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Chief Technical Officer – Digital Innovation

  • Exciting opportunity for a Chief Technical Officer to join a Digital Innovation Hub in located in Monaghan town where you will deliver Digitisation projects in collaboration with Enterprises in the region. The aim of the Hub is to ensure Enterprises adopt Artificial Intelligence (AI), Edge Computing and Autonomous Things to compete and grow in the region, providing employment and growing the local and regional economy.

    As Chief Technical Officer, reporting to the CEO your duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to the following:

    • Technical lead for the Hub with a with responsibility to deliver all technical activities within the Hub.
    • Work on use-case definition, resource assets, technical setup, dataset management, core software development, and technical demonstrators.
    • Work with project research partners (ICHEC, INSIGHT and IMR) and other stakeholders to assist in the timely delivery of The Hub objectives.
    • Build an online body of knowledge on Digitisation relevant to Enterprises in the region.
    • Maintain awareness of emerging technologies and trends.
    • Create and deliver training programmes on Digitisation for Enterprises.
    • Help to develop Digitisation self-sufficiency within Enterprises.

    To be considered for the Chief Technical Officer role you will have the following:


    • Candidates must have a technology, science or engineering primary degree or equivalent, and 5+ years’ relevant work experience in a similar senior position.
    • A post graduate qualification in one of the disciplines mentioned is desirable.
    • Knowledge of AI, Machine Learning and Data Analytics technologies and best practices.
    • Familiarity with Mathlab, Azure Machine Learning, Azure Synapse, Python, SQLServer, Deep Learning toolkits such as Café an advantage.
    • Skilled in Software Project Management Methodologies such as Agile and Waterfall.
    • Skilled in Defining, Architecting, Technical Blueprinting and working with Software Developers.
    • A broad understanding of technologies and tools for Software Design, Analysis and Coding such as Azure DevOps.
    • Strong Analytical skills, problem solving skills and propose solutions to multifaceted problems.
    • A flexible approach / resourceful / conscientious and self-motivated with a ‘can do attitude’ – ability to see tasks through to completion.
    • Excellent written and oral communications skills.


    • Experience in delivering technical results across diverse disciplines with multiple stakeholders. Able to prioritise workloads and meet deadlines.
    • Broad work experience in multiple organisations an advantage, such as working in Academia, Large and Small enterprises.
    • Experienced in working both with people and independently.
    • Proven time-management skills and highly organized.
    • Experience of presenting to diverse audiences on Digitisation topics.

    Please note: This is a 3 year fixed Term Contract. A full Job Description can be provided upon request.

    If you feel this “Chief Technical Officer” role is something you may be interested in and you would like to be considered please apply via the button shown and we will contact you upon receipt of your application to discuss your suitability and the role specifics in more detail.

    To hear more about this role please contact Wellington Professional Recruitment.

    This vacancy is being advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd. The services advertised by Wellington Professional Recruitment Ltd are those of an Employment Agency on behalf of our client.

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