Chief Information Officer (CIO) (Filled)

MO-St. Louis
Position Reference Number: CIOSTLSEARCH
$180,000+ Bonus, Incentives
Relocation Package: Yes
Job Type: Full-Time
Required Education: Bachelor, Masters Preferred

Job Description

We have been retained by a client we've served since the early 1990s to identify their next Chief Information Officer (CIO). This position is open due to expansion of our client's $100M+ business. You will join the executive team of this technology driven company at a time when overall systems architecture needs to be reviewed and strategically updated for planned near-term expansion. Our client offers a unique combination of database marketing, tracking, measurement and performance tools that enables their clients to: Identify and motivate the people most likely to deliver results; Profit from real-time information on performance participation; Achieve business goals with less up-front investment. As the CIO of this company, you'll first learn the business and build relationships. Next, you'll begin to provide technology recommendations and implementation that includes but is not limited to B2B and B2C eCommerce application development tools, database and server tools, network infrastructure and information security tools and more. With a strategic vision and working closely with customer needs driven sales leaders in this company, you'll augment and re-tool the technology platforms that support this company's drive to reach the $300M+ sales level in the next few years. You will provide leadership to diversified business units that have their own IT function as well as lead the IT function in the home office in St. Louis. This company is poised to see accelerated growth by way of organic growth and strategic acquisition. If you've been waiting for an exciting CIO opportunity with an established entrepreneurial company to come along, it just arrived. While relocation is possible, local candidates will be considered first.

Job Requirements

This role requires a BA/BS with an MBA strongly preferred. Appropriate candidates will have worked in IT long enough to have gained experience with Web Infrastructure, Application Development, Database and associated Security issues. Experience with multi-tiered open systems like J2EE application environment is a must. B2B eCommerce system experience is an added plus. You'll be expected to demonstrate an understanding of Information Security issues such as Application Security, Network Security, Regulatory Compliance topics and more. You'll demonstrate a track record that shows increasing responsibility in managing enterprise-wide systems and the diverse teams of people associated with those systems. You'll demonstrate a visionary strategic mindset and evidence of achieving success at the executive level in an entrepreneurial organization in the past. Exceptionally strong verbal and written communication skills are a must as is your ability to organize, articulate your vision and to lead. St. Louis Security Job, Missouri Security Job