Chief Technology Officer - CTO - -Ecommerce Startup exp a MUST

Location: Tampa, FL
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $150,000.00 - $215,000.00
Date: 7/6/2018
Job ID: 02609523
Job Description
Tampa Fl (relocation offered)

Position Summary:
The CTO will be joining an established, fast growing, dynamic 12 year old company and will be the first CTO hire for our company.  In this role you will leverage your prior experience leading Information Technology Organizations to build and execute a highly successful IT strategy as well as build out and grow our entire Technology organization including product development, systems and networks, security, privacy, compliance, and support. You will also be responsible for budget management, technology acquisition and transitioning certain IT functions from a vendor model to an internal model Our ideal candidate will be coming from a software company that develops and offers e-commerce platforms, supply chain platforms, supplier software, exchange systems, supplier platforms or other buy/sell  or procurement software solutions, and have a proven background building IT organizations from very early stage to well established IT organizations supporting a global market. 

  • 5+ years of current experience building and running IT organizations
  • Prior and recent experience building successful IT organizations for startup organizations
  • Demonstrated experience building and executing successful IT Strategies for Start up software companies
  • Expertise in the following areas:
    • Software Development
    • Product Development
    • Network & System Management
    • Cloud 
    • IT Security
    • Regulation Compliance - especially with PCI compliance
    • Technical support 
  • Demonstrated experience successfully running IT budgets  
  • Proven experience attracting, recruiting, evaluating, hiring, retaining highly productive and effective polished IT organizations
  • Strong leadership skills as well as the ability to get into the trenches with your team and gain "street cred"
  • Experience successfully bringing IT functions from being outsourced to inhouse
  • Ability to work with cross functional teams (sales, marketing, Admin, Investors, Financial / Accounting etc)
As the CTO, you will be joining a well established 12 year old e-commerce company with major clients across all of North America and a new drive for business globally.  We are poised to significantly grow, and grow rapidly. We have been approached by some of our major clients to help them grow internationally and the investments are in place to build out our IT organization to meet these needs.  

Base salary to $180,000 + bonuses based on MBOs + equity + benefits package + relo