Chief Technology Officer - IoT

Coburg Banks Limited
Leicestershire, East Midlands
£90,000 per annum
05 Dec 2018
12 Dec 2018
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type

Job Title: Chief Technology Officer

Location: Leicester

Salary: £90,000 to £120,000 plus Excellent Stock Options

This is a unique opportunity for an aspiring or experienced CTO to join a well-funded and highly innovative IoT start-up based in Leicester.

They are the only company in their space that do what they do within IoT and are looking for bright, committed and above all innovative individual to help them create their future environment in line with the company vision.

Founded in 2014 and revenue generating this company has a solid base and an effective management structure in place.

You will work closely with their founder and CEO who has taken a number of Tech Businesses to IPO and who encourages autonomy and is happy to be challenged.

The Role

As CTO you will be responsible for leading their development and engineering teams, defining the strategic roadmap, delivering their new connected system and playing a key role as part of the senior management team.

The CEO is keen on providing an environment where you will be given a great deal of autonomy and your role will focus on the following key areas:

You will own the engineering teams' processes and ways of working encouraging innovation while working closely with the development teams to create a detailed and accurate development plan.

Although you will not be hands on technically we would expect to use your technical skills and knowledge to overcome complex issues resulting in realistic solutions.

You will contribute to the business strategy with the senior management team and will present technical and product development progress to the board.

You will represent the company at event such as trade shows and conferences as well as evangelise their technical cap[abilities and product development to investors.

Key Experience Required

We are looking for someone with real passion that has worked as a CTO for an IoT start-up company or is a superstar Engineering Manager who feels ready for the next step and is looking for a challenge.

You will have experience of IoT platform development and it is likely that you will have come from a firmware backround early in your career before moving onto a more strategic role.

You will have strong commercial IoT product development experience from leading teams of engineers/developers with knowledge of portable electronic hardware design, embedded firmware and web development.

Ideally you will also have experience of delivering IT Services and solutions to large scale multi-national customers.

We would expect you to be educated to BSc, Msc or equivalent.

This is a fantastic opportunity to either begin or continue your career as a CTO of a start-up company with a superb early leader product and a bright future.

You will be looking for a real challenge and one where you will be highly rewarded for success.

Coburg Banks IT specialise in recruiting in a variety of areas including: Development, IT Support, Programme and Project Management, Business Analysts and Testing as well as mid to senior level IT appointments. We would welcome the opportunity of helping you in your career, so please send a copy of your CV to us