Interim CTO

Location
England, London
Salary
£800 - £1,000 per day
Posted
04 Jul 2018
Closes
16 Jul 2018
Ref
33081
Contact
Emma Roderick
Position/Level
CTO
Sector
FMCG / Retail
Contract Type
Contract / Interim
Language
English

I'm currently looking for an interim CTO for a well-known fast growth pureplay e-commerce retailer. It's a 6 month engagement, based in West London. The candidate will need to be available to start immediately.

The successful candidate will report directly to the CEO and responsible for managing a team of approximately 40-60 people. The role requires a strong understanding of software engineering and willingness to roll up your sleeves to support the team.

The role is ideally suited to someone who is:

  • Happy to roll up sleeves and be confident liaising with developers and software engineers on code
  • Experienced in leading an eCommerce Technology function
  • Willing to make key decisions and pave the way for a permanent CTO- the search is expected to take over 6 months
  • Experience leading teams of similar sizes (approx. 40-60)
  • Ability to lead a team through the peak holiday season, ensuring the tech stack is stable for increased volume etc.

Required Skills:

  • Development team leadership experience
  • Background in Software Engineering
  • Strong grasp of web technologies & web infrastructure
  • Computer Science degree or equivalent
  • Passion for learning and the ability to handle change

Beneficial Skills:

  • Ruby / Java Background

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