The prime responsibility of the CTO would be to assure the successful execution of the company's business through development and deployment of relevant technologies. This requires envisioning the company's product and service offerings as a web-based business, leading implementation of web applications, and planning for risk and growth (a detailed JD would be given to the incumbent on joining). In particular: Strategy & Planning: In partnership with the company management, identify opportunities and risks for delivering the company's services, including identification of competitive services, opportunities for innovation, and assessment of marketplace obstacles and technical hurdles to the business success.
Implementation & Deployment: Selection and implementation all company-wide.
Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences..
Keen attention to detail.
Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
Exceptional service orientation.
Ability to create, build a team and motivate the team in a collaborative environment.
Proven leadership ability.
Self-driven, results-oriented with a missionary zeal to exceed goals
High on personal & professional integrity
Mature, credible and comfortable in dealing with different levels of customers
Quick learner and a good listener
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 processes, management, budgeting, and administrative operations.
Has contributed to one or more open source projects.