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Chief Technology Officer (F/M/DIV)

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin

About us
Let’s build the new backbone of asset management! Together with one of the largest insurance groups in Germany and one of the world’s leading consulting firms, we are building an AI-based SaaS solution that supports credit analysts with credit risk assessments. We truly believe that we can build a new standard in asset management and change the entire industry for the better. Our company is still in stealth mode and we are currently looking for great people to support our motivated team of Data Scientists, Software Engineers and Business Building Experts in Berlin. Join the ride!
Role description
  • Management of the company as part of the leadership team with a focus on technology and product together with the product team
  • (Further) development and realization of the company's technology and product strategy based on customer feedback in close coordination with the management team
  • Overarching development management of all product teams and purely technical topics such as data management, DevOps and infrastructure as well as hands-on development of the company’s financial software together with the technology team
  • Development of strategic technological partnerships
  • Hiring of technology teams including software development (front- and backend) and data modeling teams
  • Managing of IT components and services procurement, e.g. data procurement
  • Application of agile working methods and assurance of product quality and definition of technical standards
  • Management of all product-related budgets, costs and resources and ensuring of timely achievement of all product-relevant milestones 
Key requirements
  • University degree in (business) computer science or corresponding qualifications based on many years of professional experience in IT/ digital product development
  • Several years of experience in developing complex technology products and services, ideally with focus on analytics and data analysis
  • Several years of management experience in planning, building and controlling international product teams in a dynamic working environment, e.g. a start-up
  • Pioneer for digital trends such as artificial intelligence and enthusiasm for financial topics
  • Experience in using cloud providers such as AWS
  • Knowledge of and experience with agile development methods and tools such as Scrum, Jira or Jenkins
  • Analytical and systematic mindset
  • Ideally, an affinity to asset management
  • Fluent in English, German is a plus 
  • Opportunity to shape the AI-based credit risk analysis of the future
  • Development of a FinTech Start-Up at C-Level, financed by industry relevant investors and partners
  • Immediate start thanks to an existing interim tech team of >10 people
  • Autonomous hiring of a long-term team that allows for early-on shaping of the company’s culture
  • Diverse activities and autonomous implementation of own ideas in a dynamic environment
  • Sparring and support from top-class industry and technology experts from the investor and partner network
  • First-class technical equipment and software of your choice
  • Flexible working hours and an attractive salary and shareholder model
  • Fully-equipped office in a renovated Victorian building with rooftop terrace and ideal connection to the heart of Berlin Mitte
  • Feel-good vibes with fruit, snacks and drinks
  • Annual team off-site and regular team events 
How to apply
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