CTO

Job description

Want to join the energy and creativity of the data industry? We are expanding our service and need to strengthen our team with CTO to lead our global R&D team. We are in the midst of building a R&D unit in Hyderabad, India.

Planning, execution, follow-up and release: you will be directing our virtual R&D team on daily basis, prioritizing and defining tasks and keeping backlogs in order. 

We offer you a once-in-a-career opportunity to play a key role in shaping an industry-defining data service. 

CTO

Thirdpresence is the next generation Big Data company, providing a world leading Buying Intent Data platform. Thirdpresence people are currently working in Helsinki, London, New York, Hyderabad, Barcelona and Tel Aviv.

We are now seeking for a CTO, a passionate leader to coach, inspire, and drive performance of a team of talented software engineers and senior managers. You are a self-starter and have the desire to hit the ground running. The Engineering team size is projected to triple over the course of next 12 months. 

You have built a reputation as a person who always delivers on your promise with the right balance of can-do attitude and process. You need to have a good knowledge of digital media, programmatic ad technology, combined with a strong entrepreneurial drive and excellent communication skills.

Responsibilities

  • Set the vision for Thirdpresence’s technology and architecture to pave the way as the world’s leading Buying Intent Data company over the next decade
  • Develop & deliver the technology roadmap in collaboration with the Chief Product Officer
  • Set, evangelize, and enforce our processes both within the team and in the organization at large
  • Run the day-to-day management of R&D organization with an emphasis on results, recruiting, and helping to mentor & develop front-line managers
  • Monitor management of all hardware, software, databases and licenses, maintenance, and projections of future needs
  • Own the company technical DD process, run presentations and act as company’s tech ambassador towards investors

Requirements

  • 10+ years in internet, platform or ad tech software development with 5+ years track record of successfully managing, recruiting, developing, & scaling world class engineering teams
  • Holistic understanding and experience in building end-to-end software products, preferably with experience on Big Data and NLP
  • Working experience in smaller orgs / start-ups is a big plus as it helps you understand our culture and way of working
  • Marketplace experience would be a key asset
  • Ops experience a big plus (cloud and/or own servers)
  • Compelling communicator with both tech & non-tech audiences
  • Have a solid educational foundation through a computer science degree and being a technologist at heart
  • Fluent written and spoken English language skills are required
  • Ability to work under pressure and with strict deadlines
  • Experience in managing offshore and virtual development teams

We offer you

  • Key position in high-growth, profitable, cross-cultural and innovative company 
  • Speed, agility and culture of a startup, including a massive global potential with highly scalable business model
  • Possibility to participate in building something unique by being in charge of the future of Thirdpresence technology and architecture
  • Smart, professional and likeable people to work with
  • Competitive compensation

Location:  Helsinki, London, NYC, Hyderabad India or anywhere

Please send your application to: valtteri.pukander@thirdpresence.com