We are seeking a super-talented Sr. Director of Technology!

Description

If you are passionate about working for an entrepreneurial team of self-starters, if you are looking for a high energy environment that prides itself on premium and elegant digital solutions, and if you are someone that is looking to collaborate with like-minded technologists and user experience experts, then Echidna may be the right place for you to bring your talents. If you are someone that wants to make a difference and help design the future of digital solutions for top brands across the world, we would love to hear from you!The Sr. Director of Technology will provide thought leadership and project support for Echidna’s global client base.  You will be engaged in multiple aspects of key projects including sales and solution definition.  You will operate in a high-touch role with clients and prospective clients, helping them understand technology and providing thought leadership to define technology solutions to help their business grow.

This position is based in Minneapolis, MN.

Please apply today for immediate consideration.

Primary Responsibilities

Be the “face” of Echidna’s technology team in the US
In partnership with Sales Directors, directly engage with prospective clients during sales activities
In partnership with Client Partners (relationship managers), directly engage with clients to define technology solutions
In partnership with Project Managers and offshore architects, directly engage with clients to troubleshoot implementation issues
In partnership with Division Heads, directly engage with technology partners (i.e. third party platforms) to maintain technology acumen and direct aligned technology road maps
Maintain current, relevant knowledge of digital technology
Maintain current, relevant knowledge of key technology platforms that Echidna specializes in
Provide technology architecture know-how, especially related to complex systems and system integrations
Strong presentation, writing and effective client relations skills

Desired Skills & Experience

Experience in technology for retail & ecommerce
Relate and articulate business models, business operations, and user experiences to technology
Cross platform application experience (web, mobile, apps)
Ability to create and refine technical system diagrams and documents
Positive, can-do attitude with high level dedication
Knowledge and passion with digital technology, ecommerce technology, architecural design principles, web standards and best practices
MUST be proactive with a collaborative spirit
Contribute to the passion, culture and growth of Echidna

Echidna delivers innovative eCommerce solutions, helping clients meet their immediate goals and achieve long term success with continued engagement.

Based in Minneapolis, New York & Bangalore – Echidna, Inc is a digital services company that specializes in user experience design, multi-device development, and custom services for businesses across the world. We combine the strategy & creative imagination of an interactive agency with the diligence & tenacity of a technology solutions provider. With leadership experience in retail and user experience at Sam’s Club, Best Buy, Anthropologie and others, Echidna is looking for a passionate individuals to help take us to the next level!