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Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

We want YOU!

The outstanding position is based in our European Headquarters in Zug/Switzerland. Dodax is a fast growing e-commerce company which sells media products, toys and IT equipment online. We are offering millions of products to customers all over the world using our own software platform. This software platform is the engine that powers our whole business. From providing costumers with an easy and convenient shopping (and paying) experience up to managing the complex logistics that deliver packages to our customers as reliably as promised - our software platform does it all and even more. Given our rapid expansion, one of our high priorities (which is both of best interest to us and our customers) is speeding up the execution of processes by enabling local ownership and control. In order to implement this local control and to continuously serve our customers across the world, we are further investing in an operating team based in our European headquarters in Zug/Switzerland.


To continue our success story we are looking for a Chief Technology Officer  (CTO) to take over responsibility for the technology strategy and engineering team at Dodax. Together with your team you will develop, maintain, optimize and operate our diverse and complex environment. You will help your team grow through mentoring, supporting them not only in their daily work but also with their long-term development. You will delegate and let them take ownership. You will shape our product current sytems, transforming building blocks into technical requirements and finally working systems. Occasionally you will roll up your sleeves and work hands-on with code and loads of data. 

Necessary Qualifications:

  • Master‘s degree in computer science or a related discipline, PhD is preferable.
  • 5+ years of experience as a team lead, head of development, CTO or similar.
  • 10+ years of experience as developer, engineer.
  • Excellent leadership and management skills, with strong experience in a dynamic environment.
  • Very good knowledge of a bunch of current programming languages, frameworks and libraries.
  • Ability to seamlessly interact with executives, senior business leaders and project teams through a collaborative approach.
  • Experience in hiring the right people and building a great team.
  • Very good knowledge of software development methodologies and project management methods.
  • Hands-on mentality & Can-Do-Attitude.
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in English is mandatory, German an advantage.

Key responsibilities:

  • Leading the software development team at Dodax.
  • Leading the planning, allocation, training, coaching and evaluation of the tech staff.
  • Ensure that all IT projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Enabling the evolution of our business model through the continuous and systematic use of technology and data.
  • Ensure that systems and software products are maintained constantly.
  • Provide and evolve technology solutions along the entire Distribution & Operations value chain.
  • Communicates Dodax’s technology strategy to employees and stakeholders.

What we offer you:

  • An international team with different skill sets and backgrounds.
  • Diversity: over 30 nationalities.
  • Young, challenging and dynamic environment.
  • Engineering culture: half of the company works in technical positions.
  • Technology: cutting-edge technologies.
  • Flexible working hours and independent work structure.
  • 25 days paid vacation and a competitive salary.


If this sounds exciting to you, please send us your application via Tool. We are looking forward to hearing from you!

Additional information

Location H├╝nenberg
Position type Full-time employee
Start of work 01.01.2019