Festicket is hiring a

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

London Borough of Camden, United Kingdom

Festicket is transforming the way music fans discover and book tickets and travel packages for festivals around the world. Our platform revolutionises the music festival industry by offering an end-to-end experience for music travellers through an efficient two-sided marketplace for 500+ music festivals across 40 different countries! In three short years, we have become Europe's largest music festival platform.

Furthermore, we've just announced Series B funding - https://techcrunch.com/2016/06/30/festicket-let-it... - We are now seeking to hire a CTO to ensure the continued successful execution of our business missions through development and deployment of disruptive technology.

The CTO will build our technology teams from the ground-up, own the technical roadmap and will be responsible for the evolution, development, and delivery of our core platform and products. This will require the vision and skill to transform our market leading festival travel package and content website to a fully formed platform covering the whole festival experience. From point of interest to world class customer serving after-sales. In-so-doing you will see the platform as a web-based, data-driven business in which technology and analytics transforms every aspect of the products we build and the decisions we make.

Hiring and Leading

We believe that hiring great people is the most important factor in building a successful technology company. As our CTO, your primary responsibility will be to build our tech team by hiring only exceptional engineers. We currently have a team of six engineers which we plan to triple over the next 12 months. You will also be responsibility for supporting your existing team - providing guidance and leadership, helping them grow and pushing them to perform their best.

Technology and Products

We are looking for a hands-on CTO who is willing to interface with various stakeholders to solve the complex technical and operational challenges that Festicket faces today. In particular you will assess complex stakeholder requirements and fit them into our stack, whilst improving the system from the perspective of technical team and users. This will require a systematic yet understandable approach to high level planning in a highly complex environment. You will also formalise budgets, goals, and balance priorities for tech team.

The stack