Job Title: Chief Technology Officer (CTO) - Co-Founder Location: Dubai, DIFC Pay: Negotiable basic salary + Equity
We are working with a dynamic and rapidly growing FinTech startup that is revolutionizing the financial industry. Our customer's innovative platform provides cutting-edge solutions to streamline and enhance financial processes for businesses and individuals. As they continue to expand and disrupt traditional practices, we are seeking a highly skilled and visionary Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the technical team and drive our technological advancements.
As the CTO, you will be responsible for shaping and executing our technology strategy, driving innovation, and ensuring the delivery of exceptional products and services. You will play a crucial role in transforming our startup into a market-leading FinTech organization. Working closely with the executive team, you will lead a talented team of developers, engineers, and IT professionals, fostering a culture of collaboration and excellence.
Technology Strategy and Innovation: ● Develop and execute the company's overall technology vision and strategy, aligning it
with business goals and market trends. ● Identify emerging technologies and trends, evaluating their potential impact and
relevance to our business. ● Drive innovation by leading research and development efforts to introduce new
products, features, and solutions.
Team Leadership and Management: ● Build and lead a high-performing technology team, providing mentorship, guidance,
and fostering a culture of collaboration and innovation. ● Manage the recruitment, training, and professional development of technical staff,
ensuring a skilled and motivated workforce. ● Foster an inclusive and diverse work environment, encouraging creativity and a
sense of ownership among team members.
Technical Architecture and Solution Development: ● Oversee the design, development, and maintenance of our technology infrastructure,
applications, and systems. ● Ensure scalability, reliability, and security of our platforms, anticipating and
addressing potential challenges and risks. ● Collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive the development and delivery of
high-quality, user-centric products and services.
Technology Partnerships and Vendor Management: ● Evaluate and select external technology partners and vendors, establishing strategic
alliances to enhance our product offerings and capabilities. ● Negotiate contracts and manage relationships with technology partners and vendors,
ensuring adherence to service level agreements and delivering value to the organization.
Security and Compliance: ● Implement robust cybersecurity measures to protect sensitive data and ensure
compliance with industry regulations and standards. ● Stay updated on industry best practices, emerging threats, and regulatory changes,
proactively addressing any potential risks.
Desired background and experience: ● Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field (advanced
degree preferred). ● Proven experience as a CTO, Technical Director, or similar leadership role in a
FinTech or related industry. ● Strong knowledge of financial systems, technologies, and industry standards. ● Demonstrated success in leading technology teams and managing complex projects
from inception to completion. ● Extensive experience in software development, infrastructure management, and
architecture design. ● Proficient in programming languages, databases, cloud platforms, and modern
software development practices. ● Excellent strategic thinking and problem-solving abilities, with a track record of
driving innovation and delivering results. ● Strong leadership, communication, and interpersonal skills, with the ability to inspire
and motivate teams. ● Solid understanding of cybersecurity principles, risk management, and compliance
requirements. ● Demonstrated business acumen and the ability to align technology initiatives with
overall business objectives.
Join our dynamic and ambitious team, and be a driving force in shaping the future of the financial industry. If you are a visionary leader with a passion for technology and a track record of success, we invite you to apply for the position of Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at our cutting-edge FinTech startup.
Note: This job description is intended to provide a general overview of the position and may not include all the tasks and responsibilities required for the role.