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Chief Technology Innovator (full-time remotely based from Europe, UAE or South East Asia)

  • Home Office
  • June 5, 2022
  • Salary: Vollzeit, Pensum: 90-100%

The Company As a follow up to OANDA, Richard Olsen founded Lykke Business in 2015 with the aim of reinventing markets through innovative financial engineering. Our modular and scalable open-

The Company

As a follow up to OANDA, Richard Olsen founded Lykke Business in 2015 with the aim of reinventing markets through innovative financial engineering.

Our modular and scalable open-source approach fuses deep financial expertise with white-label platforms and rapid customisation to accelerate the development of transformational solutions.

This, combined with our trusted Swiss heritage and careful adherence to the legislative landscape make Lykke Business an ideal partner for leading businesses looking to embrace the power of the blockchain and beyond.

The Role

We are seeking for Lykke Business a Doer – a highly-skilled, motivated and experienced Chief Technology Innovator in the Blockchain Technology space to set and execute the tech strategy on behalf of the organization including managing a technology budget and making the necessary investments to align the organization with its vision for its technological needs. If you are a technology visionary with deep expertise in technological development with an entrepreneurial mindset who executes that vision, we want to hear from you!

Working directly with the leadership team, you will act as both a technology and business expert, making decisions impacting current and future operations. As the leader for tech innovation, you will oversee all technology and technological resources, establish the technology vision, strategies, and growth plans. You will also lead system and quality assurance processes to ensure the protection of Utilities’ assets while maintaining and evolving technology needs. For this role, we are seeking expertise in supporting a growth strategy by expanding existing customer relationships, anticipating current and future needs, developing new business opportunities, and cultivating partner relationships.


  • Providing technical leadership at the enterprise level and serving an integral role in operations and business development.
  • Developing objectives and strategies for the implementation of innovative solutions while optimizing existing systems, applications, and information on Blockchain and non-DLT technologies
  • Making recommendations and presenting business advantages for technology initiatives and improvements
  • Driving as an essential contributor to the tech strategy and execution, and in the mid-term building up and leading a team in identifying, comparing, selecting, and implementing technology solutions and partnerships to meet current and future needs
  • Tracking and controlling the developments of annual operating and capital budgets for purchasing, staffing and technology operations
  • Designing and leading the implementation of Lykke’s strategy for technology while ensuring the implementation and enforcement of technology standards across the organization
  • Advocating and communicating technology capabilities internally and externally, including leadership, customers, partners, and vendors
  • Oversee data security, management, and governance.
  • Manage strategic vendor and technology partner relationshipsMaintaining the strategic focus of the projects from the technical perspective


  • Master’s degree or Ph.D. in a Technology or Engineering discipline or Computer Science
  • Additional theoretical and practical experience in DLT is necessary
  • Being recognized as an expert in the technology space
  • Being a vocal thought tech leader in the DLT and Blockchain space
  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and organizational skills
  • Strategic thinking
  • Team player
  • Problem-solving aptitude
  • The attitude of being a Doer, to be able to execute under enormous pressure
  • Entrepreneurial mindset


This is an exciting opportunity for a candidate who is keen to work in the blockchain and cryptocurrency ecosystem with one of the early players in the market at that time. With this role, there is an immense opportunity to be part of exponential company growth over the next 2-3 years.

If you are ready to contribute to a fast-growing company in an exciting industry that has a transformative impact on society, we encourage you to apply today!

This important leadership role needs to be based remotely either in Europe, South East Asia or UAE. Due to our strategic focus, the preference would be in either of the following countries: Europe: Portugal, Spain, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, PolandSouth East Asia: Singapore, VietnamUAE: Dubai, Abu Dhabi

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