BALANCE Edutainment has the potential to have a huge world and to be profitable.
The Chief Technology Officer's role is to assure the successful execution of the company's business mission through development and deployment of the company's intranet, web presence, and computer games. The computer games could be on a mobile device or computer. This requires envisioning the company's service offerings as a transmedia business, leading implementation of online and standalone applications, and planning for risk and growth.
Strategy and Planning
Implementation and Deployment
Demonstrated ability to envision online/mobile services that meet consumer needs
5-10 years experience managing web application development.
5 years experience with startup companies.
Hands-on experience coding in more than one currently popular web application framework.
Familiar with more than one software development methodology.
Ability to discern user requirements and develop specifications.
Has contributed to one or more open source projects.
Familiarity with technical requirements of Internet marketing and search engine optimization.
Familiarity with information security vulnerabilities and risk management.
Familiarity with consumer privacy and payments industry compliance requirements.
Exposure to business theory, business process development, governance processes, management, budgeting, and administrative operations.
Knowledge of web standards.
Experience with UNIX system administration and web server configuration.
Knowledge of Internet protocols and RFC standards, database management systems, and revivion control systems.
University degree in the field of computer science, business administration, or another rigorous discipline. An advanced degree in one these fields is a plus.
Minimal compensation with equity until financing