CTO

new york, NY

Post Date: 08/01/2018 Job ID: 11063647 Industry: IT Perm
  
We are looking for an experienced technology leader to spearhead our technology practice in all aspects of our business. As a member of the C-suite, you will communicate with employees, stakeholders, our community and partners to ensure our company' s technology goals are met using optimal processes and infrastructure. 
 
We are a well-funded blockchain startup that is working to introduce innovation to the infrastructure that powers many of today' s financial transactions. We have an extremely innovative product and a unique global culture that brings together the grit of a startup and the stability and backing of being a well-capitalized firm.  Our team is made up of experienced finance, blockchain, and technology professionals that place tremendous value on intelligence, initiative, process, moving fast and iterating quickly.
 
Requirements
  • Proven track record as a CTO or similar leadership role
  • Open mindedness, enthusiasm for new technology and an innovator' s mindset that demonstrates a " nothing is impossible” outlook
  • Strategic thinker with strong leadership and organizational skills
  • Leadership style focused on elevating and empowering employees while also creating a culture of creativity and accountability
  • Up to date on current technology trends and able to create and implement our technology strategy (rich knowledge of the blockchain is a very big plus)
  • Business and budget planning experience
  • Ability to conduct and lead technological analysis and research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage a global team located in different time zones
  • English native speaker or fluent, ability to speak Mandarin is also preferred
  • Integrity non-negotiable
 
Responsibilities
  • Lead core development team, coordinate blockchain research, and monitor product development
  • Develop technical aspects of strategy ensuring alignment with the firm' s mid to long term vision and goals
  • Develop technology roadmap
  • Continually work to Client and implement new trend/new technologies that help to provide a unique advantage
  • Build quality assurance and data/code protection processes
  • Monitor KPI' s and IT budget to assess technology department' s performance
  • Own communication to the firm' s stakeholders, community and partners on all technology and technology related initiatives
  • Help to lead meetups, hackathons and other community focused engagement and educational initiatives

Susan Abrams


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