Chief Information Officer

LOCATION:  This position can be based remotely; however, it’s most desirable to be located in Minneapolis, MN, or Vancouver, BC.

 

Our need is immediate, so reply without delay — with a current resume and your salary expectations — to careers@razrhq.com.

 

OVERVIEW

At RMI, the Chief Information Officer (CIO) is a critical leader in a fast-growing organization who will provide strategic direction and practical oversight in the assessment and management of technology across the Enterprise.

The CIO will align both product and solution development efforts with the organizational vision and ensure that RMI products and solutions are delivered with quality, accuracy, and timely execution. You will lead a team of architects, developers, business and QA analysts, IT, and DevOps while working with RMI Product Management and creative teams to build and host best-in-class technology solutions. You will be a dynamic leader that can take responsibility for these teams and evolve our product and solution development efforts to the next level of excellence.

WHAT YOU LOVE TO DO:

  • Obsess over Type-A things, like formatting uniformity, consistency in design, and organization
  • Feel and express gratitude daily
  • Address the smallest details others seem to gloss over
  • Harness scrappy resourcefulness and determination to complete tasks
  • Solve puzzles, use critical thinking skills, rearrange things to make greater sense
  • Continually grow and help others to do the same
  • Discern and execute with clean lines, elegance, and sophistication in everything you do, from writing an
  • email to designing a resource plan
  • Be accountable to the extreme – own project execution to guarantee expectations are exceeded
  • Ruthlessly prioritize to be maximally efficient
  • Propose thoughtful solutions when faced with a challenge
  • Lend a hand beyond your job description – i.e., straightening a messy conference room

WHO YOU ARE:

  • Highly ethical with strong integrity, dependable, responsible
  • Respectful and grateful
  • A professional multitasker
  • Analytical by nature with excellent organizational skills
  • Modest and confident
  • A “doer” who can execute with immaculate detail
  • Relationship builder & team player
  • Adaptable, innovative, and versatile
  • Self-starter who activates and executes
  • Calm under pressure
  • Self-learner who is known for being ambitious and curious
  • Critical evaluator of information
  • A good human

WHAT YOU’LL DO ONCE YOU ARE HERE:

  • Live the RMI values of Accountable, Brave, Curious, Grateful, Passionate, & Fun
  • Lead all aspects of web development, DevOps, and QA for our products and website solutions
  • Lead our internal IT function including selection and operation of internal and third-party systems, support our rigorous SOC, PCI, and HIPPA compliance audits, etc. Drive overall technology roadmaps and strategy related to web-based solution development efforts
  • Oversee the writing of well designed, testable, efficient code using best software development practices
  • Integrate capabilities from RMI’s proprietary Fibonacci product platform wherever appropriate as well as third party software
  • Gather and refine specifications and requirements based on technical needs
  • Stay plugged into emerging technologies/industry trends and apply them into operations and activities
  • Leverage past experience and strong communication skills to collaborate effectively with clients
  • Oversee estimation and execution of project work plans
  • Minimize schedule and technical risk by foreseeing and addressing obstacles proactively
  • Provide strategic direction and insight as needed
  • Prepare and present clear and concise reports to the Senior Leadership Team

 

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE AND MINDSET:

  • Demonstrable experience working to design, develop, and launch products & web solutions including both product and custom Software Development LifeCycles in an agile development environment
  • Experience with DevOps and cloud hosting of SaaS platforms and solutions
  • Experience working with full-stack development teams
  • A solid understanding of how web applications work including security, session management, and development best practices
  • Experience managing a remotely located team
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced environment, learn rapidly, and master diverse web technologies and techniques
  • Strong knowledge of user interface and information design processes and methodology
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and time management skills
  • Ability to collaborate and successfully work with others in a team-oriented environment
  • Proven leadership skills with experience in developing, managing, and leading teams, as well as establishing and implementing procedures with respect to the entire organization
  • Record of success in project management, prioritization, and ability to maintain flexibility in a fast-paced environment, while meeting and/or exceeding deadlines
  • A curious and observant individual who is able to recognize issues and confront conflicts and difficult issues in a professional manner
  • Emotional maturity, professional mindset, and the utmost discretion
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

 

ABOUT US

RAZR is a fast-growing marketing technology company headquartered in the Twin Cities, and we count some of the country’s most recognized brands among our clients. Working across a spectrum of industries including healthcare, medical technology, financial services, and wealth management, we help companies establish meaningful connections with the audiences who drive their businesses. We do this by combining smart strategy, compelling creative and a proprietary suite of engagement technology.

We pride ourselves on a warm and welcoming culture of passion and pride, built by an eclectic group of fun-loving people at a hassle-free location in the Twin Cities’ west metro.