Director of Software Engineering - Top Blockchain Company - Remote - sf2

  • Date: 27 Jun 2024
  • Location: Remote
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
Our client is a rapidly growing company built on groundbreaking technology, specifically the consensus algorithm. Positioned as a frontrunner in becoming the world's inaugural widely adopted decentralized public ledger, this technology boasts exceptional speed, heightened security, and a commitment to ensuring fairness. Their mission is to forge a trustworthy and empowered digital future accessible to all—a digital realm where individuals work, play, transact, create, and socialize with assurance, privacy, and control over their digital lives.

The Engineering Directors leading this endeavor are profoundly technical, meticulously organized, and exceptionally efficient leaders. Their primary drive is to construct an exceptional team and product while maintaining a steadfast focus on their mission. As the Director of Software Engineering, you will assume responsibility for software development, with your performance evaluated based on your ability to deliver, maintain quality, and foster employee satisfaction. Expect to wear multiple hats and play a pivotal role in enhancing the organization under your guidance.

The ideal candidate is one who has experience collaborating within a team to create exceptional products within a competitive landscape. They place a premium on honesty and kindness, prioritizing outcomes, mission achievement, and streamlined processes, while remaining inquisitive about every requirement. Ego takes a back seat, as they are quick to offer praise and slow to take offense. Emotional maturity is a key asset, enabling them to make tough decisions without losing their humanity, and their leadership inspires their team. They exhibit self-awareness, recognizing their strengths and weaknesses, and adeptly organize their team to maximize strengths and shore up weaknesses. Exceptional organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail, along with the capacity to manage intricate projects with numerous interconnected components, are essential qualities.

About The Role:
  • Lead an enthusiastic team of managers and professionals to efficiently deliver rock-solid software.
  • Guarantee stable and predictable feature delivery.
  • Collaborate closely with the cross-functional team, including product managers, program managers, and executives.
  • Cultivate a partnership with development partners as integral team members.
  • Engage in architectural and design discussions, providing support for software managers in addressing daily challenges.
  • Take ownership of all release aspects, encompassing development, testing, documentation, configuration, and monitoring.
  • Foster a culture rooted in integrity, ethics, service, excellence, and teamwork.
Skills Needed:
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience as a Software Director.
  • A proven track record of delivering stable software featuring innovative elements.
  • Proficiency in system-level thinking is imperative.
  • Experience in significant infrastructure or mission-critical projects is highly desirable.
  • Outstanding people management skills are a necessity.
  • Demonstrated hands-on technical expertise, with a willingness to get hands dirty and assist the team when needed.
  • Familiarity with security principles for software development.
  • Experience with blockchain (e.g., Bitcoin or Ethereum) and distributed applications is a bonus, though not mandatory.
If you believe you meet these criteria, we encourage you to apply now. Alternatively, you can reach out to us directly via email at
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