Hands-on CTO


Hands-on CTO
Full Time
Beit Shemesh

GrantWatch Hands-on CTO


GrantWatch is a family of websites which provides a directory of grants and funding opportunities available to businesses in the United States. GrantWatch is looking for a new hands-on CTO to take leadership of the technology side of the business, reporting directly to the CEO.

This is a full-time, remote, role.

Person Specification

GrantWatch is looking for a person who is:

  • An excellent communicator, both written and verbally
  • Trustworthy and dependable
  • A big-picture thinker
  • Curious and able to challenge the status quo
  • Will grow into the role and grow with the business


o Technology Lead

  • Overall responsibility for the availability, performance and security of the technology stack
  • Setting technical direction for the organization
  • Lead projects to improve and rebuild parts of the stack
  • Manage team members and third parties to deliver technology excellence

o Senior Developer

  • Hands-on development of website optimizations and changes
  • Investigate and troubleshoot errors
  • Build integrations with third-party APIs

o Support

  • Provide second-line support
  • Where necessary, interface with hosting providers, third parties etc. to investigate and resolve issue

o Sysadmin

  • Interface with hosting provider to manage website hosting
  • Some DBA activities in conjunction with hosting provider


The candidate must:

  • Be a native English speaker or with excellent business English
  • Be able to work US (east coast) hours with some overlap with team in Middle East
  • Have proven experience with the technology stack:
    • PHP
    • One or more of: Zend, CodeIgnitor, another MVC framework
    • Wordpress
    • Linux
    • MySQL
    • Payment providers such as Stripe and PayPal                                                             
  • Familiarity with SEO a plus

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