Chief Technology Officer
GBP60000 - 70000 / annum
7th February 2018
Are you an ambitious IT Professional looking to take the next step in your career? Would you like to join a fast growing technology business in the expanding edutech sector? Can you demonstrate a broad understanding of modern technology platforms, analytics, data science and cloud principles within a product driven environment. Do you have Experience of developing SaaS products and apps or drafting technical design documentation. This is an exciting opportunity to play a key role in the development of business who have and exciting product which is well received by the market and growing every week. The CTO role is a strategic role and the individual will be responsible for creating and implementing the product development vision and strategy, you will be a member of the management team and will have a voice in the overall ongoing shaping of the business and the direction it takes. On an operational level, you will select, brief and manage suppliers who will carry out the day to day technical development before recruiting and leading an in house technical team. Key responsibilities include will be to Lead strategic planning to achieve business goals by identifying and prioritising development initiatives and setting timetables for the evaluation, development and deployment. Select, brief and manage the work of development team using an agile process (external initially before internalising). Set and control the technology budget, Develop product road maps and maintain project momentum and the maintenance of quality standards.
To be considered you will able to demonstrate experience working in a start-up environment, experience of running outsourced development teams and recruiting technical staff. Be strategic thinker who is equally at home with detail and implementation and have strong supplier management experience. Previous experience as software developer would be beneficial. In return we offer an excellent career development opportunity, competitive basic salary with bonus scheme.
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