CTO - SaaS Commerce solution - Ruby

Initi8 Recruitment
Up to £120,000 per annum £120K plus options, plus health, plus gym, pe
06 Jan 2021
05 Feb 2021
Professional / Specialist
Contract Type
The Job

Working as the CTO you will be the driving force of the engineering team with this software house delivering a PaaS to business who want to sell their products online. You will be leading specification, architecture and implementation of solutions commerce solutions that are hugely innovative and add genuine value to the supply chain.

You will lead technical conversations and direct the team in the execution of all development work. As such you will be accountable for the smooth delivery of solutions whilst managing and growing a talented team of Ruby on rails developers.

To do this you will build and line manage a team of managers, working closely with your development manager to expand the engineering team.

The CTO will;
  • Co-ordinate activities between product management, design and development roadmap.
  • Setting and delivering against the technical strategy
  • Provide architecture oversite
  • Improve process, development quality to deliver a customer centric development culture

You will work with clients and partners to drive deep technical integrations and foster strong lasting relationships with them.

About you

You will be an experienced CTO with a can do attitude,you will be someone who has lead large teams (70+) and have some exposure to PaaS or SaaS and Ruby on rails.

You will understand the need for process and building metrics to help drive development teams and what it takes to build a successful distributed culture. This is a job for someone with drive and enthusiasm.

About the company

This super successful start up has built software platform that is automating commerce operations in some of the worlds leading retailers and is already driving £1 billion in sales per year. Their platform is built in Ruby on rails and ReactJS.

They have already built a team of 80 using a remote first model with teams based across the world.

The main office is based in South Wales and as a leader in the business you will be expected to visit this office regularly (not daily).

Team bonding is important to this business, they have teams who are globally dispersed and so they put a lot effort to bring the teams together with hackathons,Friday drinks and frequent social gatherings.

Why should you take on this job?

This is a senior CTO role with a software house in the right place at the right time, they are about to take their Series B funding and so will have a whole new set of challenges ahead of them as the business matures.

Like any other successful business they have a clear message and priced to add value to their customers.Your job will be to help steer the ship, drive innovation and build upon an already good culture.


£120K plus options and benefits befitting a CTO

What should you do now?

If you are a CTO who has managed a large team, who sees opportunities rather than obstacles and it is a job you are interested in then please click apply and send me your CV

If you are a CTO who has experience with SaaS or PaaS and you have questions call Louise or Stephen @ initi8 HQ.

If you are not the CTO we are looking for, but you know someone who is?Why not refer them on to us and earna nice reward in the process #BeTheAgenct

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