Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Arlington, VA, USA
Posted on Sunday, July 16, 2023
Connext is building the future of value transfer on the internet. We believe in the power of decentralized networks to transform finance and put value back into the hands of individuals. We think this becomes possible when everyday users can exchange value effortlessly between disparate cryptosystems. We're a small, technical team working at the confluence of distributed systems, game theory, and cryptography. We're funded by grants from the Ethereum Foundation and backed by some of the top investors in the space, including Polychain Capital, Consensys Ventures, 1kx, and others.
We're looking for a talented Engineering Manager to support our team of software engineers. As an Engineering Manager you will be responsible for project scoping and prioritization, building culture of accountability and feedback as well as management, coaching and development of engineering team members.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of our evolving ecosystem development team, with the goal to contribute to the success of a quickly growing, high-tech start-up company that is making big waves in the blockchain industry. This is a full time, 100% remote opportunity to work with talented crypto team members located all over the world!
Manage a team of engineers who design and build scalable products and features and develop their talent
Be the lead person for future hires on the team
Establish trust within and across teams by creating accountability, culture of feedback and a positive work environment in partnership with other leaders in the organization
Collaborate with leadership to set structure, strategy, priorities, and mission for the team
Advise and influence system architecture and design decisions; contribute to R&D
Manage the team’s work planning process, scoping and prioritization
Balance internal team project planning with open community contributor work
Identify technical debt and work towards eliminating it
Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related field
5+ years of experience managing engineering teams
Previous experience as a software engineer
Proven track record of building and shipping high-quality products
A passion and unwavering commitment to improving engineering productivity
Experience scaling products in high growth environments
Experience building an inclusive and diverse culture
Passionate about coaching, mentoring, and developing software engineers
Independent and self-driven with ability to quickly learn new things
Expertise in one or more programming languages such as Typescript (Node.JS), Go, or Rust, with a deep understanding of language-specific best practices and frameworks.
Strong knowledge of software architecture, distributed systems, and design patterns, with a track record of architecting and implementing complex backend solutions.
Proficiency in cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes) for building scalable and resilient applications.
Knowledge, experience, and understanding on Web3 ecosystem
Interest in interoperability and understanding of Connext value proposition
Comfortable working remotely in an async environment
What We Offer:
- The opportunity to make your mark on a quickly growing and impactful startup!
- Passionate colleagues and a very diverse, dynamic team
- Ability to work anywhere you want
- Competitive salary & ownership
- Off-sites that bring the whole team together several times a year
Connext is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. This means we continually celebrate the diverse community different individuals cultivate. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics.