VP of Technology for a Cannabis Accessory Importer

Kate Pletcher; [email protected]

Our client is one of the country’s leading cannabis accessory companies, with a strong ecommerce platform and deep international brand awareness. They are seeking a VP of Technology to lead all aspects of technology, infrastructure planning, architecture, implementation, and support across all facets of the business. This is a tech-focused, entrepreneurial organization with a steep career trajectory for the right candidate. They are seeking a strong problem-solver who will not only manage the existing needs of the firm, but manage growth efficiently and proactively.

Responsibilities: - Serve as the organization-wide technology leader, including within operations, sales, ecommerce, supply chain, marketing, finance, and human resources - Plan and execute infrastructure upgrades and migration activities - Participate in the operational activities and perform independent and complex system troubleshooting when necessary - Identify and create efficient fixes for any security risks, patches/vulnerabilities, etc - Maintain information security of all data and implement disaster recovery and backup procedures - Refine change control process (e.g. infrastructure, OS.) when needed - Manage all external vendor and stakeholder relationships as they relate to technology - Ensure robust cross-functional coordination and collaboration throughout the company

Qualifications: - Bachelor’s degree, required, advanced degree prefered - 7+ years of software/engineering experience, required - Previous mergers and acquisitions experience, required - Familiarity and experience with various tools and platforms (e.g .Net, LAMP, WISC, Magento, CRM, ERP, Fishbowl, MS NAV.i, etc.) - Ecommerce experience - Ability to build, manage, and lead high-performance teams - Experience managing third party contractors - Comfortable serving as a player-coach who will roll up sleeves to do the “dirty work” as needed alongside their team

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