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Director of Technology

Austin, TX

Experience: 10 + years 

Commitment: Full Time

Compensation: Competitive


ROKA is looking for an experienced technology leader who will manage and oversee ROKA’s full tech stack. Including internal systems, integrations, and relationships with existing technology contractors and vendors. 


Responsibilities:

  • Serve as ROKA’s in house technical leader, providing technical expertise to different departments and promoting cross-functional collaboration
  • Oversee all technology operations, planning, and execution 
  • Conduct quarterly technology reviews with department leaders, assessing and addressing any needs
  • Manage and nurture relationships with existing technology contractors and vendors, ensuring timely project delivery, quality, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Maintain a deep understanding of e-commerce, ERP, and data warehouse technologies and platforms, and ensure that technology initiatives are aligned with industry best practices and trends.
  • Manage and oversee ROKA’s full technology stack, ensuring technologies are being used appropriately and to the fullest advantage for the business 
  • Develop and manage the technology budget, optimizing resource allocation and controlling costs effectively.
  • Ensure the security and compliance of e-commerce systems, data, and technology solutions, implementing best practices and protocols specific to e-commerce.


Must Haves:

Skills and Attributes:

  • Exquisite technical understanding and skills 
  • Ability to communicate complex technical topics/issues to teammates 
  • Excellent organization, communication, and project planning skills, with a sharp attention to detail
  • Highly detail-oriented, results-oriented, and growth-mindset-oriented
  • Ability to manage up
  • Ability to foresee and prevent project roadblocks
  • “Yes We’ll Find a Way” mentality. Ready to say “Yes, let’s make it happen” and then figure out how to achieve it
  • Solution-oriented problem solver
  • Extraordinary organizational and operational know-how, with proven results
  • Brilliant internal and external communication skills
  • Willingness to pivot when strategies aren’t working, generate new ideas and strategies, and execute against them


Experience:

  • Extensive experience with e-commerce, ERP, and related technologies in a D2C brand. Shopify and Netsuite experience preferred. 
  • Experience implementing new technologies and systems company wide
  • Experience overseeing existing company wide systems 
  • Thrives in cross-functional, multi-disciplinary team structures
  • Undergraduate degree in a related field
  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. 


Work Location:

ROKA is located in Austin, TX, USA. The Company is on a hybrid work schedule. Candidates must be prepared to work on-site as often as needed per the Department’s business needs. Remote candidates will not be considered for this position.


Benefits Include

  • Competitive compensation
  • Employee and industry discounts
  • Fun and casual but high-performance atmosphere
  • Onsite corporate gym
  • Health, dental, vision & FSA, employer paid life insurance
  • Vacation and sick leave
  • 401(k) with match
  • Gym membership stipend
  • Paid maternity (16 weeks) and paternity (8 weeks) leave

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