Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

  • Leading foreign exchange broker in the financial services field, is looking to hire an experienced Chief Technology Officer to join our team in Limassol, Cyprus to lead the technological agenda of the company to ensure that the technologies, products and tools drive the growth of the business.
  • Chief Technology Officer will report to the Chief Operation Officer (COO) and be responsible for the execution of the technological and product development strategy on all levels within the organization. The team consists of 250+ professionals and the daily operations includes product management within the engineering teams, IT infrastructure and support, business intelligence and research, business automations and others. S/he will also be the one to ensure that all the technologies are well-coordinated and focused on the business goals and technology leadership structure drives the continuous innovations in the Company.
  • The area of responsibility for this role is very wide and thus requires thorough knowledge of various company processes. The ideal candidate must be competent in software and product development, digitalization, innovations and research, processes improvements, goals and KPIs management and many others. S/he must be an excellent leader who can discover the most efficient ways to run the business. The goal is to safeguard and augment the efficiency of the company's technology strategy to facilitate accelerating development and long-term success.
  • € Negotiable + bonuses and relocation package
  • Develop, lead and execute technological vision and strategy aligned with the business goals, strategic planning efforts for the business and further cascade the strategy and goals to the teams
  • Deliver key projects and products of the Company, manage and track the performance of the entire function by implementing and support of appropriate rewards/recognition system that are aligned with the company's goals
  • Manage software product delivery processes to ensure that the customers' needs are met and the customers receive the value expected
  • Lead and drive system infrastructure , business intelligence, anti-financial crime automations and systems to ensure functionality and efficiency
  • Improve and adjust company-wide processes such as software development, product management, project management, business support and many others to ensure maximum business operations efficiency and effectiveness
  • Coordinating with other teams (finance, legal, HR, Retail and others) at a strategic and operational levels
  • Promote healthy culture in the function by establishing and supporting sufficient people practices and processes such as continuous feedback, transparent communication, performance based culture and others
Key requirements:
  • Proven 5+ years of experience as CTO or equivalent position in a software development companies with 1000+ employees; minimum 10+ years of overall experience in Technology field
  • Experience in working in innovative, fast paced environments, where the profitability of the business depends fully on the technology efficiency (i.e payments, banks, software companies)
  • In-depth knowledge of software development processes, previous experience as engineer / developer is considered as a big plus
  • Excellent organizational and leadership abilities, outstanding communication and people skills, ability to manage stakeholders on different levels
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics;
  • English - Fluent, Russian - Fluent
  • Visa and relocation for employee and his/her family (tickets, visas, work permit, corporate flat for the first month, etc)
  • Medical insurance for employees and family members
  • Nursery/school compensation program
  • Transportation, sports, meals, etc.
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