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Chief Technical Officer (m/f/d)



Munich, Germany
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

Why roadsurfer?

  • TEAM SPIRIT & TEAM EVENTS: Look forward to a collegial atmosphere with flat hierarchies, lots of fun and great team spirit, as well as regular team events such as joint sports sessions, pizza & beer evenings, etc.

  • FLEX WORK & WORKACTION: You are flexible in terms of working hours. Our Flex Work Policy enables you to switch between office days and home office days and work from abroad in Europe for one month per year

  • PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT: We support your personal and professional development through an individual Growth Plan and our Inhouse Academy

  • CAMPER BUDGET: You get an annual camper budget to experience the #happyroadsurfing lifestyle for yourself

  • JOB BIKE: Stay fit with our job bike offer

  • DISCOUNTS: Use our Corporate Benefits Platform, the Travel Industry Card and Family & Friends Discounts

  • THE PLACE TO BE: Look forward to a beautiful, bright office with everything your heart desires, like table tennis and table football. You can also enjoy our weekly breakfast and lunch specials

  • OFFICE DOGS: Dogs in the office are welcome

The role - your passion

We are looking for a CTO to lead our technology, product, and data organization, and drive their vision and strategy. Your mission is to build a global digital ecosystem for camping and outdoor travel for our customers and create a cutting-edge operating system for the world’s largest camper fleet and station network. For this purpose, we are looking for a visionary leader with a strong track record of developing, launching, and scaling innovative digital products and services in a fast-paced environment with an owned software stack on a global level.

  • Be a visionary and inspiring tech leader and set the technology vision and strategy for the entire company including own developments, SaaS products and data

  • Lead an agile and international tech organization, comprising engineering, IT, product and data teams

  • Oversee the development, launch and maintenance of new products and services that delight customers and optimize operations

  • Ensure the global scalability, security, and efficiency of the technology infrastructure and software architecture

  • Align the tech strategy with the business vision as a key member of the executive team, effectively conveying your team’s strategic and technical decisions and managing stakeholder relationships at the board and management level

What you need to surf the wave with us

  • Proven experience as a senior technology or product leader, preferably in the hospitality or travel industry

  • Strong product development and product launch experience with a growth mindset

  • Deep technological understanding including cloud computing, AI and other current and emerging technologies

  • Experience in evaluating and implementing new technologies and solutions (incl. make-or-buy decisions), and managing technology vendors and partners

  • Skilled and experienced in scaling and structuring an agile tech, product and data organization for a fast-growing company

  • Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills, and the ability to communicate complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences

  • Strategic thinking, business acumen, and problem-solving skills, and the ability to balance short-term and long-term objectives

Ready to surf?

We are looking forward to your application! If you have any questions, please drop a message to our recruiters via team@roadsurfer.com and we will get back to you as soon as possible.


As a #roadsurfer you are part of an open, fast-growing team with ambitious goals and a great team spirit. We stick together and combine a brutal hands-on mentality with fun at work! It means shaping the future of outdoor travel and building an ecosystem for sustainable outdoor travel. We are more than Europe's largest campervan rental company. In 2021 we launched our platform roadsurfer spots in addition to our other products rent, abo and sales – a platform where you can discover and book unique camping spots. But that’s only the beginning. We are growing fast, so hop on board and join us on our journey. We’re looking for motivated and passionate people whose hearts beat for campers. Wanna spread the roadsurfer spirit across the globe with us?