Chief Technology Officer

BOT VFX (India) Private Limited IT

17 Apr 2021

BOT VFX (India) Private Limited



BOT VFX, a post-production services company with global clients, is looking for a CTO on a consulting contract or permanent role basis. The position is based out of Chennai, India.  The role is a challenging one requiring strong focus on IT operations (including people, process and infrastructure management aspects), along with IT strategy and budget management skills.  The candidate must have strong leadership skills, technical depth, and demonstrated executive experience.  Experience in the visual effects or animation industry is not mandatory, but preferred.  

CTO Responsibilities/ Specs :

  • Identify skills gaps in current IT team and fill, train up, and reorganise accordingly
  • Supplement existing IT processes and clarify roles & responsibilities along those processes
  • Implement tools to make infrastructure management more procedural driven (vs manual intervention driven)
  • Bring stronger operational discipline in IT practices, standards, and service levels
  • Implement metrics driven performance assessment of people
  • Analyse and recommend budget changes based on holistic analysis of IT infrastructure’s role in the company’s profitability
  • Evaluate and recommend cloud infrastructure vs. on-prem trade-off decisions
  • Support security goals required to adhere to industry IT security mandates
  • Provide thought leadership about the strategic impact of emerging technologies