Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (m/f/d)

As the CTO you will be responsible for setting up and manage a new team within the young company. You hire the right people with the mixture of experience and high motivation to perform. As a part of the management team you will be working on the overall business strategy, specifically focused on the development part.

Your Responsibilities
  • Develop our technology strategy to build a medical digital app that will be clinically validated and comply with medical device regulations
  • Decide on the overall company strategy as a member of the leadership team
  • Interface with the R&D team and external academic advisors to help transition state-of-the-art research into our product
  • Define and implement the hardware platform, software platform/technology stack and the systems infrastructure for our product
  • Lead the development of our application: Prototypes for different stages of experiments, and the final product
  • Build and lead your team of top-of-the-field developers, data and IT experts
  • Manage our agile product development and relations with external providers
  • Implement necessary processes for a digital medical device development setup: ISO certification for quality management, technical documentation, and data protection
  • Work closely with our regulatory and clinical investigations team to successfully conduct clinical investigations, and apply for regulatory approval, risk management evaluations etc.
  • Manage the whole technology budget
  • Communicate the technology strategy to partners and investors
Your Qualifications
  • Proven experience as a CTO or similar leadership role in digital technology companies, start ups or similar
  • Considerable years of experience in developing technology, ideally in a medically regulated context, in a pharmaceutical, medical device or neuroscience/psychology-based company
  • Knowledge on current digital technology and development trends, e.g., VR/AR/MR, smart wearables, agile framework
  • Knowledge in the latest trends in AI (i.e. classifications, recommender systems, computer vision, GANs, deep learning) and ability to discriminate the valuable advancements from the hype
  • Track record of building successful consumer digital products, e.g., web applications, games, mobile apps or similar
  • Experience with mobile native development frameworks
  • Understanding of budgets and business-planning
  • Experience with German/international data protection requirements
  • Excellent communication skills and fluent in English; German is a plus
  • Proven to be an inspiring leader to people and teams
  • Strategic thinking and excellent problem-solving skills
Your Personal Profile
  • You are an open minded thinker
  • You lead your team in an inspiring and innovative way and like to motivate others
  • You are focused on solutions rather problems
  • With your hands on mentality you like to work in small environments as well as in scaling upon to large organisations
  • Your solid ethical basement guarantees a respectful interaction with employees, colleagues, external partners, customers and shareholders
  • Your curious about innovation and solutions
  • You are open tot he overall context and like to think big
  • As a responsible manager you don’t be afraid for unliked tasks
What we offer
  • You build the team with us and help to define the way our company will work
  • Shape the future of digital medicine and address an unmet medical need that affects billions of people worldwide
  • Develop a product used as a real medical treatment that can change thousands of lives
  • Build a great, fast-learning organization with us, with a flat hierarchy and direct communication
  • Access to our network of peers and partners who are shaping the Berlin ecosystem of digital health
Level: Executive Expert Management
Type: Full Time
Location: Germany
Branch: SaaS
Business: Start Up

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