We are looking for a driven and talented CTO to come and join our fast growing and well funded startup team.
What matters to you?
We are looking for people who want to make a difference and are motivated to lead a young but fast growing company with a big social ambition.
We are a HealthTech company on a mission to help older people live with greater confidence, wellbeing and dignity, through better informed and more timely decisions by those who care for them. The data we collect, and the relationships we have with leading researchers allows us to be on the very frontline of dementia research in the UK.
Reporting directly into the CEO as an integral member of the leadership team, you will design and deliver our new Service Oriented Architecture that will lay the foundations for the future of the company whilst supporting us to build out our ASP.NET Core 2.0 RESTful API. You will co-develop our data strategy and lead on its deployment.
This is both a strategic and a “roll your sleeves up” job as we enter the next phase of our growth.
Owning the entire software development lifecycle, you will lead on the specification, architecture, design, coding, testing and deployment of solutions within our Microsoft .NET environment.
The ideal candidate will be extremely self-motivated to succeed, and will have spent at least 3 years in a leadership position, ideally in a startup. They will be considered high potential by their current employer and will have have had a fast career trajectory to date. They may have been involved in a previous successful exit.
This will be an exciting opportunity for them to join a leadership team of a company on course to make a big impact on the lives of many people.
In this role, you will:
Architect a new platform for the next stage of our growth
Lead our data strategy deployment
Design, develop, and deliver features on our RESTful API and related services
Work with our Azure hosted environment
Grow and lead talented teams building both Angular and Android Native applications on top of our RESTful API
Take the lead on requirements identification and in producing specifications
Maintain a development environment for efficient testing and integration
Assist QA to define acceptance tests
Support the creation and maintenance of technical documentation
Lead coding standards, develop best practices and procedures that your team can follow
Help us grow our talented development team
Solid experience in Software Development, Design and Architecture (Machine Learning / AI a bonus)
Strong knowledge and application of software design patterns
Strong C# and .NET framework knowledge
Strong ASP.NET Core 2.0 framework knowledge and skills
Excellent practical knowledge of OOP concepts and SOLID principles
Solid understanding of HTTP, JSON and RESTful design
Hands-on experience with SQL on Azure
Experience with Unit and Integration testing
Experience with Continuous Integration and Deployment workflows (VSTS)
A highly organised self-starter that's at their best working in a fast paced startup environment
Very nice to have
Working within a microservices architecture/distributed architecture
Experience of working in a regulated environment such as HealthTech or FinTech
Experience working with high availability software
Experience working with big data sets
Experience building a social platform
What’s the package?
Base salary £50,000 with generous equity
Experience preparing a business for Series A funding
Opportunity to leave a lasting legacy
If you like the sound of our position, please email email@example.com with an intro and your CV.