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Head of Technology

  • Salary: CHF120000 - CHF140000 per annum
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Location: Zürich
  • Sector: Consulting, Project Management & PMO, Web Development
  • Date posted: 05/12/2016
  • Job reference: J358510ARRY-231116

Experis is looking for an all-round strategic thinker, a hands-on technology expert who excels in a start-up environment where they can lead all aspects of technology development. Are you looking to join a vibrant company with significant growth plans where you are able to bring your existing skills to effectuate significant change? Our client is a dynamic young and growing Swiss company within the technology space with their modern headquarters located in central Zurich. If you have the drive and experience necessary to help my client's company move to the next level, please apply today!

Head of Technology (100%)

The Head of Technology wears a multitude of hats but is primarily responsible for leading all aspects of technology development and for creating the technical vision. Included within the responsibilities are the following tasks:

  • Work hand in hand with the company's operations, sales teams as well as the CEO
  • Lead and coach a small team of developers
  • Day-to-day project management, requirements engineering, data mining

Which technology stack and DevOps tools does the company currently utilize?

  • Python, PHP, Bash, Javascript, HTML5, Sass
  • Database: PostgreSQL, MySQL
  • Frameworks: Django, Drupal
  • Cloud Hosting: DigitalOcean, AWS
  • OS : Linux
  • Version control and CI: GitLab

Your profile:

  • Degree in Computer Science or comparable field
  • Excellent communication skills (written & verbal)
  • You are passionate about developing software and are an avowed technologist
  • You have a proven track record in managing both projects and software development teams
  • You have proven experience working with the technology stack detailed above, as well as the DevOps tools the company presently utilizes
  • Customer focused and passionate about Technology
  • Fluency in English (written and verbally), German (B1 level minimum)

What can the company offer you?

  • Flexible hours and the ability to work offsite if needed
  • The ability to work with a diverse group of global technology experts striving towards a common objective
  • Attractive and modern office space located in central Zurich
  • The ability to join a company with a flat hierarchy where your ambitious plans can be realized

To be considered for this role, applicants must be either Swiss citizens, EU-nationals or have the legal right to live and work in Switzerland.

 

Not the right role for you? Then check our website to find all the IT jobs we are currently recruiting for in Switzerland: https://www.experis.ch/it-jobs-in-switzerland

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