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The Chief Technology Officer
(CTO) is responsible for overseeing all technical aspects of the company and
product development. The CTO works with Executive Management to grow the
company through the use of technological resources. Using an active and
practical approach, the CTO will direct all employees in IT departments, and
work with employees in other departments, to attain the company's strategic
goals established in the company's strategic plan. This includes the development of the company's
core product, a web/mobile cloud-based solution for sourcing pharmaceuticals
and medical supplies.

Thuocsi.vn is an early stage
startup developing a platform and solution for wholesale pharmaceutical and
medical device distribution in Vietnam.
The platform and solution aims to leverage strong web/mobile
applications for sourcing of pharmaceuticals/medical devices while being
integrated with a capable fulfillment/logistics backend. Thuocsi.vn has received interest for a seed
round which aims to close by end of Q4 2018.
leadership, strategy, & planning

  • Establish the company's technical vision and leads all aspects of
    the company's technological development.

  • Directs the company's strategic direction, development and future

  • Works in a consultative fashion with other department heads, such
    as marketing, logistics and operations as an advisor of technologies that
    may improve their efficiency and effectiveness.

  • Provide leadership to department heads in a fashion that supports
    the company's culture, mission and values.

  • Conducts research and case studies on leading edge technologies and
    makes determinations on the probability of implementation.

  • Manage an IT budget of $100,000 to $200,000 for first year to
    accomplish company's IT and product vision

Software development
Develop a product
roadmap for a two-sided pharmaceutical/medical device marketplace on web and
mobile for pharmacies, doctors, clinics, and hospitals (customers) and agents,
distributors, and manufacturers (suppliers)
Lead the migration of
thuocsi.vn from Wordpress platform to MERN/MEAN stack or similar stack
Recommended and select
cutting-edge programming languages, frameworks, and technologies to develop and
deploy product including web application, server-side technologies/backend,
iOS/Android development frameworks
Manage a development
team of in-house and out sourced developers as well as IT suppliers to
integrate all platforms
Select, manage the
customization of, and deploy an order fulfilment solution such as TradeGecko,
Orderhive, or similar solution which is integrated into thuocsi.vn marketplace,
finance/accounting system, and third party logistics
Integrate platform
with third party logistic provider's API such as GHTK, Giao Hang Nhan
Select, manage the
customization of, and deploy CMS and accounting/finance software (such as XERO)
to integrate with marketplace/platform
Maintain strong SEO and
social media rankings by managing a content writing team to optimize SEO score
of individual products and managing social media accounts
Implement web
analytics to track key metrics to understand user behaviour and make
recommendations to improve metrics
Lead the development
of a product recommendation engine which uses simple analytics to recommend
products based on user's browsing/order history
Key skills and experience
A senior level
full-stack web developer with strong and successful technical lead experience
Experience of various
web programming languages, framework and database (or capability to learn)
including Wordpress, PHP, MySQL, Angular/React, Node.js, Express, Mongo
Experience of leading
a team of developers and outsourcing/IT suppliers
A high level of SEO
experience, specifically onsite optimization, but also a full and broad
knowledge of effective SEO strategies and techniques
Advanced level
(knowledge and experience) of programming languages and methodologies
Advanced level of
product planning/road mapping and project management
Understanding and
experience of working with various APIs
Experience advising
key stakeholders at senior and board level
Able to meet tight
deadlines and remain calm under pressure
Proactive and highly
organised, with strong time management and planning skills
Benefits and

Competitive salary to
be negotiated and determined
Health insurance
Mobile allowance
Meal allowance

Free room if staying
at company apartment

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