Chief Technology Officer (m/f)
Frühestmöglicher Eintrittstermin: Juni 2014
Berufserfahrung: Direktor/in (Bereichsleiter, VP, SVP etc.)
Helpling is a young and dynamic company in the heart of Berlin. Our mission is to provide our customers with household services as easy and convenient as possible - with maximum transparency and attractive pricing. To make this possible, we have created the online platform Helpling.de, where cleaners and other household services can be booked within a few minutes. To enhance the technical architecture behind the scenes, we are looking for a
Chief Technology Officer (m/f)
About the Job
As our CTO you are a forward thinking PHP professional with extensive experiences in the field of software engineering and team management in a dynamic online environment. You will be part of our management team with the responsibility of overseeing all engineering activities from research and development to quality management. More precisely, you will be responsible for improving and contributing to the software architecture in terms of availability, scalability, performance, and usability. Furthermore, you will be responsible for the overall planning, resource management, budgets and organization of the engineering department. In collaboration with the QA and the product management team you will ensure an appropriate development process. By embracing a culture of continual improvement, passion for technology and cross functional collaboration and communication, you will play a key role in Helpling’s technical direction and growth.Helpling offers you an international, dynamic environment as well as the opportunity to be part of a thriving company. We are always open for new ideas and we are able to offer an attractive remuneration package for your excellent work.
Who we are looking for
This position is going to be perfect for an engineering professional with at least 5 years of relevant technical experience. After earning your master’s degree in Computer Science or a related technical field, you will have gained various years of experience managing large scale IT projects including the ability to prioritize within technical teams. Beyond your managerial skills, you are a solid developer with several years of experience in programming with PHP (OOP) and established web technologies. You are open for new technologies and ideally, you have already been working with MongoDB or another NoSQL database. You have a broad knowledge of agile development, automated tests, and the use of methodologies as well as life-cycles. As Helpling’s CTO you provide advice on best practices and deliver pragmatic solutions whilst keeping product integrity and security in mind. Excellent problem solving, a result-oriented working approach and fluent English skills complete your profile.
Up for a challenge?
We are looking forward to receiving your application (cover letter, resume, references and certificates) including your availability and salary expectations either in German or in English. Please submit your application via Email: firstname.lastname@example.org or the Rocket Internet career page: www.rocket-internet.de/rock-it.