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Chief Technology Officer – Reigning Champs
Position Overview:
Does working with world class engineering teams excite you? Do you believe that sports can change lives?? Do you like solving hard problems and want to improve the world’s largest Path to College solution for student-athletes and college coaches? Are you a teacher or coach at heart, who loves to mentor engineers and help them unlock their full potential? If so, you might be Reigning Champs’ next Chief Technology Officer.
Reigning Champs’ Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will provide a clear technical vision and leadership for all aspects of our 800+ person business. Partnering closely with leaders across all Reigning Champs business units, the CTO will ensure alignment, mitigate risk, and drive high performing software engineering teams to success. What we build changes lives, join us in that mission.
Job Responsibilities:
  • Develop technical vision and clearly tie that vision to Reigning Champs’ business strategy, ensuring alignment with business goals
  • Clearly communicate technical strategy to key stakeholders
  • Build and support the success of a great team
  • Oversee system infrastructure across Reigning Champs to ensure functionality and efficiency and mitigate risk
  • Improve quality assurance and data protection processes
  • Monitor technical KPIs and budgets
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology and process
About you:
  • You are passionate about leading teams to create great, user friendly, technology
  • Working on a platform with Marketplace dynamics excites you and you have relevant experience to draw from
  • You study technological trends to help you build strategy
  • You understand how to manage a budget and have a history of doing so effectively
  • You are a strategic thinker with a problem-solving aptitude
  • You enjoy reading, analysis and acting on data insights
  • You play well with others and have a history of forming strong relationships with co-workers
  • You can take on multiple complex initiatives at one time
  • You love to lead people to greatness and typically thrive in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • You don’t make excuses and find a way to get things done
  • You can understand what’s important and focus most of the time and energy in those areas
  • Successfully led an organization with 1+ management layers and 30+ technical professionals
  • Produced meaningful strategic guidance at the executive level
  • Strategic thinking and problem-solving aptitude
Reigning Champs, LLC is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, religion, color, sex, national origin, citizenship status, uniform service member status, age, disability, sexual and gender orientation, genetic information or any other protected status in accordance with all applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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