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CTO / Technical Co-Founder @one of our future ventures

Permanent employee, Full-time · Berlin - Lohmühlenstraße 65

About us
Next Big Thing AG is a Berlin-based IoT company builder offering a complete framework for the acceleration of IoT ventures. We are an operational VC, technology provider, and innovation partner made up of a strong team of business architects, tech experts, and experienced founders.

Fascinated by the potential of IoT? We are too. We gather the best and brightest minds across industries to collaborate on connected ideas for the future. As part of the German de:hub initiative, NBT is the center of gravity for all things IoT. We enable rapid prototyping, disruptive innovation, and entrepreneurship. In short, we support and promote all elements of the IoT ecosystem to develop new IoT companies.
Whether you’re looking to solder hardware, tackle key innovation challenges across industries, or lead a venture into a steady IoT future, you’ll find a home at NBT. Have a look at our current openings below and get in touch!
Your tasks
  • In due course, you will be leading a team of software and hardware developers to help achieve greater goals
  • To develop our ventures roadmap and play a decisive role in the product development process
  • To support the development of potential use cases and business models
  • To develop new ideas according to our vision and strategy and contribute significantly to the technological vision
  • To actively implement changes based upon customer feedback
  • You play an active role within the internal and external community
  • Large drive to solve problems and restless, sleepless nights until it is solved
  • Entrepreneurial spirit and a ‘get-shit-done’ attitude
  • First leadership experience (e.g., as a team leader) is a plus
  • Experience in hardware product development
  • Background in electrical engineering, computer science or similar
  • You have an overview of state-of-the-art and the technological potentials in the area of IoT
  • Basic knowledge in the field of cloud solutions (common protocols, cloud solutions, common programming languages
  • Basic knowledge in the field of embedded OS (e.g., Embedded Linux, FreeRTOS, ...)
  • First experiences with the wireless and wired technologies typical for IoT
  • Experience in a dynamic environment
  • Fluency in both English and German
Our Offer
  • A sweet deal
    • Join the Center of Gravity for IoT and Blockchain
    • Competitive salary & shares package
    • Responsibility from day 1 and freedom for your ideas
    • Relocation assistance for internationals
  • Top-notch lab access
    • Unlimited access to a fully equipped R&D lab for fast prototyping through to minor production runs at post prototype stages. The lab covers 4 areas: Electronics, 3D printing, mechanical engineering, and P&P machines for PCB manufacturing. 
  • Culture-driven organisation
    • Work with an international team members from 15 countries
    • Healthy working hours
    • Yoga room, nap room, and fitness studio in the new Factory office location 
  • Work with the best
    • Join an agile, cross-functional, dedicated team. 
    • Collaborate with experienced founders and internationally established partners, ranging from the Fraunhofer Institute, GlobalFoundries, to Consensys. 

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