Chief Technology Officer

Plancess Edusolutions PVT. LTD.
  • Mumbai
  • 10-20 lakh
  • 4-20 years
  • 11 Jun 2015

  • Senior Management-Technology

  • Internet/ ECommerce, Engineering
Job Description


The Chief Technology Officer's role is to assure the successful execution of the company's

business mission through development and deployment of the company's web and mobile

development. This requires envisioning the company's service offerings as a web-based

business, leading implementation of web applications, and planning for risk and growth.


Strategy & Planning

In partnership with the company's founders, identify opportunities and risks for delivering

the company's services as a web-based business

Identify technology trends and evolving social behavior that may support or impede the

success of the business.

Evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms (including web application

frameworks and the deployment stack) for delivering the company's services.

Participate as a member of the senior management team in establishing governance

processes of direction and control to ensure that objectives are achieved, risks are managed

appropriately and the organization's resources are used responsibly, particularly in the

areas of software development, office networks and computers, and telecommunications.

Collaborate with the appropriate departments to assess and recommend technologies that

support company organizational needs.

Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide information security plan that

protects the confidentiality, integrity, and availability of the company's data and servers.

Operational Management

Maintain up-to-date knowledge of latest development in technology standards, industry

trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices by attending

relevant conferences and reading widely (including reading your peers' blogs!).

Define and communicate company values and standards for acquiring or developing

systems, equipment, or software within the company.

Ensure that technology standards and best practices are maintained across the


Share knowledge, mentor, and educate the organization's investors, management, staff,

partners, customers, and stakeholders with regard to the company's technological vision,

opportunities, and challenges.

Ensure company technical problems are resolved in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Develop, track, and control the development and deployment annual operating and capital

budgets for purchasing, staffing, and operations.

Supervise recruitment, training, retention, and organization of all development staff in

accordance with the company hiring process, personnel policies, and budget requirements.

Establish standards of performance and monitor conformance for staff (through

performance review) and vendors (through service level agreements).

Ensure the company's internal technological processes and customer-facing services comply

with community expectations and applicable laws and regulations for privacy, security, and

social responsibility.

Promote achievement of the company's business goals within a context of community

collaboration by developing policies for sharing software code, technological innovation,

business processes, and other intellectual property.

Contribute to open source software development, standardization of technologies, and

evolution of best practices by collaborating with peers outside the company, releasing code,

presenting at conferences, and writing for publication (online or offline).

Position Requirements

Formal Education & Certification

University degree in the field of computer science, business administration, or another

rigorous discipline. An advanced degree in one these fields or IIT is a plus.

Knowledge & Experience - PHP Code igniter, MySQL, HTML 5, CSS 3, Java-script, j-query, Ajax,

Server side technology, Client side technology, Expert in video streaming technologies, SOAP,

Web technologies , SEO, Mobile Apps, Desktop App for education content delivery, Testing

technologies Working in a startup or Any Web Ecommerce/E-Learning company is plus point.

We are offering ESOPS along with the remuneration.

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Plancess Edusolutions PVT. LTD.