Chief Technology Officer, Technology – EasyParcel (Penang)

Job Category: Management
Job Location: Malaysia

Summary

Part of the Teleport family, EasyParcel as a whole is a web-based parcel consolidator and E-commerce shipping solutions provider. To put it into simple words, EasyParcel provides easy-access solution for delivery service bookings. More than 50,000 people and businesses in Malaysia are using EasyParcel. Their platform allows you to book for delivery from multiple established courier companies in Malaysia and of course, at an affordable rate. For more information on the business, please visit their website.

As Chief Technology Officer, you will be working with a regional organization of 80+ people and will be based out of their office in Penang, Malaysia. You will be expected to be performing this role on a full-time basis.  The role is a key member of the EasyParcel executive team and reports to the CEO.

A DAY IN A LIFE

As a start up, you can expect your days to be pretty varied. Multitasking is normal, and sometimes, your skills or natural talents will be leveraged to support other business priorities. That said, the bulk of your working hours should involve you having to:

  • Establish transformation solutions to meet business challenges internally and externally
  • Drive teams forward by being objective and supportive, as well as raising the bar continuously by striving for the great delivery and code quality
  • Grow your teams by thoughtful planning, strategic decision making using your eye for talent to hire the best engineers and engineering managers
  • Hold accountability for your respective team(s) and product(s)
  • Use strong technical acumen and knowledge to develop trusted partnerships with clients and partners
  • Establish compelling value propositions, deliverables and enterprise architecture
  • Lead advisory engagements to define strategies and roadmaps to align with respective business units
  • Define engagement deliverable structure and content to facilitate consensus of proposed solutions from top executive and technical management level
  • Focus on non-stop change and upgrade everything mindset
  • Create a culture of data-driven decision making throughout the company

SKILLS

These are minimum-requirement skills and a ‘must-have’ for the role:

  • Maturity – provide a good balance of risk taking and judgment; is aggressive and confident; able to operate independently of a large support team
  • Demonstrable background of thriving in a “lean startup” environment of constant experimentation and learning
  • Strong analytical skills, understands complex issues, quickly absorbs information, excels in conceptual and creative problem solving
  • Interpersonal/Communication Skills – an innate ability to channel different points of view; Able to establish and maintain excellent relationships and credibility quickly; Create team atmosphere with internal staff while achieving key objectives; Excellent consulting skills as well as technical writing and public speaking
  • Comes highly recommended by peers, external vendors / partners, bosses and/or teams managed by you
  • High integrity, credibility, and character is a must, especially in an industry that thrives on a lack of transparency

QUALIFICATIONS & EXPERIENCE

  • Experience leading teams in a fast growing startup environment
  • Experience in enterprise architecture and solutions
  • Experience in working with multiple cloud providers, migration tools and cloud methodologies
  • Experience with large and complex IT systems in an enterprise environment
  • At least 5-10 years experience in consulting with service orientation, problem solving skills, entrepreneurship, c-level presentation and writing abilities

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER

Teleport is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive due consideration for employment regardless of race, colour, religion, disability, sex, age, ethnic or national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or presentation, pregnancy or any other status protected by National Law.

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