CTO (Ecommerce Experience Required)

Job description

Are you a Tech Savvy? Will you like to work in a dynamic, diverse and growing company? If Yes, this CTO role is for you! 


Trafilea is looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to oversee all technical aspects of the company. The CTO will be responsible for keeping the organization future-focused and clear about leveraging, institutionalizing, and continuously improving its core capabilities, thus ensuring the company maintains long-term innovation and operations at a very high level.


ABOUT THE COMPANY

Trafilea creates and expands disruptive customer-first global brands online.


We are data-driven enthusiasts, passionate about marketing, exponential technologies and innovation, leading the global, e-commerce, direct-to-consumer retail transformation.

We design, manufacture, promote, sell and distribute our products. We take care of the entire customer journey, delivering wow-worthy experiences that positively influence and empower millions of customers in the US and worldwide.


We are experts in online marketing with a world-class ability for online customer acquisition and branding strategies which have resulted in +150% year-over-year profitable growth.

Founded by millennials in May 2014, we favor remote ways of working, proudly employing 200+ freelancers from over 14 countries, who work from anywhere they want.


Trafilea provides an ideal environment for remote and freelance work. This has become a main advantage and one of the very means by which we actually comply with our main mission: changing people's lives.

We have an always-growing mindset; we are ambitious, self-disciplined, passionate, goal-oriented individuals, optimistic about an abundant future and happy life.

 

Today, we’re looking for a full-time CTO to join us in our journey!

Requirements

Your Day-to-Day will look something like this:


1. Lead the evaluation of our technical landscape and redefine/design our technology strategy and roadmap.

2. Evaluate the end-to-end risks in our eCommerce technologies and identify opportunities to reduce exposure.

3. Recruit, motivate, mentor and lead a high-caliber team; actively coach and mentor team members in their professional development, building upon their technical capabilities.

4. Manage and strengthen the relationships with our 3rd party software development partners, and build relationships with new partners.

5. Oversee the software development processes, maintenance, and enhancements of existing software products, and custom development.


Requirements (must haves)

  • 10 years in development, 5 in a senior role (VP/Director/Sr. Architect)

  • Bachelor’s degree or above in Computer Science and Computer Information Systems

  • Experience helping companies scale and building high-performance teams

  • Deep understanding of eCommerce technologies, development approaches, and operations; understanding of fundamental business and technology trends

  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and work successfully with a globally distributed team

  • Ability to see the forest for the trees – we operate in a competitive and rapidly evolving market; you must be able to abstract away from the details and see the big picture

  • Adaptable, enthusiastic, and willing to take ownership

  • Required knowledge: Python, JavaScript, HTML, SQL

  • Must be familiar with 3erd party solutions of eCommerce, such as Shopify and woocommerce

  • Familiarity with: Django, MVC, JIRA, GIT, JQuery, Agile, Scrum

  • Experience with eCommerce platform integrations and CRM software (e.g., Zoho)

  • Exceptional written, and verbal communication skills

  • Inquisitive, analytical, and creative problem solver

Now, let’s talk about the benefits of working with us.


Live Where You Want

Proximity doesn’t influence productivity. As a global, distributed team, you can live and work wherever you want. 


Take Vacation (Seriously)

Yes, we’re growing and need your undivided attention, but we encourage you to take a vacation! It’s important to get out and do something.


Up Your Game

We love to see our people growing fast. We budget for it! Think courses, conferences, events… it’s really up to you and your manager.  


What to Expect

  • Full-time, shifting schedules

  • Freelance/Home-based

What We Have to Offer

  • Competitive salary

  • Very good growth opportunities based on a result-oriented compensation plan

  • Like we said, training and development opportunities are on us!

Ready for the challenge? Apply now!