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Kastle Systems is the leader in property technology and managed security, with a track record of introducing innovative technologies to serve over 460M square feet of real estate globally. Clients span the commercial and multifamily real estate, education, and construction industries and the customers they serve. With delivering a world class customer experience driving everything we do, Kastle's mission is to be our customers' best service provider and to make their security the most effective, efficient, and convenient it can be. Kastle's integrated security solution, including access control, video, and remote video monitoring, significantly reduces costs and improves the critically important 24x7 performance for building owners, developers and tenants.
The Vice President, Technology Enablement will lead all of our IT functional areas in the support of our employees and clients. Providing strategic leadership to ensure systems and technologies meet the varied needs of all constituencies reliably is critical, especially during this period of rapid growth. Our dispersed population and client base, which span the globe, rely on our technology to enable greater efficiencies and facilitate critical business functions. This newly created position will be based in our corporate headquarters in Falls Church, VA reporting to our CTO.
The successful candidate will perform the following functions:
Develop and deploy technology roadmap to enable company strategic priorities
Develop a deep understanding of company current and future needs related to productivity, client support, system security, expansion, etc..
Build strong partnerships inside and outside of IT with a focus on collaboration and direct communication, through consultative approach with ability to serve as an advisor of technologies
Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, such as marketing, production and operations as an advisor of technologies that may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.
Serve as the Senior IT leader to direct the overall infrastructure and the platform strategy of the company through active participation with management, external service organizations, and vendors.
Conducts research and case studies on leading edge technologies and makes determinations on the probability of implementation. Research and propose new technologies that yield competitive advantage.
Identifying areas where technology may provide greater efficiencies and ensure business continuity/security
Continuously evaluate technical efficiency and recommend changes as necessary. Keep current with trends and issues in the IT industry, including current technologies.
Provide leadership to department heads in a fashion that supports the company's culture, mission and values.
Develop a multi-year plan for starting-up, ramping-up and scaling-up IT organization. Including the roles, responsibilities, and skills required for such an organization.
Manage the performance of the team. Identifying development needs and a plan to develop the skills of the organization to meet evolving needs.
Annual planning, budgeting, status reporting, presentations and continuous improvement.
Bachelor's degree in technology, engineering or related field; MBA/MS in a related field preferred
10-15 years progressive Information Technology experience; 5-10 years management and strategic experience
Excellent communication, problem-solving, and project management skills
Strong bias for action and willingness to get involved in every stage of the discovery process
Exhibits strong customer-focus mindset (both internal and external) with ability to collaborate effectively and follow up to ensure achievement of deadlines, outcomes, and results
Strong business acumen with knowledge and experience in technologies role in contributing to profitability with an understanding of the relationship between business and corporate level technology strategy
Demonstrated success in assessing issues regarding information systems and creating manageable solutions
Experience applying contemporary business principles integral to a high-tech organization with an ability to navigate through data management complexities in a global business environment
Other Eligibility Requirements
Must be willing to participate in and pass the company's pre-employment screening process including a background investigation and drug screening.
Must be able to meet and continue to meet state licensing requirements for security, as well as client background and suitability screening when required to access client's data and/or site.
Must be able to meet client background and suitability screening when required to access client's data and/or site.
Kastle Systems is the leader in managed security, with a track record of introducing innovative technologies to serve over 460M square feet of real estate globally. Clients span the commercial and multifamily real estate, education, and construction industries and the customers they serve. Delivering a world class customer experience drives everything we do, and Kastle's mission is to be our customers' best service provider and to ensure that their security the most effective, efficient and convenient. Kastle's integrated security solution, including access control, video, and remote video monitoring, significantly reduces costs and improves the critically important 24x7 performance for building owners, developers and tenants.
Equal Opportunity Statement
At Kastle, we believe that diversity makes us stronger - at work and in the world. Kastle Systems International, LLC is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, marital status, pregnancy or any other basis protected by applicable federal or state laws.