Hands on CTO for Storemates 'the Airbnb of Storage'
Ends 28 Feb 2018 (in 3 months)
Storemates is part of the exciting sharing Economy. We are the 'Airbnb of Storage', connecting people with space. We have 4000 storage spaces around the UK offering an affordable friendly, local, green alternative to expensive self-storage. Our mission is to create a fantastic marketplace that helps everyone rent out their attics, garages, sheds, spare rooms, driveways to the many people looking for extra storage space.We have received investment to build and improve our platform with the aim to create an amazing user experience packed with innovative functionality. As the CTO of Storemates, can you help lead the technical transformation of our company to become a leading online storage solution in the next 3 years.The role involves:· Developing the strategic vision for our technology· Overseeing our remote developer team· Being an excellent communicator to our non-tech orientated board· Managing our next phase of our site growth and app development..Some hands-on 'developer work' at times.Your experience must cover all of these:· At least 5 years in technical teams· Independently resourceful· Patient (with non techies!) with exceptional communication skillsYou should have experience of at least 3 of these:· Delivered IT Projects· Day to day maintenance and support of IT Systems· Line Management Duties· Operations· Programming· Scripting· SQL· LAMP stack· Working with marketing· Business AnalysisWe are looking for someone who can work flexibly with us on a part-time basis and be part of the senior board too. Minimum of 6 days a month.Working with Storemates is also hugely rewarding and fun. We are in the press constantly with our unique solution to space and are popular spokespeople for the booming 'Sharing Economy'. The senior team is also very experienced, contagiously enthusiastic and will be committed to your support and development. Our special advisers include senior execs from John Lewis, Airbnb, M&S and Visa. This will be a great opportunity to learn and develop new skills and build your networks.The successful candidate will receive a lucrative equity stake of our fast-growing company and the offer of a paid contract once revenue targets are met, hopefully, between 6-12 months after appointment as our operation starts to scale.Please do get in touch!
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