We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business. You will communicate with employees, stakeholders and customers to ensure our company’s technologies are used appropriately.
Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. If you are also an excellent communicator and public speaker, we’d like to meet you.
Identify ways in which technology can help improve the company’s ability to service its customer and grow in scale
Own and maintain the product roadmap taking into account short term and long term business objectives
Manage and build a robust highly capable team to manage the development of new features and maintain the company’s technology assets
Implement process and best practices to ensure continuous delivery of product innovation while being able to maintain a high degree of support for internal and external stakeholders
Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
Help departments use technology profitably
Supervise system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
Build quality assurance and data protection processes
Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors
Recruit, hire and maintain a team of top quality developers and engineers to support the product vision
Be proactive in improving processes and delivery of technology services
Regularly report to upper management on progress and suggest ways to improve the efficiency of the technology team
Proven experience as a CTO, CIO or similar leadership role preferably with a large consumer-facing internet service company
Knowledge of technological trends to build a strategy
Understanding of budgets and business-planning
Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
Excellent communication skills
Leadership and organizational abilities
MSc/MA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus
Min. 3 years’ experience in developing enterprise scale cloud-based applications using modern web development languages
Demonstrable experience in building web-based applications using the LAMP stack
Experience with a MEAN stack is a bonus.
Strong experience with DevOps processes and tools
Min. 2 years’ experience in leading web and mobile app development team and overseeing the deployment of multiple projects.