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Chief Technology Officer

Webook Riyadh, Saudi Arabia Posted: 31 May 2024


  • Salary unspecified
  • Zero income tax location


  • Office Only
  • Apply from abroad


  • Experience: Senior
  • English: Professional


About the job:

Do you want to love what you do at work? Do you want to make a difference, an impact, and transform people's lives? Do you want to work with a team that believes in disrupting the normal, boring, and average?

If yes, then this is the job you're looking for. Webook.com is Saudis #1 private event ticketing and experience booking platforms in terms of technology, features, agility, revenue serving some of the largest mega events in the Kingdom surpassing half a billion in sales. Webook.com is part of the Supertech Group also consisting of UXBERT Labs, one of the best digital and user experience design agencies in the GCC, along with Kafu Games, the largest esports tournament platform in MENA.

We're looking for someone to start immediately so apply today and if you fit what we're looking for we'll be in touch straight away.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute the company’s technology strategy in alignment with business goals.
  • Provide visionary leadership to drive innovation and maintain our competitive edge.
  • Build, mentor, and lead a high-performing engineering team.
  • Foster a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement, and technical excellence.
  • Ensure the platform’s scalability to support increasing traffic and international expansion.
  • Implement robust, scalable, and secure systems and architectures.
  • Oversee the day-to-day operations of the technology department, including software development, infrastructure management, and technical support.
  • Monitor KPIs and IT budgets to assess technological performance.
  • Drive the development of new features and enhancements to improve user experience and expand our product offerings.
  • Stay abreast of emerging technologies and industry trends.
  • Collaborate with other executives, product managers, and stakeholders to align technology initiatives with business objectives.
  • Communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders effectively.
  • Ensure the highest standards of security and data privacy. Implement best practices for risk management and regulatory compliance.
  • Manage the technology budget, ensuring cost-effective use of resources. Develop strategies to lower costs and increase revenue.
  • Evaluate and integrate third-party solutions and services as needed.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Proven experience as a CTO scaling up a technology startup.
  • Extensive experience managing technology platforms with millions of daily users.
  • Strong technical expertise in software development, system architecture, and cloud infrastructure.
  • Demonstrated ability to scale technology solutions to support high levels of traffic and international markets.
  • Excellent leadership and team-building skills, with a track record of building and leading high-performing engineering teams.
  • Exceptional problem-solving and decision-making abilities.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to collaborate effectively with cross-functional teams.
  • Experience with cybersecurity, data privacy, and regulatory compliance.
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About Webook

Welcome to webook.com, your all-in-one platform for booking the most interesting events, activities, and experiences. We're dedicated to making fun easy, highly customizable, and 100% headache-free. Discover the best events and activities around you, connect with people, try new things, and take your fun to the next level with webook.com.

Benefits at Webook

    • Creative and friendly work environment
    • Opportunities for personal and professional growth
    • Work on innovative and cutting-edge technology projects