Chief Technology Officer (CTO) The Role

As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), you will be in charge of all company technology and technological resources. You will establish company technology vision, strategies, and plans for growth. The CTO will focus on maintaining and improving all technological issues in the company. As the CTO you will be tasked with making executive technology decisions on behalf of the company, including managing a technology budget and making investments to align the company with their vision for its technological needs.

You will work directly under the CEO and will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions that will impact the current and future operations of the company.

Please note that only candidates with blockchain and artificial intelligence experience will be considered.

What You’ll Do

  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Sharing technological visions, opportunities, and risks company-wide
  • Align technology goals to other departmental and organizational objectives
  • Collaborate with department heads, marketing, production and operations as an advisor of all technologies involved with the company
  • Develop strategic plans and set timelines for evaluation, development and deployment of all technical services
  • Research any new technologies that may potentially increase our company’s competitive advantage
  • Make executive decisions on behalf of the company’s technological requirements
  • Assist in recruiting, onboarding and training IT managers
  • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Establish quality assurance and data protection processes
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Act as a mentor to team members
  • Maintain a consumer-focused outlook and aid in the delivering of IT projects to market
  • Define company standards for systems, equipment, and software
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position, days/hours of work vary and may include weekends.

Required Education and Experience

  • Masters degree in computer science or related field, MBA preferred, or equivalent education and experience
  • Advanced technological skill set and a demonstrated history with technology
  • Exceptional team management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to delegate efficiently
  • Extensive industry knowledge with an eye towards future-proofing businesses

Preferred Experience and Education

  • 15+ years of equivalent business experience in the tech industry
  • 10+ years of equivalent management experience
  • 3+ years of experience in blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies

What we offer

  • The opportunity to have an impact on thousands of students’ lives
  • To work with a brilliant and globally diverse team
  • To engage in new markets and with multiple partners across the globe

Location of Work

  • Greater Vancouver/ Kelowna preferred, primarily working from home

Who We Are
M Square Media (MSM) is a leader of innovation and globalization initiatives in the international education sector. We strive for people and community empowerment through education, technology, and partnerships with industry and the academe. Across different business lines, we provide agile, first-in-class products in enrollment management, education management, and edtech.

Through our multi-platform solutions, we help higher education institutions (HEIs) increase their international student enrollment through building global and in-country offices, managing agent networks and providing personalized services for admissions, marketing, back-office support, process management, market entry and expansion and recruitment automation, to name a few.

The numbers reflect our industry leadership

  • Presence in 17 countries and growing
  • An affiliate network of over 4,500 agents
  • Direct partnership, PPPs, and strategic alliance with nearly 100 institutions in Canada, US, UK, Australia, Europe, and other leading destinations for students

We are a finalist at the PIEoneer of the Year category of the prestigious PIEoneer Awards 2020. Our work has created meaningful, long-term impacts on institutional revenue and community transformation through international education, making us a Partner for Life and a Partner in Growth. Know more about us at www.msquaremedia.com.

Thank you for your interest in MSM – we appreciate your desire to work with us! Given the level of interest in the position, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. MSM offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, genetic information, criminal conviction record, source of income, or military status, in accordance with applicable laws.

Reference ID: 8kfjre4

Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

Salary: $124,000.00-$151,000.00 per year

Additional pay:

  • Bonus pay

Schedule:

  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Education:

  • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)Chief Technology Officer (CTO) The RoleAs the Chief Technology Officer (CTO), you will be in charge of all company technology and technological resources. You will establish company technology vision, strategies, and plans for growth. The CTO will focus on maintaining and improving all technological issues in the company. As the CTO you will be tasked with making executive technology decisions on behalf of the company, including managing a technology budget and making investments to align the company with their vision for its technological needs.

    You will work directly under the CEO and will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions that will impact the current and future operations of the company.

    Please note that only candidates with blockchain and artificial intelligence experience will be considered.

    What You’ll Do

    • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
    • Sharing technological visions, opportunities, and risks company-wide
    • Align technology goals to other departmental and organizational objectives
    • Collaborate with department heads, marketing, production and operations as an advisor of all technologies involved with the company
    • Develop strategic plans and set timelines for evaluation, development and deployment of all technical services
    • Research any new technologies that may potentially increase our company’s competitive advantage
    • Make executive decisions on behalf of the company’s technological requirements
    • Assist in recruiting, onboarding and training IT managers
    • Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
    • Establish quality assurance and data protection processes
    • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
    • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
    • Act as a mentor to team members
    • Maintain a consumer-focused outlook and aid in the delivering of IT projects to market
    • Define company standards for systems, equipment, and software
    • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors

    Expected Hours of Work

    This is a full-time position, days/hours of work vary and may include weekends.

    Required Education and Experience

    • Masters degree in computer science or related field, MBA preferred, or equivalent education and experience
    • Advanced technological skill set and a demonstrated history with technology
    • Exceptional team management skills
    • Excellent verbal and written communication
    • Ability to delegate efficiently
    • Extensive industry knowledge with an eye towards future-proofing businesses

    Preferred Experience and Education

    • 15+ years of equivalent business experience in the tech industry
    • 10+ years of equivalent management experience
    • 3+ years of experience in blockchain and artificial intelligence technologies

    What we offer

    • The opportunity to have an impact on thousands of students’ lives
    • To work with a brilliant and globally diverse team
    • To engage in new markets and with multiple partners across the globe

    Location of Work

    • Greater Vancouver/ Kelowna preferred, primarily working from home

    Who We Are
    M Square Media (MSM) is a leader of innovation and globalization initiatives in the international education sector. We strive for people and community empowerment through education, technology, and partnerships with industry and the academe. Across different business lines, we provide agile, first-in-class products in enrollment management, education management, and edtech.

    Through our multi-platform solutions, we help higher education institutions (HEIs) increase their international student enrollment through building global and in-country offices, managing agent networks and providing personalized services for admissions, marketing, back-office support, process management, market entry and expansion and recruitment automation, to name a few.

    The numbers reflect our industry leadership

    • Presence in 17 countries and growing
    • An affiliate network of over 4,500 agents
    • Direct partnership, PPPs, and strategic alliance with nearly 100 institutions in Canada, US, UK, Australia, Europe, and other leading destinations for students

    We are a finalist at the PIEoneer of the Year category of the prestigious PIEoneer Awards 2020. Our work has created meaningful, long-term impacts on institutional revenue and community transformation through international education, making us a Partner for Life and a Partner in Growth. Know more about us at www.msquaremedia.com.

    Thank you for your interest in MSM – we appreciate your desire to work with us! Given the level of interest in the position, only those applicants that have been selected for an interview will be contacted. MSM offers equal employment opportunities to all persons without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, parental status, housing status, genetic information, criminal conviction record, source of income, or military status, in accordance with applicable laws.

    Reference ID: 8kfjre4

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: $124,000.00-$151,000.00 per year

    Additional pay:

    • Bonus pay

    Schedule:

    • 8 hour shift
    • Monday to Friday

    Education:

    • Bachelor’s Degree (preferred)
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