Start-up Seeking CTO

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We are a venture-backed startup searching for a CTO! You will serve as an officer in the company and function as the chief technical resource.


Our operational headquarters are in Tokyo, Japan, though the company actually a US entity (Delaware C). Our original CTO took a new job in which he had to relocate and had to leave our team. This has left our team lacking a key technical skill set just as we are preparing to launch the service. That's a role we want to fill ASAP, so if you have the right skill set, we definitely want to talk to you.


Our web application is built on the [url removed, login to view] MVC 4 framework, so you must feel perfectly at home in the Microsoft stack. The service also relies on a number of php-mysql applications, so you'll need at least some familiarity with these technologies as well. We have operations in the US and Japan with our headquarters in Tokyo, so you'll need to be conversational in both English and Japanese. You must be close enough to Tokyo to (physically) attend a weekly meeting. At the outset you will personally have to put in a lot of work, but as the CTO you will spend more time managing the technical resources at your disposal. You must be a true multi-tasker who can handle both the technical and people-side of things.


At launch, you will receive JPY 50,000 in cash compensation. You will also receive stock options in the company (A Delaware C entity) - the number of stock options granted (i.e. % of the company you will own), will be determined by a number of factors, including your background, skill set and experience.


If you've ever had a desire to launch your own company, especially in the exciting and high-paced world of Internet startups, this is a wonderful opportunity for you to do so. So if you have the right programming skills and want to join a startup, we'd love to hear from you!

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