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(Expired) Chief Technology Officer

6 months ago by Comcast Spectacor


Level: Senior

Contract: Full Time (Paid)

Sector: IT

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The (CTO) reports to the CEO and is responsible for establishing the company’s technical vision, leading all aspects of the company’s technology development and the key individual responsible for pursuing and delivering the Product agenda. The CTO is the company’s top technology executive, playing an integral role in the company’s strategic direction, development, and future growth.

The CTO role offers a balance of significant operational responsibility and strategic opportunity to help drive better use of technology across our platform/products. The CTO will have the bearing and gravitas to lead the entire Technical team at a time of great opportunity in the sector. He/she will exude integrity and conviction and will naturally install credibility and confidence in all stakeholders.

He/she will see complexities in the business model and the market as challenges and opportunities for the organization and will have the ability, in conjunction with senior people within the company, to build and implement new strategies necessary to meet the needs of all stakeholders.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate an intuitive sense of customer focus as well as a passion for nurturing talent and developing and training the next generation of senior leadership within the company. This is a unique and exciting opportunity for a senior IT professional to join an innovative and fast-moving company.


  • A minimum of 10 years management experience in a commercial organization with substantial experience in a Senior management/technical leadership role.
  • Significant senior management experience within the online gaming industry and/or high velocity online transactional environment.
  • Management of a fast-paced business of a similar size and experience of working within a corporate structure.
  • Proven ability to significantly increase efficiencies and continuously deliver positive results to the company.
  • The CTO will be the Company’s spokesperson in all technology-related matter and as such the candidate will be extremely confident in articulating their technology knowledge when dealing with all parties outside the Company.
  • Ability to nurture the management skills of all managers in the IT Department and ensure skills and career development of all members of the IT Department, through timely and accurate performance reviews.
  • Establishing a process to identify and develop talent within the IT Department and develop a robust succession plan for the department.
  • Skills in business analysis, business process design, project management, and e-commerce strategy.
  • Strategic thinking and strong business acumen are essential in this role. We expect you to be well-versed in current technological trends and familiar with a variety of business concepts. You will bring in your technical expertise to provide the best possible customer experience, to grow the business and to find innovative solutions to business challenges.
  • If this sounds like an interesting challenge, we'd love to hear from you!


  • Management of the company as part of the leadership team with a focus on technology
  • (Further) development and realization of the company's technology and product strategy based on customer feedback and business requirements
  • Ensuring technologies are used efficiently, profitably and securely
  • Set the tech-strategy of the company, define goals and roadmaps, direct future growth and monitor KPIs in order to deliver the best experience to customers
  • Communicate tech-strategy to partners and investors
  • Build mobile and backend applications together with the development team
  • Lead and grow the development team
  • Evaluating and implementing new systems and infrastructure


  • Knowledge of technological trends to build strategy
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning
  • Ability to conduct technological analyses and research
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Leadership and organizational abilities
  • Strategic thinking
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • Experience working in Agile/Scrum/Scrumban methodologies and frameworks


  • Experience with database design and operation (Postgres, Redshift, etc)
  • Knowledge of Cloud technologies (GCP, AWS, or Azure)
  • Built or worked on products with a significant amount of users
  • Experience in building REST APIs
  • Knowledge of CI/CD


  • Proven experience as a CTO or a similar leadership role
  • Strong network with social, competitive and pro gamers, streamers and event organizers
  • Any experience in building products for online games or esports
  • Active in the Open-Source community
  • Having experience with Machine Learning, AI or Natural Language Processing
  • Experience developing mobile applications


  • You get to help shape our product and vision from an early stage
  • You’ll have a front-row seat to changing the esports industry for the better
  • A fast-paced environment with a quick-decision making process to ship products that fans love

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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