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Are you intrigued by the advances in Blockchain? Are you excited by the opportunity to develop a company’s technological backbone from the ground up? If so, we can’t wait to hear from you. We need a CTO (Chief Technology Officer) who can provide technical leadership and training for the rest of the company. Your job responsibilities Will include: 1. Represent the technological agenda in staff meetings and when making hiring decisions 2. Maintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developments 3. Consolidate our technology platforms and create plans for each 4. Track, analyze and monitor technology performance metrics 5. Identify new areas of digital marketing opportunities and create plans to implement them for us and our clients 6. Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation, and creativity 7. Spearhead IT projects to increase our market reach and improve our USP 8. Oversee all system design and changes in system architecture
This is an opportunity to play a key role in a fast moving, impact focused startup. We are building a diverse team marked by its commitment to making a positive difference in the world, drive for excellence, strong work ethic, compassion and humility; and a work culture that is highly collaborative, ambitious, creative and flat. The Opportunity - Collaborate with the Founder to build a comprehensive vision and product roadmap - Build out the architecture, team, technology stack and platform - Set the tone, best practices, and overall strategy for technical operations – from coding, project management, documentation, architecture, and scaling – and rigidly adhere to their implementation, adjusting as needed - Own & report on technology related metrics, always looking for a way to improve our users’ experiences - Identify and incorporate growing trends and best practices in technology, evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms - Lead strategic planning to achieve goals within timelines by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timeframes for development and deployment - Recruit, hire and lead a high quality technology team, with close collaboration and communication with a top notch data science team - Recommend technologies that support company organizational needs internally - Maintain a governance process that meets government, partner, and company expectations for information privacy - Communicate the company’s technology strategy to investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders - Develop and manage a multi-year technology roadmap, ensuring the deployment of architectural solutions that are secure, scalable, comprehensive and maintainable - Assist the CEO with fundraising and strategy, Product & Operations Leads with feature roadmapping The Individual - We are looking for a candidate with the following skills, experience and attributes: - Must have been involved with multiple startups (some successful and others a learning experience) - Must be a hands-on entrepreneurial CTO, who has worked at least one high profile startup - Strong network to recruit from within (India and/or overseas) - Experience in leading the full cycle of web and mobile application development processes, from design to implementation - Experience with Python development and object-oriented design - Experience building web applications using MVC frameworks (Django is a plus) - Extensive knowledge of and experience with SMS, USSD or other protocols for mobile communication standards, particularly GSM - B.S. or Masters in computer engineering or related discipline, from reputed university - A natural leader - Loves the intensity, chaos and passion of start-ups, and wants to work with a fun-loving team who truly enjoy working together to realize a shared dream - Team player who is takes ownership of work, is detail and deadline oriented, with a strong work ethic Compensation & Logistics This is a full-time opportunity. Total compensation package will be in line with startup market rates; negotiable based on qualifications and experience. If brought on as VP of Engineering, then will have the option to move into CTO role with good performance. The position is based in Mumbai, India, and the candidate must live in Mumbai or be willing to relocate.
ABOUT US: Arque Capital is a FinTech startup working with AI in Finance in domains like Asset Management (Hedge Funds, ETFs and Structured Products), Robo Advisory, Bespoke Research, Alternate Brokerage, and other applications of Technology & Quantitative methods in Big Finance. PROFILE DESCRIPTION: 1. Get the "Tech" in order for the Hedge Fund - Help answer fundamentals of technology blocks to be used, choice of certain platform/tech over other, helping team visualize product with the available resources and assets 2. Build, manage, and validate a Tech Roadmap for our Products 3. Architecture Practices - At startups, the dynamics changes very fast. Making sure that best practices are defined and followed by team is very important. CTO’s may have to garbage guy and clean the code time to time. Making reviews on Code Quality is an important activity that CTO should follow. 4. Build progressive learning culture and establish predictable model of envisioning, designing and developing products 5. Product Innovation through Research and continuous improvement 6. Build out the Technological Infrastructure for the Hedge Fund 7. Hiring and building out the Technology team 8. Setting up and managing the entire IT infrastructure - Hardware as well as Cloud 9. Ensure company-wide security and IP protection REQUIREMENTS: Computer Science Engineer from Tier-I colleges only (IIT, IIIT, NIT, BITS, DHU, Anna University, MU) 5-10 years of relevant Technology experience (no infra or database persons) Expertise in Python and C++ (3+ years minimum) 2+ years experience of building and managing Big Data projects Experience with technical design & architecture (1+ years minimum) Experience with High performance computing - OPTIONAL Experience as a Tech Lead, IT Manager, Director, VP, or CTO 1+ year Experience managing Cloud computing infrastructure (Amazon AWS preferred) - OPTIONAL Ability to work in an unstructured environment Looking to work in a small, start-up type environment based out of Mumbai COMPENSATION: Co-Founder status and Equity partnership
We are ex-Flipkart and IIT Kharagpur alumni working on a vertical e-commerce platform that will change the way consumer shops electronic appliances online. We have 10+ years of industry experience and are looking for some kickass talent to join our founding team at this initial stage. He will lead whole tech efforts, build platform and team and grow it further. Expect an exceptional growth as Homeyantra grows in coming months.
We're looking for a CTO who can take complete ownership of Tech Team and hustle and get shit done while building and scaling our product at inFeedo. Our ask is a burning desire for scale, relentless passion and a Jordon Belfort (from Wolf of Wall Street) like fearless confident attitude that leaves a lasting impression. MUST HAVES: 1) 7+ years of experience in Managing a Tech Team for a Saas product 2) Extremely strong communication skills 3) Has outstanding technical aptitude and a proven past record for team to draw inspiration 4) Has experience handling security and performance issues in small business 5) Has previous experience in MEAN stack, AWS and have worked on integrations 6) Capable of getting problem statement solved given only time and budget. (Take calls on getting new team members, firing existing ones etc) 7) Great with people management skills ^ Those without these skill sets will not be accepted. Brownie Points: Experience in scaling a small startup to a profitable mid size SAAS business 5 KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 1)Set/adapt the vision for Tech, work with Product & Business team to understand their perspective 2) Align and mentor developers into right approach towards solving the problem 3) Proactively pre-empt technical issues wrt architecture, performance, security and Tech debt 4) Hire the right team, fire the wrong team 5) Be the SPOC for technical department, come on consensus with Product and Business team to bring best of Sales, Product and Tech
Desired Skills and Experience ● B.S. or Masters in computer engineering or related discipline, from reputed university ● Must have been involved with startups (some successful and others a learning experience) ● Must be a hands-on entrepreneurial CTO, who has worked at least one high profile startup ● Strong network to recruit from within (India and/or overseas) ● Must have experience and ability to hire quality team, with first hires being from personal networks ● Experience in leading the full cycle of web and mobile application development processes, from design to implementation, deployment and operation. ● Experience with Python development and object-oriented design ● Extensive experience with MCV frameworks (Django is a plus) ● Experience managing multi-discipline teams of developers is a plus ● Extensive knowledge of and experience with SMS, USSD or other protocols for mobile communication standards, particularly GSM ● Exceptional project management and organization skills Responsibilities: ● Collaborate with the Founder to build a comprehensive technology vision and product roadmap ● Build out the architecture, team, technology stack and platform ● Set the tone, best practices, and overall strategy for technical operations – from coding, project management, documentation, architecture, and scaling – and rigidly adhere to their implementation, adjusting as needed ● Own & report on technology related metrics , always looking for a way to improve users’ experiences via technology ● Identify and incorporate growing trends and best practices in technology, evaluate and identify appropriate technology platforms ● Lead strategic planning to achieve goals within timelines by identifying and prioritizing development initiatives and setting timeframes for development and deployment ● Recruit, hire and lead a high quality technology team , with close collaboration and communication with a top notch data science team ● Recommend technologies that support company organizational needs internally ● Maintain a governance process that meets government, partner, and company expectations for information privacy ● Communicate the company’s technology strategy to investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders ● Develop and manage a multi-year technology roadmap , ensuring the deployment of architectural solutions that are secure, scalable, comprehensive and maintainable ● Assist the CEO with fundraising and strategy, Product & Operations Leads with feature road-mapping Key Personal Attributes ● A natural leader ● Loves the intensity, chaos and passion of start-ups, and wants to work with a fun-loving team who truly enjoy working together to realize a shared dream ● Team player who is takes ownership of work, is detail and deadline oriented, with a strong work ethic