VP of Engineering (Ethereum) -Remote

  • Location


  • Sector:

    Blockchain & Fintech

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Circa $180,000

  • Contact:

    Jason Rumney

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  • Job ref:

    AAJR 93834

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  • Consultant:

    Jason Rumney

A fast-growing Blockchain startup in New York is looking for a VP of Engineering either onsite or REMOTE.

Our client who are using a token-based economy to incentivize news reporting platform are building an Ethereum-based decentralized marketplace that can be used to create “newsrooms”. Our client's news was covered by Poynter, Bloomberg & Coindesk.

The role: 

An experienced VP of Engineering is needed to lead its blockchain and crypto economic development. 

  • You will be responsible for architecting, designing, and building a highly disruptive marketplace for journalism based on the Ethereum blockchain. 
  • You will lead technical strategy, roadmap, implementation, and performance. 
  • You will also manage and grow the technical team over time through recruiting, training, and mentorship.


  • You should have working knowledge of blockchain technology and token design
  • You must have a strong background for architecting data-centric distributed or decentralized systems, and experience with Ethereum Solidity smart contracts. 
  • You must be an incredibly hands-on, entrepreneurial, and willing to roll up your sleeves whenever necessary. 
  • You should thrive as a leader both through internal management as well as external community engagement. You should be ambitious, strategic, analytical, creative, reliable, open-minded, and passionate.
  • Working knowledge of existing blockchain technologies such as Ethereum, Solidity smart contracts, the Ethereum Virtual Machine, LLL, and IPFS.
  • Working familiarity with blockchain technology and the architecture of decentralized networks
  • Open source, APIs, interoperability, platforms
  • Data architecture, networking, system scalability and security
  • Product management, agile methodology, sprint planning, performance measurement
  • Recruiting, managing, and leading remote workforces and large developer communities
  • Experience running open communities a plus

Whats on offer:

  • Competitive salary up to $180,000 plus equity  
  • Top-notch healthcare, including dental, vision and mental.
  • Family leave
  • Fitness reimbursements
  • Unlimited, unplug-enforced vacation


To find out more please get in touch on jason@intelletec.com