Company: Next Big Thing
Location: Berlin

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12435 Berlin

We are looking for an exceptional Chief Technology Officer who is passionate about building businesses and teams to lead and own the end-to-end success of this disruptive Blockchain startup.

You will dive deeply into Blockchain and IoT technologies to lead the development of our cutting edge crypto systems. Additionally, you will build, lead and grow our in-house Tech team to deliver complex engineering solutions while positioning our product in the market.

Tasks

  • Provide hands-on technology leadership to the team

  • Define and manage the technology landscape together with the Management Board

  • Ensure consistent best practices, processes, and procedures for software development and maintenance in Blockchain applications

  • Develop the roadmap and play a decisive role in the product development process

  • Support the development of potential use cases and business models

  • Develop new ideas and shape the technological vision and strategy

  • Take an active role in hiring, training and retaining tech talent

  • Represent the culture, mission and vision within the internal and external community

  • A Computer Science degree and proven experience ( 5-10 years) in developing technological infrastructure for deep tech startups

  • Experience in building and leading engineering teams

  • Overview of state-of-the-art applications and the technological potentials in the area of Blockchain and Smart Contracts

  • Strong architectural and programming skills

  • Thrive on learning new technologies, don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions, and can adapt easily to meet the needs of massive growth and a rapidly evolving business environment

  • Highly detail oriented and well organised, with excellent analytical and problem solving skills

  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a ‘get-things-done’ attitude

  • Fluency in both English and German

What to expect working with us

  • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team
  • Work within a flat hierarchy among international team members from 20+ countries

  • Autonomy and the freedom to define and drive the strategic direction of the venture

  • Have the support of a 60-person strong team, focused on developing a pipeline of market transforming ventures

  • Have the opportunity to de-risk your startup journey, from the beginning and profit from your investment on the way

  • A supportive, entrepreneurial environment, with a culture of supporting founders in the good and hard time