Golioth is seeking a highly skilled CTO to architect and build the first version of our IoT platform. At Golioth, we are building the Kubernetes for IoT (vision What is Kubernetes for IoT?), based on a culture of security and a great developer experience. Currently, the IoT industry is lacking a common infrastructure to bring the 25+ billion IoT endpoints (that will be live by 2021) online. We plan to fix that.
At this phase of the product, you will be responsible for defining the initial architecture and at the same time executing the first version. You should be a strategic thinker, experienced and product-focused architect who is excited about the opportunity to get your hands dirty writing code. We’re cloud native, so you should enjoy working with containers, Kubernetes and Go!
You will work directly alongside the CEO and will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions that will impact the current and future operations of the company.
We’re based in San Francisco and looking for a CTO in the Bay Area.
Setting a vision for how technology will be used in the company by making foundational technical and architectural decisions.
Implementing the core set of services and cloud infrastructure based on product and business requirements.
Ensuring that the resourcing of talent, infrastructure and services meet the company’s short and long-term needs.
Outlining the goals and milestones for research and development.
Creating timelines for the development and deployment of all technical services and components.
Making executive decisions on behalf of the company’s technological requirements.
Manage contractors in non-core domains, such as embedded firmware and frontend development.
Managing technology budgets and time frames.
6+ years working in a technological role, 8 years preferred. You should have experience architecting distributed systems, deploying at-scale production services and have contributed meaningfully to open source projects.
Advanced understanding of cloud native technologies, such as containerization, virtualization, cloud networking & Kubernetes.
Experience deploying production services & infrastructure.
IoT, hardware and/or networking experience preferred but not required - you’ll learn a lot here!
Experience in Go preferred, or an interest to learn.