Head of Technology at Blockdox (London, UK)
We are an award winning smart cities / IoT startup working on some exciting, cutting edge tech looking disrupt in our marketplace and scale globally.
We now have an amazing opportunity for an exceptional Head of Technology to join our experienced team.
You should be an innovator with a proven track record, an entrepreneurial flair, sound business head – and a good sense of humour. This is a hands-on role which will include innovative research and evaluation of new/existing technology and where you will managing the company’s technological vision and development. You will be expected to make presentations externally to customers and partners. Some international travel may be required.
You will have a responsibility for technical aspects and technological resources of the business. Previous Head of Technology experience is not essential providing you can demonstrate why this is the best next step for you.
We are looking for self-starter with a go-to attitude and plenty of initiative, an excellent communicator, including a proven ability to explain complex technical concepts clearly and concisely to non-technical people. Excellent problem-solving abilities are also important in the role.
You will be managing and guiding a technical team of developers and data scientists, prioritising and balancing multiple customer and product requirements, setting priorities, and make sure the best possible product is produced.
MSc in Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience
SQL, and NoSQL databases, MQTT and RESTful APIs
Proven agile, scrum or prince management experience
Knowledge of UX design
Knowledge of building secure, scaleable applications
Confidence working in an agile project management environment.
DevOps (IaaC) on AWS and/or Azure as well as ongoing maintenance and monitoring
Nice to Have:
Masters degree and or PhD
Knowledge of C/C++
Hardware development experience
Building products with a ‘wow’ factor
Previous start-up experience, and an entrepreneurial flair
Distributing apps in iOS and GooglePlay stores
Fluent English essential
SALARY: Competitive Market Rate