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This article sets out the requirements for the part-time CTO position for GUIDE.

About Guide:Guide’s mission: awaken the power of human potential by making transformation available to everyone. The problem we are solving is that 96% of personal development efforts fail and our app empowers people to make lasting change toward living lives that they love. Our app will combine the five key characteristics of successful personal change – wisdom, a supportive community, reflection, action and purpose. Research indicates that bringing these five items together on a daily basis dramatically increases the likelihood of making lasting change.

Progress Report:Guide has raised $500,000 to date and is in the process of raising an additional $500,000 to $1,000,000.

Guide has performed numerous tests on our methods all of which have gone very well.  Some test participants have been using the methods consistently for over 2 years.

CTO Requirements:

  1. An interest in and experience with personal development

  2. Experience in app design and development

  3. Experience managing other developers

  4. Knowledge of common languages used in app development – we are currently using the following languages – Go for backend, Swift for iOS and Kotlin for Android

  5. Ability to advise on and design app architecture

  6. Contribute 5 to 10 hours per week

CTO Roles and Responsibilities:

  1. Valid technical feasibility of app idea

  2. Help guide and create the software specification

  3. Oversee and evaluate an outsourced development team 

  4. Advise on the tech stack

  5. Design application architecture

  6. Setup scalable cloud based infrastructure

  7. Application testing

Compensation: The CTO will receive equity ownership in Guide.  Cash compensation will also be considered for the right candidate.

If you or someone you know may be interested, please reach out to us at bhamilton@theguideapp.



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Scranton, PA 18503


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