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Paxos

Engineering Manager

New York, NY, US

06 March, 2019

Salary

Competitive

Contract type

Full time

Technologies & frameworks

  • Go
  • Python
  • JavaScript
  • Team Leadership
  • Blockchain
  • Distributed Ledger

To sum it up...

Help build company wide distributed systems for a fast growing fin-tech building distributed ledger technology

Role overview

Distributed Ledger Technology is emerging within the financial markets, offering the chance for outdated, archaic systems to be modernized for the transaction driven global electronic markets.

This technology company sits at the heart of the financial markets providing a progressive distributed ledger application to manage financial transactions and settlements.

Description

We’re looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to help us build Bankchain, the distributed systems platform that will underlie the next generation of the global financial markets. You’ll work with a development team to help define and implement the applications used by both our customers and our operations staff, and be front-and-center designing and developing these tools from the ground up. You will have not only the technical chops to roll up your sleeves and provide technical leadership to major projects, but also manage a team of engineers.

What you'll do

  • Manage a team of software engineers, including task planning and code reviews.
  • Drive technical projects and provide leadership in an innovative and fast-paced environment.
  • Take responsibility for the overall planning, execution and success of complex technical projects.
  • Contribute technically to projects.
  • Work closely with product management team to ensure we're building the best products.
  • Document best practices and act as a knowledgeable resource for blockchain engineering and problem solving.
  • Work with industry partners and clients cross functionally to ensure alignment and collaboration.
  • Bring an entrepreneurial and collaborative spirit to the team.
  • Be part of a fast-paced, agile environment.
  • Partner with Recruiting to build well-rounded, effective, and inclusive engineering teams

What we're looking for

  • BA/BS degree in Computer Science or Engineering.
  • 3+ years of hands-on technical leadership and people management experience.
  • Hands-on experience with one or more of the following languages: Python, Go, C++ or Java.
  • Hands-on experience with JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks such as AngularJS, Ember.js, Backbone.js, React.
  • Demonstrated expertise in problem-solving and technical innovation, capable of "rolling-up sleeves and getting hands dirty".
  • Strong leader capable of motivating and energizing the very best software engineers, as well as gaining their respect.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong presentation skills that will be needed to showcase the work the team is doing, or outlining the strategies being employed to move the engineering forward.
  • Strong negotiating skills needed to communicate and collaborate with partner teams.

Bonus points

  • Experience working on large-scale distributed systems is a plus.
  • Understanding of various distributed consensus methodologies (Mining, PoS, Paxos, Raft, etc).
  • Understanding of cryptography, including asymmetric encryption (pub/priv key), symmetric encryption, and hash functions.
  • Experience contributing meaningfully to one or more Open Source projects.
  • Startup experience is a nice-to-have.

Location

New York is the most populous city in the US with more than 8 million inhabitants. A lot of immigrants from over 180 countries live in the City. Travelers are usually attracted to its cosmopolitanism and energy. New York consists of five boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, Staten Island. New York is also well-known for its cultural heritage Empire State Building, Central Park and Statue of Liberty. The City is a center for fashion, media, culture, research and a booming tech scene.

The tech scene in New York has changed a lot in recent years. A lot of the initial excitement has worn off and settled into a stable trend of successful businesses. In both 2014 and 2015, a New York City tech company went public with a valuation of over $1 billion. It is now #2 startup ecosystem in the world, with startups raising $11.5 billion in venture capital in 2017. NYC is also the HQ of choice for Spotify, Consensys and WeWork.

Did you know...

  • New York City’s Federal Reserve Bank holds $90 billion in gold
  • 60M tourists visited NYC in 2016
  • More than 800 languages are spoken in New York City, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world; 4 in 10 households speak a language other than English

Paxos

    Paxos is a financial technology company delivering pioneering blockchain solutions for global financial institutions. Its flagship service is BankchainTM, a next-generation blockchain settlement platform that is transforming post-trade across capital markets. Paxos’ management team is led by CEO and Co-Founder Charles Cascarilla and its board of directors includes former FDIC chair Sheila Bair, former Senator Bill Bradley, former chair of the Financial Accounting Standards Board Robert Herz, former chairman, president & CEO of Lotus Development Corporation Jim Manzi and former NYSE CEO Duncan Niederauer.

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    Engineers who find a new job through Functional Works average a 15% increase in salary.

    Salary

    Competitive

    Contract type

    Full time

    Technologies & frameworks

    • Go
    • Python
    • JavaScript
    • Team Leadership
    • Blockchain
    • Distributed Ledger

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