CTO

at Jefferson Frank
Location Edinburgh
Date Posted September 15, 2020
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

£90- £110k

Chief Technology Officer

Edinburgh

Fintech Industry

AWS Cloud Platform

This is a growing fintech that helps businesses to manage payments and support a range of payment services all accessible via a powerful API. They have built their application from scratch upon Spring Java and the AWS stack.

Reporting to the CEO, the successful candidate will work to align the technology strategy with the business vision. They will join as a CTO to join the team at a time of huge growth for the business to structure the team and have a vision for their operations over the next 5 years. The ideal candidate will display leadership, organisation and knowledge, and have excellent interpersonal skills.

The successful candidate will..

Lead in the prioritisation of technology-related initiatives within the company both from a strategic and operational perspective aligning with group company goals.
Oversee the management of a multi-disciplined team with a varied skill set including backend/frontend developers, QA, security and Dev Ops.
Responsible for leading the growing teams across the central belt of Scotland (currently 15 resources).
Responsible for coaching and retention of key hires.
Collaborate with the CEO, Head of Product and the Product team in delivering industry-leading solutions.
Research and development of new and emerging technologies.
Contribute to team process improvement adhering to industry best practice and principles.
Provide team members with the necessary tools and knowledge to perform the role to a high standard.
Provide feedback/reporting to Management/Board of Directors on a regular and ad hoc basis.

Ideally you will have...

Experienced managing a small team of Developers/Engineers
Experienced working with both technical and non - technical people
Ability to drive a team forward and maximise everyone's potential
Experienced ideally within a 24/7 AWS environment.
Experience managing and developing individuals ensuring roles align with the business strategy.

Is Successful, you will get many benefits such as..

Your standard benefits from most companies is great but this client also offer something that not every company can guaranteee which is a devoted team! Each of the employees that currently work here are extremely passionate about their role and the work they do within the business. It's rare we can say that every employee goes into the office with smile on their face of a Monday Morning which I believe says a lot about the business!

They also come with other additional benefits such as...

Performance-based Share Options scheme.
Local to all Transport
Healthcare
life assurance
income protection benefits.

Don't forget..

At Jefferson Frank, Our mission is simple: we want happy customers. Whether you're an AWS or DevOps professional, we will help you walk into your dream AWS/DevOps job. Work with us and you'll get the personalized experience you deserve - one you'll simply not find at any other recruitment agency. At Jefferson Frank, we find great people great jobs in AWS and DevOps.

You can apply here or drop me a message on LinkedIn to find out more www.linkedin.com/in/oliver-king-538765b7/

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