Job description

Power Up is a company that works toward bringing access to clean energy to people around the world. We do this by creating solar projects in emerging markets for Norwegians to invest in. As the CTO you will be in charge of the company's technologial needs, such as the continued development of our platform and working on alternative ways of transferring money across borders. By joining Power Up, you will get to explore all areas of the company and challenge yourself!


Key areas of responsibilities:

- Maintenance of web site front end 

- Development and maintenance of back end systems: databases and customer tracking systems 

- Website security: databases and payment system 

- Research into alternative ways of conducting international money transactions, i.e. blockchainbased methods 

Description of role: 

The CTO is responsible for the stability and uptime of the website, as well as constantly improving the web site; such as optimizing load times. This also includes the back end systems such as payment, databases and customer tracking. 

CTO is also main responsible for the security of sensitive information and payment system. 

Finally, the CTO is responsible for any potential future technology dependant new areas, such as blockchain for international transactions or a mobile app. 

Responsibilities:

- Maintenance of web site front end:

- Ensure high uptime and web site stability 

- Constantly improve and optimise, e.g. web site load times 

- Ensure optimisation across platforms such as mobile and tablet 

- Ensure the web site appears trustworthy 

- Together with PR/Marketing responsible work on web site design 

- Make sure the web site works across the most popular browsers. 

Development and maintenance of back end systems:

- Responsible for development and/or maintenance of databases and customer tracking systems 

- Find or develop systems for automating processes such as outgoing payments to investors. 

- Ensure ease of use of back end systems for the rest of the executive team 

Security:

- Ensure confidential information is sufficiently secure and handled responsibly 

- Responsible for protecting the web site from malicious attacks 

- Make sure the payment system is secure 

- Ensure internal systems are secure, i.e. internal communication and tools used 

Research:

- Stay up to date on latest developments 

- Assess technology needs 

- Responsible for new potential areas such as mobile app 

Measures of success:

- Ease of use of back end systems

- Up time and load times of web site

- Together with PR/Marketing, the conversion rate of the web site

- Security of systems and confidential information


Compensation
MONTHLY SALARY
Unpaid
EQUITY
To be negotiated
Roles
Frontend Developer
Project management
Product management
Backend Developer
Full-stack Developer
Engineering
Skills
front end
back end
CSS
Javascript
Company details
YEAR FOUNDED
EMPLOYESS
N/A
FUNDING STAGE
N/A
GROWTH STAGE
N/A
BUSINESS TYPE
N/A
REVENUE STATUS
N/A
FUNDING NEEDS
N/A
FUNDING TO DATE
N/A
Job description

Power Up is a company that works toward bringing access to clean energy to people around the world. We do this by creating solar projects in emerging markets for Norwegians to invest in. As the CTO you will be in charge of the company's technologial needs, such as the continued development of our platform and working on alternative ways of transferring money across borders. By joining Power Up, you will get to explore all areas of the company and challenge yourself!


Key areas of responsibilities:

- Maintenance of web site front end 

- Development and maintenance of back end systems: databases and customer tracking systems 

- Website security: databases and payment system 

- Research into alternative ways of conducting international money transactions, i.e. blockchainbased methods 

Description of role: 

The CTO is responsible for the stability and uptime of the website, as well as constantly improving the web site; such as optimizing load times. This also includes the back end systems such as payment, databases and customer tracking. 

CTO is also main responsible for the security of sensitive information and payment system. 

Finally, the CTO is responsible for any potential future technology dependant new areas, such as blockchain for international transactions or a mobile app. 

Responsibilities:

- Maintenance of web site front end:

- Ensure high uptime and web site stability 

- Constantly improve and optimise, e.g. web site load times 

- Ensure optimisation across platforms such as mobile and tablet 

- Ensure the web site appears trustworthy 

- Together with PR/Marketing responsible work on web site design 

- Make sure the web site works across the most popular browsers. 

Development and maintenance of back end systems:

- Responsible for development and/or maintenance of databases and customer tracking systems 

- Find or develop systems for automating processes such as outgoing payments to investors. 

- Ensure ease of use of back end systems for the rest of the executive team 

Security:

- Ensure confidential information is sufficiently secure and handled responsibly 

- Responsible for protecting the web site from malicious attacks 

- Make sure the payment system is secure 

- Ensure internal systems are secure, i.e. internal communication and tools used 

Research:

- Stay up to date on latest developments 

- Assess technology needs 

- Responsible for new potential areas such as mobile app 

Measures of success:

- Ease of use of back end systems

- Up time and load times of web site

- Together with PR/Marketing, the conversion rate of the web site

- Security of systems and confidential information