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Chief Technology Officer

Job Title
Chief Technology Officer
Job ID
27407093
Location
UNITED STATES, 
Other Location
Mc Lean, VA, Dallas, TX, Remote
Description

Summary

Forward Edge-AI, Inc., is a company with the mission to write code with moral code. Inspired by people who believe Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) can and should be a transformative force for good. Leveraging emerging technology including A.I., Blockchain/DLT, machine learning, robotic process automation, game engine development, and swarm intelligence to solve complex problems of social consequence. 

The Chief Technology Officer will manage and direct the organization toward its primary technological objectives, based on long-term product and profitability goals, by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate managers.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Establishes current and long-range objectives, plans, and policies, subject to approval by Board of Directors.

  • Creates a technical vision for the company and plans for implementation of new technical projects or product lines.

  • Dispenses advice, guidance, direction, and authorization to carry out major plans and procedures, consistent with established policies and Board approval.

  • Works with product development, sales, and marketing to discern competitiveness of new technologies.

  • Review operating results of the organization, compares them to established objectives, and takes steps to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to correct unsatisfactory results.

  • Creates technical budgets, allocates resources, and determines schedule of product releases or project deadlines.

  • Establishes and maintains an effective system of communications throughout the organization.

  • Analyzes new technologies and runs competitive analyses.

  • Represents organization with major customers, shareholders, and the public.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

Supervisory Responsibilities 

Manages subordinate supervisor(s) who supervises a total employee(s) and non-supervisory employee(s) in the Information Security department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Carries out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.


 

Competencies 

To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

Analytical - Synthesizes complex or diverse information; collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data; designs workflows and procedures.

Use of Technology - Demonstrates required skills; adapts to new technologies; troubleshoots technological problems; uses technology to increase productivity; keeps technical skills up to date.

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Visionary Leadership - Displays passion and optimism; inspires respect and trust; mobilizes others to fulfill the vision; provides vision and inspiration to peers and subordinates.

Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions; displays orientation to profitability; demonstrates knowledge of market and competition; aligns work with strategic goals.

Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values.

Strategic Thinking - Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; analyzes market and competition; identifies external threats and opportunities; adapts strategy to changing conditions.

Achievement Focus - Sets and achieves challenging goals; demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; measures self against standard of excellence; recognizes and acts on opportunities; takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Innovation - Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness; generates suggestions for improving work; develops innovative approaches and ideas; presents ideas and information in a manner that gets others' attention.

 

Qualifications 

Candidate must be able to work successfully with the team members and work as a team player. 

Successfully pass skills test.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience 

Master's degree or equivalent; or five to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills 

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents.  Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community.  Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.  Ability to effectively present information to top management, public groups, and/or boards of directors.

Reasoning Ability 

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

 

Work Environment 

This position is remote.

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