Team8 Fintech – Stealth Mode Company- VP R&D/CTO

  • Team8 Fintech
  • Tel Aviv, Israel
  • Full-time
About The Position

About The Company 

Team8 Fintech is currently building a company which is attacking the next frontier in embedded finance, and is looking for the right leader to join and lead the journey. 

As the company’s first CTO, you will take a cardinal part in the most significant decisions of the company, and have a unique opportunity to shape the product, culture, and general trajectory of the company.

About Team8 Fintech 

Team8 Fintech, part of the broader Team8 Group, is a company building platform that builds transformative fintech companies. Led by Rakefet Russak Aminoach (former CEO of Bank Leumi), Yuval Tal (Founder of Payoneer) and Ronen Assia (Co-founder of eToro), Team8 Fintech provides entrepreneurs with an unfair advantage, accelerating success in an increasingly competitive landscape. The Team8 model supports entrepreneurs with funding, an in-house team of researchers, growth experts, and talent acquisition specialists, and a “village” community of enterprise c-level executives and thought leaders. 

What you’ll do

  • Own the engineering and data science functions of the company
  • Recruit and build an engineering organization.
  • Help build and deliver against the company’s product roadmap
  • Define R&D strategy and methodologies to deliver high quality software solutions on tight schedules in a fast-paced environment
  • Work closely with internal product team and engineering counterparts at prospective clients to best ensure the success of active engagements 

What we’re looking for

  • Hands-on, strong technical experience, and passion for data, ML and technology.
  • Meaningful experience developing cloud applications, as well as complex and large scale data pipeline architectures.
  • Entrepreneurial experience, as a prior founder or early employee of a fast-growing startup
  • Success in recruiting and managing exceptional technical teams. 
  • Ability to balance leadership and management on one end, and the ability to contribute individually on the other.
  • Advantage: Experience across fintech and/or regulatory intensive products. 
  • Advantage: Experience managing sensitive data, including personally identifiable information (PII)

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