Director of Blockchain Engineering (Java)

My client is a very well funded, Series B, Digital Asset / Crypto Exchange platform, headquartered in San Francisco, with an ever growing global footprint.

The company is going through quick, but pragmatic expansion, and I am in in the market for a Director of Blockchain Engineering, to come in and lead the team of <20 Engineers, across multiple locations. 

What you'll bring:

  • Minimum 5+ years' hands-on experience as a Java Engineer (C++ experience is valued), Experience leading Engineering teams of 8-20 in a Java envirnonment
  • At least one years' hands-on experience with Blockchain technologies - Whether proprietary (e.g., Chain) or open source (e.g., Hyperledger, Corda, Ethereum)
  • Deep understanding & production-level experience of transaction scripting and smart contracts, especially Bitcoin style conditionalized transactions
  • Experience contributing to the architecture, design, and implementation of Blockchain technologies like Chain, Corda and Hyperledger
  • Detailed knowledge of  data structures, algorithms, operating systems, and distributed systems fundamentals - Databases (NoSQL systems, storage and distributed persistence technologies)
  • Working understanding of key areas of Blockchain research including data privacy, confidential transactions, side chains and pegging, sharding, lightning, and other scaling methodologies

What's on Offer:

  • Salary up to $250k base - Long-term contract available (rates flexible)
  • Sizable equity
  • Outstading Benefits
  • Relocation & Visa transfers available

Location is San Francisco, fully on-site.

No full sponsorship - no 3rd parties - No remote