CTO - Startup Fintech

Recruiter
Michael Page Technology
Location
London
Salary
£100k to £140k
Posted
18 Jun 2018
Closes
02 Jul 2018
Ref
MPFE13924672
Position/Level
CTO
Contract Type
Permanent
Language
English
  • CTO
  • Build the agile technology environment to deliver the app to market

About Our Client

Leading Fintech that has been backed to build and develop an app for the market. You will be focused on improving the lives of small business owners, consultants and entrepreneurs.

CTO / Head of Technology / Chief Technical Officer - London - Fintech - Launch of a Mobile App

Job Description

We are looking for a Chief Technical Officer to drive production and key development, with a hands-on approach and ability to lead a team of internal and external teams.

CTO / Head of Technology Key Skills:

  • Build the agile technology environment to deliver the app to market.
  • Design a technology roadmap to support a 3-5 year active rollout of functionality.
  • Develop and implement a lean internal staffing model.
  • Develop an appropriate plan for cost- and time-effective use of outsourcing partners and internal hires.
  • Define appropriate IT, data protection and security policies, and ensure full compliance with FCA data management requirements as a payment provider.

Key Personal Skills:

  • Strong people person and an expert in two-way communication (oral and written). Ability to build relationships, influence others, and obtain results through working with others.
  • Disciplined and process-oriented, able to design and lead implementation of the best controls and processes.
  • Organized, high energy, and results driven, capable of being a leader within the company.
  • Superior problem-solving skills, ability to move quickly and assemble a team as needed to identify issues, root causes, and solutions.
  • Able to work with a diverse team which includes remotely located staff and developers.
  • Abillity to explain technical matters to non-technical staff, board members, and outside parties.
  • Lead a team and be responsible for effective coaching, development and goal setting, and be responsible for talent acquisition.

The Successful Applicant

CTO / Head of Technology Key Skills:

  • Fintech background would be an advantage but not essential.
  • Prior experience as Head of Technology/CTO or equivalent at a startup or, if not in a startup, at a rapidly growing or innovative larger company.
  • Relevant experience includes the successful development and launch of at least one mobile app, ideally in the fintech space.
  • In-depth knowledge of all aspects of the software development life cycle (SDLC), best practices and agile software development.
  • Broad understanding of web, app programming, systems design, and systems architecture.

What's on Offer

£100k to £140k + benefits

Ref Code: MPFE13924672Z

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