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Bristol Permanent £60000 - £75000 per annum

CTO – Software house – Permanent

We are currently on the lookout for a CTO to join our client in Bristol. This opportunity allows for a lot of strategy, management and technical innovation in a start-up style environment.

Job Overview
You will be responsible for the strategic direction of the companies products and services, leading
teams, and providing technical leadership. You will provide strategic thinking and have a strong
business acumen. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and be
experienced within SAAS business operations as well as a variety of business concepts. You
will be an excellent communicator and public speaker, comfortable transferring business
strategies and values internally as well as externally.

Key Responsibilities
● Working with the CEO on the overall strategy of the company.
● Evaluating and implementing new systems and infrastructure
● Communicating technology strategy to partners and investors
● Working with product teams to ensure all work is aligned with company strategies
● Working with the CMO to develop sales and marketing strategies that effectively
communicate our products, roadmaps and services.
● Reviewing and establishing development workflows and procedures that ensure
efficiency and productivity
● Working with management to review and improve operational processes.
● Tracking, analysing and monitoring technology performance metrics
● Product innovation, quality control and roadmap
● Company wide operations including network security, DevOps and data management
● Recruitment, retention and mentoring of engineers, programmers and IT professionals
● Ensuring that the companies products and development practices exceed current
compliance and legislation needs.
● Monitoring and reporting of KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance.

Essential Qualities
● 5+ years of proven track record of success and performance as a CTO or equivalent
leadership role within an SAAS business.
● BSc/BA in a related field. (MBA or other relevant graduate degree preferred.)
● Fantastic communication skills, to assist the business as a whole to understand how the
technology we use will help us achieve our strategic and operational goals.
● Outstanding leadership skills, to be able to enact their strategy and inspire the team they
manage on the companies vision
● Business development skills, keeping on top of industry trends and emerging
technologies to ensure the company stay at the forefront of our industry
● Strong financial skills, to demonstrate you can effectively budget for the organisation’s
technical needs including resource allocation and software licensing.
● Technical skills, having an in depth understanding of the various technologies
the company is working with is a critical part of this role

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Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum

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