CTO

  • Date: 14 Nov 2022
  • Location: Sydney
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
  • Strong Leader
  • 2 Years of Blockchain Experience
CTO

Located between EST and CET
Full Time - Permanent - Remote

Our Client brings NFTs and DeFi to the music industry, changing how musicians access the funding they need and providing a launchpad for the first music copyright-backed NFTs and Crypto Loans. They are one of the fastest growing projects on Algorand, and are backed by a sizable community of crypto investors, music fans and artists.

They are looking for a Chief Technology Officer who will lead the development of our platform and applications. Our ideal candidate is a proven leader with excellent technical, communication and organizational skills, and a proven track record of being able to meet tight deadlines while working with and managing a remote-based team.

This role represents a fantastic opportunity to join a hyper-growth company and make a significant impact.


What You Will Do
Services associated with the role of a Chief Technology Officer, including but not limited to
  • Evaluating and leading the selection of strategic technology partners;
  • Evaluating build choices with core team members and technology partners, and communicating final recommendations in line with the business’ needs and plans;
  • Driving the tech design and build optimization to attain maximum value for the future growth of the company;
  • Defining optimal technology strategies in line with business needs in accordance to the final design;
  • Write whitepapers and complex documentation;
  • Managing and leading the development teams, including evaluating and hiring new team members;
  • Responsibility as regards to any training of development teams and mapping that against project build timelines with consideration to possible impacts and keeping business and executive teams informed in this area regularly;
  • Management of the technology and project team’s budget within guidelines - with regular updates to the business team as indicated;
  • Interfacing regularly with core team members regarding project progress and presenting detailed reports upon request;
  • Coordination with core team members regarding the communication of resources, issues, tech choices to the business team in a transparent and timely manner as agreed;
  • Custody and curation of the project’s github, and ensuring it’s kept up-to-date and accessible to all who require access to it;
  • Coordinating code audits with external partners;
  • Development and full testing according to the final specified build and plan/timeline which includes leading QA+QC of the build as it ogresses;
  • Ensuring that all technological resources are aligned with the company's business needs at all stages;
  • Building and validating the project schedule for the build in coordination with the business team and ensuring both sides are aligned; and
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements
  • BSc/BA in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field; additional MBA or other relevant graduate degree is a plus;
  • At least 2 years of experience as a Chief Technology Officer or similar leadership role, with experience working on a blockchain platform preferrable;
  • Extensive knowledge of smart contract development and testing;
  • Active working or contracted experience in a blockchain project with a preference for DeFi and NFTs;
  • Experience developing applications interfacing with Algorand smart contracts;
  • Desirable - A good understanding of key DeFi design elements such as gamification, staking models, autoliquidation mechanisms and security modeling;
  • Ability to create thorough and detailed technical documentation;
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to work unusual work hours (team is remote and in multiple global time zones) and meet tight deadlines;
  • Ability to adapt quickly to changing project requirements and tasks; and
  • Fluent / Native English
Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive salary with a sign-on bonus
  • Remote work with flexible hours - you decide your own work schedule
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