CTO - IoT to save lives

Posted on 01-28-2016

CityTaps SAS

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CityTaps is hiring a CTO (fullstack dev).

                          *************** CityTaps ***************

Social business:
CityTaps' vision is to bring running water to every urban home in the developing world. We are a social high-tech business based in Paris, with operations in Sub-Saharan Africa.

IoT and mobile payments: We are building an internet-connected, prepaid water meter that uses mobile money for payments.

Totally worthwhile project: Our connected meter helps poor families access running water in their homes, saving them time and money, and improving their health.

Tough technical problem: Our technology includes both hardware and software components that need to seamlessly integrate together, from mobile phone to water meter.

Small but international: English is our working language.

It's the 21st century: We actively seek to hire a diverse team.

                           *************** The challenge ***************
1) Project management:
  • Transform our existing prototype into a complete turnkey solution for water utilities
  • Deliver on existing contractual commitments
  • Manage the embedded systems/hardware engineers currently on the team
2) Software development
  • Develop CityTaps’ cloud application
  • Provide technical expertise for both embedded software and backend/frontend development

                          *************** Why CityTaps? ***************
  • We’re building technology that really matters – to change the world by bringing water to all urban people in the developing world
  • We’re a serious company with funding, we’ve won number of awards, and signed a contract with a major industry player
  • We’re creating a company culture that respects individuals and rewards creativity
  • You will definitely have the coolest job among your friends (“I’m building an IoT device to improve the lives of 827M people” [drum roll...])
  • Your work will be firmly grounded in the real world (we’re dealing with water, after all)

                          *************** You! ***************

-- You are be fully committed to our social mission, and you want to build technology to change the lives of millions of people
-- You like to architecture and write great code (currently in Python and Javascript), and know about C++
-- You have at least 5 years of experience building and delivering complex software/hardware solutions (ideally IoT or connected objects), with emphasis on full stack development:
  • You’ve participated in moving product development from prototype to DFM to industrial product.
  • You have wide ranging technical skills: wireless protocols, embedded software, low consumption electronics, software architecture, etc…
-- You want to work closely with the CEO to develop the company and its culture
-- You are able to travel to Africa/Asia/South America
-- You have an engineering degree from an engineering school or university

                          *************** Location and €'s ***************

The job (CDI) is based in Paris. You will be paid according to your skills.

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