Director of Software Engineering - Top Tier Blockchain Company - Remote - ny2

  • Date: 26 May 2024
  • Location: Remote
  • Work Type: Permanent / Full Time
Our client is an emerging company centered around a groundbreaking technology, known as the consensus algorithm. Positioned to be the pioneer in establishing a widely-adopted distributed public ledger, they boast exceptional speed, robust security, and a commitment to ensuring fairness. Their mission is to craft a digital future where trust and empowerment are extended to all, fostering a cyberspace where individuals work, play, trade, create, and connect with confidence and privacy, where they have ownership and control over their digital presence.

The Engineering Directors are distinguished by their strong technical acumen, organization, and efficiency. Driven by a fervor to assemble the finest team and deliver the best product, they remain dedicated to the mission. As the Director of Software Engineering, your primary responsibilities encompass software development, with performance metrics tied to delivery, quality, and employee contentment. You are anticipated to assume a versatile role and contribute to the organization's enhanced scalability under your guidance.

The ideal candidate should possess a background in collaborative product development within a competitive milieu, prioritizing values such as integrity and kindness. They should be results-oriented, committed to the mission, and inclined to streamline processes while scrutinizing requirements. Ego should have no place, and they should be quick to commend and slow to take offense. Emotional maturity is essential for making tough decisions without losing touch with their humanity. An inspirational leader, they must exhibit self-awareness, acknowledging strengths and weaknesses, and adeptly organizing teams to harness strengths and shore up weaknesses. Exceptional organizational skills, keen attention to detail, and competence in managing complex, interlinked projects are prerequisites.

About The Role:
  • Lead a team of highly motivated managers and professionals, ensuring efficient delivery of robust software.
  • Guarantee the steady and predictable delivery of features.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product managers, program managers, and executives.
  • Foster a close partnership with development partners, treating them as integral members of our team.
  • Engage in architectural and design deliberations and assist software managers in addressing day-to-day challenges.
  • Take ownership of all facets of releases, encompassing development, testing, documentation, configuration, and monitoring.
  • Promote a culture that champions 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 with innovative features.
  • The ability to think at the system level is imperative.
  • Experience in large infrastructure and mission-critical projects is highly preferred.
  • Exceptional people management skills are a prerequisite.
  • Hands-on technical expertise, with a willingness to actively assist the team as needed.
  • Familiarity with security principles in software development.
  • Experience with blockchain (e.g., Bitcoin or Ethereum) and distributed applications is advantageous but not obligatory.
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