Vice-President, Product Architecture - Remsoft Inc.

COMPANY                             Remsoft Inc.

TITLE                                      Vice-President, Product Architecture

TYPE                                       Permanent, Full Time

LOCATION                             Fredericton, New Brunswick

COMPANY WEBSITE          https://www.remsoft.com/

REPORTS TO                         Chief Executive Officer

THE ORGANIZATION

For over a quarter of a century, Remsoft has been the global leader in Optimization Software for Land-Based Asset Management. We’ve been working with over 150 clients around the globe, spanning 15 countries, to offer optimized planning and scheduling solutions across all land-based and infrastructure sectors. More than half a billion acres of land is managed globally and sustainably through Remsoft’s products and services.

We use our technology and expertise to improve the condition and productivity of the world’s land-based assets: forests, roads, energy resources and more. We help organizations develop business and environmental sustainability through optimized plans and schedules which enable the allocation of resources to achieve desired outcomes with more profitability, sustainability, mitigated risk, considering constantly shifting variables.

Since our roots are in forestry, we’ve always been thinking in futures and planning a generation ahead. As forward and future thinkers, this translates not only into profitability, but sustainability. We’ve been able to achieve this with our technology, talented team and a growing list of partners. We have an expert team with ongoing investment in research and development. We’ve done it, we’ll do it, and we’ll continue to do it. We are profitable, sustainable futurists for companies around the world in all sectors.

THE POSITION

Remsoft is seeking a visionary to lead the strategic technology direction for the company. The successful candidate will define Remsoft’s future technology architecture including crucial new technology capabilities across the enterprise to drive the business, deliver exceptional client experiences, and ensure scale to support growth objectives.

At a high level, the individual will be responsible for defining product strategies and visions that align with the immediate and long-term business goals. S/he will also develop recommendations associated with product investment and technical platform evolution, while overseeing and managing the product management team.

The role is expected to liaise closely with Sales and Client relations to understand what our customers are asking for, in terms of features and functionality, as well as align with the Corporate Development function to provide guidance around the best technical “fit” for partnership and/or acquisition targets. The individual will need to understand the current technology stack and the current product roadmap plans.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Design and execute a vision of product excellence, producing, developing and leading the implementation of a platform and product vision as well as corresponding roadmaps.

  • Ensure the Product and Technology Teams are supported and aligned with the overall product architecture and strategy for the company.

  • Transform vision into actionable, measurable product plans based on data and insights.

  • Develop a two- to five- year plan for the evolution of the platform, and a one- to two- year plan for the evolution of the product suite that is tied to revenue targets.

  • Balance long-term innovation and evolution of the technology stack with the need to drive revenue and business growth in the short- and medium-term.

  • Present a proposed team structure to deliver the above, in an immediate and long-term timeframe. Lead the development and acquisition of new technological innovations, solutions, and tools to improve internal operations and customer experience.

  • Attract, mentor and develop a high-performing team that demonstrates dedication to building great products, collaboration, accountability and respect.

  • Thoroughly review and assess the current status of the Remsoft technical platform and product suite, while understanding the strategy objectives of the business.

  • Provide oversight of infrastructure, security, data and application architecture.

  • Define critical implementation details and set boundaries for engineering teams.

  • Lead the product development team in product and solution design.

  • Provide guidance as needed to the Software Development team

  • Engage and develop relationships inside and outside of the organization to understand functional business requirements and identify opportunities to introduce new technology solutions.

  • Identify emerging information technologies to be assimilated, integrated, and introduced within the company.

  • Assess new technologies and their application to Remsoft.

  • Flexibility for working remotely.

  • Some travel to client sites required.

 

CANDIDATE QUALIFICATIONS

  • Minimum 7 - 10 years’ industry experience in a software development organization with significant experience as an enterprise, solution, or technology architect.

  • Experience in traditional product management and solution design.

  • Proven ability to create and lead product development initiatives that result in revenue and company growth.

  • Proven working knowledge of Cloud technologies, Azure, Windows.

  • Proven ability to communicate complex technical information to various parties and teams including non-technical members of the organization.

  • Proven customer-led product design philosophy with a user-focused approach; an ability to think about product from the users’ perspectives.

  • A successful track record of building teams and influencing change cross-functionally. Can attract, motivate and lead a small team of highly technical and systems-minded individuals.

  • Deep understanding of business strategy and metrics.

  • Demonstrated time management, project management, and problem-solving skills.

 

CANDIDATE ATTRIBUTES

  • Exceptional at influencing senior business and technology stakeholders across the organization, effectively leading change, originating ideas, and championing and gaining commitment.

  • A mature and sophisticated understanding of foundational architectural concepts (design, business technology, strategy, quality management, human dynamics, and IT environment)

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills; an articulate and effective communicator and presenter, able to describe complex problems and solutions in simple or understandable terms.

  • An entrepreneurial and innovative leader who leads with purpose and deal with rapidly changing environments.

  • High level of critical and logical thinking, analysis, and reasoning to identify underlying principles, reasons, or facts.

  • Ability to consider upstream and downstream process impacts and implications.

  • Ability to establish, manage, and maintain priorities under pressure.

  • Proven ability to execute swiftly without compromising quality.

  • Genuine excitement about the opportunity to meaningfully impact a high-growth business.

 

COMPENSATION

An experienced-based compensation and benefits package will be provided.

 

HOW TO APPLY

Please submit your application by emailing your cover letter and résumé to: remsoft@searchlightpartnersgroup.com

 

For more information, please contact:

Mark Rubinstein

Managing Partner

Searchlight Partners

mark@searchlightpartnersgroup.com

416-786-3340

 

We thank applicants for their interest, however, only those advancing in the process will be contacted.