CTO in Residence for the Machine Economy Lighthouse // innogy Innovation

August 28, 2017
As a CTO in Residence you will initially work for the machine economy lighthouse which is focused on the convergence of IoT, AI, blockchain and post quantum security.

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The innogy Generator Program fosters innovative business models for the future. The program offers the partnership, coaching and infrastructure needed to transition from a startup to a high-performance, high-growth business. We partner worldwide with startups to co-create new digital, platform-powered and data driven business models. We’ve defined five key focus areas where we want to bring about the transformation of the energy industry in a profound and lasting way: Machine Economy, Urban solutions, Smart & Connected, Disruptive Digital, Big Data and Cybersecurity.

As a CTO in Residence you will initially work for the machine economy lighthouse which is focused on the convergence of IoT, AI, blockchain and post quantum security.

We are looking for startups where blockchain converges with other Deep Tech like IoT, 3D printing, post quantum security and also AI. Our opportunity spaces are mobility, energy and manufacturing.

Your Role & Responsibilities:

  • You set up initial IT architecture and support venture developers in selecting and developing the most suitable data infrastructure and technology
  • You hire, develop, train, lead and grow technical teams across our new Innogy innovation hub Ventures
  • You are actively involved in developing our tech-focused machine economy platform culture
  • You conceptualize new blockchain based projects and improve stability and scalability of our products and platforms
  • Given excellent performance, you will have the opportunity to eventually join the machine economy venture in a senior role
  • Own and manage technology
  • Test and assess leading edge and AI decentralized platform technologies and concepts
  • Align Technology Roadmap with innogy ME portfolio companies development activities
  • Directly working with Carsten Stöcker and Kee (Kerstin) Eichmann

Our Perfect Match:

  • You have 2+ years of experience in decentralized technologies
  • You have already worked with at least 3 of the following components: bitcoin blockchain, ethereum, smart contracts, IOTA, Polkadot, Cosmos, Parity, IPFS, BigchainDB
  • You have experience in Microservices and Databases
  • You have 5+ years of experience in leading development teams
  • You have designed architectures and technical strategies for start-ups and big corporates
  • You leverage your network to help us recruit top tech talent
  • You actively bring in new ideas to further improve our tech-related company culture and brand
  • You continuously develop yourself and stay on top of the latest tech technology innovations/trends
  • You have an entrepreneurial mindset and have a creative approach to problem solving
  • You have very strong analytical and critical thinking skills
  • You have good communication skills and are able to quickly adapt to new challenges when needed

About Us:

  • We empower entrepreneurs to reshape the future – beyond energy
  • A mix of serial entrepreneurs and industry expert’s work together to ensure each company’s success
  • Talented, dedicated and passionate people are at the core of our business
  • We believe hard work and success deserve to be celebrated—both in and out of the office
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