Job Description - Chief Technology Officer Position Description\u00a0 We are looking for a forward-thinking, action-oriented, and hands-on Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to drive the vision, implementation, and development of an innovative, high-performing information technology team. Utilize software and sophisticated mathematical models to manage and report on client portfolios. Technology is a core part of our business, and the CTO will be instrumental in driving our capabilities to the next level.\u00a0 Functional Responsibilities\u00a0 The CTO will be responsible for pro-active management, leadership, and support of our IT team. Responsibilities include but are not limited to:\u00a0 Strategic IT planning and execution\u00a0 Resource planning, budget, and allocation on an annual and a monthly basis\u00a0 Software development, buy versus build analysis, and system integration and implementation\u00a0 Technology operations, including network operations, support, and helpdesk\u00a0 Enterprise data architecture and optimization\u00a0 Information security and cybersecurity\u00a0 Program and project management\u00a0 Vendor due diligence, selection, and oversight\u00a0 Implementation of IT policies and procedures, ensuring pass rates on all audit results\u00a0 Additional Duties and Responsibilities\u00a0 Provide day-to-day leadership and management of the IT team to support and champion mission and values, both internally and externally, safeguarding the superior client experience that is known for.\u00a0 Define and execute a strategy for IT that both stabilizes the existing environment and provides a scalable foundation to pro-actively evolve it in line with projected business growth (assets under management, number of accounts and intermediaries).\u00a0 Lead the execution of the IT road map, including communication, metrics, and working with stakeholders on requirements, deliverables, milestones, and budgets.\u00a0 Manage the implementation of our reporting and analytics systems to identify issues and evaluate performance, as well as drive decisions across the organization.\u00a0 Assume leadership, coordination, management, budget responsibility, and ongoing due diligence of technology vendors and service providers.\u00a0 Implement and regularly test a robust Business Continuity Plan\u2014covering pro-active identification of emerging and existing infrastructure-, data-, and cybersecurity-related risks\u2014that supports the growth of the business and meets regulatory and audit requirements.\u00a0 Required Skills\/Experience\u00a0 The right candidate will have experience in the following areas:\u00a0 Running a broad-based information technology function within an investment and\/or asset management company. Includes responsibility for managing and supporting a team of developers, management of software and systems architecture, implementation of critical enterprise internal projects and platforms, management of IT vendors, and a key role in the firm's strategic planning.\u00a0 Strong experience with custom software development and implementation, managing software development teams, including onshore\/offshore development teams.\u00a0 Scaling systems, network, and technology infrastructure involving significant growth and development of people, processes, and systems.\u00a0 Proven ability to build high-performing teams and motivate people, instill accountability, and achieve results in a rapidly changing environment.\u00a0 Creating, justifying, and managing budgets and resource allocations.\u00a0 Bachelor's degree in computer science. Master's degree preferred.\u00a0 Desirable Competencies\/Qualifications\u00a0 10 years of hands-on experience meeting deliverables, being accountable to the business, and implementing complex solutions to financial services organizations, with a background in development and engineering.\u00a0 7 years of experience managing and scaling onshore and offshore development teams, preferably using agile development processes.\u00a0 Focus on development and improvement of technology products and services to support continuous evolution of an increasingly competitive and profitable firm.\u00a0 Experienced and respected manager, with the talent to address difficult issues honestly, directly, constructively, and kindly, as well as an ability to prioritize and make difficult decisions.\u00a0 Understanding of your own strengths and weaknesses and experience in complementing them within a team.\u00a0 High levels of humility and integrity.
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