CTO - Fintech - Bitcoin Blockchain

X4 Group
£80k - 120k per year + Equity
16 Feb 2017
16 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

CTO/ Head of Development – Fintech – Bitcoin Blockchain

Excellent opportunity for a CTO to join and take ownership for all of the technology of an innovative new Fintech start-up that are leading the way for Blockchain technology. This is a permanent role based in the City and is offering up to £120k + great benefits and share options.

Joining a dynamic new start up which are being backed and supported by some of the most prestigious banks in financial services, you have the opportunity to be part of this journey with the chance to have a real impact on the companies product and direction

The company already have a team of 7 developers but you will have the chance to expand this, hiring more developers/engineers and making decisions on what is the best technology and talent to invest in. You will also be involved in bringing all development in house and be the lead developer.

Key Requirements

  • Expert knowledge of Linux
  • Experience in Bitcoin/ Blockchain development
  • Experience in frontend and backend development
  • Design and implementation of Blockchain technology targeting financial institutions.
  • Good knowledge of programming languages such as C++ / Scala / Haskell
  • Scripting knowledge in Python/Ruby
  • Knowledge of Cryptography
  • Inspirational leader and tech enthusiast, passionate about latest tech

The ideal candidate will have experience in a CTO or Head of IT position where you have demonstrated that you can join a small business and grow it to something special. You should also have a technical background, ideally coming from a back-end software eng/dev type role in your earlier career with strong Linux skills and OO programming.

If this sounds like a role that could be of interest to you, please send through your most recent CV to . They are looking to line up interviews from Monday 20th February.