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CTO Job Description

achvr is seeking a Chief Technology Officer and Head of Development to lead application development of our web product and mobile applications. The ideal candidate has at least 5 years of experience leading and managing development teams and is capable of developing in the technologies listed below. The CTO will report directly to the chief executive officer and will be responsible for establishing achvr's technical vision and will lead all aspects of technology development.

Specific duties include:

Leading the strategy for technology platforms and R&D
Building partnerships with technology vendors
Building and managing the development and analytics staff
Building the achvr brand through additional technological expansions (read: mobile and tablet)

Capabilities:

Ruby on Rails 3.2.3 (Ruby 1.9.3)
SASS (CSS)
Backbone.js + AJAX + JSON (JavaScript)
Facebook Graph API
PostgreSQL (SQL database)
Git + Github (Command Line)
Heroku

Additional Tech in Our App / Capabilities:

Linux System Administration / Devops
Hadoop
SQL Language (MySQL, Postgres)
Koala (Ruby Gem)
Acts as State Machine
Websockets / socket.io
Writing Tests

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Product Management
Marketing
Managing People
Finance
Sales
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