Funded Recruitment Technology Startup with massive traction (SaaS based) looking for a CTO to build and lead world-class technology, product development, and engineering teams. We are looking for someone who is ready to take the next step in their career. The successful candidate is a passionate leader/technologist with saas experience to lead and scale during a rapid phase of growth. The CTO thrives in a dynamic environment and is extremely passionate about developing innovative technology and thinking 'outside the box'. We are not just looking for a good technical lead, we are looking for a good cultural fit and leader.
This individual will work hand in hand with the company's CEO, executive team, and board to establish a roadmap and a product vision to achieve the company's goals and strategies. The CTO will be responsible for leading strategic planning for technology and development initiatives and must have the ability to evaluate and identify appropriate technology enhancements. You will be expected to share knowledge, mentor and educate the organization's investors, management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders with regards to the company's technological vision!
You will also be expected to provide leadership in defining product requirements and overseeing product development from a design to execution basis as well as conduct code reviews and approve, propose and oversee development releases and the process.
5+ years' experience of software development for e-commerce, innovative, relevant and emergent technology companies
Hands-on coding experience (70% coding and 30% design & architecture)
iOS and Android app development
HTML5, CSS, node.js, AWS, SaaS,SQL, REST API
Building and managing a team of technology engineers
Extensive experience successfully building, managing, motivating and mentoring world-class software engineering teams, preferably in Start-ups
Extensive experience in top technology leadership positions developing, delivering and supporting a large scale software service offering
Deep expertise in open source technology and web applications
Extensive cross-functional leadership in engineering, architecture, and QA
Content management expertise (video, images and blogs)
Experience building live messaging applications is a plus
Experience working with / developing AI, NLP, or Machine Learning is a plus
Demonstrated results in scaling technology for growth and early stage companies
Enterprise Level security and IntegrationsBenefits
Career game changer A truly unique opportunity to join the executive team for a fast growing startup in a role with unlimited growth potential.
Competitive full-time salary
VERY DESIRABLE EQUITY in a funded early-stage startup poised for exponential growth
Health Care Plan
Work From Home Options
Casual dress code, no need to dress up
On-demand lattes (Vanilla, Hazelnut, Caramel, and something seasonal)
Fully stocked kitchen full of snacks and drinks
End of the month celebrations
The best team culture in Chicago!
FlashRecruit is an award winning Recruitment Live Messaging company with one mission; eliminate all barriers between candidates and recruiters. Candidate driven communication has traditionally started, ended, or never taken place due to the dreaded online application. Candidates and Recruiters crave a more effective way to start a conversation and FlashRecruit accomplishes that through their Recruitment Specific Live Messaging Tools. This technology has been recognized by Recruiter.com as one of the top recruitment communication tools and is currently being utilized by 3 of the top 5 staffing agencies in the world. We're looking for strong candidates who want to join a start-up that's proven and growing and someone who wants to become an integral part of the team.