VP of Engineering

DESCRIPTION

BitGo, a global leader in digital currency security, provides sophisticated digital wallets, offline vaults, single integration APIs, and private blockchains to financial institutions. BitGo supports Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Litecoin, Bitcoin Cash, Bitcoin Gold, RMG, and ERC20 tokens, with many more being continuously released. BitGo’s clients include the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and financial enterprises conducting over $12 billion in monthly transactions: Bitstamp, The Royal Mint, The CME Group, Bitbank, BitBay, Brave, KCoin, Ripple, Bitcoin IRA, CoinPayments, Pantera, Genesis, Wirex, Bitso, and many more.

BitGo Inc. was founded in 2013 in Palo Alto, CA and is led by CEO/Co-Founder Mike Belshe, creator of the world’s first multisig protocols for Bitcoin, and co-inventor of SPDY, and CTO Benedict Chan, creator of the world’s first Ethereum multisig wallet. BitGo raised over $54.5 million in funding led by Valor Equity Partners, Redpoint Ventures, DRW, and David Sacks among other capital investors. BitGo recently announced its pending acquisition of Kingdom Trust, a fully regulated trust company serving over 100,000 clients with over $12 billion in assets under custody. This acquisition will make the combined companies the only full-stack, at scale provider of onsite and online protection for digital currency investments held by institutional investors.

BitGo is looking for a skilled VP of Engineering who will join our Engineering Team in Palo Alto. Main Responsibilities:

  • Lead, manage, inspire and build BitGo’s engineering teams developing revolutionary tech in cryptocurrency and blockchain space
  • Guide the architecture and delivery of best-in-class institutional multi-sig wallet which allows our customers to hold and transact cryptocurrencies safely and securely
  • Guide the architecture and delivery of BitGo’s offline vault securing crypto assets like Bitcoin, Litecoin, Ethereum, Ripple, Bitcoin Gold, ERC20 tokens, etc
  • Develop and directs procedures and teams to ensure continued engineering leadership and product quality
  • Drive and sharpen discipline and release processes within the engineering team
  • Translate company’s vision into concrete, measurable engineering deliverables
  • Set engineering roadmap, priorities and effectively run day to day operations

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proven track record of developing and bringing to market widely adopted and profitable enterprise grade software products
  • Has been the Head of Engineering in most recent job
  • Has extensive experience developing scalable software applications with focus on security and privacy
  • Ideally worked with financial software and services
  • Has strong interest in cryptocurrencies, blockchain and digital assets
  • Successfully lead and managed engineering teams of 40-200 engineers exhibiting strong people management skills
  • Proven success of building highly engaged, result-driven engineering teams
  • Possesses values like ownership, craftsmanship and transparent communication

BENEFITS

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
  • Exciting startup atmosphere in great downtown office space in Palo Alto (California Ave)
  • Catered lunches, fresh snacks and gourmet coffee
  • Commuting made easy with company-paid Caltrain passes
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Flexible vacation time
  • Great co-workers

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