- Develop the overall technical strategy for the company in alignment with the company's future and goals
- Develop the company’s strategy for using technological resources
- Ensure that the design and implementation of the platform and infrastructure is modern, secure, efficient and scalable
- Be a key player in setting the product vision, in product development and having an eye for UX and design
- Supervise system infrastructure and architecture to ensure functionality and efficiency
- Be up-to-date of technology standards, emerging technologies and apply updates to platform as appropriate to comply with the latest data protection regulations and laws
- Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
- Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology.
- Communicate technology strategy to management, staff, partners, investors and stakeholders.
- Commercially focused, with experience working in companies where VC and seed funding are necessary
- Foster a collaborative and positive culture within the tech team

Required Qualifications:

- Extensive experience and proven track record of agile development methodologies
- Previously held a tech lead role in order to give clear direction to tech team, at othee software/startup company
- A positive and dynamic leader who inspires and motivates those around them
- Database design and implementation with MySQL or similar
- Passionate about building and leading a high performance engineering team
- Enthusiasm for the nuts and bolts of Linux
- Hands-on personality
- Setting up and working with AWS EC2, RDS and VPC and related technologies
- Previous experience working in a fast paced startup or scale up business environment
- Fluency in English both written and oral
- Openness for frequent short
- and long-term travel internationally, to meet team-members, clients, etc