CTO, Lead Engineer

Tyche Project - Cambridge, MA

Our client has created AI-powered leadership. Their proprietary algorithms turn companies’ underutilized system data into personalized, prioritized leadership recommendations to maximize productivity.

They have successfully deployed an MVP to enterprise customers in various global locations and are looking for a hands-on, passionate leader to scale it into a fully-functional platfrom.

We’re looking so a start-up CTO, who’ll lead their infrastructure development, information security, engineering, and UX.

This is a rare role to make an industry-changing impact.

  • Do you have industry-leading programming capabilities and a passion to push the boundaries on what’s possible?
  • Do you have the problem-solving abilities to look beyond the obvious?
  • Are you simultaneously methodical and agile, who values speed?
  • Are you hands-on and willing to get your hands dirty?
  • Are you courageous enough to take on the biggest challenges?

You need to be experienced, having at least five years of practical architecture and full-stack engineering experience. And, you need to be passionate about the problems that AI is able to solve.

In the interviewing process, you’ll need to demonstrate:

  1. Solid evidence of building end-to-end software solutions: architecture, full-stack engineering and UX
  2. Solid theoretical knowledge of computer science
  3. Experience with enterprise data ingestion and APIs
  4. Understanding of business needs and the ability to deliver simple and quick solutions 
  5. Ability to work through ambiguity and complexity

What You'll Do

You will be part of the leadership team applying machine learning to leadership science to help leaders become the best they can, and then better. Your core work will be making sure the technology can deliver the right vision and scale rapidly.

Their culture is one of open communication, collaboration, curiosity, unbridled creativity, and teamwork. You need to be able to flourish in an environment of significant ambiguity, lightning-fast growth and demanding enterprise customers.

Overall Responsibilities

  • Building the 2.0 version of their MVP
  • Designing the application architecture
  • Selecting a technology stack
  • Setting up a scalable cloud-based infrastructure
  • DevOps
  • Enterprise data ingestion and APIs
  • App development
  • Figure out and deliver our data security compliance needs
  • Manage customer relationships from a data point of view
  • Hire, develop and retain a lean technology team

The successful candidate will possess the following skillsets:

  • BS in Computer Science
  • Minimum 5 years of architecture and engineering experience
  • Strong programming skills (including Python and JavaScript)
  • In-depth knowledge in data science platforms
  • Experience in product development
  • Experience in data visualization tools like Qlikview, MS BI, SAP Lumira, etc. and able to translate complex insights in a storytelling dashboard
  • Understand the product implications of data
  • Excellent analytic and modeling skills
  • Cross-team communication skills

Our clients are equal employment opportunity employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.


Posted On: Tuesday, September 10, 2019
Compensation: $250,000.00

Position Contact
Bill Sullivan
(978) 381-3320
Boston, MA
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