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Chief Technology Officer in Barcelona


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40,000 - €65,000
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Job Description

We are looking for a hands-on CTO to join our team and be responsible for the technical development of our global platform and in charge of leading our IT Team. At Ofertia, we strive for innovation, on-going improvement and the best solutions for our users and clients. We are looking for an individual who brings the relevant experience, skill set and energy to take our technical platform to the next level!

Ofertia is a digital company based in lively Barcelona. Our mission is to revolutionize the way people do shopping, covering the gap between the online and offline shopping worlds. We help retailers to drive more customers to their stores by publishing digital circulars on our mobile apps and web portals, where consumers can find the best offers from their favorite stores around them.

Ofertia is part of the Group with more than 330 employees worldwide, headquartered in Berlin and with offices in Bogotá, Barcelona, Mexico City, Paris and Santiago de Chile.

Your day at Ofertia
  • Ensure seamless operations of our global technology platform with its various B2B and B2C applications
  • Develop and implement IT architecture strategies to accommodate current and future organizational needs

  • Drive the design, architecture and development of our applications and on-going improvements, applying agile methodologies
  • Improve the scalability of our platform
  • Lead and develop our IT department, including the back-end, front-end, QA, mobile apps and DevOps engineering teams
  • Coordinate technical development with other departments (marketing, content, sales, product, etc.)
  • Report directly to CEO and be part of the management team

What you should bring


  • +4 years working as a Software Engineer, of which at least 3 years hands-on experience with Java development. Any further exposure to front-end, DevOps, mobile app developer or QA is a plus

  • Expertise with agile product development

  • Diverse technical background with a good sense for where technology is moving

  • Experience with cloud services (e.g. Amazon AWS)

  • Good understanding of software architecture, HA, distributed systems & performance

  • Expertise in any of the following is a plus: Grails/Groovy, Solr, PostgreSQL, Nginx, Tomcat, jQuery, Backbone, Android, iOS


  • Strong, natural leader with +3 years of experience leading technical teams

  • You stay up-to-date with industry trends, technologies news and you are always trying to innovate and add-value to the company’s product/service

  • Passionate about technology

  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English & Spanish (oral / written)

  • Entrepreneurial & open mindset

  • Smart, energetic, driven and willing to work hard

  • Team player

What makes working at Ofertia great
  • The opportunity to bring our IT platform to the next level

  • Ofertia is one of the most exciting digital companies in the heart of Barcelona with a disruptive product and friendly working hours (remote working days, flexible hours)

  • We support your personal and professional development with challenging projects and  training programs

  • Get the most out of a great environment with office parties and team building events.

  • A company culture driven by pioneer-thinking and talent that crosses departments through flat hierarchies and short communication channels

  • Free beverages and snacks (coffee, tea, fresh fruit, etc)


About Ofertia

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