About the Chief Technology Officer position

We are looking for a highly skilled Chief Technology Officer (CTO) in Austin who will take leadership over all technical aspects of our company's technical activity. Your duties will include communication with employees, stakeholders and customers to ensure our company’s technologies are used appropriately.

Candidates should possess strategic thinking and strong business acumen, be well-versed in current technological trends, and be familiar with a variety of business concepts. We also expect candidates to be excellent communicators and public speakers.

Chief Technology Officer responsibilities are:

  • Oversee technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Find and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage
  • Monitor system infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Develop quality assurance and data protection processes
  • Oversee KPIs to assess team and technological performance
  • Collect feedback from stakeholders to make necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Discuss technology strategy with partners and investor

Chief Technology Officer requirements are:

  • Significant experience in conducting technological analyses and researches to build strategy
  • Good knowledge of current technological trends
  • Strong communication, leadership and organizational skills
  • Strong problem-solving skills with strategic approach
  • Experience with PHP applications, SQL databases, standard developer tools, and cloud environments
  • BSc or BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or other related area; MBA or other relevant graduate degree will be a bonus

Chief Technology Officer technical preferences are:

  • Experience with PHP, Laravel, Vue, JavaScript, jQuery, HTML5, CSS3
  • In-depth knowledge of object-oriented PHP and Laravel 7+ framework
  • Advanced Laravel Experience (Middleware, Collections, Policies, Requests, Resources, and Service Containers)
  • Experience with software testing, TDD, and unit testing (PHPUnit)
  • Experience with MySQL profiling and query optimization
  • Solid working experience building RESTful APIs
  • Active experience integrating custom code with 3rd party web services
  • Have performed complicated data migrations
  • Hands-on experience with tools such as git, Jira and Confluence
  • Experience working in the AWS (Amazon Web Services) ecosystem