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CTO - Chief Technical Officer



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Software Engineering, IT
Paris, France
Posted on Friday, April 21, 2023

We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to join PandaScore and lead our engineering team to new heights!

As part of our leadership team (C-levels), you will play an essential role in driving technical innovation, excellence & product vision.

At PandaScore we believe fun, performance & friendliness go hand in hand and we are seeking a CTO who embodies these values and fosters a collaborative work culture.

Your missions 🏀

1. Act as a strategic business partner

  • Develop a deep understanding of our business & the betting industry to identify opportunities for innovation and build our engineering strategy accordingly
  • Build the right technology, product & organisation to establish PandaScore as the No.1 esport data provider alongside our Chief of Data
  • Work with our partners to find the best technical solutions to integrate and accelerate revenue

2. Lead the team

  • Lead & mentor our diverse engineering team (10+ people), including developers, product managers & designers, to achieve their full potential & thrive in their roles
  • Create a supportive & inclusive work environment that values well-being, personal and professional growth, and open communication
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning, innovation, performance and cross-functional collaboration, where everyone’s ideas are heard, and teamwork is encouraged

3. Elevate what engineering means

  • Drive innovation & experimentation, ensuring PandaScore remains at the forefront of the esport & betting technology landscape
  • Challenge the status quo and constantly seek ways to elevates engineering processes, methodology and culture

4. Deliver

  • Lead all aspects of the development lifecycle, from strategic planning, design/Architecture, development, testing, and integration to maintenance
  • Collaborate with other teams, such as sales and customer support to ensure that our products meet the needs of our customers

Our friendly, team-oriented culture encourages collaboration and innovation, and we need someone with leadership skills to enhance our engineering team. If you are a skilled technologist who values teamwork and can balance strategic thinking with hands-on technical expertise, and are willing to roll up your sleeves and work alongside the team when needed, this role is for you! 💪

What you'll need 👀

  • 5y+ experience in start up, ideally as a co-founder, or as technical lead/CTO, being part of board/Exco decision taking
  • Effective leader & team-player, who knows how to build & lead high-performing teams, coach, mentor, and motivate diverse team members
  • Business acumen, with a solid understanding of business drivers & metrics and the ability to identify opportunities for technical innovation that can drive revenue growth and competitive advantage
  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate technical concepts and ideas to both technical & non-technical stakeholders, and build strong relationships with partners & customers
  • Hands-on technical experience, with the ability to dive in and work with the team when needed plus a desire to stay hands during the first months
  • Adaptability, with the ability to adapt to changing business and technological environments, and a willingness to experiment, take calculated risks, and pivot strategy when necessary

Required Technical Skills

  • Strong experience with Kubernetes and cloud infrastructure, preferably with Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Strong experience in designing, building, and maintaining high-performance and scalable public APIs, and a deep understanding of RESTful API design principles and best practices
  • Proficiency in designing and building scalable, fault-tolerant microservices architectures
  • Hands-on experience with RabbitMQ or other message brokers
  • Expertise in real-time data processing, stream processing, and event-driven architecture
  • Strong understanding of database technologies such as SQL and NoSQL, and experience with designing data models and building data pipelines
  • Experience with Gitlab CI/CD (or similar) and infrastructure as code tools like Ansible or Terraform
  • Excellent understanding of software development processes and methodologies, including agile development and DevOps

Bonus Technical Skills

  • Familiarity with machine learning and AI concepts and their applications
  • Expertise in security and networking
  • Proficiency in Python, Elixir, Node or Ruby

What’s in it for you 🎁

  • 🎮 Video game credits 🤘
  • 🚇 Central office in Paris with a gaming room (PS4, PCs, Switch)
  • 💎 At PandaScore we want everyone to be involved in the success of the company and we reward both individual and collective efforts by offering company Stock Options (French BSPCEs)
  • 🐼 Work in a cool environment where people matter and have fun together while growing with the company
  • 🧘‍♀️ Other usual perks (health insurance, transportation participation, lunch coupon)
  • 🌏 Remote friendly

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