Venture CTO
Job ID #VAC04129
Berlin, Germany
Manage technical product development of the venture's tools.
< 120.000€/p.a. gross
702 days ago

Checkpoint Digital Solutions is looking for partner which is a corporate investment and incubation firm. A firm invent, build and invest in startups with the world’s most influential companies. A firm share risk and invest alongside our corporate and startup partners via a range of collaborative options.

Founded in 2014, a firm have major Innovation and Investment Centers in Manhattan Beach, Berlin, London, Sydney, San Francisco and New York, as well as DV Hatches in Silicon Valley, Seattle and Mexico City, with more locations opening in the coming quarters. Their Centers and Hatches are home to a diverse range of entrepreneurs, operators and investors who are building businesses, creating and expanding markets and developing new technologies that benefit millions of people across the globe.

What we offer:

Venture CTO position FROM 120.000 Euro annual gross

Berlin & Stockholm based

International and interdisciplinary teams working on ventures for the world's leading companies

Opportunity to gain relevant experiences in building companies across different industries

Regular office and team events as well as constant exchange in the Berlin startup scene

Individual learning opportunities and a personalized mentoring program

Modern office in the vibrant heart of Berlin

Relocation assistance for internationals and free German language courses

In-house health and wellness initiatives, i.e. yoga, massage sessions, organic fruits, etc.

Does this match your profile? If so, we look forward to receive your application in German or English.


As a Venture CTO (m/f) you will use your skills to:

Demonstrate and communicate a passion for digital products and services

Built large-scale applications for web and/or mobile with modern technologies/frameworks (node.js, java, ruby, react, angular, swift, etc.)

Operate a digital business reaching from Continuous Integration, Testing, Product Analytics, to Marketing Automation and Customer Engagement

Implement and improve agile processes which enable our teams to deliver high quality products on time

Design systems and organizations that are scalable and maintainable

Manage technical product development of the venture's tools and platforms

Work closely with cross-functional teams to understand product roadmap and deliver high quality outcome

Manage and communicate expectations with Venture Architects, Designers and Product Managers

Control the project schedule, priorities and plan resources for the engineering team in cooperation with DV staffing team

Balance business versus technical implementation needs and utilize proactive problem-solving to address challenges and functional concerns

Institute superior technology capabilities with diligence, attention to detail and technical intuition

Serve as a thought leader in digital platforms and architecture, regardless of the screen, device or deployment environment

Design bespoke online and mobile IT architecture, drawing on knowledge of open source and/or commercially available platforms

Apply industry best practices and design patterns to create scalable and secure solutions that have superior technical performance

Develop system implementation plans/processes and oversee the development, integration, testing and launch stages of new digital products and solutions

Drive the implementation of key processes related to digital businesses

Evaluate third-party suppliers, products and solutions


As a Venture CTO (m/f) you will need:

(Undergraduate) Degree in Computer Science or a related field of study; Master graduates preferred

7-10 years of relevant experience in software engineering, preferably within start-up or tech companies

Experiences with managed (AWS) or on premise infrastructure is a plus

Broad understanding of the needed tool chain to operate a digital business reaching from Continuous Integration, Testing, Product Analytics, to Marketing Automation and Customer Engagement

You are a digital native and agile is not just a term for you: You know how to do fast release cycles with highest quality standards

Several years of experience in leading engineering teams

Track record of product engineering from conceptual design to go-to-market

Ability to keep things simple, deal and limit complexity

Hands-on ability as well as entrepreneurial spirit

Demonstrate initiative, ability to think fast and strong interpersonal/ communication skills that support the process of building collaborative teams


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