We are looking for our new CTO

As CTO you will be responsible for leading the technology vision, catalyzing continuous innovation, and growing the team to continuously improve. We have a high-functioning technology team in place, spanning front-end, back-end, systems, and data science. We are looking for a servant leader who can inspire the best from this self-managing team, while steering the technology direction of the company. We’re open to different profiles, but expect someone who moves fast, is creative, collaborative and wants to connect the technology with business and social impact.

Company description:

Citibeats is the AI Text Analytics Platform unique in identifying social trends and concerns. It discovers, categorizes and synthesizes people’s opinions from large quantities of data, using natural language processing and machine learning.

We work with top partners like NTT Data, Accenture, and Telefonica, who apply our solution to some of the most cutting-edge commercial and social impact challenges. These range from natural disaster response, to hate speech and fake news detection, to consumer protection. We are a small team but play big – last year we were awarded by the United Nations as the best initiative for governance and civic inclusion in the world.

We are growing fast, and are looking to add a CTO to steer our growing tech team as we work towards our Series A round. You will be well placed to work with top colleagues, technical partners and clients in the fast-evolving area of NLP and ML, applied to some of the most interesting problems on the planet.

Requirements:

  • +10 years working as a Software Engineer, of which at least 3 years hands-on experience with Java, R, Python, HTML, JavaScript & Django development. Any further exposure to front-end, DevOps, QA is a plus;
  • In-depth experience in creating machine learning pipelines, NLP, multi-agent systems, data visualization;
  • Diverse technical background with a clear vision of where technology is moving;
  • Experience in analyzing data, using strong database query (e.g. SQL), spreadsheet and statistical modeling skills;
  • Proven track record of thought leadership in applying data-driven models across international markets;
  • Good understanding of software architecture, HA, distributed systems & performance and experience with cloud services (e.g. Amazon AWS);
  • Expertise with agile product development;
  • Prefer working in a collaborative, cross-team capacity;
  • Strong project management skills with the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Ability to handle tight deadlines in a fast-paced and dynamic environment;
  • BA/BS degree or equivalent working experience;
  • Flexible and adaptable with a penchant for a dynamic start-up environment;
  • English proficiency.

Responsibilities:

  • Take product needs and technical challenges, and figure out the best approach to be implemented by the team;
  • Bring new ideas based on the latest advances in ML, NLP, data visualization, scalability, big data;
  • Mentor and stimulate continuous-learning and improvement in the tech team;
  • Lead the vision for the technology, in close collaboration with the CEO, CPO, and engaging with key customers, partners and colleagues across departments to have the pulse of what is needed from the technology;
  • Ensure seamless operations and scalability of our global technology platform with its various B2B applications;
  • Play an external role in important engagements, such as key client presentations, investment meetings, or thought leadership presentations to promote the story of our technology.

Responsibilities:

  • Fix Salary + Bonus;
  • Other benefits to be negotiated case by case.
Are you the right person?

Discover your potential at Citibeats, take part in the change!

Send us your CV, Linkedin profile and a brief description of how you could help us to careers@citibeats.net.

We’ll contact you as soon as we revise your application.