing workload to appropriate team members
  • Develop continuous improvement strategies for the company’s technology systems, staying abreast of the latest technological advances and trends that could benefit the company
  • Spearhead the development of enhanced security systems incorporating industry best practices to safeguard digital assets and drive security processes and audits
  • Orchestrate full migration to cloud based, serverless systems to ensure seamless delivery and scalability
  • Mentor, coach and motivate our tech teams to nurture a positive, inclusive and productive technology team culture, while also driving performance and meeting targets and goals

 

If you are a job seeker with a disability and require reasonable accommodation to apply for this position, you can request a reasonable accommodation by sending an email to employment@theshiftnetwork.com.

The Shift Network recognizes Diversity as the presence of differences which includes race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, ethnicity, nationality, socioeconomic status, language, (dis)ability, age, religious commitment, or political perspective and also includes differences in principles, values, thoughts, and beliefs. Diversity of thought and experience are vital to building a personal Shift experience, representative of the world in which we live.

Please do not let doubt get in the way of you applying for this position. If you can demonstrate the abilities listed above and below, we want to hear from you!

About The Shift Network

We call ourselves The Shift Network because we believe it will take millions of awake, connected, and inspired individuals to activate their full potential and collaborate on the changes that are needed for our world to truly shift. People from every race, creed, color, and national origin have their essential role to play.

Our ultimate aim? Upgrade our human operating system in order to co-create a healthy, peaceful, sustainable, just, and prosperous world.