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  • London
  • fulltime
  • £100,000 a year

Position Overview:

We are seeking an experienced and visionary CTO to lead our product engineering team, set overall technology strategy and contribute to and manage its execution.You will be a hands-on CTO with a deep understanding of SaaS platforms, blockchain technologies, and Web3 ecosystems. As CTO, you will be responsible for driving innovation, overseeing the development of our technology stack, and ensuring the scalability and security of our platform.


Who you are

  1. A versatile and experienced hands on CTO who can move easily between front and backend to get the job done
  2. Accountable and take ownership of your work from start-to-finish
  3. Passionate about product and the impact your code has on end customers
  4. You enjoy collaboration with product, design and commercial colleagues in a cross-functional product team
  5. Excellent communication skills: you're good at explaining complex problems to your colleagues and customers



Key Responsibilities:

Technology Strategy: Develop and implement a comprehensive technology strategy that aligns with our business goals and drives innovation in the Web3 space.

Leadership: Lead and mentor a small team of engineers to foster a culture of collaboration, continuous learning, and high performance.

Product Development: Oversee the design, development, and deployment of our SaaS platform, ensuring it meets the highest standards of quality, scalability, and security.

Blockchain Integration: Drive the integration of blockchain technologies into our platform, including NFTs, smart contracts, decentralized applications (dApps), and tokenization. You will be familiar with Ethereum, Polygon, Base and Ordinals.

Security and Compliance: Ensure the security and compliance of our technology infrastructure, dev ops, data protection, data storage and encryption.

Stakeholder Collaboration: Work closely with the CEO to build a collaborative workplace ensuring technology initiatives align with business objectives.

Innovation: Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends, evaluating their potential impact on our business and driving their adoption where appropriate.

Management: Manage the engineering team and ensure an efficient allocation of resources and cost-effective solutions.


Qualifications:

Experience: Minimum of 10 years of experience in technology leadership roles, with a focus on SaaS platforms and blockchain technologies using frameworks like React, Vue or Ember and a variety of modern languages like Javascript, Typescript, Solidity C#, Java or Kotlin. Experience creating backends with technologies such as Next.js, Spring, express, etc.

Education: Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.

Technical Expertise: Great experience building complex systems, ideally in a SaaS context. In-depth knowledge of blockchain technologies, smart contracts, decentralized applications (dApps), and related Web3 protocols. Familiarity integrating with APIs, Shopify and third-party services and understanding the potential pitfalls. Familiarity with cloud providers such as AWS.

Leadership Skills: Proven experience in leading and managing high-performing technology teams.

Strategic Vision: Ability to develop and execute a technology strategy that aligns with business goals and drives innovation.

Communication: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively collaborate with stakeholders at all levels.

Problem-Solving: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to address complex technical challenges. Experience with different testing approaches such as unit, end to end, UI testing with Cypress/Selenium Cloud environments (Heroku, AWS or Google Cloud) and build automation (Docker, CI/CD, alerting, monitoring)

Adaptability: Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic startup environment and adapt to changing priorities.


Benefits:

Competitive salary

Attractive stock option package

Flexible working: either fully on-site or hybrid in our bright workspace in central London

Opportunity to work with cutting-edge technologies and shape the future of Web3.

Collaborative and inclusive work environment.

Professional development and growth opportunities.


How to Apply:

If you are passionate about technology, blockchain, and driving innovation, we would love to hear from you.

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