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Head of Engineering – Blockchain

What are we looking for:

We are looking for a Head of Engineering to lead, empower and shape our engineering team. You must be eager to learn, like exploring and enjoy working closely with the team.

You will be in charge of managing a cross functional team with a focus on creating the whole tech experience for the platform, providing technical support, offering guidance and sharing a tech vision that combines with the short and long term company needs.

You will coordinate and focus on aligning priorities and expectations with the product team and transparently communicating between all parties.

Head of Engineering is all about empowering people so you will be in charge of shaping up the engineering organization, hiring engineers, helping them grow technically, guiding them into the right challenges and setting career plans for them.

It’s important for this role to have technical knowledge in architecture as well as familiarity with one or many of the programming languages we work daily, including JavaScript (React / Redux, Next.js) as well as DB knowledge and CI/CD.

Requirements:

  • 4+ years of experience managing engineering teams.
  • Past experience as an IC software engineer.
  • Have a product mindset and challenge the product team to understand the “why” and not to just focus on the “how”.
  • You must be technical enough to be able to challenge engineers with architecture and product related questions.
  • Enjoy learning and deep diving into the core pieces of how things work.
  • Encourage a healthy work environment that’s supportive and kind.
  • (Advantageous) Experience working in a growth-stage startup.
  • (Advantageous) Exposure through a previous role to the blockchain ecosystem.

What the job involves:

  • Manage processes to help and enable the engineering team to do its best work.
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership.
  • Be responsible for the overall planning, execution, and success of complex technical projects.
  • Contribute technically to projects.
  • Work closely with the product management team to ensure we’re building the best products.
  • Paying close attention to the NFT and wider crypto space to ensure product is always at the forefront of what is happening in the industry.
  • Recruit engineers and define hiring processes.

About the client:

Our mission is to revolutionize the way people own, collect, experience, and enjoy fine art masterpieces. NFT technology and our unique process allows for the decentralization of the art collecting and ownership experience. We’re combining the best of art and blockchain expertise to build a platform that gives everyone the opportunity to own some of the world’s greatest masterpieces through collective participation in the art market.

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