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Chief Technology Officer, London, FinTech

07-10-2019 12:59 PM

Chief Technology Officer

The CTO will be responsible for making sure the technology strategy effectively and efficiently serves its business strategy, allowing the company to achieve its ambitious goals. 


  • Take responsibility for the delivery and outputs of the tech/dev team

  • Own the required hiring and scale-up required of the team as a result of the Series A successful completion, as well as managing existing staff 

  • Work with Sales/Marketing to deliver the product roadmap, on-time and fit for customer use

  • Steer the business on timescales, prioritisation and costs on competing development requirements 

  • Recommend new technologies, improvement of existing tech and set-up and future-proofing our technology

  • Ownership of the Tech/Dev budget and spend

  • Present to potential investors and customers on the technology

  • Present to the Board on tech progress, planned developments, challenges etc

  • Develop KPIs for the Tech team

  • Lead required integration efforts with partners, POS/Tech providers and customers

  • Leading edge thinking and knowledge of innovative technologies i.e. blockchain, AI etc


Proven experience as a CTO, Head of Technology/Engineering or similar leadership role
  • Experience of working within a scaling start-up/SME

  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning

  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research

  • Excellent communication/presentation skills

  • Excellent Leadership skills, team management...

  • Strategic thinking

  • Problem-solving aptitude

  • Knowledge of security principles and regulatory environment around relevant areas such as banking, payments, identify etc

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