Chief Technology Officer


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At Kantan we are on a mission to become the UK’s most reliable home services platform. We are an early stage startup striving to disrupt the £45bn home services marketplace by bringing smart digital experiences to an industry that has been traditionally underserved by technology. We are funded by Ovo Energy, an established player in energy retail.

We are looking for a CTO who can work with the founding team and turn our product vision into reality. If you are excited by the opportunity to bring creative use of technology to disrupt an industry, then we want to hear from you!

What you'll do

- Be a partner to CEO and CPO in turning the product vision into a technology roadmap

- Own the delivery of the technology roadmap

- Manage team of developers to develop high quality technology solutions

- Take the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity

- Define Minimum Viable Product (MVP) along with product team for validating hypothesis and quickly iterating through the build-measure-learn loop

- Maintain current knowledge of technology landscape and developments

- Oversee all system design and changes in system architecture

What you'll need

- Experience managing a team of developers and delivering projects to high quality under tight timescales

- Exceptional project management and organisation skills

- Proven track record of success in leadership positions

- 10+ years’ software engineering and IT experience

- Highly competent software developer with experience in building web and mobile applications using various technologies

- Expertise in agile software development

- Experience with Lean Startup methodologies

- Experience managing teams across different time zones a plus

- Experience working in a start-up a plus