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Chief Technology Officer

Guelph, ON

February 11, 2020

Position Type: Full-Time

You’re a highly skilled Technology Leader with a storied success in making effective technology decisions on behalf of an organization at an executive level.  You’re a strategic thinker, an effective communicator and an SME in building, designing and deploying SaaS based applications.  

In this challenging and rewarding role, you will work directly under the COO and will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions that will impact the current and future operations of the organization.  

Your passion for sustainable business partnered with your ability to shape and foster brilliant teams all within a highly scalable, fast-paced, agile environment will make you successful in this role.  

Who we are:

ShipperBee is a first-of-its-kind end-to-end delivery system that bypasses hub-and-spoke distribution centers to save shippers money, enhance regional delivery service levels, and reduce carbon emissions by up to 73% per parcel. Our collaborative delivery driver network delivers parcels using a network of innovative, smart, interconnected transfer mailboxes, called Hives, located throughout North America.   We are the next Uber or Airbnb – but for parcel shipments!  We’re building a disruptive tech company to move parcels in a way that’s better for the environment.  

What you’ll do:

  • Set a vision for and execute on how technology will be used, how it will progress and how it will scale.
  • Ensure that the technological resources meet the company’s short and long-term needs.  
  • Create effective and efficient timelines for the development and deployment of all technological services.  
  • Make executive decisions on behalf of the company’s technological requirements.
  • Maintain a consumer-focused outlook and safeguard the rapid delivery of IT projects to market.  
  • Manage technology budgets and forecasting.
  • Stay ahead of technology trends and developments and ensure all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards.
  • High level of critical and logical thinking with a passion for problem solving.  
  • You’re exceptionally calm under pressure  
  • You build strong relationships and teams because your trustworthy, approachable and transparent.  

What you bring to the table:

  • 8+ years working within a technical, hands on role with at least 4 years in full SDLC  
  • 5+ years managing technical teams with proven experience building the infrastructure for highly productive teams and mentoring/guiding technical professionals.
  • Extensive SaaS industry knowledge with an eye towards the future.  
  • Above average communication skills, both written and verbal.  
  • Exceptional team management skills
  • Computer Science Degree, Masters preferred.  

What we’ll offer you:

On top of a base salary, we offer extended health and dental benefits, and healthy company stock options. We’re a small group, we take care of each other. We work hard to meet goals and targets – and help us all achieve success.  But most importantly, you will be an integral part of shaping the future of shipping working with an experienced team of entrepreneurs and visionaries.  

Inspired?   Please send your resume to careers@shipperbee.com with the subject:  Chief Technology Officer.

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