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Chief Technology Officer

Chief Technology Officer

locationLondon, UK
location Software Development

Technology · London, London, City of

Department Technology

Employment Type Full-Time

Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

Compensation £80K - £100K + Equity

We are developing natural language understanding systems for capital markets. Our premise is simple: markets are conversations and we aim to help investment banks have better and more efficient conversations. Through partnerships with global banks our scientists have access to datasets that are not widely available. This allows us to create language models uniquely suitable for the investment banking community while advancing the state-of-the-art.


 

The core of our stack is natural language understanding supported by the industrial strength engineering demanded by our clients. We are a venture backed company founded by professionals with 40 years of experience spanning trading, quantitative research and emerging technologies.


 

Responsibilities:


 

    
  • Drive future direction of platform architecture and technology stack.
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  • Work with founders on general corporate strategy.
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  • Manage key stakeholders including fellow managers, investors and clients.
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  • Ensure compliance with security standards demanded by our clients.
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  • Assemble tribes of engineers to A) build and support a world class data science platform, b) convert our data science output into robust and beautiful software c) forward deploy and support our products, d) maintain an internal network that enables our people to work effectively.
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  • Oversee the professional development of junior staff.
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Required:


 

    
  • Experience managing engineering teams.
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  • Experience architecting solutions for complex projects.
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  • Experience working with cloud infrastructure.
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  • DevOps experience including virtualisation, CI/CD and deploying infrastructure as code.
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  • Hands on experience writing software.
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About you:


 

    
  • Strong leadership and communication skills.
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  • Looking to build something unencumbered by legacy infrastructure.
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  • See the inherent value in a respectful and diverse workplace.
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Nice to have:


 

    
  • Prior experience in capital markets.
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  • Familiar with recent developments in machine learning and NLP.
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  • Experience of JavaScript libraries for developing user interfaces.
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  • Familiar with packages such as NumPy, Scikit-Learn and Tensorflow.
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  • Knowledge of NLP packages/tools such as spaCy, Prodigy.
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Company Benefits


 

    
  • Flexi Working
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  • Pension
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  • Laptop
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  • Work from home
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  • Options
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Interview Process


 

    
  • Introductory chat with Founder/CEO.
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  • Meet the team.
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  • Interview with a few stakeholders (investors and clients).
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  • Extended conversation with leadership team where you will be asked to present a medium term technology strategy.
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Thank You

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