Chief Technology Officer - CTO

We are seeking an experienced CTO who can take us to the next level in terms of platform, processes, tools and technology. The e-conomic solution is built on the Microsoft platform, and uses different front-end technologies as well. The development team works with Continuous Integration, DevOps and other best practices, and always seeks to optimize processes.

The span of control for the CTO is significant. You will set the direction in terms of architecture and technical roadmaps, but you will also be the direct manager for the Platform team and the DevOps team, as well as a mentor for different feature development teams. Furthermore, the CTO will work closely together with top management to keep us on track according to strategy and new opportunities.

A major current project is the implementation of database sharding, to the extreme of making each customer run on a separate database. This will make the platform scale even better, and make Azure a central part of the platform going forward.

Finally, the CTO should be a light tower in the marketspace, securing a high-quality product and creating awareness in the relevant development communities.

Your primary tasks and areas of responsibility:

  • Lead and motivate the teams
  • Participate in technology and architecture discussions
  • Secure high quality of the product
  • Participate in creating roadmaps for the product, in close cooperation with top management and the Chief Architect

Required skills and experience

The ideal candidate is expected to have a higher technical education, but there are several means of entry to the job, and relevant experience has precedence. You have experience from another SaaS company and are interested in setting the direction and influencing tools and technologies.

Furthermore, it is expected that you have:

  • A solid technical understanding
  • At least three years of experience as a technical leader
  • Great people skills
  • The ability to grow and develop

As a person, you are trustworthy, motivating and able to create awareness about the company and the product. You are highly respected by your colleagues due to your helpful personality and your ability to execute. You have excellent communication skills with both technical and non-technical people, and the willingness to take ownership and contribute to good team chemistry. You thrive in an open-minded organizational culture and know how to challenge both yourself and your team.

Company description

Visma e-conomic resides on Christianshavn in central Copenhagen. We build and design the cloud-based accounting system e-conomic that helps more than 100,000 companies run their business, the electronic invoicing solution Sproom with 40,000+ customers, as well as services like machine learning for many other business products in other Visma units. We are 170 employees from 20+ nationalities.

The development department consists of 50+ people, including developers, Product Owners, QA engineers and UX designers, working with technologies like C#, Node.js, React, MS-SQL, Swift and MongoDB.

We serve more than 50 million requests a day, push to production several times a week, believe strongly in automation, and are driven by a desire to measure and monitor to constantly improve the product.

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