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Posted by Pentasia
  • Salary Circa €100,000
  • Location Bulgaria
  • Reference 34614

We are seeking an enthusiastic and focused CTO to join our client’s team in Bucharest, Romania. The team consists of approximately 30 technical colleagues out of a total of 45 colleagues.

As the CTO, you will be responsible for overseeing development and operational support teams across the entire platform stack.

With development teams located in different locations, including Bucharest (Romania), Changsha (China), and Lviv (Ukraine), there may be some international travel required to coordinate and ensure effective communication between these geographically separated teams.


  • Provide technical direction and vision for projects to the Product Department and CEO.
  • Ensure the implementation of company policies within the team.
  • Standardize, implement, and enforce agreed software development processes, such as Scrum/Kanban, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Continuous Integration (CI), Release Management, and Branching, in collaboration with the Software Development Manager.
  • Foster team growth and motivation, including facilitating hiring and firing processes, career progression, and organizational structure. Resolve internal team conflicts and promote team transparency.
  • Deliver industry-leading standards of platform stability and reliability for our customers. Drive the technical vision in collaboration with the Technical Operations Director and the Architect to achieve 99.99% uptime.
  • Ensure the quality and accuracy of developed software.
  • Communicate effectively with other Business Units within the organization, as well as with third-party providers and clients.
  • Take ownership of the platform architecture and guide the direction of technical development.
  • Provide relevant technical and business information to the Product Department and CEO.
  • Ensure compliance with regulatory requirements and procedures.
  • Represent the technical teams and communicate technical challenges and opportunities to business management.
  • Engage in technical discussions with customers, both existing and potential, regarding our solutions.
  • Assist the development and operations teams in addressing technical challenges or diagnosing operational incidents when necessary.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, AI, or Maths.
  • Management/Leadership Training and Organizational Skills Training.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment (Scrum, Kanban).
  • Over 10 years of experience in software development.
  • Over 5 years of experience leading a team.
  • 2-5 years of experience driving the architecture for building software products.
  • Experience working with high-volume transactional platforms.
  • Experience in the iGaming industry is a must.

Required Technical Platform Experience:

  • Familiarity with building and maintaining distributed, asynchronous, scalable systems.
  • Experience in micro-services with event streaming.
  • Managing teams using containers, specifically Kubernetes.

Desirable Technical Platform Experience:

  • No-SQL, time-series, and Relational databases.
  • Message-oriented middleware (RabbitMQ, Apache Kafka).
  • Advanced JavaScript front-end frameworks (ReactJS, Angular, Angular/2).

Other Requirements:

  • Advanced English proficiency.
  • Ability to perform well under pressure.
  • Quality and productivity-oriented.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Ambitious and smart.
  • Likeable and innovative.
  • Ability to deliver and receive constructive feedback.
  • Organized.

Work-Life Balance:

  • 22 days off per year, rising to 32 by year 5 within the company.
  • 10 sick leave days per year (without a doctor’s note).
  • 40% work from home over any 3-month period.
  • Extended work-from-home period for mothers returning to work after having a child.
  • Extended work-from-home period for fathers after the birth of a child.

Benefits and Office perks:

  • Daily catered lunch or lunch allowance of 85 EUR net per month.
  • Medical subscription.
  • In-house gym and health & well-being programs.
  • Fruits Tuesday.
  • Access to online learning platforms and budget for external training.
  • Bookster.
  • Massage at work.
  • Anniversary

Apply for the role of CTO on Pentasia.

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