Venture CTO, IoT Start Up

CTO (London) - IoT Start Up
 
We are now seeking a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead our software development team and efforts on our latest Internet of Things venture, MachineMax, based in London.

MachineMax is a mobile machine management system that allows construction executives to optimise machine utilisation and reduce Total Cost of Operation for every machine on every project, through smart sensors and a mobile application.
 
As one of the early employees in this new initiative, you will have the opportunity to take an active role in strategic decisions and the overall direction of the initiative.
 
Career Opportunity
 
Explore a variety of IoT technologies and lead the development of our cutting edge technology. Apply technology for different verticals and use cases to build niche platforms and solutions. Lead a team of engineers to deliver one or more solution components. 

Responsibilities

  • Develop architecture and technology design of application modules including solution apps and platforms 
  • Hands-on development of one or more modules of a product/solution and peer review of team member’s code 
  • Own sprint planning and manage the releases for assigned modules 
  • Accountable for design and code deliverables for the assigned modules across sprints 
  • Provide hands-on technology leadership to the team 
  • Build technical strategy, technology blueprint, hiring and define tech stack best practices 
  • Define and manage the technology landscape and blueprint for defined module scope working closely with other lead engineers
  • Ensure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development, quality assurance, and maintenance 
  • Work closely with the leadership team to identify risks, opportunities 

Requirements

  • Sustained experience working on large software products as a senior/lead member of engineering team at startups/ spin offs 
  • Deep experience with cloud technology stacks, security systems, transaction processing, and high availability technologies 
  • Experience with building service based technologies including micro services frameworks 
  • Worked on a diverse set of full stack technologies including experience with web, scripting and low level system coding 
  • Hands on experience with front end development using frameworks like Angular, React, Bootstrap 
  • Motivated to explore new opportunities in leading edge technologies leveraging system technology experience 
  • Thrive on learning new technologies, don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions and adapt easily to meet the needs of massive growth and rapidly evolving business environment 
  • Highly detail oriented and well organized. Strong analytical and problem solving skills BS/MS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related subject 
  • You will have deployed one or more distributed or microservice application back-ends used by thousands (or more) end users, or delivered significant business value in a business or enterprise context.
  • Broad understanding of the needed tool chain to operate a digital business reaching from Continuous Integration, Testing, Product Analytics, to Marketing Automation and Customer Engagement
  • You are a digital native and agile is not just a term for you: You know how to do fast release cycles with highest quality standards
  • Several years of experience in leading large engineering teams
  • Track record of product engineering from conceptual design to go-to-market
  • Ability to keep things simple, deal and limit complexity
  • Hands-on ability as well as entrepreneurial spirit
  • Demonstrate initiative, ability to think fast and strong interpersonal/ communication skills that support the process of building collaborative teams​


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