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Apply for the Role of Chief Technology Officer at EMS

By December 9, 2022February 23rd, 2023Completed Searches


Education Management Solutions (EMS) is an industry pioneer in simulation-based solutions delivering turnkey virtual-to-live education and training solutions for medical, nursing, allied health education and hospitals. This is done through live, recorded, and virtual training and assessment via a simulation management platform which includes mobile apps and case scenario libraries. This simulation-based education and training is complete with competency tracking, lecture capture, and video management.

EMS has a growth rate of 20% with most of the business occurring in the US and Canada. Part of the growth has been organic, including the expansion to a SaaS solution in addition to software licensing, as well as inorganic growth through acquisitions.

Matt Merino, EMS CEO


Reporting directly to the CEO, the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will provide technology leadership with regards to product architecture, function, and delivery. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team the CTO will assess requests from functional areas while ensuring the technical team has the ability to deliver on product basics, enhancements, and stability. Staying connected with marketplace demand will enable the CTO to contribute to overall platform strategy.

Primary responsibilities:

  • Enhance the technology team communication across internal teams/departments including international team members
  • Build and maintain release schedules which include highest level testing, efficiency, and reliability
  • Assist in moving company outlook away from “can we do something” to “should we do something”
  • Institute discipline around business processes including code review, code change, help desk resolution, cybersecurity compliance
  • Act as internal and external spokesperson for EMS’s work and help advocate at a federal level for the importance of simulation software and training
  • Continue cloud migration and multi-tenant advancement

Ideal Candidate

You are currently leading a technology department, of at least 40-50 in size, with responsibility for all aspects of product and platform requirements. You have ushered a B2B enterprise software company through a growth stage from small to mid-sized or beyond while in a leadership role navigating cultural change and growing pains.

You should have the following experiences and skill sets:

  • Effectively led software/platform solutions in a B2B context
  • Creation of an actionable product/solution/platform roadmap with the distinct ability to align with market demand
  • Ability to help new customers understand the vision with the confidence to speak at conferences and gatherings, including relating to political figures
  • Track record ensuring reliability and stability of product throughout company growth
  • Knowledge of FedRamp and SOC compliances as applied in a Microsoft shop

Learn More

The Knowledge Leaders search process is thorough and may include: a written assessment, multiple interviews (recorded and in person), background and social media checks, employment and education verifications, a drug screen, and professional reference checking. After all, our mission is to transform education by recruiting the best world leaders.

Submit your resume to April Sarraille at Knowledge Leaders.

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