Ref: 04052022EA_1651659672

CTO - Hybrid Working

England, Hampshire

  • 130 to 170 GBP
  • Developer Role
  • Skills: CTO, Chief Technology Officer, Golang, Perl
  • Level: Senior

Job description

CTO - Hybrid Working


CTO (Chief Technology Officer) - Hybrid Working

Salary: Up to 170K (added bonus scheme)

What are we all about?

We are trusted by over 12,000 UK businesses to deliver and we're now searching for a dynamic, energised, and experienced CTO to help accelerate our core technology (r)evolution as our business continues its impressive growth trajectory.

By joining the Senior Leadership team as CTO, you will be responsible for driving the Core Technology Strategy and Plan throughout our business.

With your experience, knowledge, and flair, you'll lead and motivate your team, creating a high-performance, world-class, non-siloed Technology Ecosystem.This will span all aspects of our business operations, products, and services, helping to both stabilize our technology platforms and services, and solidly position the business for continued aggressive growth.

As CTO you will:

* Quickly and expertly grasp the current technology landscape within the business, and develop a clearly defined Technology Strategy and Plan including OKR's
* Optimise existing core technologies and introduce solutions to reduce dependency on the existing monolithic architecture
* Create and own an ever-evolving Technology Roadmap to deliver on the short- and medium-term objectives, and drive future technology innovations ensuring synergy across all departments
* Manage the annual technology infrastructure maintenance, operating and development budget
* Provide technical and architectural direction to the Tech Dev and Ops teams, tracking performance and ensuring productivity
* Identify the right skills, team structure and resources to grow the technology teams' permanent resources, contractors, and vendors

What do you need?

* 5+ years' operating at board level
* A proven leader that has managed, developed, and maintained technology teams of 40+ people through a successful growth journey
* Solid experience and advanced stakeholder skills in setting out a clear, functional strategy and plan
* A determined mindset with an outcomes-based approach

* Hand-on experience in software development and integrating 3rd party software within a leading, digital tech/SaaS and customer-led brand with high traffic volumes

* Track record of successfully driving forward IT strategies with budgets of over £5m per year
* Broad knowledge of systems, applications, anddevops, including:

* Open-Source technologies including Linux, containerization, Solr and MySQL
* Tools and platforms such as AWS, New Relic, Data Dome, data analytics eg: SnowPlow, diagnostic tools, data warehousing, email service platforms
* Languages like Go, Python, Perl, PHP or similar
* Website hosting and modern cloud services

* A critical thinker, with excellent communication and negotiation skills

* A curious nature, with a passion for seeking out the next "big thing" in digital tech and innovation

What will you get?

* Generous bonus scheme
* 27 days annual leave, plus additional days for length of service and your birthday!
* Regular team incentives and social events, including annual Christmas and Summer parties

* Discounts with major cinemas and retailers, family days out, and much more
* 3 x Life Insurance and Company Pension - with matched contribution up to 7%
* Employee Assistance Programme (Mental Health & Well-being support)
* Great culture and work environment

CTO | AWS | Technology | Hybrid

Please send your CV through to and we can book in a first stage call to talk it through!

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