Avison Young is the world’s fastest-growing commercial real estate services firm. Headquartered in Toronto, Canada, Avison Young is a collaborative, global firm owned and operated by its Principals.Our company will assist you in gaining invaluable experience in a fast paced, highly charged, energized environment. If you are a born leader looking for a career that will challenge you as well as provide stability, this position may just be the perfect fit. WHY WORK WITH US?We believe our industry is changing and we want our business to be a company of curious minds, passionate hearts and strategic intelligence. At Avison Young, we are committed to hiring people from all walks of life who have a collaborative style and innovations focus; we believe a diverse and embracing workforce makes for a stronger, more capable and competitive company. We will provide you with a place where you can step up and change the game. Collaboration is embedded in the way we work – our people have the autonomy to collaborate on client relationships, engage teams across the business, lead operations, work collectively on projects, participate in strategy and are ultimately responsible for our growth. Our distinctive Principal-led, privately-owned model puts us in the enviable position of being able to offer every employee the opportunity to own a share of our business, and inspires and allows anyone to become a Principal. This role carries voting rights so our people have a very real say in the future direction and operation of our business. This means that we are able to attract, engage and retain the best talent.About the role:We are looking for a Vice President – Enterprise Architecture & Integration to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business, particularly with respect to external facing technology products. Reporting to the Company’s Global Chief Operating Officer, you will communicate with employees, stakeholders and customers to ensure our company’s technologies are used appropriately.This role will:Lead the valuing of technology companies intellectual property, while working with our internal strategy and acquisition teamAdvise the CEO, COO and CIO on the merits, value and integration considerations and limitations on potential proptech and technology acquisition opportunitiesAssist in the development and recruitment of product managers, designers, developers, engineers and QA testersEvaluate and implement/integrate new technologies that yield competitive advantageAssist CIO to supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiencyUse stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technologyEnsure technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securelyUnderstand and touch all technologies the company deploysAlign product architecture with business prioritiesKeep abreast of new trends and best practices in the technology landscape, relying on a background in computing or software engineeringWork with CIO to oversee all system design and changes in system architecture collaborating with department heads, marketing, production, and operations as an advisor of all technologies involved with the companyEnsuring technology standards and best practices are metAssist Global Director, CyberSecurity to maintain network securityRequirements8-10 years’ experience in a software development role, information technology role, or related field; five years in management or leadership roleKnowledge of technological trends Understanding of budgets and business-planningAbility to conduct technological analyses and researchExcellent communication skillsLeadership and organizational abilitiesStrategic thinkingProblem-solving aptitude. Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficientlyAble to build strong interpersonal relationships with peers, brand leaders, and other senior management throughout the company Able to align multiple strategies and ideasConfident in producing and presenting workIn-depth understanding of the industryExperience with technology relative to industry; .Net, C+, SQL Server, MongoDB, Solr, jQuery, Angular, AWS, IIS, GitHub, Grunt/Gulp, Node.JS, Java/CStrict adherence to company philosophy/mission statement/sales goalsProficient computer skills, Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel)Excellent analytical and time-management skillsAvison Young practices as an equal opportunity employer in all services locations around the world. We are committed to building and maintaining a workforce diverse in experience, skills and knowledge with uniformity in service excellence, commitment and integrity.The firm maintains a strict policy to ensure employment opportunities are equal and do not discriminate based on race, colour, religion, creed, age, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, marital and civil partnership/union status, protected veteran or military service status, or any other elements protected by law.For those requiring assistance with disabilities, Information relating to the need for accommodation and accommodation measures will be addressed confidentially.Avison Young is committed to employing the best talent with the most fair and equitable recruitment practices. Apply with us TODAY!