Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Wasla Browser - Zamalek, Cairo

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Experience Needed:
More than 6 years
Career Level:
Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)
Job Type:
Full Time
Salary:
25,000 to 45,000 EGP per month, Bonus and Equity
Languages:
English
Vacancies:
1 open position
About the Job

Key responsibilities:

  • Drive rigorous, and weekly product releases across multiple, complex software products
  • Establish world-class standards and technical operations to deliver consistent, high-quality products across dispersed, global team
  • Implement internal engineering management strategies to achieve world-class productivity and cost-efficiency
  • Engage with customers and product managers to ensure that product delivery obsessively aligns with customer value creation
  • Transform existing teams of engineers, architects and development managers into a highly effective engineering function, including upgrading and reorganizing talent as required
  • Engage and align top talent through strong recruitment, mentoring, hands-on architectural leadership and career management
  • Potentially lead product technical due diligence and engineering talent assessments in companies which we are going to acquire
  • Transform acquired engineering teams into an effective and efficient global model to increase quality and reduce cost over pre-acquisition benchmarks

What you will be doing:

  • As CTO you will lead our engineering teams or products. You will be working with the top engineering talent developing software that follows our best practices in design patterns and architectural principles.
  • The CTO will manage a team of 5-15 Software Engineering Managers and ensure the team solves their challenging software problems. You will leverage your technical depth as a former developer and architect to push your team towards a high standard of technical excellence, and achieve the organization's quality bar.
  • There is so much to cover for this exciting role, and space here is limited.
Job Requirements

Candidate requirements:

  • This is a global leadership role for a seasoned software development leader, not a first executive role for a manager
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science is mandatory (MS or Ph.D. preferred)
  • Minimum of 2 years in a software engineering management position such as CTO, Head of Development, or VP of Engineering
  • At least 6 years of overall experience.
  • Minimum of 2 years in a hands-on development role in Java or .NET architecture, Python and scaling back-end technologies such as Micro-services or Kubernetes.
  • Led a team of at least 15 software engineers within the last 3 years where you were responsible for goal setting, performance measurement, and hiring/ firing decisions (direct reporting lines)
  • Proven experience in building high-performance teams and scalable best-practices in an engineering organization
  • Recent experience with DevOps teams
  • Proven ability to use metrics as a key driver in your decision-making processes
  • An advanced level of English
  • Experience with payment solutions (bonus)