Beetroot is a Swedish-Ukranian IT company that offers a wide range of services and solutions to clients. One of our main focuses at the moment is strengthening our technical leadership, so we are looking for a CTO to join the team. We deeply believe in self-management principles so our ideal candidate knows how to lead by example and create an environment for safe discussions and cooperation with various stakeholders. We are hoping to find a technically savvy candidate who can participate in setting strategy as well as working with the internal IT team, Solutions units, marketing and sales teams.
What we are looking for:
Previous management experience on different organizational levels (team, unit, organization), preferably client-facing
Versatile working experience in terms of models, projects/products, clients, domains or a good understanding of the specifics of different models and methodologies
Knowledge of the tech sales process and/or basic BA skills to support the sales team with technical pre-sell, discovery and proposals
Superb people skills: the ability not only to explain own views but to listen to others and challenge their own assumptions
You’re comfortable writing technical articles, speaking at conferences
High aptitude & systematic thinking. We want you to be able to quickly grasp our internal delivery nuances, management processes, capabilities, delivery models, etc. and suggest high-level improvements
Advanced English level (you should be able to communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, be it clients or colleagues)
Drive for constant learning and innovation
Big bonus points for:
Experience in managing positions
Experience establishing learning & development programs, mentoring teammates
Experience driving the technical implementation of ISO 27001
In-depth experience with AWS, GCP & Azure. Any relevant certifications are a plus
Experience developing cloud-native solutions within the above ecosystems, knowledge of Docker, Kubernetes, CI/CD, Serverless, Automation, etc.
Knowledge of how to build an internal IT infrastructure
Responsibilities and examples of tasks:
Working with the Beetroot Strategy team on setting high-level plans for the whole company. Providing technical input on business development & marketing initiatives. For instance, defining new technical expertise areas and communicating them accurately from an engineering perspective. Or helping formulate a new offer/service from a technical perspective
Supporting our Solutions Unit to plan their structure, design processes, mentor people, set quality standards, help with certain high-level projects
Guiding the technical aspects of ISO 27001 implementation
Working with the internal IT team on setting the internal infrastructure and creating connections between all the internal systems we use for communication and information sharing
Helping with technically complex and strategically crucial hirings
Supporting with pre-sales and designing technical solutions for potential clients
Handling delivery escalations and VIP clients personally, together with the sales team
Help to organize knowledge-sharing events and workshops
Does this describe you?
There is such a thing as being a “true Beetroot”.
We value people who are eager for continual improvement. Someone who desires to be the most caring, professional, and progressive version of yourself. Your skills and experience are important factors, but your personality, approach, and drive for improvement are what truly make a difference. Our hope is that you will be a team player who can accept responsibility for your work, solve problems pragmatically, and remain highly motivated. It is also important to be outgoing, well-organized, and efficient with a strong ability to prioritize.
Now that we’ve covered the basics, let’s share more about us!
We are a Swedish-Ukrainian IT company, building dream teams of developers and designers for companies around the globe. As an emerging company, co-producing with other emerging companies, we work with both start-up businesses and advanced businesses. In essence, we are the cannonball for our client’s success. With over 400 team members, Beetroot fosters a family environment. We are a tightly knit group who loves spending time together. Our desire is to provide a cozy workplace full of trust, equality, and steamy bowls of borsch!
Do you like perks? So do we! We provide:
A work environment with a minimum level of hierarchy
Family-like culture in a comfortable, well-equipped office
Great networking opportunities with international clients
Personal and professional development opportunities
Competitive salary, paid vacation, medical insurance, and social benefits
Team building activities: ski trips, Beetroot breakfast, movie nights...and more!
English lessons with native speakers
Discounted Beetroot Academy courses
Annual allowance to participate in competence-enhancing events
Are you a good fit? Send us your CV and your motivational letter in English. We are waiting to hear from you!