CTO - Chief Technology Officer

  • Location
    El Segundo, California
  • Category:
    Executive & Senior Management - Professional - General
  • Job Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Job reference:
  • Salary:
    $ 220000 - $ 250000

 A fast growing, well established genetics company is seeking a highly motived top performer to fill their Chief Technology Officer position. This is an opportunity for a talented visionary to get in on the ground floor of one of the most rapidly growing companies in the industry. This is your chance to “make a little dent in the universe.”

 We are seeking an experienced Chief Technical Officer to join our company for a newly created position to help drive technological improvements by increasing our technical standards, guiding our developer team, optimizing current processes and helping create high standards across all of our products, product delivery processes, data flow, and customer facing assets. In order to create an overall incredible experience for the customer as well as well optimized system internally to support our overall personnel growth as well as customer base at scale.

Our mission is to unlock complex information in human DNA and present it to consumers in a way that is easy to understand. The goal is to allow individuals to learn more about themselves through genetic testing. Our company's mission also includes utilizing genetic analysis in solving complex medical subjects, to discover new information with the goal of improving human life and furthering our understanding of genetics.


  • Set technological standards for the organization
  • On-time development and implementation of new software products and new systems
  • Optimization and Modernization of existing systems and processes
  • Ensure system infrastructure meets the needs the of business
  • Work with various departments utilizing technology profitably
  • Ensure all team members are highly productive and meet KPI’s
  • Ensure critical networks remain secure
  • Maintain high uptime for all critical systems
  • Ensure return on IT spending & Optimize systems to maximize profitability
  • Independently trusted to make leadership decisions to get results
  • Organize developer department to run as a software company · Hire additional 2 Senior Full Stack Developer – 1 with heavy Software Architecture experience, the other with heavy Database Structure experience.
  • Experience:

  • 10+ years in management of software development
  • Last 5+ years in management and strategy
  • Track record of coaching/mentoring growing talent · Track record of executive technology-based solutions
  • Balancing cost, results and time of delivery
  • Experience managing large and small teams
  • Experience within startups that scale · Experience within larger organizations
  • Managing small teams to gain massive results and Scaling teams
  • Managing complex systems and planning complex system builds
  • Implementing cross system data and breach security, internal & external · Implementing cross training and team member skill redundancy
  • Experience with commercial software development Java, CSS3, HTML5,
  • Experience with cloud technologies: AWS, Microsoft 0365, Azure,
  • Familiarity with Python, Java, PHP, MYSQL, SQL
  • Requirements: MS/BS Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or similar industry

    Company Benefits:

  • Fast-paced atmosphere focused on achieving results
  • Opportunities for fast professional growth
  • Bonus structure that rewards innovation and results
  • PPO; Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance (fully paid by the company within 90 days)
  • Paid time off and paid company holidays, including Sick and Personal Days
  • Casual dress code and atmosphere; dog friendly
  • Weekly Yoga & paid team lunch every Friday
  • Company paid education and training opportunities
  • Quarterly company social outings
  • The freedom you will not get anywhere else, we do not micromanage
  • Company Description We are a fast growing, well established genetics company. The owners built the company from the ground up and completely self-funded, no outside investors. We have excellent cash flow. Our office is located in El Segundo and we have a result oriented while laid back atmosphere. Our mission is to unlock complex information in our DNA and present it to consumers in an easy to understand way, thereby allowing individuals to learn more about themselves through genetic testing. Secondly, the company's mission is to utilize genetic analysis in solving complex medical subjects and discover novel information with the goal of improving human life and furthering our understanding of genetics. Learn more about the company here: www.crigenetics.com/careers

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