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Chief Technical Innovation Officer

FARA Polska Sp. z o.o.About the company

  • Warszawa

    Warszawa, Masovian
  • Offer expired 9 days ago
  • Remote recruitment
  • Remote work
  • B2B contract
  • full-time
  • manager / supervisor

Your responsibilities

  • Providing overall technical vision and innovative strategies as to how technology will be used in the company.

  • Working closely with product organization and business to deliver product evolutions and technology innovations.

  • Making executive decisions for the company's technological requirements and direction.

  • Evaluating the progress of innovation and adjusting the pace or direction of projects in accordance

  • Overall leadership for our Software and Hardware Engineering, IT and DevOps, and Security teams; with strong performance management around appropriate metrics.

  • Overseeing the delivery of key strategic projects - identifying where tech partnerships/acquisitions/internal-builds/outsourcing is most appropriate.

  • Maintaining control of top key risks, their mitigation plans, and how to marry that with development priorities.

  • Managing technology budgets, time frames, capacity planning, and cost optimization.

  • Staying on top of new technology trends, developments, and risks. Identifying technical enablers that contribute to a culture of continuous innovation.

  • Overall responsibility to ensure that our systems and products are reliable, secure and performant.

  • Driving innovation by amplifying the technical talents of our teams with the correct processes and directions.

  • Board level reporting of group technology performance and initiatives.

  • Ensuring all technology practices adhere to regulatory standards. Crafting tech policies that marry security, pragmatics, efficiency, and buy-in.

Our requirements

  • Experience of working in a variety of company sizes from start-up/scale up/large companies. Ideally you will have seen the scale up journey before and have witnessed several different software organizations and how they work.

  • An inquisitive mind and entrepreneurial spirit to ensure the tech efforts are nimble and focused on delivery.

  • Demonstrable experience of successfully leading multi-location, multicultural remote technical teams, as well as CISO/CIO and similar roles.

  • A development background, before transitioning to management.

  • Understanding or direct experience with Data Architecture, data lakes, AI, machine learning, BI, Big Data, analytics and high-traffic, highly-available, mission-critical systems.

  • Whilst some of these things are downstream, you should possess enough modern tech skills to be able to understand and sense check: development processes, server/back-end technology choices/approaches, automation, QA, scaling, databases, cloud, BI.

  • Experienced in modern security challenges and approaches.

  • You have managed large teams, with many concurrent projects and initiatives.

  • You have participated in Partnerships/M&A, you’re comfortable client facing, and have a vision for the management and deployment of making the company internally ready to scale

  • A good understanding for both TCO and benefits of technology initiatives.

  • Ability to speak fluent tech to techies and business to business.

  • SaaS vendor management experience.


  • Exposure to ISO27001/similar

  • Payments industry, PCI, ticketing, finance systems

  • Transportation industry

  • B2C and B2B experience

  • Microsoft stacks and products

  • Infrastructure type projects

  • Cloud migrations / digital transformation

  • Embedded systems

  • Knowledge of payment systems

What we offer

  • Positive and friendly working environment

  • Flexible working hours

  • Remote work possibility

  • B2B cooperation contract

  • Cooperation with International Team

  • Professional and personal development in a fast growing company

  • Competitive terms and conditions

  • And much more!

  • Benefits

  • sharing the costs of sports activities

  • private medical care

  • remote work opportunities

  • flexible working time

  • integration events

  • no dress code

  • coffee / tea

FARA Polska Sp. z o.o.

In 2019, Ticketer, the UK’s market leader in bus ticketing technology, joined forces with FARA, the Nordic market leader, bringing together two companies with a strong joint mission; to make travel easy. Over the next few years, we will be revolutionizing the transport ecosystem by enabling customer efficiency through operational insight, leading the way in local and national mobility and delivering first-class, frictionless travel experiences.

Together, the Ticketer Group is able to offer customers the very latest technology in intelligent transport ticketing, back-office software and passenger-facing apps, focusing on providing Real Time Information for use on board, online and on mobile to increase usage of public transport facilities. And today’s numbers are impressive, with our equipment on over 30,000 buses across Europe, over 5.5 million daily passengers using our ticketing system and with 3.5 billion tickets being issued in the UK alone.

The Group is at a very exciting stage of their growth with a new CEO joining at the end of 2020. This has kicked off significant investment in new systems, processes, and products to capitalise on an already market-leading position.

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Job Description

We’re now looking for Group CTIO to join our Group Leadership team to oversee all technical aspects and teams; establish a technical vision for company; lead our technological development and strategic planning; and build and grow our innovation capabilities.

You will report directly to our CEO and collaborate with the board, management and our teams to overcome complex technical and business problems and evangelize innovation internally and externally to enhance our market position. You will support and inspire our growing technical teams, whilst creating an inclusive, cohesive, and collaborative environment.

We are location agnostic for this role and if you are happy to work from home you can be located anywhere, however international travel will be required.