C-Suite/Executive

CTO

Permanent

HireBetter

CTO Remote United States

The Role:  Chief Technical Officer
Location:  Remote

The Company

HireBetters client is one of the fastest growing fitness and nutrition brands in the world. Since its launch in 2016, the company has provided life changing programs, personal coaching, and supplementation to millions of clients across the world. Their social community has grown to nearly 15 million across  platforms and, most recently, a top ranked app for both iOS and Android.

The Role

In this exceptional leadership opportunity, you will lead a core engineering team for the most lucrative part of the business: eCommerce. Our clients goal is to build the worlds largest platform for achieving daily greatness. Their technology stack includes but is not limited to the following: Laravel, Vue.js, SQL, AWS, Netlify, Static sites generators (Nuxt.js) and APIs from third-party SaaS providers (Swell Commerce, Contentful, Okta, NetSuite, Gladly, Sift, Google Analytics, etc).

Responsibilities

  • Inspire and lead your team to deliver data and strategic and novel engineering approaches that help optimize and guide eCommerce decisions.
  • Participate heavily in executive team: help set business strategy and represent the engineering team. Initiate and debate key strategic topics and opportunities from your teams work and drive bold high-impact decisions.
  • Grow and expand your expert team with an eye toward diverse and forward-pushing skills that span machine learning methods, data engineering, tooling and data products, and analytics.
  • Instill an inclusive team culture that is both passionate and collaborative.
  • Lead strong partnerships with engineering and marketing teams as well as collaborations with finance and data teams.
  • Help other team members grow as engineers through code review, pairing, and mentoring.

Qualifications

  • At least 10 years of relevant experience (experience in eCommerce is a plus)
  • At least five years of strong people management experience
  • Graduate degree or studies in a quantitative field such as Economics, Analytics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Statistics, Machine Learning, etc.
  • Set the vision for how technology will be used in the company.
  • Ensure the technology resources meet the companys short and long-term needs.
  • Managing technology budgets and time frames.
  • Staying on top of technology trends and developments
  • Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.
  • Subject expertise in eCommerce industry
  • Possess an entrepreneurial spirit
  • Enjoys having a strategic impact at an executive level, including interacting with senior company leadership on tangly issues and applying strong judgment and analysis toward important business decisions.
  • Experience building and leading expert data science, analytics, and engineering teams comprising both leaders and individual contributors, and are adept at figuring out ways to help them flourish.
  • Technical background that is broad, spanning multiple areas among data products and visualization, data and behavioral analytics, advanced metrics, statistics, machine learning, causal methods, and data engineering and architecture.
  • Skilled at having an impact in complex or ambiguous problem spaces that cannot be empirically proven and require blending data and scientific methods with judgment-based approaches. Examples of such areas are: characterizing a companys brand or the impact of some event to its brand; quantifying or categorizing human sentiment/emotion; and measuring intent.
  • Skilled at operating in a complex, cross-functional organization, or company where your teams need to collaborate and integrate with other teams across many disciplines.
  • Curious about fitness and peoples tastes in different regions worldwide and are excited to help deepen and broaden our content to increase its relevance globally and locally.

To Apply

Interested candidates should apply through the HireBetter website at jobs.hirebetter.com. Qualified applicants will be responded to as quickly as possible.

Please note: Applicants for employment in the U.S. must possess work authorization that does not require sponsorship for a visa now or in the future.

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