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A CTO is required for a new venture in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany, which is developing a real-world application and looking to bring a product to market in 2018. Blockchain technology will be used for the transaction infrastructure, helping bring private individuals into an established marketplace, where they can exchange or buy, using the Blockchain.
You will be leading the technical effort and a dedicated team who are bringing a Blockchain application to the market. Expect a continuously developing experience, a highly motivated team and flexible and passionate working culture.
You will take ownership of the key technical challenges and must have a proven track record as a Senior Developer who has led teams/start-ups or as a CTO. We are looking for 6 years or more professional experience and hands on programming expertise.
You must have experience with Blockchain and an appreciation of the underlying cryptographic principles.
This is a real-life application for a market, which is ripe for disruption and they have a strong use case for Blockchain. On offer is a chance to lead some of the first waves of Blockchain Developers working on a project that is going to deliver real value once delivered. You will be working alongside established, long-term industry professionals at the Operations and Management level that will be guiding the start-ups.
It’s a start-up environment with a flat structure, where everyone will need to support each other, participate in the decision making, have responsibility for their work and each other and the flexibility to choose your own tools to help you deliver. You will help select the right architecture, ensure code is unit-tested, review your peers code to suggest improvements and ensure the final product meets the required standards.
- 6 years minimum in Senior Development and/or CTO level position
- Track record of project delivery
- Ability to work both with the business and IT
- IT Infrastructure knowledge
- Leadership skills
- English must be fluent (German language skills would be a bonus)
- Able to travel occasionally
This is a very exciting real-world Blockchain project, which will give you a chance to work on a product that is expected to be on the market in 2018.