Chief Technical Officer

Dec 6, 2021

Chief Technical Officer

Online Betting & Gaming


      This CTO role is ideally suited to a candidate who has a background in coding, a hands on developer who knows how to grow a team and to chose technology.

      Ideally, this CTO will come from an online Gambling/Casino background or from the financial/forex/payments industry.

      My client is a boutique consultancy firm specialised in digital transformation, unique or new business initiatives and building scalable foundations.They also manage certain P&L areas for customers until reaching desirable KPI’s and the merging of the management unit into the business. The team brings many years of digital expertise in all operational areas – from technology and product, marketing and customer operations, payments and international growth.

      About the position

          • The Chief Technology Officer (CTO) will join the founding team of a new Sports Betting Platform start-up.
          • The CTO will be responsible for hiring and manage the development talent team.
          • The CTO will be responsible for hiring and manage the development talent team.
          • As CTO you will determine and provide your team with the technology stack they need to build our clients products and guide the overall technical vision, based on the Product vision.
          • Developing the Technical strategy that will make that vision a reality will be the responsibility of the CTO as well.
          • Work with the Senior Management team and support shaping the Product vision and finding the best ways to make it happen, turning it into a working solution.
          • The CTO will work hand in hand with the Chief Product Officer and the Product team and report to the CEO.

            Duties and Responsibilities

            • Understand the Product strategy and define the technology stack that will support it in the best way
            • Hire and manage the development team(s)
            • Oversee the companies hardware and server infrastructure and manage which internal technologies are adopted and implemented
            • Shapes how the technical sides of a project are managed, striving for a well-defined process that brings results and runs smoothly
            • Develop a technical strategy that will make the Product vision a reality

            About the ideal candidate

              • Proven record working as a CTO/VP R&D in a fast-paced start-up
              • Experience developing a sports betting platform or a financial trading platform
              • Have a Customer-Centric mindset
              • Willing to travel (Eastern Europe) regularly
              • Experience managing Agile Scrum/Kanban development teams
              • Ability to work under pressure
              • Hands-on experience as a Senior Full-Stack developer
              • Have profound technical skills and a thorough understanding of business
              • Experience as a software architect who can translate a Product vision into tech stack
              • Experience managing remote teams and working with remote peers/teams
              • English speaking


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              Proven CTO experience


              Hiring and management of teams


              Developing Tech strategy




              Thorough understanding of business


              Willing to travel internationally




              GBP 80-100K