Chief Technology Officer
We are looking for a driven and experienced CTO to join our team and drive the development of a new unique retail data platform solution - connecting thousands of retail stores with billions of transaction data worldwide - based on our proven proprietary existing technologies. The responsibilities of the role include but is not limited to the following:
- Part of the global leadership team, to own and deliver all technical aspects of the company's strategy
- To develop a best-in-class organisation which attracts and retain top data, cloud, software engineering and data science talent and allows efficient and speedy agile delivery of scalable products in our fast-growing market.
- To define and implement modern agile development processes and ensure teams are properly skilled and trained.
- To maintain reliability, high scalability and end-to-end security of a cloud-based big data infrastructure.
- To ensure smooth collaboration and KPI alignment for technical delivery with Data Science and Product Teams to maintain company's agility and user-focus.
- To be responsible for data governance principles/compliance and security / backup and disaster recovery procedures.
- To research and implement new technologies which may potentially increase the company’s competitive advantage.
- An experienced, driven and internationally-minded personality with a strong passion to build a new disrupting platform in a small and fast-growing company.
- Previous work experience as a Chief Technology Officer or another similar technical leadership role
- Ideally 15+ yrs experience in Engineering in the area of software and data products
- Experience in Retail and /or CPG, B2B software products, Big Data Analytics/DataScience is a plus
- Experience in collaborating with Data Science Teams and ML Model Deployment
- Cultural understanding and hands-on experience in a fast-growing start-up environment would be preferable
- Highly organised, strong leadership skills and excellent interpersonal and communication abilities
- Strategic thinker with a passion to solve complex problems with technology
- Understanding of business planning and budgets