Chief Technology Officer - GoShare Careers/Hiring

Join Our Team as a Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Job Description:

Make a lasting impact with a fast-growing tech startup company!

We’re seeking a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to provide technical leadership and direction while scaling up our engineering team and capabilities to support the needs of our rapidly growing organization.

This position will be responsible for technology department staffing, succession planning, and professional development. You will provide sound technical leadership in all aspects of our business.

You will work directly under the CEO and will act as both a technology and product expert, making decisions that will impact the current and future operations of the company. You should be a strategic thinker, an effective communicator, and an expert in technological development.

You may work in our San Diego office, or remotely within the USA. If working from home, you must have access to a reliable internet connection and working computer. This role is not eligible for US visa sponsorship.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead a global team of innovative software developers, including engineers in the US and Brazil
  • Define our technology/product roadmap while taking into consideration long-term scaling and technical debt.
  • Prove leadership and strategy on technical direction
  • Report to the CEO to set the vision, define the plan, and create a roadmap for our technical infrastructure across all systems.
  • Develop technical aspects of the company’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance
  • Use stakeholders’ feedback to inform necessary improvements and adjustments to technology
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and (future) investor

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Proven track record of scaling up teams and infrastructure at a rapidly growing company
  • Good problem solving, analytical thinking capabilities, and exceptional attention to detail.
  • A passion for learning. Continuous education relating to new technologies
  • Diplomacy, patience, and empathy with the ability to inspire and persuade others to get things done
  • While you likely will not be writing code you should be able to
  • Security and privacy management
  • Customer-first mentality – all technical decisions must be made with the customer top of mind
  • Ability to mentor and nurture upcoming talent

Required Experience:

  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related areas
  • 15 + years as a technical leader, with at least 5+ years of experience as CTO or VP of Engineering
  • Experience working with a logistics marketplace or SaaS is preferred

About Us:

Our mission is to organize the world’s trucks to make them more accessible and useful. Our vision is to build the largest marketplace of trucks, vans & delivery professionals in the world.

Our team is smart, hardworking, and shares a sense of compassion for helping people. Our headquarters in San Diego supports our global team of employees, contractors, and delivery professionals. We believe in collaboration, respect, and fairness when it comes to working with people. 

As an economic empowerment platform, GoShare enables thousands of entrepreneurs to manage their delivery business and provide critical delivery services to regional communities. GoShare has served more than 75,000 customers including small, medium, and enterprise businesses since 2015. 

Our proprietary software is used to create seamless delivery and moving experiences. We specialize in transporting big and bulky cargo including furniture, mattresses, electronics, automotive parts, industrial supplies, building materials, and more. 

GoShare is a licensed broker with the department of transportation, DOT # 3222813

GoShare has offices in San Diego, CA and Fortaleza, Brazil.

Our story has been featured in major news outlets across the country including CBS, NBC, ABC, Fox, LA Times, Forbes, San Diego Union-Tribune, and many more. See press coverage.

GoShare is an EvoNexus graduate and has been recognized as a “Most Promising Venture” from The University of Delaware 4 years in a row.

Hours: Full-Time

Pay: Competitive salary, stock options health benefits, 401k

Locations: San Diego, CA preferred. Work From Home considered. (WFH)

Updated: July 7, 2021

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