Chief Technology Officer - CTO (m/f/x)

  • Tech Team
  • Berlin, Germany

Chief Technology Officer - CTO (m/f/x)

Meet COMO - Data-Driven Tech in Influencer Marketing

#PRODUCT

Influencer marketing is our thing. We see ourselves as the ultimate match-makers: brands tell us who they want and we use our cool-pro-tech-know-how to find them their perfect influencers. Next, we help brands get to know their biggest fans by building and cultivating a brand-owned community. We’re all about making meaningful connections. As for keeping tabs on it all, our homegrown reporting tools allow us to get the full lowdown. KPIs, correlations, campaign insights… We’ve got it all covered.


#TEAM

In April 2018 the two founders Marin and Sascha were just two guys sitting in a co-working space working on their startup. Since then we’ve grown to a team of 14 amazing marketing- and tech-superstars and are working with inspiring partners like dm, Rocka Nutrition and the Adidas Group. Absolutely C.R.A.Z.Y.

We’re currently building the best team in Berlin and would love for you to be a part of it! We’re looking for visionaries, optimists, builders, creatives, and unconventional thinkers. Or put differently: People with character. Check out how we roll!

Sounds interesting? Great! Then read through the detailed job description below.

Job

Your Role:

As our Chief Technology Officer (CTO) you will lead COMO’s Tech Team and oversee the development of our software products. The Tech Team is currently composed of one Senior Backend Developer, two Junior Frontend Developers, remote freelancers and we plan to hire further developers in coming months. You’ll be working closely with COMO’s senior management team and developing the best tech products that the Influencer Marketing industry has ever seen. The responsibilities of the CTO include the following:


Lead Technical Development

  • Write code and conduct code reviews while the Tech Team is still small. Once the Tech Team has grown in size, the CTO will grow out of this role  

  • Work on our tech products holistically across the entire product lifecycle - conceptualizing, designing, building, deploying, testing, releasing and supporting

  • Lead decision making on technological solutions, frameworks, systems and services with a focus on scalability across different social platforms and countries

  • Provide hands-on technical leadership to the team

Lead and Grow Team:

  • Manage and continuously improve the Tech Team by defining goals, setting targets, and holding regular feedback meetings

  • Manage and prioritize the capacity of the Tech Team, plan the IT budget and define what new roles will be needed

  • Drive growth of tech team and support recruiting efforts through your visibility and network

  • Coordinate freelance developers

Coach Team Members:

  • Boost the capabilities of the Tech Team, coach and roll up sleeves when necessary to work with the team while providing strong leadership, inspiration, and mentorship

  • Live and breath COMO’s open feedback culture, which is based on the “Radical Candor” concept


Qualifications:

  • You have a minimum of 5 years programming experience and are a JavaScript expert

  • You have 1+ years experience managing a growing tech team and you possess extensive knowledge of Agile/Scrum based development environments, methodologies, and best practices

  • You’re a passionate and authentic leader with lots of positive energy

  • You like to take responsibility for yourself, your team, our customers and also the small things - because in the end every detail counts

  • You are highly motivated, love new challenges, and always strive to deliver 110%

  • You have experience with Typescript, TDD, continuous integration processes (CI/CD), relational and non-relational (e.g., MySQL, Redis etc.) data stores, and RESTful API services. You’re familiar with Docker and AWS.  

  • You have frontend experience and have ideally managed a SaaS product all the way from the drawing board to market entry

  • You have a sense of humor, a positive outlook on life, and you love teamwork


What’s in it for you:  

  • A key position in a fast-growing startup and close collaboration with the senior management team

  • Ownership of vision, strategy and execution of cutting-edge tech products that will bring influencer marketing to the next level

  • Plenty of entrepreneurial freedom

  • Open feedback culture, based on the Radical Candor concept

  • Regular team events (paintball, stand-up-paddling, Yoga etc.)

  • Appealing startup compensation package


If you know someone, who’s dream job this could be, send us your referral to david@gocomo.io - we will reward you with a 1500€ bonus, if this person gets hired!