CTO / Co-Founder in Ballylesson

Are you an amazing software developer who wants to co found a company and build something that truly helps people, something that gives them the ability to control & utilise their own data & career choices. Whether you are recently furloughed and looking for something to do that will make a difference or if you are ready to make a change, contact us. Let’s make a change - truly prioritising people...

Job description

CTO / Co.Founder with founder equity

The role

You will be our most senior technical decision-maker - responsible for driving the infrastructural development of the business. You'll be working alongside the CEO and soon on product development, technical strategy, and research roadmap. You'll need to be someone who is willing to be completely hands-on during the product build, but also ready to lead a technical team in the future.


  • Own the technological, engineering, and architectural decisions as well as the technical roadmap and work with other co-founders to scale up the company.

  • Lead the development, deployment, and delivery of this highly innovative product with consideration towards long term scalability.

  • Recruit and build the in-house development team, and also manage the relationships with external technical agencies and freelancers.

  • Communicate the technology of the company to investors, clients, and other stakeholders.

  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance

Qualifications / Skills

Firstly being motivated to join a start-up as a co-founder;

  • You are a social entrepreneur.

  • You believe in a long term vision and can manage uncertainty.

  • You are a self-starting individual, motivated by team success, a sense of fun and you are good-humored under pressure.

  • You love building a business and do whatever it’s needed to make it happen - leverage your network and resources, get the job done through whatever wacky working schedules necessary, sacrifice short term comforts for long term success.

  • Track-record of delivering well-engineered products with modern technologies, have developed MVPs by yourself and led IT roadmaps.

  • Experience building machine learning products.

  • Working experience in DevOps, managing builds.

  • Strong communication skills with a variety of technical and non-technical audiences.

  • Experience running team(s) of developers

  • Ideally some previous startup experience, and/or a range of experiences within larger companies


  • Founder equity (negotiable up to 30%), with a year’s cliff and 4 years vesting.

  • Once you start, you will also be subject to a 4-year vesting schedule and a year's cliff as well.

  • This is a sweat equity-based position until our seed funding is unlocked (Q3/4 2020).


  • This is a rare opportunity to lead the development of a truly innovative and global product from the ground up, and join early a startup that will soon be a growing business of exceptional engineers working on the latest technologies.

Extra information

Education Level
Type of Contract
Full Time Jobs
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Full UK/EU driving license preferred
Car Preferred
Must be eligible to work in the EU
Cover Letter Required

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