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Chief Technology Officer (80k Tech for good)

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Chief Technology Officer - (80k Tech for good)

VANRATH are seeking a visionary and experienced Chief Technology Officer (80k Tech for good) to join our fast-growing startup company focused on creating a positive impact through technology. As a CTO, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our technological strategy, leading the development of innovative solutions, and driving the technical direction of the organization. This is an excellent opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a company committed to using technology for the betterment of society.

Technical Strategy and Leadership:

  • Develop and execute the company's technology strategy aligned with the overall business objectives and mission.
  • Lead and manage the technology team, fostering a culture of collaboration, innovation, and continuous improvement.
  • Provide technical leadership and mentorship to the team members, ensuring their professional growth and development.
  • Product Development and Innovation:
  • Oversee the end-to-end product development lifecycle, from conceptualization to deployment and maintenance, ensuring high-quality deliverables.
  • Drive the development of innovative software and technology solutions that align with the company's mission of making a positive social impact.
  • Stay up-to-date with emerging technologies and industry trends, evaluating their potential applications for the company's products and services.
  • Technical Architecture and Infrastructure:
  • Design and maintain the technical architecture and infrastructure to support the scalability, security, and reliability of the company's products.
  • Implement best practices for software development, quality assurance, deployment, and maintenance.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, design, and operations, to ensure seamless integration of technology solutions.
  • Data Strategy and Analytics:
  • Define the company's data strategy, ensuring effective data collection, storage, analysis, and utilization.
  • Identify opportunities for leveraging data to drive insights, improve decision-making processes, and optimize product performance.
  • Ensure compliance with data privacy and security regulations and promote ethical data practices.
  • Technology Partnerships and Vendor Management:
  • Identify and establish strategic partnerships with technology vendors, startups, and research institutions to enhance the company's capabilities and access to cutting-edge technologies.
  • Manage relationships with technology partners, negotiate contracts, and monitor service level agreements.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field. Advanced degrees are a plus.
  • Proven experience (X years) in a senior technical leadership role, preferably as a CTO or Head of Technology, in a startup or fast-paced environment.
  • Strong background in software development and architecture, with expertise in modern programming languages, frameworks, and cloud technologies.
  • Demonstrated experience in developing and scaling technology products, preferably in the tech-for-good or social impact space.
  • Experience with data-driven decision-making, data analytics, and machine learning/AI technologies is desirable.
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate cross-functional teams.
  • Passion for using technology to drive positive change and make a meaningful impact on society.


Salary for the role would be 80k + additional benefits. If you are interested in hearing more please send your CV of contact Matthew Evers directly.