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.