Chief Technology Officer (CTO)- Agile, Product, Transformation - 6 months contract initially
A unique opportunity is available for an experienced product focused CTO to help transform an industry leading, security, payments and infrastructure company, scale, improve their product offering and re-structure the teams as you see fit.
Located in Surrey, they are easily commutable from Waterloo, or anywhere in the Thames Valley. The remit for the new CTO is to drive change, drive best practice, re-organise teams and get the right people in the right place. The CTO will also be looking at how they can, as a business, scale and simplify their product by using innovative approaches to delivery.
The CTO should bring with them some very specific skills and experience:
-You will have come from a technical background, the team is Java focused however, any development background experience will do. Note this is NOT a hands on or architecture role, it's about demonstrating technical leadership.
-You will have held the title of CTO or been in a senior technical leadership role for multiple previous roles
-You will have extensive experience in people and team management, have extensive senior stakeholder management and put people in for front of any conversation
-You will have either helped scale, or re-structure, engineering, operations, infrastructure and security teams, and been the driving for behind setting best practices and implementing them
-You must have scaled an enterprise level software focused product, any experience of taking a business through and exit would be very beneficial
-You must have extensive experience in API gateways, ideally including Payment gateways
-You must have worked on products that require complex 3rd party integrations, especially around how to integrate systems together at the networking and infrastructure level
-You must have an in depth knowledge of security, and will have worked within a PCI regulated or Security Audited environment in a previous role
As you can imagine this is not an exhaustive list of skills or requirements and I'd be keen to explain more to you.
It is key for this CTO to having and engineering and technical mindset, while having the ability to drive change and make tough decisions when needed, yet still be approachable and be a natural charismatic leader. The right applicant will think in first principle's, make career decisions based on passion and company mission and have experience building something special from a standing start.
Initially this is a 6 month contract, however, there may be possibly to extend, depending on your ability to delivery. Please send CVs initially.
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