Part Time CTO/Systems Architect – Edinburgh

Website MOV8 Real Estate

Part Time CTO/Systems Architect

MOV8 Real Estate, Estate Agents and Solicitors is looking for a part-time CTO or experienced Systems Architect.

The company is one of Scotland’s leading and fastest-growing law firms, enjoying established relationships with the UK’s leading house builders and introducers of high volume conveyancing and remortgage work as well as being one of Scotland’s leading estate agency businesses.

The firm has an ambitious plan to develop its technology platform to deliver an unparalleled level of internal efficiency, customer service and integration with third party suppliers including its introducers’ CRM systems.

The Role

The role will involve responsibility for the delivery of the company’s development roadmap and maintenance of a complex software ecosystem that utilises open API, third party SaaS products and extensive automations through a mix of ‘no code’ and coded solutions. The system is currently developed, maintained and overseen by the Managing Director and Product Marketing Manager. The candidate will work closely with the Managing Director, at Board level, on an ongoing basis.

The ideal candidate will be hands-on and able initially to work without junior support staff. The firm intends to build a technology team in the coming months to support the CTO/Systems Architect, with input from the CTO to hire the ideal candidates. Experience in the legal, property or proptech sector is desirable.

Essential Functional / Technical Skills

Required Key Skills (Functional/Technical)

  • Experience of designing, delivering and launching software and integrating third party software using APIs and webhooks using code as well as solid knowledge and experience of ‘no code’ systems (e.g. Zapier and
  • Solid coding experience
  • Recent hands-on experience of designing and delivering software solutions

Desirable Functional / Technical Skills

  • Knowledge and experience of working with estate agency or lettings software
  • Knowledge and experience of working with legal case management software

Personal Attributes / Competencies

  • Commercially astute
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to lead a team
  • Tenacity and ability to deliver in an environment of rapid change
  • Gravitas to influence at most senior level
  • Determined, resilient and controlled under pressure

About Us

MOV8 Real Estate is one of Scotland’s most innovative and fastest growing solicitor estate agency firms.

MOV8 is a vibrant and exciting company, committed to diversity in the workplace and to making a positive difference in the community around us through our corporate social responsibility program.


The Salary for this role will be based on FTE of £50,000 to £80,000 depending on experience.


All applications should be submitted before midday on Monday 16 November 2020.

A Note to Recruitment Agencies

Please note that, as a company, MOV8 Real Estate and Solicitors does not recognise the submission of unsolicited CVs and does not respond to unsolicited communications from recruitment companies. We will only review CVs sent by individual candidates in application for an advertised post.

Any CVs or details submitted by recruitment companies will be viewed as the property of MOV8 Real Estate. We may research, directly contact or engage the candidate directly or through another company, without creating any contract between you or your company and MOV8 Real Estate, without any consideration due to you or your company.

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