Director of Software Engineering - Leading Blockchain Company - Remote - se2

  • Date: 26 May 2024
  • Location: Remote
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
Our client is an emerging company centered around a groundbreaking technology - the consensus algorithm. Poised to become the world's first widely adopted distributed public ledger, it boasts exceptional speed, top-tier security, and a commitment to fairness. Their mission is to shape a dependable and empowered digital future accessible to all. This digital realm is one where you can work, play, trade, create, and socially connect with confidence, privacy, and control over your data.

Our Engineering Directors are highly technical, meticulously organized, and exceptionally efficient leaders. They are deeply committed to assembling the finest team and delivering an exceptional product in pursuit of our mission. As the Director of Software Engineering, your responsibilities will encompass software development, with key performance indicators including delivery, quality, and employee satisfaction. We expect you to take on multiple roles and facilitate the organization's growth under your guidance.

The ideal candidate should possess experience in collaborating with a team to craft a remarkable product in a competitive environment. They must value honesty and kindness, prioritize results and mission accomplishment while minimizing unnecessary processes, and approach every requirement with critical thinking, devoid of ego. They should be quick to praise and slow to take offense, demonstrating emotional maturity when making challenging decisions without losing their human touch. A true inspiration to their team, they should be self-aware, acknowledging their strengths and weaknesses, and skillful in orchestrating a team to harness strengths and bolster weaknesses. Exceptional organizational skills, meticulous attention to detail, and the ability to manage extensive projects with numerous interconnected components are vital.

About the Role:
  • Lead an enthusiastic team of managers and professionals to efficiently deliver robust software.
  • Guarantee the steady and predictable rollout of features.
  • Collaborate closely with a cross-functional team including product managers, program managers, and executives.
  • Forge strong working relationships with our development partners, treating them as integral team members.
  • Engage in architectural and design discussions, aiding software managers in addressing daily challenges.
  • Take ownership of all aspects of releases, encompassing development, testing, documentation, configuration, and monitoring.
  • Champion a culture founded on integrity, ethics, service, excellence, and teamwork.
Skills Required:
  • A minimum of 3 years' experience as a Software Director.
  • A proven history of delivering stable software featuring innovative elements.
  • A crucial ability to think at the system level.
  • Desirable experience in large infrastructure or mission-critical projects.
  • Exceptional people management skills.
  • Hands-on technical proficiency, unafraid to roll up their sleeves and assist the team when necessary.
  • Familiarity with security principles in software development.
  • Experience with blockchain technologies, such as Bitcoin or Ethereum, and distributed applications is advantageous but not mandatory.
If you believe you meet these qualifications, we encourage you to apply now. Alternatively, you can reach out to us directly at
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