Chief Technology Officer

Location: Kyiv, Kharkiv, Ukraine
Work type: Full-time
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Scalarr is looking for a result-driven Chief Technology Officer with strong leadership skills and extensive experience in big data and software development. Scalarr’s Chief Technology Officer will be responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company and ensuring the technological excellence of the product.

Essential position responsibilities:

  • Build, lead and implement the strategic vision on the technological architecture and infrastructure, stack and roadmaps for product scale and ensuring that we achieve our key business objectives
  • Be primary communicator of the roadmap and our progress against it
  • Evaluate technology for short, mid and long term visions, managing technical debt respectively
  • Make sure we have the right processes, tools, and systems to deliver on the product and business opportunities
  • Actively recruit top talent and maintain a pipeline of candidates for speed to hire
  • Drive decisions on technical resources and budgets for efficiency and scalability
  • Define goals and objectives, track and deliver key productivity metrics and continually work towards improving team efficiency and engineering capacity
  • Develop and foster a culture of speed and innovation along with resolving customer challenges
  • Mentor, train, coach, facilitate and monitor the team’s professional development
  • Give and get ongoing feedback and regular performance evaluation
  • Understand our business, the markets we serve, and the customer so that product and engineering are effectively aligned to deliver excellent and scalable SaaS solutions
  • Own and continuously improve the process for delivering market-leading SaaS solutions by ensuring rapid iteration with predictability and quality
  • Lead/drive the evaluation of external technologies and platforms
  • Be the technical voice of the business
  • Effectively balance technical debt resolution with feature/function output
  • Establish and promote Agile principles and best practices across all teams
  • Work with other teams to maintain transparency making sure we work as a team building a holistic product from inception to the customer in the field

Required skills:

  • Strong technical hands-on leadership skills across an organization
  • Experience working we hybrid, partially remote team structure
  • 3+ years in “big data” and machine learning modeling and platforms
  • 3+ years Experience with processing of large data systems with technologies like Spark, Neural Networks, etc., for analytics, machine learning, and predictive modeling
  • 8+ years developing software applications targeting multiple runtime environments
  • 3+ year Ruby on Rails or Python’s Django
  • 5+ years delivering SaaS software in a cloud environment and standalone server bases
  • Experience with SQL, NoSQL, and RDBMS data stores
  • Experience with developing a microservice architecture to support the product’s business-driven development
  • 5+ years leading multiple high-performance software delivery teams
  • Expert knowledge of GIT source control
  • Expert knowledge of automated build/deploy, scaled monitoring, and support tools
  • Be comfortable with collaboration, open communication and reaching across functional borders
  • Background PCI compliance, ISO standards, PII security through the whole stack
  • Adherence to policies, procedures and documentation standards

Would be a big plus:

  • Advanced English would be a big plus
  • Strong automotive knowledge
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