CTO – Blockchain & Trade

CTO – Blockchain & Trade

Malta or Barcelona

Our client is a growing European crypto / fintech / banking / payments startup looking to hire Head of SW Development  (CTO).

You bring along strong technology, people management and leadership skills to achieve highest standards of software development whilst improving the architecture and systems already in place.

You will make impact by taking charge of:

• Creating, Developing and Leading a team to deliver maximum efficiency and deliverability while maintaining cost control in mind. Fully responsible of the IT P&L side of things
• Architecture and network/systems security to the highest industry standards, as it is a fully regulated financial institution (DevOps, Cybersecurity, Tech Compliance, Access Control, Scalability, Resilience, Performance)
• 3rd Level IT support management plus automation of these tasks

What you need to succeed:

• Strong programming background (Java & Microservices Architecture)
• Previous high growth environment experience (ideally start up)
• Hands on cryptocurrency & blockchain experience. Interest in the relevant tech
• Fintech/Banking/Payments industry experience it is very much recommended
• Team management & leadership experience (small teams)
• understanding the challenges that lay ahead for a start-up
• Getting things done attitude while always respecting the compliance obligations of a regulated entity (security, performance, etc)

What’s on offer:

• An opportunity to join the leadership team and grow along with a successful startup operating in an explosive fintech / crypto niche
• Competitive compensation package


Malta or Barcelona for the initial period (6-8 months), can be remote after