CTO - Experienced Software Leadership

Cathcart Associates Ltd
£60000 - £80000 per annum
10 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
CTO required to join our client in Edinburgh city centre. This is a unique opportunity to provide both strategic and technical direction for a rapidly expanding company at a pivotal time.

One of Scotland's recognisable firms is looking for an experienced CTO, ideally with a background in software development, to help shape their core systems, streamline the firms' development processes and continue to develop cutting edge solutions which can offer positive ROI results/ competitive advantage.

You will manage, lead and inspire a growing agile team compromising developers, project managers and a product manager and will be responsible for driving technical solutions. As such you will ideally have experience with Front end development frameworks and be able to demonstrate a strong technical knowledge of, and background working with, Javascript, JQuery, Angular JS, PHP.

The role will have a huge amount of autonomy and you will have complete responsibility and accountability for the delivery of technology to the business. From the outset, the role will have several key themes:

** Act as the bridge between technology and the business. You will have exceptional communication skills, firstly so you can understand exactly what the business needs from its solutions.

** Strategic IT Direction - Drive IT Strategy and the IT Roadmap to ensure core system stability and full alignment to the Business plans

** People Management - You will require the ability to manage, lead and develop a team of Software Engineers

** Software design and delivery - lead architectural discussions and design decisions throughout full software development lifecycle

** Technical Background - Javascript, JQuery, Angular JS, PHP

This will be a challenging yet rewarding role. The organisation has reached a plateau in terms of experienced technology leadership in recent years; there are a number of projects that need to be steered back on track.

If this sounds interesting, please apply straight away, or call Murray Simpson for an informal chat.

CTO / Chief Technology Officer / Head of Software / Head of Software Development / Head of Software Engineering / Software Development Manager / Software Manager / Dev Manager / Solutions Architect / Solution Design / Technical Architect / Software Architect / Software Design / Edinburgh / Fife / Falkirk / Livingston / Stirling / Permanent

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