CTO, Co-Founder

at Watchr.co.uk in London

CTO, Co-Founder


Watchr.co.uk is the fastest growing marketplace to buy and sell watches 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 watch-certification process, an industry-leading pricing algorithm, and the world's best watch-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.


- 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


- 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


- 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


- 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


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Published at 15 May 2017
Expires on 15 Jul 2017

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