WHO WE ARE

Virtex is built on a passion for esports and its biggest moments. Having been a part of it as competitors, organisers and fans, we cherish the unique atmosphere of a live show. We choose the stadium over the stream every time. With Virtex Stadium, we are building a platform that combines the best of both worlds: to create the most exciting experience in esports and bring you much closer to the game.

Just like our favourite teams, we know it takes different types of skills to win and while Virtex Entertainment is headquartered in London, UK, we support fully remote team members all over Europe and the UK so you can work wherever you work best!

 

Job Description

Virtex Stadium is seeking an experienced CTO to lead software development and technical operations. As the CTO, you will both help define company goals that will shape the future of esports and ensure that the world-class engineering team at Virtex is working as effectively and efficiently as possible to meet those goals.

 

Job Requirements

Responsibilities

  • Build and grow the world-class engineering team at Virtex.
  • Provide technical leadership and direction, ensuring efficient high-quality execution that meets company goals and delivers delightful user experiences that exceed market expectations.
  • Collaborate with company leadership and stakeholders on strategy and objectives.
  • Collaborate with teams at all levels across all disciplines to define technical requirements, milestones, and deliverables.
  • Proactively identify and resolve technical challenges and bottlenecks, delivering both process and technology improvements and effective workarounds where appropriate.
  • Evaluate the technical feasibility and scalability of new features and enhancements, providing recommendations to optimize performance, efficiency and usability.
  • Manage the full development cycle of products and features from concept to launch as efficiently as possible.
  • Identify and manage technology, security, and compliance risks across the company.

Pre-Requisites

  • Proven experience in building world-class engineering teams.
  • Proven experience effectively growing teams from start-up to product delivery.
  • Exceptional technical leadership skills and comprehensive knowledge of the current and future tech market and development tools and processes.
  • The ability to contribute to business and strategic goals and then optimally balance technical and business needs to meet those goals.
  • The ability to communicate efficiently and effectively with technical and non-technical audiences.

Additional Skills (pluses)

  • Experience scaling consumer software companies from seed to exit.
  • Experience shipping high-quality Unreal Engine experiences.
  • Experience shipping high-quality VR or AR experiences.
  • Experience scaling successful cloud-based SaaS services.
  • Experience growing safe and diverse online communities.
  • Experience successfully integrating user-experience research into the software development process.
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in computer science, software engineering, or a related field.

Benefits:

  • Ability to work fully remotely (limited to UK and European time zones to facilitate collaboration)
  • WFH Equipment budget for your home office needs
  • In place of traditional PTO, we have unlimited holiday but we expect you to use 20 days minimum each year, plus seasonal company wide breaks
  • Learning and Development budget to explore fun stuff outside of your day-to-day role
  • VR equipment for all team members
  • Industry budget to support you in exploring events, new games, latest developments and esports.
  • Annual budget for wellness and taking care of yourself
  • Workplace pension scheme for UK residents
  • Private healthcare for UK residents or through a local provider via OysterHR
  • Stock Options

 

 

 

VISION & MISSION
 
The future of live entertainment is immersive, interactive, and accessible from wherever, whenever. Say goodbye to the limitations of 2D screens. There is a better way.
 
Imagine if you could only ever watch football matches on TV and never experience a real-life stadium. What if the stadium came to you? This is the vision that Virtex Stadium delivers.
 
Our mission is to bring the intense excitement and joy of a live event to every fan around the world. We do it by partnering with publishers, organisers, teams, brands and creators. Together we build previously impossible experiences, with endless creative opportunities.
 
We bring esports fans closer to the shows, games and teams that they love. By bringing the true feeling of a live event into a virtual world, Virtex Stadium aims to be home to the most memorable and unique events in gaming.

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