CTO

at Watchr.co.uk in London

CTO, Co-Founder
WWW.WATCHR.CO.UK ● LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM ● ENGINEERING

Watchr.co.uk is the fastest growing marketplace to buy and sell watches and jewellery 100% online. Gone are the days of haggling with the used watch salesman. Instead, Watchr makes the process simple, trustworthy and even fun! We combine a rigorous certification process, an industry-leading pricing algorithm, and the world's best buying process to delight all our customers. Thanks to our great team, we’re changing the watch industry from the ground up.

That's us, let's talk about you. Watchr is currently looking for a driven, entrepreneurial, and results oriented CTO. As CTO you will jump into the business by taking full ownership of building and scaling all product lines. You will build products from existing ideas, as well as developing new ideas based on your industry experience. You will build and lead a team of developers and engineers as well as further scale the tech and product development as the business evolves.

This position is exciting, requires excellence, and an entrepreneurial mindset. It provides responsibility and freedom to build and grow an innovative product at the intersection of big data, AI and e-commerce. This will require you to act as both a strategic leader and a materialiser, with a unique blend of business and technical savvy; a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.
This position is meant for those of you who challenge the status quo on a daily basis, seek and desire to radically change the inefficiencies in the world, and get what it means to build movements and not just machines.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Full ownership of product strategy and roadmap
Hire and lead a stellar development team
Be part of the senior leadership and early founding team and drive the product vision of Watchr
Guide and continually improve the development process
Create and execute a detailed product roadmap
Expand our product globally
Setting and driving the strategy together with your team
Work closely with business stakeholders to line up features for all products
Requirements

YOUR SKILLS
Impeccable academic background in Computer Science, Software Engineering and similar degrees from tier one universities (Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial College, etc)
Strong leadership experience within a successful tech start-up, building, managing and mentoring teams of 10+ people
5+ years of software developing experience in startups or lean, fast growing tech companies
Experience working directly with CEO and investors with capability of communicating tech terminology to business partners
Experience taking products global
Background in front-end development, back-end development, mobile app (Android & iOS), ecommerce / marketplace. Big Data & Pricing Algorithms a plus.
Background in Engineering, Technology, Software development or Product
Entrepreneurial and hands-on approach to business
Experience with multiple software development processes and technology
Experience developing comprehensive product roadmaps in complex multi-product environments
Benefits

WHAT ARE WE OFFERING
Being part of the initial founding team with responsibilities and opportunities to significantly influence the strategy of the company
Lead the expansion for a high growth startup that is revolutionising a $30 Billion industry
Learn and work with some of the best entrepreneurs
An energetic team with flat hierarchy
Great working atmosphere in an international environment
Equity stake

PERKS!
A fast-paced start-up experience in a high growth company.
Work with a high-performance team who will fight beside you in the trenches to accomplish the amazing

APPLICATION PROCEDURE
Please apply via our "Career Portal":https://watchr-ltd.breezy.hr/p/48fd6660190a01-cto

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Published at 17 Nov 2017
Expires on 17 Jan 2018


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