Chief Technology Officer (CTO) (Remote)

Work Type: Full Time

Pathcore is a remote-first biotech company specializing in whole slide digital pathology image management and workflow. We develop advanced enterprise software used throughout the medical market to manage pathology data and support cancer information. We are passionate about developing software that makes a difference. 


As our company grows we’re looking to add a CTO who will provide comprehensive technical input on current and future product development goals. This position will report directly to the CEO and work closely with the Director of Engineering.


Responsibilities - What you’ll do day to day

  • Oversee the company’s technical direction, including IT Infrastructure and product capabilities

  • Align business goals with the company’s technical capabilities

  • Predict future technology needs (hardware and software) 

  • Research technologies and provide direction on how to optimize current and future projects

  • Work with Executive Leadership to make decisions for operational activities and execute strategic planning and goals for the business.

  • Define and develop architectural plans for technical milestones

  • Implement solutions (pocs) that support the efforts of the engineering team

  • Consult with clients – build relationships, discuss requirements, lend expertise

  • Develop architectural road maps for our product development, with a lens of sustainability

  • Plan in the big picture, looking ahead at the 2 year road map, while maintaining support in the day to day

  • Support implementation and adherence to various compliance programs (ISO 27001, ISO 13485, GDPR, etc)

  • Act intentionally to not just oversee the department, but to grow it in a sustainable way

  • Champion our company value of Quality First.

Qualifications - Who you are day to day / What you need to get the job

  • 5+ years experience in various aspects of software development

    • React or similar JavaScript frameworks

    • C++, C#, and/or Python

    • Software licensing

    • SaaS products

  • 5+ years experience with cloud technologies

    • Linux / server management

    • Virtualization (Docker, Kubernetes, etc)

    • Storage systems and backup solutions

  • Hands on experience with compliance and regulatory standards

  • Technical Leadership experience (people and/or project management)

What gives you bonus points?

  • Experience in pathology, cancer research, or general biotech

  • Experience with medical imaging systems

  • A desire to explore problems from every angle and find the optimal solution

  • A passion for technology

  • A love of rubber ducks

Why Pathcore? - What’s in it for you

  • The knowledge that your job is making a difference in the world

  • A very nice monthly salary 

  • Plenty of paid time off 

  • Flexible work schedules

  • Robust health benefits

  • Home Office allowance

  • Growth Opportunities!

  • This is a remote position, so you get to work from where you want (Within Canada)

  • Really awesome coworkers (if we do say so ourselves)

We’re looking to grow as a diverse and inclusive workspace. We recognize that each person brings their own unique experiences and knowledge to a position, therefore if you don’t fit the above description 100% but are willing to take initiative and learn, please consider applying anyway. We are excited to talk to people from a variety of backgrounds and explore how you can add to our culture! We also like to meet people where they’re at, so if you require any accommodations throughout the interview process please let us know.

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