Lokate is currently seeking to add a passionate hacker (CTO if you want to be fancy) to work on an exciting project and change the way people search and look for products in their local areas - with a twist.
We're looking for a self starter, motivated individual with strong leadership skills who will always go the extra mile for delivering quality work, above all you're passionate about creating new projects that are adopted by millions of people, changing their lives for the better.
We have been incubated and pre-seed funded by an early stage investment company and we're looking to get our already developed prototype up and running before looking to raise our next round of funding. As the CTO you will be the heart of our company, shaping our product, assisting us with the prototype development and managing our developers.
Leading our team of programmers, as well as writing code for our app initially.
Server management and scalability.
Leading the development of product. i.e. ensuring consistency across the coding towards the goals of the company.
Contributing to the overall direction and success of the company, helping to make key strategic decisions.
Developing new algorithms and methods to help optimise quality and reliability of data.
Smart and can easily learn new languages.
All around language familiarity particularly in CakePHP, PHP/Java/MySQL. Python and C/C# Skills would be a plus.
Desirable knowledge with frameworks like Ruby.
Server management and administration skills.
LOTS of energy
Understanding of APIs, Scraping and Parsing (JSON, XML).
Good knowledge of web protocols, information retrieval and other platforms deploying large scale web services.
Mobile development (iPhone/Objective-C) (Bonus)
Experience working with and developing algorithms (Bonus)
-Generous and early Stock options
-Salary from next round of funding and a heap of other benefits
-Be part of a Groupon-like story (No Kidding)
We've been incubated and pre-seed funded by an early stage investment company in order to work on our prototype. Although we can't offer you a salary at this point in time, we're expected to raise funding when we start looking . Then the lovely salary and other perks/benefits will arrive.
This is an opportunity to be involved with our company right from the beginning, ultimately being an important piece to our team. So if you're adventurous and like to take a chance on an incredibly exciting project. Get in contact! We're two fun, passionate geeks and great to work with, with a team of two other developers.