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CTO - Chief Technology Officer

  • Location

    Zürich, Switzerland

  • Sector:

    Other Digital Jobs

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Swiss Franc120000.00 - Swiss Franc150000.00 per annum

  • Contact:

    Megan McGuirk

  • Email:


  • Job ref:

    JN -032020-86126_1585643374

  • Published:

    10 months ago

  • Expiry date:


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Pioneers in energy and virtualisation. Offices across Europe with multi-cultural office environments and diverse office culture. Fully customisable, award-winning product providers. Rapidly growing across Europe.

Do you want to be part of an internationally recognised energy provider stepping into the modern world? They offer full virtualisation systems and real-time smart grids, making them a number one option. They are currently looking for a CTO to join the team in either Zurich or Milan.

As CTO you will be responsible for:

  • Management of the development teams, includingFront End, Full Stack, Backend, ERP to Hardware - embedded software, PCB, and mechanical design
  • Defining the platform architecture and choosing the best tools and technologies for projects
  • Guiding the teams through these tech choices and how to use them
  • Working closely with the Product Management teams to ensure proper development of products
  • Working closely with the Operations Teams to guarantee the platform delivers the expected results
  • Collaborating in defining and applying the company's strategy and ensure development delivery respects deadlines and budgets

Your profile:

  • First-hand knowledge of the different technological areas under your responsibility, including Backend, embedded software, and PCB
  • In-depth knowledge of the technologies used by the teams, including Machine Learning and Haskell
  • Knowledge of the energy industry and/or consumer goods market and an eagerness to work in this field
  • 10+ years of experience in large technology teams management, with excellent results
  • Successful experience in defining and managing a large scale technology platform
  • Excellent communication skills and open personality
  • Fluent English
  • Fluency in French, German, or Italian an advantage
  • Valid working permit in EU (Milan office) or CH (Zurich office)

If you meet the above requirements, please get in contact ASAP to discuss further.
email: megan.mcguirk@darwinrecruitment.com