CTO at Blockskye

Blockskye is two year old start up partnering with and backed by the major, North American airlines, developing permissioned-ethereum, blockchain solutions for travel+entertainment distribution. We are initially focusing on airlines, hotels, and major corporate buyers.

We kicked off in early 2017, we just completed our Series A, we are 12+ months into development, and planning to launch our first product this summer with the second largest airline in the world and a global corporate client.

We are looking for a CTO to join the team and develop our front end: initially, a web-based dashboard that allows large buyers and air/hotel suppliers to contract directly, with no intermediaries.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a growing team of front-end engineers and co-ordinate with our team of back-end, blockchain engineers
  • Effectively manage expectations for all constituents — setting timelines for all parties and goals
  • Communicate and have a sense of ownership over our products
  • Identify areas for improvement and identify solutions and clearly define success
  • Effectively implement change, anticipate and quickly solve organizational issues to maximize team success
  • Act as point-of-contact to external partners and technical teams

Requirements:

  • Eager to work at a fast-growing start up — make your mark, and bring your vision to the table
  • Comfortable working in an ever changing start up environment adapting to new technology (i.e., blockchain)
  • Experience bringing a web-based product from white board to production to scale
  • Eight years of professional experience, including managing a growing engineering team — ideally in a high-growth startup organization
  • Strong leadership skills, with experience collaborating across organizations (B2B)
  • Experience coaching junior developers, setting a strategic vision and creating an engaging, positive work environment
  • Experience hiring top talent and designing diverse, inclusive, effective and results-driven organizations

Plusses:

  • Experience building large-scale systems with stringent data quality requirements
  • Strong knowledge of data architecture, and an eager interest to master blockchain data structures
  • Experience with inclusive management practices
  • A passion for travel

Compensation and Benefits:

  • $120,000 — $140,000
  • Stock options
  • Paid time off
  • Health insurance

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $120,000.00 to $140,000.00 /year

Experience:

  • Information Technology: 8 years (Preferred)
  • Product Development: 4 years (Preferred)

Education:

  • Bachelor’s (Required)

Location:

  • Boston, MA 02108 (Required)

Language:

  • English (Required)

Work authorization:

  • United States (Required)

Required travel:

  • 25% (Preferred)

Additional Compensation:

  • Other forms