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Chief Technology Officer

Team: Executive Team
Department: Administration
Location: New York, New York
Commitment: Full-time
Summary
Are you ready to join a growing team that puts a premium on productivity and has an award-winning culture, centered around transforming talented employees into effective business leaders?
 
Then Bankers Healthcare Group is the place for you. We offer innovative financial solutions to licensed and highly-skilled professionals, representing the best of both traditional lending and fintech, and are looking for passionate, impact players to help take our company to the next level.
 
At BHG, you’ll become immersed in the finance industry—with a variety of loan solutions, credit cards, patient financing, bank programs, and collections services, which have helped BHG become one of the leading providers of finance solutions.
 
With over 20 years in business, we have the stability of an established company with the speed and agility of a startup, where ingenuity and risk-taking are encouraged, and every employee has the opportunity to learn, grow and thrive. 

Who You Are
 
BHG is searching for an innovative Chief Technology Officer who is an evangelist for technology-driven solutions and will attract, develop, and lead BHG’s Technology organization. The CTO will lead BHG as we improve on existing products and build new products to become one of the leaders in the Fintech space. The team will achieve these goals by delivering a world-class customer experience and product innovation. The CTO will be tasked with growing BHG’s technology teams through treating engineering as a craft, seeking individuals with unique and diverse skill sets, and encouraging each team to grow with a deep sense of humility. 
What You’ll Do
  • Lead and develop our technology team across the US. Transform the technology architecture to support the company’s growth ambitions, building scalable and durable platform solutions.  
  • Establish engineering processes for software development metrics, DevOps, quantitative techniques, and quality control. Drive work with transparency and accountability. 
  • Provide leadership as BHG’s top technology expert and peer partner on the executive management team. Collaborate closely with COO and other executive leadership. 
  • Work closely with the product leadership team to align technology strategy with internal and customer expectations. Furthermore, the CTO will work with stakeholders to develop requirements, ascertain priorities, and report progress. 
  • Manage the selection and interdependencies of programming languages, frameworks, operating systems, internet-cloud, web-application servers, databases, and mobile. 
  • Manage the software development lifecycle by collaborating across teams to evolve SDLC, including functional requirements analysis, design specification, technical code review, project planning, and implementation of applications and systems. 
  • Identify organizational gaps within the tech team to achieve company objectives. Plan, recruit, retain, and build capacity accordingly. 
  • Build exceptional recruiting and retention capabilities. 
  • Coach, mentor, and develop BHG’s technology leaders on their journey of learning and growth as inspiring and influential people managers. 
What You’ll Need
  • Previous experience leading technology organizations of over 200 employees.  
  • Organizational design, capacity planning, recruiting, and proven ability to scale teams 
  • Strategic planning (building roadmaps, difficult tradeoffs, decision frameworks) to achieve business goals aligned to BHG’s mission and current growth stage. 
  • Possess technical knowledge in scalable distributed systems; proven track record of implementing new systems and products in industry settings. 
  • Experience with cloud technologies including Microsoft Azure, AWS, or Google Cloud Platform/  
  • Familiarity with modern programming languages. 
  • Agile-driven product development experience. 
  • A technical evangelist to advance BHG’s reputation as an innovative leader in the Fintech space. 
  • Understanding and experience building highly scalable, highly available systems. 
  • Experience building technology for secure environments that contain sensitive information (e.g., consumer profiles, financial information, etc.). 
  • Responsibility for product delivery and management, including development tools and technologies, release and version control, contemporary testing methodologies, and deployment management. 
  • Expert at spotting talent and passionate about growing world-class engineers on your team. 
Life at BHG
At BHG, we work hard and aren't afraid to take risks. Since the beginning, our core values of PMA (positive mental attitude), team player and loyalty have been the driving force behind every interaction we have between each other and our customers. We have a healthy respect for the daily grind, yet we value work/life balance. We believe that all employees should have the opportunity to lead and that good ideas can come from anyone. From the top-down, our leaders are actively involved not only in strategic oversight and running the business, but also in the well-being and growth of all employees. We consider people our #1 asset, and help employees realize their full potential, set and exceed their goals, and explore new opportunities for personal and professional development.
Why You Should Join BHG

We strive to offer amenities, opportunities, events, and programming that support the interests of our teams, while furthering the culture that makes us Great Place to Work® certified. Some of the benefits you can expect when you join BHG include:

  • 100% coverage of monthly health insurance premiums
  • Competitive PTO and vacation policies
  • Company 401(k) plan with employer contributions after one year
  • On-site gym access and memberships, with personal trainers, and certified nutritionists on staff
  • Company-sponsored training and certification opportunities
  • Monthly award ceremonies where top achievers are celebrated and receive additional bonuses
  • Ongoing volunteer opportunities to give back to the community through our BHG Cares program
If you’re ready for a career where you can exercise your passions, be surrounded by co-workers who are relentlessly committed to service, and have a team-player mindset, apply today!
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Bankers Healthcare Group is committed to equal treatment and opportunity in all aspects of recruitment, selection, and employment without regard to gender, race, religion, national origin, ethnicity, disability, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, veteran or military status, or any other category protected under the law. Bankers Healthcare Group is an equal opportunity employer; committed to a community of inclusion, and an environment free from discrimination, harassment, and retaliation.