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Chief Technology Officer

Company: Mr. Cooper
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: September 11, 2022

Job Description:

WHO WE AREWe are Xome, a real estate services company headquartered in the Dallas, Texas area. As a subsidiary of Mr. Cooper Group, we employ over 1,200 team members nationwide. The nation's largest financial services companies look to us for integrated and scalable business solutions that help simplify the mortgage and real estate process. At the heart of everything we do is our purpose: To keep the dream of home ownership alive. If that sounds like a big, lofty goal, that's because it really is. And we can't do it alone. Our entire team is focused on helping create a stable and healthy housing industry. And, making sure the process of buying/selling a home doesn't undermine the excitement of home ownership. That's why we battle every day against the mediocrity of the status quo to simplify the complex world of mortgage servicing, lending and banking. We see ourselves as the experts who make doing business easier. While others bring complexity and a lack of transparency, we offer simplicity, trust, and visibility across the entire property lifecycle. And we deliver radical customer service.Now, you might be wondering; how exactly do you pronounce Xome? Simple. ZOM (like home, if it started with a z)!Xome seeks to recruit an executive with a strong technical aptitude and exceptional management skills for the position of Chief Technology Officer. Ideally, you would have previously led a major transformation from a complex, multi-platform environment, to a converged platform consisting of sets of services. You will be expected to deliver a number of key short and long-term initiatives, including execution of platform integration activities and implementation of next generation user interface technologies. -In addition, you will have the exciting opportunity to build a multi-year technology strategy for the Xome business that is aligned and integrated into the overall Mr. Cooper Group technology roadmap. -Overall IT staff size is approximately 230 employees.Major Responsibilities

  • As CTO, you will be responsible for development and delivery of all Xome product development. -Key requirements for this position include development of a world-class delivery organization, development of flexible software (service-oriented) that supports business requirements, and reliability which enables world-class service levels. These systems include: User interfaces utilizing the latest generation of rendering technologies, Data Reporting & CRM, Site personalization, Mobile products & support, Search Engine Optimization technologies, B2B and B2C products and solutions.
    • Accountable to the Xome CEO, he/she will develop a clear roadmap for application development technology evolution. Effectively balance the needs for reliability, cost efficiency, time-to-market and the need to innovate. Ensure alignment of all organizations on the trade-off decisions as well as the risks and expected benefits associated with those decisions.
      • Identify, evaluate and select new and emerging technologies which can be assimilated within the company to significantly improve competitiveness. At the same time, develop synergies across the enterprise to improve reusability of software across all business channels.
        • Recruit, motivate and develop a high performing team. Implement a management system that is customer-focused, encourages creativity, drives performance, and effectively develops and rewards key performers.
          • Develop and communicate a multi-year technology strategy that unites technology and business teams towards a vision for the future.
            • Develop, measure and publish quantitative success metrics for the technology organizations. Ensure that peer executives understand and buy into overall technology direction, and that these goals properly align and support corporate goals.
              • Will work effectively with Operations to define/validate products in development and Marketing to align product launches with effective, well-timed message.Critical Competencies for SuccessStrong execution skills: Drives flawless execution of day-to-day software development as well as continuous improvement initiatives, and the management of critical projects and programs. It is essential that the individual has the ability to personally solve problems, coach others, step up and take decisive action to rectify issues. Well organized and rigorous in prioritization of issues and projects. - Must have a track record in technology that allows individuals to execute to company's technology strategy.Leadership skills: A decisive leader who can create and excel in a team-oriented environment. The ability to quickly forge strong sustainable relationships with both the business and technical teams. Strong management skills, including the development of successors and bench strength, are required. Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, able to articulate views crisply and convincingly, and adapt style so as to have the greatest impact on a given audience.Technical skills: A proven technologist who has deep understanding of modern Architecture patterns and building structured and unstructured database platforms, DevOps and Cloud Native platforms and open source technologies. - This person must possess an understanding of agile development methodologies, test-driven development, and performance testing and quality measurement. -Business perspective: While technical skills are important, the CTO must also bring a strategic business perspective to anticipate key marketplace trends, opportunities and vulnerabilities. He/she must be able to position the Company's technology organization appropriately and have a deep understanding/hands-on experience in operations, business process redesign and continuous improvement.Ideal Experience
                • More than fifteen years of progressive application development experience in an online company with complex transactions or where technology is a mission critical and high scale component of the business. Likely background should include transaction-intensive industries.
                  • A strategic thinker who is well respected for his/her technical knowledge and the ability to see the big picture. Must know how to leverage business opportunities by implementing current and emerging technologies.
                    • Experience in M&A activities both as a buyer and seller.
                      • A track record of senior management progression and proven ability to perform at senior management level.
                        • Experience in directing and managing within a dynamic and challenging business environment, working inclusively through people to achieve shared objectives.
                          • A track record in agile development practices
                            • A college degree in computer science, engineering, or a related major is required. An MBA or similar advanced degree would enhance the candidate's qualifications.Xome is committed to nurturing a diverse and inclusive environment where every employee is empowered to be their authentic self. - We know that a large part of our success as a business is directly tied to our ongoing efforts to attract and retain diverse talent and maintain an inclusive environment where each employee can thrive. - Embracing and leveraging diversity through an inclusive work environment fosters new ideas, new insights, and constant innovation. - We strive to weave the principles of diversity and inclusion throughout the fabric of how we work, how we interact, and how we engage with our customers and the community.Job Requisition ID:019436Job Category:Information TechnologyPrimary Location City:LewisvillePrimary Location Region:TexasPrimary Location Postal Code:75067Primary Location Country:United States of AmericaAdditional Posting Location(s):Cypress Waters - Dallas, TX

Keywords: Mr. Cooper, Lewisville , Chief Technology Officer, IT / Software / Systems , Lewisville, Texas

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