Director of Technology – CTO(Kyiv)

full time
Posted 4 months ago

For our client – US digital company, we are looking for a

Director of Technology – CTO/GM

to be located in Kyiv/Ukraine

to help the Engineering team in Kiev build and scale the first of its kind cross-platform video analytics service. In this role, you will lead the team developing some of our most critical technical systems and advising executives on roadmap and technical opportunities. You will work with the brightest engineers in Kiev and the US, building a product that critically needed by many of the world’s top Media companies. We are a very hands-on technical culture, so you will have plenty of opportunity to roll up your sleeves and contribute to the engineering efforts of your team.


  • Increases organizational effectiveness by recruiting, selecting, orienting, training, coaching, and counseling managers and employees
  • Communicates corporate values, strategies, and objectives to the team
  • Develops strategic plans by studying technological and financial opportunities, presents assumptions and recommends objectives
  • Works closely with the engineering, product management and other stakeholders to develop the scope and requirements of projects that the team will engage in
  • Drives a predictable and transparent sprint process to accomplish team goals
  • Ensures product delivers desired business value by monitoring, operating, and improving the systems the team is responsible for
  • Leads the team technically and culturally, creating an environment that is highly collaborative and conducive to delivering quality results
  • Schedules and attends regular team meetings to discuss about business updates, issues and recommendations
  • Responds to employee concerns in timely manner
  • Manages orientations and exit interviews for employees
  • Travels to the US a few times a year

  • At least 15 years’ experience as a successful software engineer, of which at least 5 years as a team lead or manager
  • Hands on experience with one or more of Python, Angular.js, ElasticSearch, Spark, or User Experience
  • Demonstrated success in growing, managing, and leading a cross-functional engineering team
  • Experience at building and driving an agile software development process
  • Experience building and running applications with Amazon Web Services is a plus
  • Proficient in English
  • Experience working with international teams

Email your CV with attached files to: HR@EDELWEISSCONSULTING.DE

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