CTO / VP Of Technology - Remote, Preferably UK

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CTO / VP of Technology

Job Description


Company description

Scallop is a fast-growing start-up in Crypto Banking. We are looking for a highly motivated individual who is willing to join us at the inception stage and grow with the company. As one of the early members of staff you will play a key role in defining the company’s marketing strategy and direction. You must be an organised, dedicated and enthusiastic individual. Do you have the ability to understand marketing and brand promotion in a constantly evolving marketplace of the Crypto industry? Want to help revolutionise Banking and launch your career forward alongside this exciting young fintech business? Then we would love to hear from you.


The Business

Scallop is a Neobank that bridges the Crypto to Fiat divide. We are launching a mobile App that will allow users to open a fiat account that will enable them to buy, sell and trade in Cryptos. The App will also enable the user to access, Defi, NFT and fund transfer services.


As the VP of Technology / CTO, you will set the technical direction and lead a talented, fast-growing team. You will also be responsible for defining the vision and strategy of how technology will be used to enable the future products within Scallop.

You will need to lead and shape how the business works to achieve their goal of operational excellence. You must be a visionary and driver of the technology strategy. In this role there are still very much hands-on elements, supporting and mentoring others.

You will be comfortable working within a creative development environment on a wide variety of exciting products and features. Adapting to constantly evolving and a rapidly expanding market, you will need to look ahead and pro-actively evolve the platform and architecture to deliver long-term technical solutions.


the vision of how technology will be used and lead the strategy for the platforms

Shape the way the business works to achieve their goals

Represent the technology agenda across all levels of management

Identify, compare, choose and implement technology solutions to meet current and future technology needs of the business

Review and revise product requirements and specifications from the tech point of view

Set the direction and oversee all system design, enhancement and changes to system architecture

Work with the Dev Teams, managers, business owners, and external customers to implement new projects and functionality in a fast-paced agile environment

Work with the Architects to make architectural decisions

Identify root cause of incidents to improve operational efficiency and deliver sustainable solutions

Work with the Operations Team to ensure all delivered software is supported has appropriate monitoring and operational handover

Provide guidance and mentoring to Team Leads to encourage work productivity

Experience and Qualifications

5 - 10 years of people leadership experience, with experience of managing large teams

Experience in partnering with product and program management teams

Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related technical discipline is desirable

A deep understanding of software development in a team, and a track record of shipping software on time

Strong business and technical vision

Ability to handle multiple competing priorities in a fast-paced environment.

Comfortable liaising with clients and internal stakeholders to gather requirements and to demo products

Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment

Strategic thinker with strong presentations skills


Work Day: Full Time
Employment type: Permanent Job
Salary: Negotiable

Minimal experience: Unspecified

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