Lead Technology Officer - Founding Team Member
We are offering the unique opportunity for an ambitious technology leader to join our team as our Lead Technology Officer.
Do you have the vision and skill to build new and existing technologies into an innovative eco-system designed to revolutionise a largely unchanged century old industry? Do you want to be part of a dynamic, fast-paced start-up environment that looks to make a genuine positive change in the world?
If so, we want you to join our team as our Lead Technology Expert. You would be one of our initial hires and have the unique opportunity to play a pivotal role in a potential revolution in international trade.
You would be responsible for leading the development and execution of our technology strategy, as well as the overall technical direction of the company. You will work closely with our founder and leadership team to identify and prioritise technology initiatives that align with our business goals.
The ideal person for this role will over time graduate to become Chief Technology Officer (CTO).
Lead the development and execution of our technology strategy
Oversee the technical direction of the company
Collaborate with the leadership team to identify and prioritise technology initiatives
Manage the technology team and ensure they have the resources they need to succeed
Stay current with the latest technologies and industry trends
Be the voice of technology within the company
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related field
Consistent top level-grades throughout your academic career
5+ years of experience in a technology leadership role, preferably in a startup environment
Strong understanding of software development, cloud computing (AWS) and data science
Proven track record of building and scaling innovative products
Excellent communication and leadership skills
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
Passion for technology and a desire to make an impact on a global scale
Genuine interest and/or knowledge of Art and Design
Demonstrable understanding of behavioural psychology
Physical product design
Why consider us?
The motivating factors for us and our team we feel is quite unique - we are not driven by a 5-year plan or idealised market capitalisation. We are driven by engineering a solution to the rising personal, financial and environmental costs associated with tradeshows with a focus on making peoples lives better.
Wanting to change convention allows for a uniquely rewarding and dynamic work culture. You can expect every day to be high-energy and challenging, resulting in amazing opportunities to meet fascinating people and the reward of working on beautifully simple solutions to complex real-world problems.
Our shared offices in London are shared with other creative businesses in which we actively encourage interaction.
Xpo/Fairs is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes diversity in all forms. We offer competitive salaries and benefits package.
If you're excited about this opportunity, please apply with your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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