Oceanbolt is looking for a CTO to help us deliver real-time insights into global trade

Oceanbolt Oslo Full-time
Salary Competitive
Equity To be negotiated
Oceanbolt has a vision to become the global reference for intelligence on dry bulk commodity flows and operations to allow market participants to make the best-informed decisions. To achieve this vision, we are looking for a highly skilled, motivated and ambitious CTO to join our management team.

What we look for in a candidate

Oceanbolt is a newly founded Norwegian technology company with a team of two co-founders, Mads Schou-Andreasen and Niclas Dæhli Priess. We are looking for a CTO with full-stack programming skills, who is ready to get hers/his hands dirty to lead our platform development from day 1 and who has the potential to build and lead our technology team as we expand. You will be responsible for managing and mentoring our developers as we grow, and you will own the hiring and management of all technology-related staff going forward. In addition you will also be responsible for overseeing architecture/infrastructure to ensure functionality and efficiency of our products.


You are structured and believe in good documentation, code structure and proper testing. You are a self-starter with a focus on results and lean/agile development rather than laboured perfectionism. You will fit greatly into our culture if you are humble, but know how to hustle. Last but not least, you have an entrepreneurial mindset, and know how to get things done.


Required skills

  • Relevant higher education (i.e. BSc/MSc in computer science, software engineering or similar)

  • Good knowledge of Apache Big Data stack (Flink, Spark, Kafka)

  • Experience with distributed and container based computing architectures (Kubernetes, Docker, Yarn, Zookeper)

  • Overall knowledge of web application development (APIs, Node.js, Go, Vue.js)

  • Knowledge of at least one database system (Postgres, NoSQL, Elastic, MySQL, Mongo)

  • Full English proficiency

Desired skills

  • 1-3 years of work experience

  • Devops mindset with a focus on automation and integration

  • Experience from early stage / startup company

  • Experience in working with open source / non-managed solutions

  • Scandinavian language skills is a plus

  • Demonstrated leadership potential from managing teams in a corporate environment, in extracurricular activities, in military service or similar situations

What you can expect as a candidate

  • Become part of a highly ambitious and results-driven management team with backgrounds from top-tier management consulting (Boston Consulting Group) and investment banking (Goldman Sachs) companies - As Oceanbolt’s third team member, you will become a central pillar in our organization’s decision-making and will build a technology team from scratch

  • Become the deciding power in shaping a state-of-the-art technology platform for a SaaS company - As the CTO, it is your responsibility to build a technology backbone that allows for best-in-class data processing power, up-time and user-friendliness

  • Attractive equity package - We want you to be fully incentivized to achieve our vision

  • Flexible working hours and remote work allowed - We care about the results that you deliver, how you want to structure your day is up to you

Perks and benefits

This job comes with several perks and benefits

Near public transit
Near public transit

Easy access and treehugger friendly workplace.

Equity package
Equity package

Want to be a partner? Look no further.

Remote work allowed
Remote work allowed

You know how you perform best. Work from your couch, your favorite cafe or abroad when you feel like it.

Flexible working hours
Flexible working hours

Time is precious. Make it count. Morning person or night owl, this job is for you.

Skill development
Skill development

We want to take you from good to great.

Central office
Central office

Your local office is your anchor point, thus, we placed it centrally at your convenience.

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Working at
Oceanbolt

Oceanbolt is a newly founded Norwegian maritime intelligence company, aiming to be a technology-driven market intelligence provider for the dry bulk industry, delivering global coverage for waterborne dry bulk cargo and commodities. Using global satellite data from the entire fleet of merchant vessels, we are able to provide a real time view of global trade. We strive to become the global reference for intelligence on dry bulk commodity flows and operations to allow market participants to make the best-informed decisions.

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