Chief Technology Officer

Tech#Exads · Dublin, Ireland
Department Tech#Exads
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Senior Executive

EXADS is a young international software startup specialising in adtech. In business since 2013, EXADS is a self-sufficient, well funded and privately owned company with offices in Dublin and Porto. We are part of EXOGROUP, a set of companies made up of +150 talents and offering a wide range of services within the digital business landscape with headquarters in Barcelona and offices in Dublin, Porto, Valencia, Madrid, Tarragona and Buenos Aires.

As a company, we actively develop and maintain our own proprietary ad-serving technology platform and custom-built infrastructure enabling us to innovate and deploy new features and functionality quickly in a fast-moving and demanding industry.

We are revolutionising the online ad-serving industry for advertisers, publishers and networks alike and are seeking to recruit a Chief Technology Officer to lead the team in our growing Dublin and Porto offices.

Reporting to the CEO at a group level, the successful candidate will work to align the technology strategy with the business vision. 


  • Oversee the prioritisation of technology-related initiatives within the company both from a strategic and operational perspective aligning with group company goals.

  • Oversee the management of a multi-disciplined team with a varied skill set including backend/frontend developers/QA/Systems and Dev Ops.

  • Collaborate with the Product Director and Product team in delivering industry-leading solutions.

  • Responsible for leading the growing teams in Dublin and Porto (currently 30 resources).

  • Research and development of new and emerging technologies.

  • Contribute to team process improvement adhering to industry best practice and principles.

  • Provide team members with the necessary tools and background knowledge to perform the role to a high standard.

  • Provide feedback to Management on both a regular and ad hoc basis.

  • Responsible for coaching and retention of key hires.

Skills and Experience:

  • Over 10+ years in tech with over 5 years in a hands-on CTO position.

  • Proficiency in PHP, Javascript (JQuery/AngularJS), Big Data, Realtime, Clickhouse...

  • Experience driving process change and process improvement.

  • Strong relationship management, influencing, listening and communications skills.

  • Ability to manage change initiatives.

  • Proven ability to build relationships at senior level and across various locations.

  • Strong leadership skills.

  • Ad-tech background highly advantageous.

Education & Qualifications:

BS/MS in Computer Science/related technical discipline OR equivalent experience.

What we offer:

We offer a position in a young, dynamic and international environment and the opportunity for permanent training, personal development, ambitious career growth and a competitive salary based on experience. Critical skills visa and relocation package can also be offered to the right candidate.

Most of all, we offer a position in a team that thrives on achievement, success and leadership within our industry. Our core company value is innovation: where people and creativity drive innovative technology. If you have a passion for open-source software and enjoy working in a fast-paced, challenging but rewarding environment, this position is for you!

Our company benefits:

Flexible start times - Private health insurance - Employer contributory pension - Your Birthday off as a paid holiday - Taxsaver and bike to work schemes - Udemy training - EXOGROUP University, our in-house training - Udemy learning - Employee referral program bonus - Off-site team building days out - Office games room/chill-out zone - Fresh fruit - Friday team breakfast - Pilates classes - Massages -  English & Spanish classes - Subsidised lunches - Subsidised gym

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  • Location
    Dublin, Ireland
  • Department
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience
    Senior Executive