Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

roomShenzhen, China
  • descriptionPermanent
  • cloudPartially remote

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Job description

We seek a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) for a blockchain-based investment company. You will have the opportunity to work with a team of experts like yourself in a very modern and convenient environment located in Shenzhen. You will be using the most advanced technology, automation and machine learning. As CTO, the successful candidate will be responsible for managing the development team, executing and implementing the vision of the company, building continuous iterations and improvements of the product, as well as contributing ideas initiatives while working alongside the CEO and CIO.

What we're looking for

Work closely with and manage the development team, leading the day-to-day operations. You will be able to visualize and implement efficient, scalable, and fault-tolerant solutions to complex problems. Project manage effectively with an emphasis on maintaining the product vision, schedule, roadmap, and architecture, constantly iterating and improving all aspects to develop leading edge technology. You will be able to understand the business requirements and design features in order to maximize the business and investor experience. Participate in committing code and hands-on technical work. Respond to feedback, pivot, and enhance existing processes to maximize value for business users and investors alike. You will have a strong desire to store and leverage data, using analytics through testing, and making clean data available for team use. The CTO formulate the plan and execute the plan into fruition. As the team leader, you will direct, support, and mentor those under your leadership. You will be capable of multitasking, working on several mandates and tech-oriented initiatives at a time. Work to deadlines that may be very tight and hard to meet, possibly leading to extended hours from time to time. You will located in Hi Tech Park area of Shenzhen, China. The position may however require occasional travel within China as well as internationally.

Why you should join us

If you have 5 to 10 years of full-stack development, software engineering, and/or technology operations experience. BSc, MSc, and/or PhD in computer science, computer/software engineering, mathematics, statistics, or other quantitative discipline. Fluent in either English, Russian or Mandarin (Bilingual prefered). Expert knowledge of API integrations. Willingness to learn. Expert problem solver. Master of Agile. Server: AWS Back-end stack: Node.js ES6, TypeScript, MySQL Front-end stack: semantic HTML, Sass or LESS, JavaScript, React, Bootstrap. Other tech and tools: Linux CLI, Git, AWS Elastic Beanstalk, RDS, S3. Microservices architecture. Test-driven development. CI / CD tools such as Jenkins. Experience integrating with financial and payments platforms (e.g. QuickBooks, Stripe, Xero, etc.). Previous experience in a startup an advantage.

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