CTO – Influencer Marketing Agency
Up to £150k + Benefits + Equity
This scaling, Influencer Marketing Agency require a big hitter, who is both commercially and technically savvy. With a history of architecture and domain knowledge, you will be required to integrate this global agencies ecosystem into the ad technology landscape.
You will be responsible for feature deployment, stability of the business’s core platform and the overall quality of the business’s web architecture, where the primary goal is to build the business up, for sale in 24 months. This is therefore a very rare opportunity to benefit from a generous share option scheme, in a very short period of time.
Ideally you will have experience working within a similar sector: marketing agency, advertising agency, digital media platform, influencer marketing agency, b2c/d2c tech start-up or a tech scaleup. The idea of getting your hands-dirty and genuinely being part of an ambitious project, with short-term objectives must excite you greatly!
This role is less about coding (you have a small team to support you), and more about understanding the market, bringing opinions and a voice to the table in board meetings. This vacancy would suit a confident, passionate head of engineering, who loves to see the value-add of technology innovation to a companies bottom-line. This is a great step-up for someone and a real CV highlight for the right person!
The tech stack for this role is:
Backend: Python, Flask, GraphQL, PostgreSQL, Redis and ElasticSearch
Hosted on AWS
The ideal candidate must be incredibly confident in Python, as you will be ultimately responsible for all of the technical quality control.
? Leadership/strategy of the engineering department, globally
? Responsible for the strategy and delivery of all engineering projects
? Management of the engineering team, their quality control and their output
? Providing guidance and direction, as well as hands-on resource and project management
? Responsible for the overall platform development life-cycle.
? Setting a vision for how technology will be used within the company
? Ensuring that technological resources meet the company’s short and long term needs
? Outline the goals for research and development
? Making executive decisions on behalf of the company’s technological requirements
? Staying on top of technology trends and developments.
? Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards
- Bachelor of Science (BS) Computer Science degree or equivalent.
- Extensive experience of Web Development/Software Development
- Prior experience working for a tech scale-up
- You must be incredibly commercially astute
- Excellent verbal and written communication – confident challenging ideas!
- Advanced technological skill set and a demonstrated history of using a variety of tech-stacks – *Python or equivalent is required*.
- Ability to delegate efficiently
- Extensive industry knowledge with a foundation in influencer marketing (preferred).
- Contact: Rebecca Wells