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The Engineers at Company are driven by working on new technical challenges every day. Relentless problem-solvers and big dreamers, we're building technology that enables widespread adoption of cryptocurrencies and lays the foundation for a new economic paradigm.

The VP Engineering is an unparalleled people leader who is captivated by cryptocurrency and its potential use cases. We're aiming to build and scale an engineering culture that inspires and attracts the world's premier software engineers and our VP Engineering will be the visionary driving this transformation alongside our CEO and Founder. Your primary focus is to inspire and motivate the engineering teams to build history-making software that literally changes the world. We measure success by the execution of our product roadmap, the retention and development of our technical team members, and how efficiently our infrastructure allows us to grow.

In one year you'll know you were successful if you've…

  • Attracted industry-leading talent, built efficient team structure, and scaled our development teams to solidify our position as the industry's undisputed innovator in cryptocurrency compliance and investigative solutions
  • Effectively managed, developed, and empowered the Engineering Managers, who oversee multiple teams of high-performing engineers, and supported them in the delivery process of Company's products
  • Along with input from other leaders including the CEO, developed and guided the implementation of Company's engineering strategy and team design, operating plan, and resource allocation for the department, including prioritization and staff deployment
  • Determined OKRs, project planning and resource requirements that enabled the engineering team to successfully execute on our roadmap
  • Built and maintained the strong lines of communication between Engineering, Product, Product Design and Data Science teams
  • Represented Engineering at the company level through cross functional collaboration between our technical and commercial teams
  • Maintained a culture that adheres to Company's values of give first, radical gradualism, strong convictions loosely held, and rigor, not rigor mortis

A background like this helps:

  • You've led teams at a high-growth or world-class technology company previously
  • You are an experienced people manager, having held multiple senior leadership positions, including with several managers reporting directly to you, and can engage on architectural discussions and determine tradeoffs to drive discussion with a bias towards action
  • You are fully committed to enabling and empowering people to do their best work, fostering an environment of innovation, promoting engineering best practices, and you have an impressive track record of leading teams that have built complex distributed systems
  • You have strong vision and expertise to lead development activities across multiple domain areas including big data processing, machine learning architecture, and secure web-based applications
  • From a technical perspective, you understand the give-and-take between scrappy and sophisticated and know when to employ both
  • When faced with hard decisions, you take swift, decisive, and empathic action