Around 15 to 20 years of overall experience, of which the last 2 to 4 years
would have been in the capacity of CTO, or the head of development or the head of product management.
Knowledge of IoT eco system. in fact, lack of knowledge is a dis-qualifier.
Demonstrated ability to envision web-based services that meet consumer needs or solve business problems.
Hands-on experience of coding in more than one currently popular web application framework
Familiar with more than one software development methodology
Proven experience with Linux system and Hadoop framework (including its relevant components) administration and web server configuration.
Experience with real time / near real time communication protocols and interfacing with third party devices / systems.
Familiarity with: technical requirements of Internet marketing and search engine optimization; information security vulnerabilities and risk management; consumer privacy and payments industry compliance.
Sound commercial and basic legal knowledge to manage supply chain contracts as well as licensing agreements.
Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance
The prime responsibility of the CTO would be to assure the successful execution of the companys business through development and deployment of relevant technologies. This requires envisioning the companys product and service
offerings as a web-based business, leading implementation of web applications,and planning for risk and growth In particular:
Strategy & Planning: In partnership with the company management, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the companys services, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business
Implementation & Deployment: Selection and implementation all company wide technology and tools directly related to its products / services.
Operational Management: Maintain up-to-date knowledge of technology standards, industry trends, emerging technologies, and software development best practices by attending relevant conferences and reading widely