Director of Engineering

Our Company

Axoni develops novel blockchain solutions while focusing on the capital markets industry. In various production implementations, we have demonstrated that our blockchain software can serve multiple asset classes and use cases at the world’s most advanced financial institutions. Join us in our mission to further strengthen and scale our system and develop new blockchain solutions. We’re excited to have you become part of our high-performing team of software engineers.

About the Role

Our Director of Engineering role is responsible for ensuring an effective and timely delivery of software. These responsibilities range from creating an environment where engineers are happy and effective, to participating in design sessions and refining development workflows. Candidates should be highly technical, have strong management experience, and have led teams to deliver large scale software with agility.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the engineering teams and coordinates engineering activities to design, develop, forecast, and improve processes
  • Ensures on-time, quality delivery and appropriate level of process for CI/CD
  • Works with Product Management teams to align priorities and deliverables
  • Manages resources across multiple product teams
  • Identifies and encourages new potential leaders
  • Builds the organization’s structure, hiring plan, and culture

Skills Required:

  • Minimum of 15 years of engineering and engineering management experience, preferably with infrastructure, platform, or distributed systems
  • Track record of growing and scaling fast-growing engineering teams with a collaborative culture
  • Track record of leading high performing teams that deliver scalable products in a technology company or startup
  • Experience facilitating scrum teams, agile processes, and continuous integration and delivery
  • Well versed in either Go, C++, Scala or a comparable compiled programming language, as well as scripting languages such as JavaScript or Python
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud infrastructure
  • Strong communication skills and a collaborative team member
  • Knowledge of Ethereum and Bitcoin blockchains a plus
  • Experience at highly technical companies a plus
  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Engineering, preferably in a software field

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