Chief Technical Officer @ Love Circular
Chief Technical Officer @ Love Circular

Chief Technical Officer @ Love Circular

πŸš€ About Love Circular

Love Circular is a tech training community empowering tomorrow's workforce through affordable online bootcamps and courses. Our mission is to create opportunities in the technology space for underserved groups; we're working to level the playing field for those who need it most.

🎯 Overview

  • Salary: Β£70,000 Pre-series A + Meaningful equity via vesting period
  • Full-time, Remote (introvert-friendly 🀝)
  • Position level: Leadership
  • Reports to: Chief of Vibes Zaire Allen
  • Interview Process: 3 Stage
  • Start date: Q1 2022
  • Applicants must live and be eligible to work in the UK


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πŸ§‘β€πŸ« What we're looking for

  • A technical operator with prior experience working in an early-stage successful tech startup environment
  • Ability to conduct technological research and analysis
  • Significant experience in software architecture and personally building digital products from early-stage through to scaling and maturity
  • You’ve managed, mentored, and inspired a small team of engineers providing architectural guidance, code reviews, etc
  • Deep knowledge of full-stack modern development practices (ex: DevOps, APIs)
  • Experience in project management to ensure timely deliverables
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to share/collaborate with peers
  • A committed team player with an infinite mindset; experience in managing a team is a bonus

πŸͺ„ About the role

  • Partner with Zaire Allen to define, prioritise and develop product roadmap
  • Oversee in-house engineering team, contracted development partners, and head the integrations of partner API's to our platform
  • Driving performance, efficiency and effectiveness of engineering and product development team
  • Discover and implement new technologies that yield competitive advantage

⭐️ You'll be responsible for

  • Shaping technology vision
  • Building and overseeing our first platform MVPs
  • Quality Assurance
  • Attracting and mentoring talented developers
  • Tech stack
  • Updating architecture
  • DevOps

πŸ› οΈ Tools

  • Notion for company documentation
  • Google Suite for cloud drive
  • Basecamp for project management
  • Slack and Zoom for communication

πŸ§‘β€πŸ« What you might not like about the role/Love Circular

  • As a startup, things can be ambiguous, there will likely be processes that haven't been created yet
  • We're not big fans of long meetings, they get in the way of doing what matters most, creating cool πŸ’©. We have 3 team calls per week, all aimed to be finished within 20 minutes
  • Communication is predominantly asynchronous–if it's a pressing matter, reach out for a call
  • WFH. You'll likely spend the majority of your time working alone
  • Given the nature of a startup, you'll likely be asked to learn skills to support different teams outside of your role

πŸ–οΈ Compensation & Benefits

  • 40 days annual leave (including 10 days for Christmas holidays and bank holidays)
  • MacBook Pro for work + WFH budget
  • Birthday's off πŸ₯³
  • Yearly Calm App Subscription
  • Monthly Audible/Book allowance
  • Flexible working hours outside of core hours, unconventional practices lead to unconventional results
  • No office, work from home, a coffee shop, or in another country
  • Annual bonus based on company performance
  • Ongoing training opportunities to upskill
  • Bupa Private Healthcare plan
    • Mental Health support via therapy
    • 24/7 Digital GP access
    • Dental and vision care
  • A vibrant team of authentic humans to work alongside

πŸ’Œ Apply Here


Please note: Currently only able to accept applicants with rights to work in the UK.


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