Chief Technology Officer

We are looking for a strong Technical Leader with experience building, growing and architecting a massively scalable enterprise.
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Founded in 2017 and based in Gothenburg, Sweden, Hiber has created a social entertainment platform where people can play and create on their mobile devices and PCs. With thousands of interactive 3D experiences created each day, and more than one million created to date, there is always something to do.

As CTO at Hiber you will have full technical responsibility and mandate. 

To take on this role you need to have the right mix of ingenuity, problem-solving, communication skills, constitution and stamina to help scale a start-up. Your role is central to our collective success. You are joining at a stage where there are quick, strategic decisions to be made, as well as a rapidly changing environment where we support each other across disciplines and address emerging opportunities. 

Areas of responsibility:

  • Be a central part of building a solid and forward-looking engineering culture
  • Working together with Lead Architects to execute the architecture and technology strategy, based on the company-wide vision and strategy
  • Leading a team of engineers, including managing performance, career progression and recruitment, at least in the early stages as the role evolves.
  • Leading the company’s development process and making sure it’s aligned with the company’s other departments
  • Assessing, creating and maintaining excellent engineering practices
  • Implementing effective, proven policies and procedures for the review of code and code quality amongst the engineering team
  • Budgeting responsibility for the tech team
  • Identifying areas for improvement within the engineering environment and bringing forward solutions to make the improvements
  • Ensuring stability and performance of products including security
  • Vendor/supplier vetting, coordination and management

Our ideal candidate:

  • Has 10+ years of proven technology experience in social media, games, or similar
  • Has excellent leadership skills and loves to coach individuals and build strong teams
  • Is a strategic thinker and an excellent communicator
  • Is solutions oriented and seeks positive results while thriving in environments characterized by constant change, complex market conditions and creativity
  • Is an emphatic, inspirational and communicative leader injecting positive energy into the entire organization 
  • Is commercially minded and understands business requirements
  • Has a strong background in Leading and Growing tech teams
  • Has demonstrated excellence in building scaling platforms using development frameworks
  • Is a passionate games fan, as a creator or consumer
  • Has mobile game development experience (iOS and Android)
  • Has social network and/or communications platform experience including an understanding of the different challenges surrounding online and mobile communities
  • Has strong strategic skills to take ownership of all technical aspects of Hiber

What we offer:

  • A creative and innovative environment and culture
  • An opportunity to disrupt the games industry for the better
  • Skilled and professional co-workers
  • A creative, fast-moving and result-oriented environment
  • A passionate team that believes in our vision

Some of the technologies, tools, services we use:

  • WebAssembly, Emscripten
  • WebGL, WebGPU
  • SQL
  • React, React Native
  • Node.js
  • GraphQL
  • C++
  • iOS, Android
  • AWS, Azure
  • Git
  • Slack
  • Favro
  • VS Code

Position information:

  • Full-time, permanent Senior Management position
  • Reports to CEO
  • Competitive Salary and Equity Package
  • 6 Weeks Paid Vacation Per Year for employees based in Sweden
  • Location: Gothenburg, Sweden
  • Flexible relocation timing + paid relocation

About Hiber

Hiber is building a next generation social gaming platform. We expand the way a generation communicates and expresses itself - with games as a medium. We are a great collaborative, entrepreneurial team that are really passionate about what we do.

The platform hiberworld.com is free to use and designed for social interaction where users can create and play together and share their content with the rest of the world.

 

Additional information

  • Remote status

    Flexible remote

Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

Department

Göteborg

Polstjärnegatan 14
417 56 Göteborg Directions hello@hiberworld.com View page

Workplace & Culture

Working at a startup is special. It is fast-paced, exciting, constantly evolving, and adapting to new insights and opportunities. We work hard, and we know that it will be worth it when we reach the next phase of our journey together, and we make sure to celebrate each new milestone along the way. 

At Hiber we embrace creativity and knowledge exchange, and we encourage everyone in the company to participate and help shape our platform. Our culture is fun, supportive, encouraging, motivating and smart. We are passionate about using our talents to generate success, and to reach even further together as a team. Some principles we’ve adopted at Hiber are:

  • No silos
  • Help each other
  • Be brave
  • Take on new tasks
  • It’s ok to fail, as long as we learn
  • Everyone has something to offer

Everyone is important and we are all shaping Hiber, as a platform and as a workplace. Do not underestimate the opportunity to inject your energy and add to the Hiber culture.

Already working at Hiber?

Let’s recruit together and find your next colleague.

email
@hiberworld.com
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