Chief Technology Officer (w/m/d)

We are seeking a dynamic and experienced Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to lead the development and implementation of the company’s technology strategy. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in software development, SaaS solutions, and leadership, and will be responsible for overseeing the development, implementation, and execution of the technology strategy.


  • Develop and implement the technology strategy, ensuring that it aligns with the company’s overall goals and objectives
  • Manage the software development team, providing leadership and direction to ensure high-quality, innovative solutions are delivered
  • Build and maintain relationships with internal and external stakeholders, serving as a trusted advisor and subject matter expert in technology
  • Oversee the development of software systems, ensuring they are cost-effective, scalable, and maintainable
  • Stay up-to-date with technological trends and advancements, and assess their impact on the company’s technology strategy
  • Collaborate with other departments, including product management, IT operations, and quality assurance, to ensure seamless integration of technology solutions
  • Present technology strategies and plans to C-level executives and board members, providing insights and recommendations for improvement

What you bring along

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 7 years of experience in a technology-related role, including software development and SaaS solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong leadership skills, including the ability to build and motivate teams
  • Strong strategic thinking and analytical skills, with the ability to create overall strategy plans and facilitate the creation of step-by-step plans
  • Good understanding of public cloud technologies and legacy modernization, as well as data-driven software development and AI
  • Strong commercial mindset and ability to anticipate and solve business challenges
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate and coordinate with various departments
  • Self-starter attitude with a passion for technology and innovation
  • Able to build trust with internal and external stakeholders
  • Customer-focused, with a good understanding of business domain and technology challenges

What we offer

Tivian offers a competitive salary package, along with other benefits as per local standards. The start of assignment is to be decided, and on-target earnings will be discussed during the interview process. If you are a highly motivated, experienced CTO with a passion for technology and innovation, we encourage you to apply for this exciting opportunity.

Company pension plan
Dogs welcome
Sports activities


As we are internationally positioned and part of the corporate communication takes place in English, a good command of English is necessary. The working location can be either in Cologne, remotely or in London. As the international team is already involved in the application process, please send the short application and/or CV in English.

We look forward to meeting you in person soon.

Tivian XI GmbH
Human Resources | Johanna Dinges
Christophstr. 15-17 | 50670 Köln
Tel.: +49 221 27169 820