Chief Technology & Data Officer | Retail | Gurgaon

Gurgaon Permanent
  • Leadership position in a well established brand
  • Drive business growth with technology

About Our Client

Our client is a 5 billion retail business handling multinational brands in India. With the business expanding online, they are keen to hire a CTDO (Chief Technology & Data Officer) to build a scalable platform to drive this growth further.

Job Description

  • Lead engineering team to develop technologies that support the core consumer platforms - Retail, App, mobile and web based
  • Manage Digital products & channels (Apps, Loyalty Program, CRM, Delivery, E-payments), Core technology structure (Architecture, Infrastructure, Cybersecurity, IT Systems, QA), Digital products & channels focused on "internal customers" (Service Desk, Operational Technology)
  • Digital transformation and new digital capabilities (Data, Agile, Design)
  • Own the project execution for complex, high-revenue, Omni-Channel initiatives with multiple teams working on it
  • Ability to take decisions by evaluating trade-offs across multiple options between maintaining fast development cycles and maintaining high quality/scale

The Successful Applicant

  • 12-15 years of overall Tech, Data and Product work experience primarily working on retail & e-commerce platform.
  • Should have been driven and overseen multiple software development life-cycles for complex/advanced technology components
  • You have proven excellence in similar roles, and have built and scaled complex, technology products, data repository out in the real world.
  • You have built large scale, stable web and mobile applications using latest frameworks (Ruby, nodeJS, AngularJS etc.)
  • Self-Starter who can set their own product visions, build relevant teams and execute the game plan in a fast paced company and industry
  • Frugal mindset in extracting highest value from every investment. Personality and culture fit. High level of ownership, ethics, openness in communication.
  • Experience with high throughput, scalable systems, large-scale data processing, and ETL pipelines

What's on Offer

  • You will have the opportunity to work for a leading company and a customer facing organisation with scale and large customer base. The opportunity provides for exponential growth in a well-funded organisation
  • You will be working in the fastest growing consumer space which provides opportunity for tremendous innovation, consumer disruption and dynamic technology.
  • You will also be working in a company that actively provides you with career opportunities and support to help you reach the next level
  • Strong focus on a result oriented but fun work culture that values each one's uniqueness!
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