Technical Director



Computer Science







Full-Time: Full Time

Published: June 19, 2024

Location: Copenhagen, Denmark

About PixelPai:

At PixelPai, we are not just creating a platform; we are revolutionizing the landscape of digital transactions and identity management on a global scale. With our advanced Distributed Ledger Technology and cutting-edge AI integration, we work alongside the biggest brands and leaders across various industries to forge the future of digital economies. Join us in Copenhagen and be part of a visionary team committed to transforming how the world interacts with technology.


Job Summary:

We are seeking an experienced and visionary Technical Director to lead and oversee our technical team. The ideal candidate will possess a deep understanding of technology trends, a strategic mindset, and the ability to drive technical innovation. As a Technical Director at PixelPai, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the technical vision of our products, ensuring the scalability, security, and performance of our platform, and leading our team to achieve new heights in technological excellence. In addition, you will be expected to get your hands dirty and actively code alongside managing the team, building the foundation of our complex platform.


Key Responsibilities:

Architectural Leadership: Design and oversee the implementation of robust, scalable backend services and APIs. Provide architectural vision and leadership for backend development.

Hands-On Development: Actively participate in coding, debugging, and development tasks, ensuring high-quality code and adherence to best practices.

Team Leadership and Mentorship: Lead a team of backend engineers, offering guidance, conducting code reviews, and fostering a culture of continuous improvement and learning.

Strategic Collaboration: Work closely with product managers, frontend developers, and other stakeholders to translate business requirements into technical solutions and architectural designs.

Performance Optimization: Ensure high performance and responsiveness of the applications, proactively identifying and resolving performance bottlenecks.

Security and Compliance: Implement and maintain security best practices to protect sensitive user data and ensure compliance with relevant regulations.

Technical Documentation: Document technical specifications, architectural designs, processes, and workflows to ensure clear understanding and knowledge sharing across the team.

Innovation and Improvement: Stay updated with emerging technologies and industry trends, integrating new solutions and approaches to maintain our platform’s competitive edge.



Minimum of 8-10 years of experience in a senior technical leadership role, preferably as a Technical Director or CTO.

Proven track record of managing and delivering complex technical projects in high-growth environments.

Extensive experience with backend technologies, distributed ledger technology, and AI integration.

Deep understanding of software development lifecycle, agile methodologies, and project management tools.

Strong leadership and mentoring skills, with the ability to inspire and motivate a technical team.

Excellent problem-solving skills and strategic thinking, with a focus on innovation and continuous improvement.

Exceptional communication skills, capable of bridging the gap between technical and non-technical stakeholders.

Hands-on experience in coding, with a willingness to actively participate in development tasks.

Experience in FinTech, blockchain, or related industries is a significant advantage.

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.


Technical Expertise:

Extensive experience with server-side application development, ensuring efficient and scalable solutions.

Proficiency with various databases, understanding both relational and NoSQL paradigms.

Generalist knowledge across a wide range of backend technologies, including experience with different API styles, and microservices architecture.

Familiarity with DevOps practices, CI/CD pipelines, containerization, and orchestration tools.

Experience with cloud platforms, leveraging cloud services to enhance application performance and scalability.

In-depth understanding of blockchain technologies, smart contracts, and web3 principles.

Strong knowledge of software architecture principles, design patterns, and best practices for building maintainable, scalable systems.

Problem-Solving Skills: Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with the ability to tackle complex technical challenges

Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders and executive leadership.

Leadership and Teamwork: Proven ability to lead and mentor a team, work effectively in a collaborative environment, and drive projects to successful completion.

Adaptability: Ability to adapt to new technologies and project requirements, with a willingness to get hands dirty and lead by example in coding and development tasks.


Why Join PixelPai?

Impact: Your leadership will shape the future of digital finance and identity management, positioning PixelPai as a trailblazer in the industry.

Growth: Embrace a role where your professional development is prioritized, and your ideas are valued. We offer a dynamic environment where innovation thrives.

Culture: At PixelPai, every voice matters. We foster a collaborative culture where contributions are recognized, and everyone has the opportunity to make a significant impact.


Join PixelPai and invest in a career where you’re truly valued. It’s time to stop wasting your potential and start making a significant impact in the world.

If you’re ready to take on a role that challenges and excites you every day, offers the opportunity to work with the best in the industry, and truly makes a difference, apply now at PixelPai.

Please send your resume, a cover letter detailing why you’re a perfect fit for this role, and any relevant portfolios or project links.


PixelPai is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

Join us to shape a connected and secure digital future for everyone.


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