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Chief Technology Officer

$110k – $125k • 0.5% – 1.5%
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OVERVIEW
We are looking for a highly skilled Chief Technology Officer. You will be communicating with team members, partners, and investors to make sure our company’s technology is being used effectively and expanding responsibly. We expect you to be familiar with a variety of business concepts and experienced with technological trends.

The ideal candidate will have strong business acumen and be a strategic thinker. You should have at least a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or another relevant field. If you are capable of using technological trends to help us build our business strategy, and are also an excellent communicator, we would love to hear from you.


RESPONSIBILITIES
- Develop the technical aspects of our company’s strategy
- Research any new technologies that may potentially increase our company’s competitive advantage
- Provide time estimates and recommendations for development and deployment
- Assist the entire team in using technology effectively
- Monitor system infrastructure
- Ensure system infrastructure is functioning and working efficiently
- Build processes for data protection and quality assurance
- Monitor Key Performance Indicators and metrics
- Protect sensitive digital information
- Respond to feedback from stakeholders and use it to make improvements or adjustments needed to our technology
- Make executive decisions regarding our company’s technological needs
- Make sure regulatory standards are met
- Oversee any changes in system architecture
- Deploy and implement a disaster recovery plan in the event of a breach
- Plan and implement appropriate use policies for employees
- Actively grow you direct reports' skill sets
- Communicate our technology strategy to our partners as well as investors


REQUIREMENTS
- BSc or BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or another similar field
- At least three years experience as a Chief Technology Officer or similar leadership role
- Comprehension of budgets
- Understanding of business planning
- Strong leadership skills
- Highly organized
- Excellent interpersonal and communication abilities
- Able to conduct research and analyses of technology
- Knowledge of technology trends
- Able to use current technological trends to build a business strategy
- Analytical
- Strategic thinker
- Problem-solving


NECESSARY EXPERTISE
Javascript, Postgres, Web Development, Mobile Development, iOS Development, Android Development, Full Stack Development, React.js, React Native


BONUS POINTS
You’ve worked at an early stage startup
MBA or similarly relevant graduate degree
You have experience with machine learning development