🤓 Head of Engineering / CTO / Tech Lead
50 000 - 80 000 PLN net
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‼️ [Head of engineering / CTO / tech lead / software architect needed!] ‼️
🌎 Oslo, Norway OR remotely (some local presence in Oslo - e.g. initial 2 months + regular flights later - strongly preferred)
💰 $70 - $140 an hour (tech lead & SW architect: $60 - $120)
⌛ Duration: 12+ months (permanent employment / long-term contract)
🏁 Start: end of October 2018 (negotiable)
🇳🇴 3 week-long on-site visit in Oslo at the beginning of the project
👥 3 people with this profile are needed
Yet another time we search for extraordinary specialists to join our nerdy crew! :)
Project for a big retail corporation in Norway (11k employees) with stores across entire Europe.
You’ll be working closely with business people (including ex-McKinsey partner with 20 years of business experience), IT specialists (SE architects, DevOps, UI/UX people), marketing/sales department, Machine Learning/Artificial Intelligence professionals, QA, logistics department, product manager and also with board members to design, prioritize, manage, plan, and build new IT products in fashion, retail/e-commerce sectors related to a digital transformation that is happening in the organization.
One of the most important products that will need to be build is a new ecommerce platform (think: Zalando competitor) as well as information/data exchange platform for physical stores and IT tools for supply chain optimisation.
The role is a fast-paced environment that involves above-average degree of tech & business conceptual thinking, swiftness, communication & people skills and ecommerce/retail understanding. Ideal candidate can present a work history for well-known brands, some startup world experience (we’re lean and move quickly), min 2 years of similar commercial experience on a similar position and has managed teams of min. 10 people in total (we plan to hire close to 50).
If you are looking for an easy next project/job, or quick cash - there are better offers out there.
A rare, exciting opportunity to hone industry-related, practical business know-how, system design skills and work/network with top-notch world-class professionals (we already relocated people from the US and Canada from this project; people with Harvard and Google on their CVs).
☑️ Minimum 2 years of professional experience on commercial projects and similar position (as a head of engineering, tech lead or CTO)
☑️ Minimum 7 years of commercial, hands-on IT experience in total
☑️ Practical experience at and knowledge of retail and/or ecommerce
☑️ Have managed teams of at least 10 people in total and budgets of at least $1M
☑️ International experience
☑️ Fluent English communication skills
🔥 Big pluses
☑️ Studied Computer Science at a prestigious university - e.g. Harvard, Oxford, Cambridge, MIT, Stanford, Wharton, Berkeley (or top universities in your country - for Poland: University of Warsaw, Warsaw University of Technology, AGH, Jagiellonian University)
☑️ Worked or contracted to well-know brands and corporations e.g. Google, Amazon, eBay, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, Intel, Nvidia
☑️ Work experience also from the startup world
☑️ Business degree. Business understanding.
☑️ Some marketing experience & background (modern marketing & sales), or at least - an interest
☑️ Previous consulting experience (BCG, McKinsey, Bain, Deloitte etc.)
☑️ Worked with a distributed/remote team before
☑️ If you consider yourself a nerd :) and are passionate about the technology, that's a big plus
🔥 Selected responsibilities
☑️ Team management, progress monitoring
☑️ Together with the product manager, project manager, marketing/sales professionals and business people - define and prioritize what exactly will be built, when and how
☑️ Suggest appropriate tech stack for the given project and product
☑️ Responsible for the technological success or failure of the product
☑️ Perform, plan, manage and built prototyping and PoC experiments
☑️ Like it or not - It’s not a purely management role, your day will involve also a substantial amount of coding time
👉 Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org