Role Purpose CBRE is a world leader in commercial real estate management. One of our visions is to transform the company into a world-class business enabling technology organization with a focus on agile delivery.
To deliver this vision, we are looking to hire technologists in leadership positions to establish a 'connected architecture' of systems and applications across lines of business and geographies, leading technology teams on innovation through exploration of new technologies with an emphasis on "speed to market" with quality delivery.
As a Senior Director, Digital and Technology, the primary responsibility will be to lead the delivery of two or more agile teams. Be a hands-on technologist, lead the creation and maturity of COE and support the cloud transformation journey by creating new systems and applications delivered on the cloud natively and/or migrate existing systems to the cloud.
Working knowledge of various design and integration patterns with Salesforce. Ability to create solutions for complex business problems using Salesforce Technologies such as Apex, Visualforce and/or Lightning Platform
Actively lead all stages of the Salesforce development projects (i.e. administration, configuration, development, deployment)
Ability to play a role in investigating/evaluating new CRM technologies/add-ons to meet current and future needs; analyzes current technology with respect to product strategies.
Utilize open source projects such as Kafka, Docker, relational and no-sql databases, frameworks such as Spring, Angular JS etc. to build cloud based products
Employ Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery tools for optimal productivity
Utilize on premise and cloud based architecture i.e. AWS, Azure, etc. to define the conceptual and logical architecture for key enterprise capabilities
Work closely with Line of Business technology enablement leaders in evaluating architectural alternatives and support them in selecting approaches for provisioning new capabilities (build / buy / partner)
Work closely with the business teams to understand multiple functional areas of the organization to cater to the business needs
Identify and drive opportunities to simplify and leverage the existing tools/assets and resources across the technology organization
Adhere to the Enterprise Reference Architecture while developing or enhancing a system/application
Serve as a point of escalation and drive resolution for conflicting issues within the application domain, while aiding in the architecture and design of application solutions that will meet business needs
Driving adherence to security, compliance directives and best-practices
Qualifications Person Specification
Established leadership experience in large organizations comparable to CBRE
Working knowledge of Dev/Ops and Agile working methods enabling collaboration as part of a cross-functional agile teams
Proven ability to effect organizational change
Possesses expertise across multiple architecture domains, forward- thinking, and well-versed in emerging technologies and trends
Experience in creating and successfully leading technology delivery teams
Have a strong, pragmatic approach to leading architecture and development solutions, with a proven record in technology planning and delivery
Proven people management skills, with a track record in developing people and driving performance improvements through leadership
Ability to prioritize and co-ordinate tasks efficiently ensuring all deadlines are met
Driven, confident, collaborative and assertive where required. Able to embrace the culture of CBRE and help maintain our values or Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence
Experience of managing product delivery
Excellent interpersonal skills across all levels of the organization
Bachelor's degree (BA/BS) from four-year college or university and a minimum of 12 years of related experience and/or training, including 7+ years of experience at the management level.
8 -12 years' experience in the delivery of technology solutions using Salesforce APEx, Java, C++, C# languages
Experience of working in a globally distributed architecture team
Strong expertise in design, development, and maintenance of distributed applications & systems
Extensive experience in architectural design enterprise products
Experience working in Dev/Ops and agile development environments
A good standard of education - BS or MS in engineering or computer science is essential
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and in writing
Internal Number: 19043514
With broader and deeper capabilities than any other company, CBRE is the leading full-service real estate services and investment organization in the world.
CBRE Group, Inc. is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm, with 2017 revenues of $14.2 billion and more than 80,000 employees (excluding affiliate offices). CBRE has been included in the Fortune 500 since 2008, ranking #214 in 2017. It also has been voted the industry’s top brand by the Lipsey Company for 17 consecutive years, and has been named one of Fortune’s “Most Admired Companies” in the real estate sector for six years in a row. Its shares trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “CBRE.”
CBRE offers a broad range of integrated services, including facilities, transaction and project management; property management; investment management; appraisal and valuation; property leasing; strategic consulting; property sales; mortgage services and development services.