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Chief Technology Officer, London, FinTech

Permanent
Technology
London
London
£100,000-£125,000
07-10-2019 12:59 PM
ZR_47_JOB

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. 

Duties

  • 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


Requirements

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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