Chief Technology Officer

concept resourcing
Leeds, UK
11 Oct 2019
26 Oct 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Chief Technology Officer - West Yorkshire
Up to £110k + Benefits

A leading IT services business are seeking to recruit a new Chief Technology Officer; reporting directly to the board. This role combines the day to day duties of managing multiple highly talented technical experts with high level designs and pre sales. This is a great opportunity for anyone from an IT Services background with aspirations to progress to board level.

Key Role Responsibilities:
  • Act as the final point of technical escalation for the technical support and delivery teams.
  • Mentoring and developing the members of the technical team.
  • Ownership over cloud strategy.
  • Be a key technical contact for clients, performing the technical account manager function for the most critical clients.
  • Creating High Level designs for large enterprise customers covering both network and infrastructure elements.
  • Involvement in the pre-sales and design process for key customer solutions.
  • Project delivery; when applicable.

Technical requirements:
  • Strong technical capability and experience in IT infrastructure, networking and cloud solutions.
  • Strong technical troubleshooting skills, ability to quickly identify and solve IT problems.
  • Ability to quickly pick up new technology solutions and concepts quickly, and lead the introduction of new services into the business.
  • Strong leadership skills, able to motivate and lead a diverse team of engineers.
  • Strong analytical skills, capable of assisting with pricing models and capacity planning.
  • Strong commercial awareness, with an understanding of the customer's commercial as well as technical requirements.

Preferred Qualifications:

Looking to move ASAP - Please apply with your latest CV and if applicable, I will be in touch soon.
Samuel Platt- IT Recruitment Consultant
Key Words:
CCIE - CCNP - Routing - Switching - Firewall - Cisco - VPN - Palo Alto - Wireless - Meraki - Office 365 - Azure - SQL - Hyper-V - Xenapp - Citrix - Backup - Dell - Veeam - Vsphere

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