UniteLabs is building a new software product streamlining life science research work and shaping the future of health, food, energy and science. We are looking for a Chief Technology Officer (CTO) to spearhead UniteLabs’ engineering efforts to bring our prototype to a scalable and secure product, unlock the potential of promising young engineers and make key decisions on technology, architecture and people.

What you can expect:

  • Be part of the leadership team and own a part of the company
  • Work in an international and enthusiastic team with diverse expertise and dedication to make a difference
  • A true startup atmosphere with flat hierarchies, high transparency, no bureaucracy and high influence
  • Autonomy, responsibility, and ownership in your role from day one - we don’t care when and how long you work, we foster impact and quality of work
  • Learn from others, and be a coach to your colleagues
  • Full flexibility with holidays, ideally 25% in-person work in our co-working space in Basel, Switzerland

Talent we’re looking for:

If you tick these boxes, you’re the right person

  • Experience managing an engineering team in a startup
  • Experience releasing a SaaS web application, ideally B2B
  • General understanding of web development (backend, frontend, devops, security)
  • Driven to be a great manager, a coach and a teambuilder
  • Great curiosity towards life sciences
  • Self-starter and hands-on attitude: if something is missing, you’re not afraid of digging into it yourself
  • Project and resource management skills
  • Analytical decision making methods
  • Strong communication and listening skills - able to explain complex concepts to technical and non-technical team members
  • Organised working style and a initiative to collaborate across interdisciplinary teams

Additional experience that would come in handy

  • Experience in strategic work
  • Deep software development and architecture skills
  • Experience in software security and certification
  • Education, work experience or hobbies in life sciences

This position requires citizenship in the EU, Switzerland, UK or Norway for regulatory reasons. (Re)location in Basel vicinity is highly recommended and supported, but a remote setup is also possible.