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Chief Technology Officer

South Africa (e.g. Cape Town or Johannesburg) · Full time

Who we are

At Enlabeler, we aim to become the leading mobile platform for data labeling! Based out of Cape Town, we assist local and international clients with their data labeling and data annotation needs. We’re based in Cape Town, and our operations run on multiple locations in the townships and online (virtual crowdsourcing platform). We're an uniquely South-African based labeling company, wanting to make a difference on the African continent. What sets us apart from other players, is that our labelers can work 100% remotely through their mobile phone or the Enlabeler web app. This way, the labelers become the catalysts of change for the digital revolution within their own communities.

The position

We are looking for a strong and highly motivated individual to become our Chief Technology Officer. You have an entrepreneurial mindset, like to be involved in the set-up of this tech start-up from day 1 and are able to bring your expertise into the building of the Enlabeler platform. You don’t need a data science background, but you’ve got a keen interest in Machine Learning, gamification and AI. The ideal candidate doesn’t only possess a software engineering background, but is also a creative thinker that can build the full technical operations of Enlabeler and help create technical solutions for clients.

What you can expect

You’ll have a lot of influence on building this company from an early phase and help shape its positioning in the global data labeling market

Be fully in charge of the ground-breaking tech stack and platform development

Make a positive impact by creating jobs for unemployed people in Africa

Be part of a rapidly growing organization with global ambitions based out of SA

Help build the team from day 1, and work in close partnership with a great group of highly motivated individuals


What we are looking for

A creator, who can get things off the ground

Sound experience as a software engineer/developer and ability to strategically oversee and help build apps/tech stacks and build dev teams

CTO experience in building/working with a mobile platform

CTO experience with cloud platforms such as AWS/Azure/GCP

Experience with back-end architecture development

An entrepreneur, not an employee. Based out of South-Africa


Depending on experience and share/salary ratio.

Need help?

Not sure exactly what we’re looking for or just want clarification? We’d be happy to chat with you and clear things up for you. Anytime!

Call anytime

+27 (74) 497-3893

Email us

[email protected]

Don't see a job for you?

Do you feel like you belong working with Enlabeler, but we just don’t have your dream job posted? No problem, just reach out.

Let us know
At Enlabeler, we offer a highly dynamic and energetic work environment! With a strong focus on training & development we offer you 10-20% of time for training and learning-on-the-job. We're one team and collaborate with our partners in the townships to create jobs for data labeling. There's no hierarchy, we empower you to reach the best of your potential and enable you on your next career step!

If you would like to apply for this role, please send your CV and short motivation to [email protected].

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