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BAO Systems Chief Technology Officer in United States

Job Description:

As the CTO at BAO Systems, you will lead a diverse team of developers, product managers and systems administrators located across the country and the world. On a daily basis you will interact with team leads and the rest of the executive team to help BAO Systems' vision of using data to help our clients make informed decisions. You'll regularly interact with clients to help assess their needs and develop novel solutions. You'll help develop technologies and solutions to help keep BAO Systems on the leading edge of data technologies related to health information systems with a focus on LMIC. You will help establish and define processes to foster long term business growth.

While maintaining the direction, vision, and strategy for our technology teams, you will expertly orchestrate major, complex transformation and development projects. As an advocate for agile methodologies in your approach to leading technology projects, you will also be a go-to expert for best practices and techniques.

What You Will Do

  • Develop plans and set timelines for evaluation, development, and deployment of all technical, web, and mobile services

  • Prepare effective business cases for systems improvements and/or alternative new systems. Clearly articulate non-financial and financial benefits and costs to the senior management team

  • Interfacing with Operations to understand customer technology needs, budget and direction

  • Overseeing technology Internal Research and Development activities to support current and future Customer objectives

  • The CTO will work closely with our Chief Executive Officer to create and implement critical information security policies

  • Make technology decisions on behalf of the company, including managing a technology budget and making investments to align the company with their vision for its technological needs and to ensure alignment with its business goals

  • Communicate transparently and effectively with partners and investors, sharing technology strategy, and using stakeholders? feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology

  • Mentor and manage team members

  • Define company standards for systems, equipment, and software

  • Study current and new industry trends, technologies, and software development

  • Supporting technology-focused aspects of Business Development, including but proposal review and validating technical approach for proposals and as appropriate

  • Collaborate to understand customer technology needs and direction

  • Finding opportunities for new business and expanding current business with clients

  • Provide thought leadership and represent BAO Systems publicly at conferences, events, and trade shows

  • Supporting topic and speaker selection for technology presentations at conferences

  • Overseeing internal technology knowledge management and sharing activities

  • Advising on technology-focused staff enrichment activities (e.g., training, conference participation, self-study, brown bags)

    Who You Are

  • You have a Master?s degree in Business Administration, Computer Science, or Information Technology or equivalent work experience

  • You have at least 10 years of experience in administration of information systems and technology, with increasing level of responsibility throughout

  • Experience with cloud-based technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Experience managing remote teams

  • Experience managing multi-million dollar budgets

  • Experience with managing various compliance standards (HIPAA, GDPR, FedRAMP)

Desired Skills

  • Experience with DHIS2 or other health information software used in LMIC

  • Experience Federal and NGO clients

  • You have extensive experience leading complex technology teams/organizations with responsibility for application development, security, product control, architecture, and infrastructure operations

  • You have a track record of achieving business goals through technology strategy

  • You have experience and comfort in utilizing a broad variety of technologies

  • You have excellent leadership, team building, and management skills

  • You have an entrepreneurial streak, with tangible examples of opportunity recognized and captured along with your glorious failures

  • You are a great communicator and it?s a muscle you like to show off

  • You know when to be decisive and when to ensure decisions are made quickly and efficiently

Location - Open

BAO Systems provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.