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Chief Technology Officer (CTO)


Job Title: Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Company: Swiftly Telemedicine

Location: Uganda (Flexible - Remote and/or Onsite)

About Swiftly: Swiftly is a dynamic telemedicine startup dedicated to revolutionizing healthcare accessibility in Uganda. Our cutting-edge platform connects patients, regardless of their location, with skilled healthcare professionals through video consultations. Our mission is to provide affordable, convenient, and high-quality healthcare solutions to both urban and rural residents, eliminating the barriers of distance and limited access to medical facilities.

Job Description: As the Chief Technology Officer (CTO) at Swiftly Telemedicine, you will be instrumental in shaping the technological foundation of our platform, enabling us to fulfill our mission of bridging the healthcare gap in Uganda.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Technology Strategy and Leadership:
    • Develop and execute the technology strategy, aligning it with the company's mission and goals.
    • Provide visionary leadership for the technology team, fostering innovation and staying abreast of emerging healthcare technology trends.
  2. Product Development:
    • Oversee the end-to-end product development process, from concept to delivery, ensuring that the platform is user-friendly and efficient.
    • Collaborate with the product team to create a seamless telemedicine experience for both patients and healthcare providers.
  3. Technical Architecture:
    • Design and maintain a robust and scalable technical architecture that can support Swiftly's growth and increasing user base.
    • Ensure that the platform is secure and complies with relevant data protection regulations.
  4. Team Building and Management:
    • Recruit, mentor, and manage a highly skilled technology team, fostering a culture of excellence and innovation.
    • Encourage collaboration and efficient workflows within the technology department.
  5. Innovation and Research:
    • Lead research initiatives into telemedicine technology advancements, exploring new tools, platforms, and partnerships that can enhance Swiftly's services.
  6. Quality Assurance:
    • Implement rigorous quality assurance practices to maintain a high standard of technological and operational excellence.
    • Oversee testing and continuous improvement of the platform.
  7. Scalability and Performance:
    • Ensure the platform can handle growing user demand and adapt to market changes while maintaining high performance.
  8. Budget and Resource Management:
    • Develop and manage the technology budget, allocating resources effectively to meet project deadlines and business objectives.


  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in a leadership role in software development and technology management.
  • Knowledge of healthcare technology and telemedicine platforms is advantageous.
  • Strong project management skills and experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Familiarity with compliance standards, data security, and regulations related to healthcare technology.

Join Swiftly Telemedicine and be a catalyst for change in healthcare accessibility in Uganda. If you are a visionary technology leader, passionate about leveraging your skills to make a positive impact on people's lives, we encourage you to apply for the position of Chief Technology Officer. Your expertise will be a cornerstone of our mission's success.


Available Positions
Founders, Operations, Engineering, Marketing
Year Founded
Company Stage
Health Tech
Compensation Type
Equity Based

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