We are looking for a Head of Systems Development

 

We are looking for an experienced head of development to oversee the use of Information technology and drive the development of innovative and impactful solutions. You will be actively engaged in driving the company’s IT strategy, architecture, and supporting technologies. You must possess a solid development background and keep up-to-date with advancements of our supporting technologies including:

 

-           GIS (Geospatial Information Systems),

-           Ontologies (semantic modeling)

-           Rules Engine

-           AI – Machine learning and neural networks.

 

Apart from education and experience, you must exhibit the energy and drive to get things done with others and on your own when necessary. You will embrace design thinking approaches; adequately support the value propositon the company takes to market: support decisions for a sustainable, viable, responsible, natural environment which is economically sound as well.

 

Responsibilities

 

Set objectives and strategies for the software development of Green PRAXIS’ strategy – all cloud-based, integrating existing components, making extensive use of open source, facilitating the integration of partners. We are working in partnership with major research labs which you will need to help coordinate. Select and implement suitable technology to achieve the companiy’s mandate and objectives ; streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits ; in particular, design technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience

Ensure the delivery of the new systems and customer-facing solutions 

Provide  leadership to build up, document and maintain IT competencies

Make decisions on purchases of technological services and software; establish partnerships with IT providers. In the early development stages of the company, you will code and ensure the integration of contributions from other developers, internal and external, you must possess hands-on coding skills and be comfortable using them extensively at first.

 

Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage. Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise management and suggest actions

 

Requirements

 

Proven experience as senior developer, team leader.

Excellent knowledge of GIS, Ontologies, cloud, AI, rules engine(s), web and mobile-based interfaces.

Background in designing/developing IT systems and planning IT implementation (including software lifecycle managemnt tools)

Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations

A strong strategic and business mindset

Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

BSc/BA in computer science, engineering or relevant field ;

 

French language a big plus

 

  • The position reports to the CEO, remote-working most of the time

  • Compensation will be split between salary and equity.

 

if interested , please reach out to hiring@greenpraxis.com