VP Engineering/CTO & Cofounder (Start Up)

Job Title: VP Engineering/CTO & Cofounder (Start Up)
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London
Industry: Leadership & General Management
Contact Name: Ben Horn
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 04, 2021 02:23

Job Description

Our client is an early-stage start-up with pre-Seed funding who are looking for a CTO/VP Engineering to join them on their exciting growth journey. The business is developing a SaaS-based business focusing on optimizing the entire customer engagement funnel for SMEs in the UK, Europe, and beyond. You will join two highly ambitious founders as a Cofounder as join them as they journey towards their Seed investment over the coming months.

They are looking for you to lead the company through the first tech build and their early stages of growth. This is a broad role where you will be able to shape the direction of the technology and ensure that the business has the best people and processes in place to achieve their ambitious goals. You will also be recruiting the first team members and can build your own world-class team.

Key Responsibilities

  • Lead and develop our initial architecture and overall tech stack
  • Build and manage tech leads across multiple cross-functional product teams
  • Define our key processes to ensure we can build, launch and scale our product quickly
  • Ensure we develop a technology that is built for scale
  • Working with leaders within the product team and senior management team to help shape the product and technical roadmap
  • Hiring amazing engineers who care about our mission and align with our values
  • Set an extremely high bar for our overall engineering function


Key Requirements

  • You know how to code and love to get your hands dirty
  • You are an entrepreneurial self-starter and can know how to build a high-performance team
  • You have leadership experience within engineering in a high growth company
  • You are passionate about developing high-quality technology
  • You think beyond the tech stack and are passionate about how the solution helps solve problems for our customers
  • You like to be “in the dirt” and lead by example
  • You take pride in your work, striving for quality, and technical excellence
  • You are motivated by complex challenges and understand how to gather people to solve these challenges
  • You are open-minded and inclusive in your work style
  • You ideally have experience with Node.js, React and React Native

What we offer

  • The opportunity to join a highly driven and passionate team in the very early days of the business as a cofounder
  • An attractive share package with real potential upside along with a pre-seed salary
  • The possibility to create a truly meaningful product for SMEs and its customers


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