Director of Technology - US

Innovate is looking for a Director of Technology located in the US.

The Director of Technology will be responsible for tech development analysis.  Reporting into the SVP, Global Innovation and Product Strategy, the individual will analyze tech development processes for the business. This role will review the tech architecture of all web portals and work closely with VP, Engineering for understanding and gathering all requirements. This position must communicate effectively with internal stakeholders for all types of technical integrations. Must have the ability to build relationships and trust with the Engineering (tech) team and deliver high-quality features/modules for products in a timely manner.


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Review code and provide feedback relative to best practices and improving performance

  • Manage all API integrations – buyer, supplier, quality, etc.

  • Oversee API optimization inclusive of infrastructure, standardization, security, and scalability

  • Help define, optimize and champion engineering standards to improve our infrastructure development process

  • Drive API integrations with a metrics-driven focus delivered to internal stakeholders

  • Cultivate a code-first mindset and work to champion code-centric solutions throughout our department to improve velocity and deliverability

  • Identify unnecessary complexity and remove it

  • Analyze system specifications and translate system requirements

  • Oversee and manage budget as needed for new technology development

  • Analyze current programs including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting, and design solutions to problematic programming

  • Conduct design reviews to ensure code developed is current and meets coding standard methodologies, unit testing, security, and scalability

  • Participate and lead in driving future direction and architecture of the system including reengineering, usage of cloud services, and performance improvements


Minimum Qualifications Requirements:

  • 5+ years of hands-on experience with development

  • Experience is one or more of the following development languages AngularJS/PHP/NodeJS/HTML5

  • Strong hands-on experience with databases MongoDB. MySQL. And AWS EC2/other services

  • Experience with best practices in Agile, design patterns, unit testing, performance/memory analysis, and n-tier architecture

  • Business intelligence and reporting experience

  • Strong verbal and written skills required to interact with global teams

  • Excellent analytical, problem-solving, organization skills

  • Strong interpersonal skill to develop quick rapport in a team setting and establish solid credibility with colleagues and cross-functional teams

  • Ability to working independently while effectively communicating with other associates

  • Embrace a fast-paced environment with quick turn arounds and rigid deadlines

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