Job title: Chief Technology Officer
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: IT & Services
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Ireland
Job published: 10 Jan 2024
Job ID: 35693
Contact name: Alice Cecarelli
Phone number: +447786468782
Contact email:

Job Description

Position: CTO

Role: Remote with some visits to Dublin office

Salary: €130,000 + 10% bonus (granting of equity in the business)


Are you a passionate and curious CTO willing to be part of a spin-out company specialised in the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI)?

Do you thrive on the pulse of innovation, ready to take the helm and the steer the technological journey critical to our client’s success?

If so, we have an enticing opportunity for you.

Our client is at the forefront of cutting-edge technology, specialising in the deployment of Artificial Intelligence (AI) through advanced neural network technology, molecular modelling, quantum physics, and high-performance computing, for the digitalisation of next-generation drug development in the pharma/biotech sector.

They are not just a company, they are a vision. They are a team of pioneers pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. They need a CTO who shares the same zeal. In addition to a salary of €130,000 there is a 10% bonus, and there’s more. Beyond the financial rewards, they will also offer a unique opportunity – a chance to own a piece of the dream. The company is gearing up for an equity round in Spring 2024, you will have the chance to secure a stake in their promising future.

Our partner has already earned accolades and recognition, thanks to their innovative technology and pioneering spirit. They are backed by a combination of national and European funding, a testament to their potential.

This is not just a job, it’s a chance to lead the charge in shaping the future of an entire industry.



-Co-create/complete the technology roadmap & execute it

-Productise and ‘platformise’ all parts of the existing client simulation services

-Be totally invested in and, take ownership & responsibility for the technology

-Design and develop the architecture of the Company’s SaaS product platform

-Manage everything in Engineering/Development/Tech resourcing (hiring, people development & coaching)

-Build, lead, manage and coordinate the technical team

-Challenge the existing leadership in terms of strategy, direction & vision relating to technology


Mandatory requirements:

1) At least 10 years of experience in a similar role

2) Experience in the pharmaceutical industry, life science, engineering or chemical industry is highly desirable

3) Previous experience in programming and scripting in Python 

4) Knowledge in C++ coupled with HPC, Data Science, Linux, Fortran

5) Must be a flexible and adaptable person

6) Must think & act like an co-founder, sees the long term & proactive

7) Available to commute to Dublin



-PhD degree in Computer Science, Computational Chemistry or a related field from a recognised institution