Chief Technology Officer

Job summary

Barcelona, Spain

The Position:                     

As Chief Technology Officer at OneRagtime, you will be the backbone of our technical operations, a multitasker who keeps a watchful eye over all of our tech and pushes us to innovate and excel. Your role will be two-fold. We’re building cutting-edge products from the ground up in order to revolutionise venture capital. To achieve this, you will be the navigator behind the technical roadmap, and the scrum master to rally the troops.

What’s more, you’ll work closely with the business team to deep-dive into the tech behind the start-ups we back, playing a crucial role in our decision-making process. You will get to grips with advanced technology and explain the ins-and-outs clearly and concisely to the rest of our community, so a love of learning and a passion for science and tech is a must. Is OneRagtime operating at the highest technical capability that it can? Is the tech behind a start-up about the change the world? That’s for you to play a major role in this !

At OneRagtime, no two days are the same. The following tasks will be part of your new role:

  • Be a “swiss knife” in the development team, able to develop full stack and to jump from front end development, to software, to APIS, to data development, to back end coding to infrastructure management, to product specifications and coding. As the CTO, you are expected to pave the way to your developers and handle coding activities as a “tech guru” and coach
  • Work closely with the design, development, data and business teams assuring all tech- related features are implemented and maintained properly
  • Be accountable for the OneRagtime Tech Roadmap ensuring the release of the planned features and proper product development specifications to ensure optimal tech execution
  • Be responsible for the global efficiency and reliability of OneRagtime’s technical architecture and associated developments ensuring the full digitalisation and automatization of the different systems, products and infrastructure as well as 24 * 7 availability
  • Develop smart “plug-and-play” strategy to work and interact with external partners
  • Integrate, animate and train the different OneRagtime tech and development members
  • Following the Agile and SCRUM methodology, evangelise on day-to-day basis OneRagtime development teams’ on the different tech choices and strategies and make sure the team is best in class in development execution
  • Monitor and guarantee each tech project is consistent & optimised, be it the conception, coding, testing or documentation
  • Monitor the technological market in order to follow-up the last technologies and solutions to be potentially integrated within OneRagtime products
  • Be able to assess technically any start-up of OneRagtime portfolio, meet CTOs of European deep-tech start-ups and write technological due diligences of potential investment targets
  • Animate the different CTOs and tech teams of the different start-ups of OneRagtime portfolio strengthening its mutual ties while creating a technical community around OneRagtime start-up portfolio on tech problem solving, innovation solutions…
  • Ad-hoc projects

What we are looking for:    

We are looking for someone who shares the same values as our Team:

  • A strong academic record
  • 5+ years’ experience
  • Speak at least French and English at native level. Spanish is a big plus
  • Passionate about coding, interfaces and top-notch user experiences
  • Excellent understanding of business needs and processes and product development
  • Strong experience in software architecture and development team animation
  • Deep knowledge and development excellence of REST APIs and backend (Python Django…) , modern front-end technologies (Vue.js…), functional IT architecture
  • Good understanding of infrastructure technologies such as Docker, UNIX servers, CDN, network and security
  • Be able to provide innovative, simple and optimal ideas and solutions
  • Loving the start-up and the tech industry worlds. Experience in the entrepreneurial domain is a big plus
  • Ability to work and thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
  • Ability to take initiatives and be quickly autonomous


Why OneRagtime:           

  • Join a truly international team (you’ll hear at least 4 different languages in our offices!), of tech-savvy talent backed up by the wisdom of industry leaders. It’s a fast-paced workplace where business, tech and creative profiles come together and learning from each other is just par for the course
  • Be a part of the OneRagtime adventure! We are at the beginning of building something quite remarkable. At this early stage in our journey, you’ll have ownership over your projects and really make your mark
  • Be fully immersed in the European tech ecosystem where you will make a genuine contribution to shaping the future of technology. The projects you help to support today will be the innovation of tomorrow
  • Thrive within a Venture Capital that does things a little differently, we combine the best practices of VCs with a start-up and people-first attitude at the heart of everything that we do
  • Work in Europe’s most exciting tech cities and engage with exceptional entrepreneurs and passionate investors across Europe, Israel and the US