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YOSS - Chief Technology Officer - Seattle, WA

Adecco
Seattle, WA

Overview

YOSS is a movement dedicated to advance the future of work, a platform dedicated to building bridges between freelancers and enterprise customers. Incubated by The Adecco Group and jointly developed with Microsoft, YOSS sets out to provide freelancers longer term engagements with renowned companies, insurance protection, world-class support, 72h payment turnover and much more.

 

Summary

As CTO, you will own the development of the YOSS digital platform and manage the global engineering team, consisting of in-house and external remote developers. In this senior position, you will lead the technological vision for the YOSS platform, develop the technical environment and be responsible for developing and delivering the product roadmap.As a member of YOSS management team, you will have a deep understanding of our business and affinity for our users needs. You will own YOSS product development process, technology roadmap, resource allocation, partner management and delivery management.

 

Responsibilities

Responsibilities

Together with your team, you will:\u2022 Own all global YOSS technology decisions and processes.\u2022 Be accountable for delivering and improving the global YOSS platform and products (web and mobile apps for candidates and clients; internal operations porta\u2022 Develop the YOSS technical environment, support new market roll-outs, define and test user flows, manage releases and technical operations and oversee requirements engineering.\u2022 Ensure the YOSS global platform architecture provides best-in-class agility, functionality, scalability, reliability, security and performance.\u2022 Set up effective development frameworks and processes, with a preference for speedy releases over feature perfection.\u2022 Lead and continually improve a complex interplay of internal and external developers.\u2022 Maintain and develop the strategic relationship with Microsoft and other technology co-creation partners.\u2022 Create an environment that enables testing and rapid prototyping in a \u201cbuild, measure, learn\u201d approach.\u2022 Lead cost-benefit and ROI analyses to determine which platforms and solutions fit YOSS needs.\u2022 Interface heavily and regularly with regional product owners, product managers (business and technical), UX & UI designers and QA engineers.\u2022 Carry out a constant technology watch and stay aware of market opportunities and competition threats.\u2022 Translate business and user needs delivered by multiple country product owners into a prioritized global roadmap for a core product with local frontends and execute it.\u2022 Up to 70% traveling required

 

Qualifications

Qualifications

Deep knowledge of the YOSS stack:\u2022 Angular, Javascript, HTML, C#, .NET Core, Typescript\u2022 Web API (REST, JSON), development (LeSS, HTML, Typescript) and authentication (JWT, oAUTH)\u2022 Hosting (Microsoft Azure) and cloud infrastructure; DevOps and release management\u2022 Masters Degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience\u2022 Profound knowledge of and experience with agile development processes.\u2022 5+ years of experience leading high-performing technology teams.\u2022 Proven expertise co-developing and executing product strategies covering multiple country markets.\u2022 Business acumen and work experience in a multinational company.\u2022 Profound knowledge of digital marketplaces and/or the staffing business.\u2022 Strong people management skills and proven experience managing diverse near-shore, off-shore and in-house development resources, incl. large scale partners.\u2022 Superior communication skills coupled with the ability to act as YOSS platform evangelist internally and externally.\u2022 Conviction and ability to defend technology decisions within management team.\u2022 Ability to nurture a culture of experimentation and learning, with a focus on both agility and reliability.\u2022 Strong prioritization and goal-setting skills; ability to evaluate different points of view, make tough decisions and defend these within management.\u2022 Data literacy coupled with a relentless focus on customer needs.\u2022 Willingness to take direct responsibility for achieving overall company goals.\u2022 Confident and comfortable presenting and discussing your solutions with senior stakeholders in English; French language skills are desirable.

 

COMPANY OVERVIEW:The Adecco Group through an impressive portfolio of staffing industry leading brands, including Accounting Principals, Adecco Staffing, Ajilon, Entegee, Lee Hecht Harrison, Modis, Paladin, Parker+Lynch, Pontoon, Special Counsel and Soliant is the worlds leading provider of Human Resources solutions.We are the workforce experts delivering staffing and career service solutions to organizations and individuals across all industries. Collectively we harness the power of some of the greatest talent in the world. That talent and expertise allows us to do business globally and act locally with deep knowledge in niche areas.Every day, we have more than 100,000 associates on assignment, 30,000 colleagues working internally to support more than 10,000 clients in the United States and Canada. Ensuring our business units are prepared to deliver outstanding service to our associates and clients, the Adecco Group North America team provides a strong infrastructure through our corporate and shared services team.Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

 

The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

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Posted: 2018-10-19 Expires: 2020-01-08

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