Head of Technology Delivery at CarrierDirect

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Who We Are:

We are on a mission to modernize the Logistics industry. We partner with our clients who are leading the industry beyond disruption. We bring transformational business strategies and digital products to our clients that make the world more efficient, connected and viable.  We are inspired by people who are passionate, curious and want to innovate.

What You’ll Do:

 

As the Head of Technology Delivery you will be responsible for leading the CarrierDirect Engineering organization. You will serve as the primary internal engineering stakeholder on matters related to project scope, planning, execution and delivery. Acting as a member of the Leadership Team you will support the growth and development of the engineering team and serve as the primary point of contact for communication up, down and across the organization. 

 

Responsibilities:

  • Gather information from multiple sources and utilize new and existing resources to create action plans focused on deliverables and execution

  • Resource planning and allocation for current and future technology projects, including staffing plans and value added bench work

  • Identify opportunities to standardize and improve project management and delivery to increase customer satisfaction, meet deadlines, and manage expectations of internal EO

  • Define and manage Engineering budget

  • Establish job descriptions and career paths with clear expectations and timelines for all positions in Engineering organization

  • Hiring, firing, performance, development and discipline of EO

  • Coordinate with VP of Technology Strategy to bring in PM's and EM's draft SOWs to client contracts by helping to scope work, set timelines, and allocate resources to projects

  • Serve as the primary Engineering stakeholder during LT meetings and effectively communicate information up, down, and across the organization

  • Manage and improve Engineering culture, including: what kind of people we want to hire, managing workload, what the group is doing for fun, etc. 

  • Operate and make decisions that effectively balance the needs of the internal engineer organization with client demands and expectations 

  • Implement and maintain documentation and knowledge sharing process to increase visibility of engineering projects amongst cross-functional internal and external teams 

 

Required:

  • Proven track record of success planning, scoping, staffing, scheduling, executing and leading a variety of technology consulting projects 

  • Understanding of technical principles and software development life cycle to aid in supporting project team deliverables

  • Ability to lead high performing teams, manage performance, develop employees and set expectations for mid-level managers and individual contributors 

 

Preferred:

  • Experience working for a start-up and/or experience successfully scaling teams and organizations for growth 

 

Why Work Here:

 

Our values are go the extra mile, do the right thing, speak your truth, stay hungry and curious, and be cool, no ego. We work in an open environment where feedback is welcomed and encouraged and we are continuously seeking out how we can be better as individuals, as a team, and as a company. As a growing company, we encourage people that want to have a visible impact in how we build, operate, and perform to apply and join us!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
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Location

We love our location at Lasalle and Wacker. We're right at the river bordering downtown and River North. There are great options for every palate!

An Insider's view of CarrierDirect

What is your vision for the company?

What we're doing at CarrierDirect is bigger than one person's vision. We spend a lot of time as a leadership team and an entire company reaffirming our why and figuring out how to best transform our industry. We want to be part of that tide that raises all boats... and step by step we're doing it.

Peter

CEO

What are CarrierDirect Perks + Benefits

CarrierDirect Benefits Overview

CarrierDirect makes it easy to have a highly productive work-life balance. We offer comprehensive health and wellness benefits and all team members are eligible for coverage starting on their first day with us. Additionally, we have monthly outings, cold brew coffee on tap, and a very impressive selection of your favorite snacks from elementary school.

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
CarrierDirect has tribes that allow team members to dedicate time to a spectrum of passions like UX, innovation, emerging tech, and culture.
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Life insurance is equal to 1 times an employee's annual salary.
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
We have a great gym in our building.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
CarrierDirect offers 8 weeks of fully paid parental leave to new mothers and fathers.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Happy hours are hosted Once per month.
Relocation Assistance
CarrierDirect is happy to work with job seekers to make their move to Chicago easier
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
CarrierDirect offers employees professional development opportunities like The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Lunch and learns
CarrierDirect hosts lunch and learn meetings on occasion.
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
CarrierDirect lets team member spend 10% of the work week in Tribes that are managed and maintained by employees, based on various topics like UX, innovation, and culture.
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