Chief Technology Officer


Maestro is searching for an experienced, passionate CTO to lead our technology organization, with responsibility for the vision, leadership, and implementation of overall engineering strategy, development and test processes. We are looking for a customer focused engineering leader with a sharp product sense to lead our Engineering organization.

Reporting directly to our Chief Executive Officer, this person is a key member of the Executive Leadership Team.

What You'll Do
  • Directly and indirectly manage and inspire a global team of  high-capacity, high-performing distributed Engineering teams with resources in near and offshore locations.
  • Collaborate with company leadership and cross-functional product teams to form technology roadmaps in support of the Product Plan.
  • Drive technical teams to develop and execute on product and vision against business objectives
  • Collaborate with and oversee Chief Architect on architectural decisions and design considerations
  • Lead technology & business planning, project management and business analysis to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all technology-based services.
  • Position the company through identification, selection and implementation of cutting-edge software and other enterprise-wide applications to streamline communication and operational efficiency of the organization.
  • Maintain a proactive information security posture of all technology systems, working with auditors and other third parties to routinely evaluate threats, patch vulnerabilities, and adopt evolving best practices.
  • Evaluate overall operations and technology functions and recommend enhancements.
  • Track and manage key metrics such as R&D costs, team performance and business/technical KPIs (Jira, Github, GitBook, etc.).
  • Oversee project management office (PMO) to drive successful project and product execution using the Agile development model (scrums, sprints, Kanban, etc.).
  • Ensure appropriate processes to deliver against industry benchmarks in reliability and performance.
  • Establish and implement short and long-term goals and timelines, provide feedback, and perform quarterly reviews of direct reports.
  • Assist with recruitment as well as develop and mentor upcoming leaders and key engineers.
  • Develop and manage budgets.
  • Produce presentations and reports to executive leadership for visibility into the engineering organization (board meetings, all hands meetings, etc.)
  • Partner with key stakeholders, including Executive Team, product management, marketing, sales, and customers.
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology.
  • Identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company’s services through technology and innovation.
  • Evaluate and implement improvements to the current system for ongoing innovation and disruption in the industry.
  • Help foster a successful culture of the engineering organization, embodying the company’s core values and positioning the company as a top tier place to work.
What You'll Bring
  • 15 years of proven success in a complex, technological environment with increasing responsibility in product development leadership.
  • Able to drive creation of technical roadmap and define target state architecture.
  • Ability to break down a strategic roadmap into a focused series of wins that the team can rally around.
  • Proven ability to conduct technological analyses and research.
  • Familiarity with Cloud infrastructure and solutions (such as GCP, AWS, Azure, etc.).
  • Experience in nimble, fast-paced environments. Has successfully adopted Agile processes (scrums, sprints, Kanban, etc.).
  • Proven success leading and inspiring technology professionals to succeed in a transformational, highly competitive market, keeping the team focused on strategies and tactics to best leverage the resources of a growing company.
  • A successful track record leading technology teams through the hyper-growth period, entering the maturity phase and potentially through future product engineering events.
  • Experienced in recruiting, hiring and retaining top engineering talent.
  • Has successfully established and scaled offshore COEs (Center of Excellence), with demonstrated results of delivering on the product roadmap and supporting operations.
  • Has delivered matured technology services enterprise architecture, data and DevOps across service lines in a shared services model.
  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with the non-technical parts of the business to get the entire company on the same page with regard to the roadmap and any challenges that arise.
  • Maintain explicit efforts to share knowledge between functions and departments outside of Engineering/Product Self-motivated, strong in building relationships, team player, dynamic, and creative.
  • Positive, inspiring attitude with strong influencing skills and ability to create buy-in
What will get you in the door immediately?

All of the above plus the following:

  • Specific experience at video-related companies
  • Deep knowledge of the streaming and creator economy landscape
  • Experience with a variety of customer bases--enterprise all the way to “prosumer”
  • You’ve been in the trenches, i.e. history of significant full stack programming experience
  • Aggressive compensation and stock option package
  • Atypical benefits package
  • Holiday soft closures
  • Education Reimbursement
  • Flexible work schedule
  • Flexible Time Off
  • Remote working options

Maestro Interactive is an equal opportunity employer.

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