Dine In Chief Technology Officer Job in London, England | Glassdoor

Chief Technology Officer

Dine In – London, England

Job Description

*Company background*
Dine In Limited is a fast growing technology and logistics company focused on delivering top quality food from Londons best restaurants and chefs. With us, customers are never left wondering Where is my food? because we use technology to solve the logistical challenges of food delivery. The Company has been established for over 2 years and is currently growing at a rate of over 10% per month with over 25k unique customer hitting our website each month and over 125 restaurants registered, including blue chip names such as Tamarind Group. Last year we completed a highly successful funding round valuing the business at over £1m and this has grown substantially since. The company was started by Evan Graj, a former Managing Director of Algorithmic Trading at Bear Stearns.

*Role*
We are looking for an energetic person to join the team as Chief technology Officer. Your role is the successful execution of the companys business mission through development and deployment of the companys technology. This requires envisioning the companys service offering as web-based business, leading implementation of web applications and service architecture and planning for risk and growth. As the head of technology you will be responsible for shaping the technology trajectory of the company, its budget, and managing the development team. As a start-up this will be a hands on role managing a distributed team of developers and products. Our products range from web apps, mobile apps, web services, and hardware installations at restaurants.

*Responsibilities*
* Defining technology roadmap
* Defining technology budget
* Lead Developer
* Managing technology team
* Ensuring products have been tested
* Managing merge and release procedures

This is a great opportunity to join a start-up from the ground up and make a big impact as the technology leader.

*Requirements*
* Formal Education & Certification
* University degree in the field of computer science, or another rigorous discipline. An advanced degree is a plus.

*Knowledge & Experience*
* Demonstrated ability to envision web-based services that meet consumer needs or solve business problems.
* 3 years experience managing web application development.
* 1 years experience with start-up companies.
* Hands-on experience coding in more than one currently popular web application framework.
* Familiar with more than one software development methodology.
* Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.
* Skill with PHP, SQL, CSS, XHTML, one or more Javascript frameworks, and AJAX.
* Knowledge of web standards.
* Experience with UNIX system administration and web server configuration.
* Knowledge of Internet protocols and RFC standards, database management systems, and revision control systems such as git
* Familiarity with technical requirements of Internet marketing and search engine optimization.
* Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.

*Personal Attributes*
* Proven leadership ability.
* Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Excellent interpersonal skills.
* Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences.
* Exceptionally self-motivated and directed.
* Keen attention to detail.
* Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities.
* Exceptional service orientation.
* Ability to motivate in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

*Work Conditions*
* On-call availability and overtime as required to work with distributed team in New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and India.

*Package:*
* High competitive package of salary + founder equity stake