VP - Information Technology

Posted on August 16, 2017
Job Description/ Responsibility: Responsible for the entire technology setup for a startup e commerce business build on Magento framework. Responsible for managing the entire front end and back end operations of the e commerce site.  Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including application frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company services. Expectedly the person responsible holds the below mandatory traits: In depth knowledge of CMS platforms, especially Magento.  Hands-on coding experience in more than one currently popular web application framework relevant to build ecommerce platform like Java, PHP, HTML, Mean, CSS, Java Script, Python, Ruby, Objective C, C++, C#, etc. Knowledge on handling database like MySQL, PostgreSQL, Oracle, SQL Server, etc. Practical understanding on ecommerce web hosting complying with application and other factors. Has system admin knowledge and familiar with running the platform on AWS experienced with Linux system administration. Able to ensure the most efficient configuration of system servers experienced in web server configuration. Responsible for finalizing the technology partner(s) and managing the relationships. Responsible for timely, within budget and successful delivery of the technology solutions for the organization.  Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development, and deployment of all web-based services. Collaborate with the appropriate departments to assess and recommend technologies that support company organizational needs.  Educational Requirements:BSc in Information Technology or Computer Science from a reputed institutionExperience Requirements:At least 15 years in reputed organizationsAdditional Job RequirementsMinimum 15 years experience in architecture and deployment of e-commerce applications with practical exposure to the latest e commerce Server Applications.Extensive experience with B2C E-Commerce portalsHave experience with startup companies.Familiar with more than one software development methodology.Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.Knowledge of web standards.Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.Familiarity with consumer privacy and payments industry compliance requirements..