Chief Technology Officer

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

The VR marketplace is exploding, and PIXO is leading the way in on-demand generation and adoption in our industry. With our groundbreaking PIXO Apex™ platform, we provide comprehensive, end-to-end VR content, distribution, and management solutions for enterprise. PIXO VR is a rapidly growing company focused on growth of our employees and our business. Due to our aggressive growth plan, every employee has the opportunity to advance their knowledge and position with PIXO VR through hard work and initiative. We offer a culture of personal accountability and reward that with generous benefits and time off as well as a flexible work environment. This position can be either based in our headquarters in Royal Oak, Michigan or it can be remote within the US.

Job Overview

PIXO is searching for a CTO to join our rapidly growing team. The CTO will be a “technology partner”, responsible for the technical vision and architecture of our cutting-edge products. The CTO will combine hands-on technical skills with the ability to inspire and lead others. He/she will partner with the existing executive team to lead the technical direction within the company. 


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Participate actively in strategic discussions with the executive team, customers and other stakeholders
  • Take a hands-on role in leading the visioning, planning, development and implementation of the technology roadmap, including evaluation and necessary adjustments to the existing technology stack
  • Leverage personal experience combined with thorough market research and analysis to bring a sound viewpoint to technology strategy
  • Determine how the technical organization is structured and then build and coach the technology team to match that vision
  • Lead the selection and evaluation of technology solutions, including buy versus build analysis
  • Oversee the architecture and operation of the company’s technology infrastructure
  • Ensure system security, data privacy compliance and data integrity across all systems
  • Communicate regular updates to the leadership team of progress on the strategic technology roadmap and priorities
  • Drive significant technology projects of high complexity to successful implementation, while using stakeholder feedback to make necessary adjustments and improvements
  • Act as an excellent role model and hold team members accountable to core values, high professional standards, communications and goals
  • Represent PIXO’s technology thought leadership through speaking opportunities, conference participation, published articles, board presentations, investor meetings and other industry opportunities

Skills and Qualifications

  • 10-12+ years developing technology solutions 
  • Broad range of recent hands-on experience across the entire technology stack
  • Excellent leadership skills with experience mentoring technical teams
  • Ability and willingness to communicate to all stakeholders
  • Working knowledge of and believer in Agile development practices
  • Expert problem solver that can teach others how to solve for themselves
  • Believer in best practices without being confined by them
  • Experience with B2B software and/or SaaS or PaaS solutions

Attributes

  • Focus on personal growth and awareness 
  • Hunger to learn, grow and mentor the team
  • Open minded and willing to encourage/accept opposing points of view
  • Positive outlook with a drive to meet and exceed goals
  • Collaborative, motivating and empowering leadership style
  • Passion around learning, growing and developing new technology solutions
  • A natural bias to action 

To apply for this job email your details to kevin.bailey@pixovr.com