• Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (m/f/x/d)

    Are you passionate about cutting-edge AI technology and its potential to shape our future?

    We’re seeking a dynamic and visionary CTO to lead our AI company’s journey in mitigating the risks of generative AI. In this pivotal role, you’ll be driving synergy and collaboration between the Research and Engineering departments to push the boundaries of AI safety and reliability.

    Responsibilities and Duties

    Designing the Software Development Lifecycle Process:

    • Translating requirements into scalable, maintainable, extensible software systems.
    • Adding quality assurance protocols.
    • Creating agile delivery processes.

    Responsible for the Scientific Initiatives:

    • Define the research & innovation roadmap in alignment with the business needs
    • Translate the scientific requirements into well-defined research projects and work packages.
    • Supervise the work of the scientific staff.
    • Mentor scientists in different scientific matters (NLP, data science, and AI in general).

    Monitoring Products:

    • Reporting errors and performance issues.
    • Providing solutions for optimization.

    Research and Development:

    • Stay informed about emerging technologies, innovations, and trends, including AI and data science, and assess their potential to improve the organization’s operations.
    • Oversee research and development efforts to create cutting-edge products or services.
    • Researching and learning exciting new technologies (e.g. Web3).

    Team Leadership:

    • Build and lead a high-performing engineering and scientific team, including software developers, engineers, research & data scientists, and other technical professionals.
    • Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment.

    Risk Management:

    • Identify and mitigate potential risks related to technology, including cybersecurity threats and data breaches.
    • Develop and implement disaster recovery and business continuity plans.

    Budgeting and Resource Allocation:

    • Develop and manage the technology budget, ensuring that resources are allocated efficiently.
    • Work closely with other executives to align technology investments with overall business priorities.


    • Ensure that the organization complies with relevant laws and regulations related to technology and data management.

    Education, Required experience and skills: 

    • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, mathematics, telecommunication technologies, or similar.
    • Master’s degree in AI, NLP, data science, or similar.
    • Experience required:
    • +5 years as a developer and/or scientist.
    • +3 years as a scientific and technical team manager and coordinator.
    • +3 years of managing R&D teams (in person and remotely).
    • Knowledge about the most market demanded technologies. Back-end and front-end languages, DBs, CI/CD, Cloud Services, third-party solutions, etc.
    • Good knowledge of concepts of Software Design Patterns and best practices (e.g. SOLID).
    • Experience in working in a team with an agile software development process.
    • Advanced knowledge of one of the following technologies: keras, tensorflow, pytorch, or JAX.
    • Advanced experience with text classification, sequence labeling, model selection & evaluation, and result analysis.
    • Languages: Fluent in English with Spanish/German as optional but good to have.
    • Critical thinker, good communication, and problem-solving skills.
    • Team player with the ability to work individually.
    • Digital and user-centric mindset and attention to detail and quality.

    Preferred skills and experience:

    • PhD in AI, NLP, deep learning, or similar.
    • Experience in startup environments.

    What we offer

    • A well-funded early-stage startup with the opportunity to build from the ground-up
    • Possibility to publish in blogs, fora, and reputable research conferences and journals
    • A company laptop plus access to GPU servers
    • Great people to work with in an international environment
    • Work on Innovative projects and solutions
    • Training in new technologies and domains
    • Flexible working time
    • 28 vacation days
    • Home Office possibility
    • Chance to develop and grow with the company
    • Out-of-office events
    • …and to be a part of something that is going to change the way we use AI forever!

    Are you interested?

    We are looking forward to receiving your application (English CV & motivation letter).

    Genaios is an equal-opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered as equal without paying attention to gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion, age, political orientation, union membership, or disability status.

    We make recruiting decisions based on business needs, job requirements, your experience, and skills. We value your willingness and enthusiasm to make things happen.

    If you are not currently living in Spain or Germany, and you are open to relocate we would still love to consider your application.

    If this role is of interest to you, please apply here.