Our client is a world-renowned retail and e-commerce organization and we are recruiting a Director of IT to strategically drive the innovation and delivery of technology, big data solutions and infrastructure for their B2C market share growth.
The successful candidate will be a hands-on entrepreneurial leader currently at IT Director level within a technology based startup or fast growing organization with a focus on payment solutions. Experience of working within a publicly traded e-commerce company or a globally recognized e-commerce organization will give candidates a distinct advantage. Ideal industry backgrounds will include B2C retail, retail banking, online shopping malls and airlines.
With a strong IT background at senior level, the success candidate will define and lead the delivery of new technologies based on retail customer insights and trends. Working closely the senior IT team, the successful candidate will define and implement the next generation architecture across multiple platforms, including modifications to existing infrastructure to improve the integration quality of multiple applications.
Providing executive leadership and strategic planning in technology solution development, prioritizing technology initiatives and coordinating the evaluation, development and integration of future technologies into products and services.
Create the IT strategy to meet B2C customer and client acquisition through ecommerce technology.
Leading the design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of software solutions conjunction with the Product Management team, lead multiple technology and new product development projects utilizing cutting edge technology.
Lead the design, development, testing, deployment and maintenance of our software solutions.
Define the future architecture, data management and data warehouse capability based on Big Data capabilities.
Define the future of CRM capabilities
Essential Skills & Experience Required
Previous experience as a CTO, CIO or IT Director in an e-commerce organization with e-commerce and payment solutions is essential
Experience of successful architecture, design and build of Big Data analytics platforms as well as Data Warehouse with a focus on cloud services, streaming technologies, software architectures and tools, and analytic tools.
Extensive experience in CRM marketing platforms and personalization for customer insights.
Proven and strong experience partnering with business on technology for customer insights and analytics across retail, digital marketing or other business to consumer organizations.
5 – 8 years’ experience in a software development leadership role in a large-scale ecommerce environments
Development and implementation of innovative technology systems, including web and mobile enabled applications is essential.
Experience of managing outsourcing of technology services is essential.
Extensive design and development of ecommerce software applications life cycles from concept, architecture design, development, QA to deployment.
Extensive product development experience of web and mobile apps.
Experience of working with CRM systems that integrate payment gateways, data marts, shopping carts, merchant accounts, affiliate tracking systems, email campaigns, video emails, SMS messaging, autoresponders, commission calculation engines and 3rd part commission payment software.
.NET, PHP, LAMP, Apache, Linux, AWS and MySQL and API development.
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science is essential from a leading institute
Currently living in the Gulf – preference will be given to candidates living in the United Arab Emirates.
Fluency in ENglish – must be able to read, write and speak fluent English.
- Salary Offer 0 ~ $3000
- Experience Level General
- Total Years Experience 0-5