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A Techstars portfolio company, Rwazi is an early-stage B2B SaaS startup with an existing customer base that already includes global Fortune 500 companies and leading consulting firms, Rwazi’s mission is to build data infrastructure to connect developing markets to the global market. By providing access to accurate on-the-ground data, Rwazi hopes to enable consumers, employees, and businesses around the world to reach their full potential.

Rwazi is seeking a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) who is excited about the opportunity to get in early and play a key role in shaping the company’s product and business. As our CTO, you will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer and will be responsible for building our platform from the ground up, working closely with the founding team on defining the product vision, providing technical leadership, recruiting and managing a strong technical team, and ensuring alignment between our technology and business strategy.

CTO Job Responsibilities:

  • Work with the leadership team to develop a product vision and strategy

  • Define the company’s technology strategy and build the right technological infrastructure that enables versatility, safety, resiliency, and scalability.

  • Develop and implement a product roadmap for all technical, web, and mobile products and services.

  • Develop and manage budgets.

  • Oversee data security, management, and governance.

  • Manage technology vendor relationships and IT resource allocation.

  • Recruit and manage top technical talent globally.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has prior experience as a CTO or senior engineering leader overseeing architecture and engineering for enterprise solutions in B2B SaaS, ideally with experience in platforms, marketplaces, or logistics apps (e.g. delivery apps)

  • Is excited about data accessibility and developing markets

  • Has experience with data and analytics, artificial intelligence, and machine learning

  • Has experience with architecture, implementation, and hosting on a major cloud provider (AWS, GCP, Azure)

  • Has experience with distributed data ingestion and processing at the terabyte/petabyte scale

  • Has experience recruiting and managing a remote geographically dispersed team across the U.S. and internationally.

  • Has strong communication and stakeholder management skills and the ability to clearly explain technical solutions

  • Is resourceful, self-starter, comfortable with ambiguity, and can step back and look at the bigger picture

  • Has previous experience at high-growth, fast-paced startup and can build quickly with agility

  • Shares our vision to help people around the world reach their full potential and can inspire and motivate diverse talent.

Compensation: Competitive, depends on your experience, + equity/stock options

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