Co-Founder - Chief Technology Officer (CTO) - Equity Compensation

Upfan's innovative use of blockchain in our Ticketing Platform tackles ticket touting and ensures transparency. Yet, scaling blockchain tech poses challenges. As our potential CTO, you'll lead in overcoming these hurdles and drive impactful change in the sports industry.
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At Upfan, as CTO, you can shape your role to match your strengths and interests. Lead tech development, explore new technologies, or collaborate across teams. We offer flexible hours, remote options, and a supportive, growth-oriented environment.
Job type:
Full-time or
20 - 20 € / mon
Choosing equity is turning you into a vested partner. With equity, you (CTO) stand to gain financially as the company grows, fostering a shared commitment to achieving our goals. This ownership stake offers both potential long-term rewards and the chance to play a pivotal role in shaping Upfan's future.
Last update: 12. 2. 2024

Job description

As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Upfan, you'll play a pivotal role in driving our technical strategy, leading our talented engineering team, and spearheading the development of our cutting-edge Ticketing Platform. You'll work closely with our executive team to align technology initiatives with our business goals, innovate new solutions, and ensure the scalability, security, and reliability of our platform. This is an exciting opportunity to join Upfan, make a significant impact, and shape the future of the sports industry.


  • Lead the technical vision, strategy, and roadmap for Upfan's Ticketing Platform, ensuring alignment with business objectives and market needs.

  • Manage and mentor a team of skilled engineers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.

  • Oversee the end-to-end development lifecycle, from design and architecture to implementation and deployment, ensuring high-quality, scalable, and maintainable code.

  • Drive innovation and technology adoption, staying abreast of industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices to enhance our platform's capabilities and competitive edge.

  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including product management, design, sales, and marketing, to deliver impactful solutions that delight our customers and drive business growth.

  • Champion best practices in software development, DevOps, security, and quality assurance, ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulatory requirements.

  • Manage technical resources, budgets, and timelines effectively, prioritizing initiatives and optimizing resource allocation to meet business objectives and project milestones.


  • Equity ownership in Upfan.

  • Flexible work arrangements, including remote options.

  • Opportunities for professional growth and career development.

  • A dynamic and inclusive work culture with a focus on collaboration, creativity, and impact.

Join Upfan and be part of a team that's shaping the future of ticketing and fan engagement! Apply now to embark on an exciting journey with us.

Who are we looking for


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field (not required).

  • Some track record of leadership and technical expertise in software development, architecture, and system design.

  • Some experience in leading and managing engineering teams, with a strong focus on team building, mentorship, and talent development.

  • Knowledge of web technologies, blockchain, database management, and security best practices.

  • Some experience with agile methodologies, DevOps practices, and modern software development tools and frameworks.

  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and collaborate effectively across teams.

  • Strong problem-solving skills, analytical thinking, and a passion for innovation and technology.

Why should you choose us

Firstly, Upfan stands out for its innovative use of blockchain technology to revolutionize the ticketing and fan engagement industry. As CTO, you'll lead the development of cutting-edge solutions, addressing real-world challenges and driving meaningful change in the sports industry. Additionally, Upfan's impactful mission to eliminate ticket touting and enhance fan experiences offers a unique opportunity to make a tangible difference in the lives of sports fans and ticket issuers alike. Joining Upfan means becoming part of a dynamic and talented team where you'll have the opportunity to lead and mentor a group of skilled engineers in a culture of innovation and collaboration. With significant growth potential, competitive compensation, and a supportive work environment, Upfan offers an exciting career opportunity for ambitious and passionate professionals looking to make a lasting impact in the sports and technology sectors.

Language proficiency

  • English - B2 - upper intermediate


  • Technical - proficiency
  • Leadership - advanced
  • Strategic Thinking - advanced
  • Communication - upper intermediate
  • Problem-Solving - proficiency
  • Team Development - upper intermediate
  • Project Management - advanced


Start date

ASAP (by agreement)

For whom

  • High school student
  • University student
  • A recent college graduate
  • Young professional (work experience up to 3 years from college graduation)
  • Professional


CEO, Andrej Nagy

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UpFan is a B2B technology startup providing Web 3. ticketing and fan engagement solutions for sports teams/ticket issuers. Our innovative Ticketing Platform brings the end to the ticket touting whilst..

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