Chief Technology Officer (CTO) / iversity GmbH

Chief Technology Officer (CTO) / iversity GmbH
iversity GmbH
15366 Neuenhagen/Berlin

iversity is looking for an experienced Chief Technology Officer with a strong background in Ruby or Ruby on Rails, who can lead our product and technology team and the development of a highly scalable web application.

Basic Qualifications:
? 5+ years of software development experience
? 3+ years of experience in Ruby/Ruby on Rails
? Strong OO design and coding skills
? Strong analytic and problem solving skills
? Advanced knowledge of SQL databases
? Proven team leadership skills in product & technology
? BSc in Computer Sciences or equivalent

Preferred Qualifications:
? A passion for people management and mentorship
? Experience in building and operating highly scalable web applications
? Strong agile background and passion for test driven development
? Experience with NoSQL databases
? MSc in Computer Sciences or equivalent
? Start-up experience

About iversity
We are a young and dynamic team that is working on a project with a purpose. We want to build a new platform to bring university teaching and learning online and help shape the digital future of higher education. Our team members have held positions with online and offline media, in marketing and communications departments, software development and academia in Germany as well as in the US.
iversity staff were educated at top notch professional schools and research universities including Freie, Technische and Humboldt Universität in Berlin, the Hertie School of Governance, the University of London, Columbia University, the University of California at Berkeley and others.

iversity is already being used as the LMS of choice by tens of thousands of professors and students to organize classes at dozens of universities. We now want to move beyond the existing teaching formats and invent wholly new formats of online teaching and learning. To this end we decided to work with educators and institutions from across Europe to develop a unique set of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs).
We believe that everyone has a right to have access to the world?s best university teachers and their content. MOOCs are making this possible. They allow more people than ever to access the world?s greatest courses, turning professors into rock stars. Work with us to build them an adequate stage. Apply now to become part of this global effort to democratize education!

What we offer?
? an exciting and ambitious project.
? competitive compensation.
? room for ideas and creativity.
? a young and highly motivated team.
? an attractive workplace.
? a flexible starting date.
? a environment that is results-, instead of process-oriented.

We are looking forward to hearing from you.

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