Chief Technology Officer (CTO)
Kyiv
Requirements:

Preferred Requirements for the role
— Be willing to understand matters on SaaS B2B logistics, e-commerce, and shipping software
— Master’s/Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, or related technical field
— 15+ years of relevant leadership and practical experience in product leadership, software development and information technology (systems, infrastructure, support)
— 8+ years of experience managing diverse and technically deep software development teams
— Results-oriented person, ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment
— Excellent written and verbal communication skills, ability to present complex technical information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences, including non-technical information
— Experience with modern cloud-based SaaS tools
— Prior experience in leading and managing an engineering team
— Ability to work through diverse team members across the globe, time zones
— The role will require you to travel between various office locations (Dubai, Tashkent)
— Two-way advocacy — ability to stand in resistance when required
— A builder mindset that can weigh alternatives of building vs. buying solution

Will be plus:

— Understand that your own contribution plays a huge role in making the company successful Think Ownership!
— Acknowledges the presence of choice in every moment and takes personal responsibility for your choices
— Possesses an entrepreneurial spirit and continuously innovates to achieve great results
— Communicates with transparency and creates the space for others to do the same
— Leads with courage, knowing the possibility of greatness is bigger than the fear of failure
— Fosters connection by putting people first and building trusting relationships
— Integrates fun and joy as a way of being and working, aka doesn’t take themselves too seriously

Responsibilities:

You will be responsible for building and leading a world class team of Engineering Leads and Senior Product Managers across multiple geographies and disciplines. You will lead technology efforts for one of the largest SaaS platforms in the region. You must have a solid background in building and maintaining large scale, distributed, high availability, and systems built using mostly Open Source Java, PostgreSql, React, Python and various mobile frameworks.

You will have the freedom to re-define development policies and processes to best enable execution. You will need to work closely with product and business teams to successfully deliver on strategic company priorities.

You will work directly under the CEO and as such you should be ready to build the digital product architecture without third-party help. As a lead product architect and system administrator, you should be comfortable in assessing and validating the technical complexity of product ideas and able to suggest the appropriate approach from a technology level to materialize them. As such, you remain the primary specialist for implementing the product strategy, and organizing the company technology operations. Data security, product testing, QA management, and deployment issues are thus part of your responsibilities.

About the project:

Zip24.com is a “Software-as-a-Service” (SaaS) startup that streamlines operations management functionalities for e-commerce businesses via a cloud-based warehouse, delivery management, and enterprise resource planning (ERP) solutions package. Zip24.com forecast orders, facilitate logistic transactions, retail, warehousing, order shipping, and fulfillment; and provide end-to-end delivery tracking.

Zip24 is the solution for every industry vertical including food delivery, retail, pharmacy, grocery delivery. It supports the established E-commerce giants with ready integration and small start-ups with its game-changing per order pricing. Their 24/7 premium support ensures zero downtime and easy scalability forcustomers.

It is a global company with customers around the world. Founded by Ex-Amazonians and SaaS entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Central Asia regions, they are headquartered in Dubai UAE, with development and support hub in Tashkent, Uzbekistan, and now in Karachi, Pakistan.

We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of the business to ensure that technological developments are in line with the company’s vision and growth targets. We are seeking a highly skilled CTO capable of making executive-level technology decisions on behalf of the company and be eager to drive their execution.