CTO | Undutchables
Undutch & Able


Stockholm, reference 2021-01812

Job description

This is an opportunity for a brilliant engineer with a passion for developing strong technology and coding great technology products. Focus areas would be AI, NFT's (non-fungible tokens), blockchain, and further.
The CTO at Our client’s will be responsible for the product vision and product and technology development for the company’s current and future product portfolio. This means that the CTO will develop the company’s product vision in close collaboration with the CEO and execute a thorough understanding of client pain/gain, product design, and product management necessary to ensure a successful product/business. The product vision will set the agenda for all technology investments and development that needs to be done. The role will be a key member of the Management Team and given the stage of the company, be a very important co-founder. The CTO will work closely with the CEO in terms of bringing the company forward. The CTO will also be responsible for building and leading a high-performance team capable of consistently achieving the rapid scale that is set for the company.
Operating out of Stockholm and our client’s is currently looking for a business-minded and as well as technical strong CTO. As the CTO you will to bring thought leadership into the organization with successful experience and competence in the field of video and entertainment as well as within AI / Machine Learning and/or domain media tech expertise. In this role you will, together with the CEO and the other co-founders, set the company product vision and then “own” this execution of seeing this vision of the product(s) coming to live as it continues to develop. You will report to Our client’s’s CEO and work closely together in this important role. By in-depth analysis of the market as well as data and keeping updated on customer demands and market trends, the CTO will ensure that Our client’s continuously delivers the optimal product offering to its target customers and markets. The ideal candidate has strong technical knowledge as well as the ability to work in a fast-paced organization in order to ensure rapid scale. You also have a hands-on and entrepreneurial approach.

Key Objectives:

· leader. Keep the team focused on the customer and the market. Help the team understand why they need to work across the business to make the product better and motivate the team to achieve targets.
· Team Development. Build and manage an effective product team of product managers and designers capable of meeting and exceeding company objectives. The CTO will also lead the overall technology leadership to ensure alignment between product and technology. Responsibilities include recruiting, training and ongoing coaching the top priority.
· Product Culture. Establish a strong product culture whereby the team understands the importance of continuous and rapid testing and learning.
· Market intelligence. Build intelligence around the competition and share with the team. Identify partners and opportunities to work with them to enhance the product.

Stack, which will be one of your tasks to define what tools and languages to use, such as:

Tools: Docker, Artifactory, Chef, Ansible, Terraform, GitHub Actions
Programming Languages: Javascript, Typescript, Node.js, Python, Go, Shell
Database/Persistence: MongoDB/PostgreSQL/Elastic
Cloud Services: AWS, EC2, S3, EMR, ELB, ECS, Lambda, nginx


Key Competencies:
  • 5- 7+ years’ experience as a Head of Product or VP of Product at a technology startup with product management experience on a consumer-facing software product
  • Experience with user analysis tools like mixpanel, google analytics, hotjar
  • An eye for UI/UX
  • Proven experience from other video/entertainment technology companies particularly In social media and/or video tech that has been disrupting traditional services, like Google did to ads, and Netflix did to entertainment.; Vimeo, YouTube, Cameo etc. scaling a website and/or a mobile app to millions of users
  • Expertise in modern forms of product planning, customer discovery, product discovery, and product development process and has proven track record of applying these skills sets in a small start-up organization and understand what its like to scale quickly.
  • Proven ability as a strategic product thinker. Can examine the changing landscape and use that information to define product strategy and prioritize the problems to solve.
  • Experience validating ideas with a data-driven approach, completed tasks including talking to users, setting up tests, working with data, building prototypes, etc.
  • Experience working closely with engineering to make time/feature tradeoffs quickly. Technical proficiency is a plus to be able to work closely with engineers.
  • Executive presence and ability to influence at all levels of the company. Gifted communicator, both written and verbal that creates clarity, and drives focus.
  • Understanding of the economics and dynamics of the market.
· Genuine passion for the mission of the company, and clear compatibility with the core values of the company.
· Ability to create and foster a performance and metrics focused culture.
· Strong follow-through on commitments, establishing trust with the CEO, employees in other teams, and outside partners for the business.

Work location


Company description

For a start-up with Unicorn status, working globally out their Stockholm office, they are a start-up that creates a tool for changing the world to a better place!

Good to know

If you are interested in this vacancy, you can apply by clicking on the button above. Your application will be sent directly to the recruiter in charge. IMPORTANT: if you are not yet registered with Undutchables we kindly ask you to do so. Your information will be handled in the strictest confidence and your CV will not be sent to a company unless you have given prior permission. We will invite you for an extensive interview, as soon as any potential job opportunities arise. We will advise you on issues regarding employment in Sweden. Then, if possible, we will introduce you to a prospective company and provide support during the selection procedure.

Website: 2022-01-31

Recruiter contact

Karin Björkman, Undutchables Sweden
+46 (0)728532201
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Recruiter contact

Karin Björkman
Undutchables Sweden
E: karin.bjorkman@undutchables.se
T: +46 (0)728532201


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