VP of Engineering - fintech cleantech blockchain startup

Company: Skyrocket Ventures
Location: San Francisco , California, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 10.APR.2019
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Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startu...

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Skyrocket Ventures is a recruiting firm for hundreds of high growth technology companies that range from industry leaders to top-tier startups. This opportunity is with one of our client companies for a full-time permanent hire. Please only apply if you are authorized to work in the U.S. Please note that even if this job is not a perfect match, we encourage you to apply as long as it is in the ballpark. Companies are often flexible in hiring candidates who do not perfectly fit their written job description, as long as the most important qualifications are there and the candidate is good in general. Most of the jobs we are recruiting for are not posted online, so if you would like to know of all the opportunities we have that match your interests and qualifications, then please get in touch with us. Thank you! Matthew Strassberg Recruiting Director Skyrocket Ventures Feel free to check out testimonials from some of our many candidatesclients here http http VP of Engineering - fintech cleantech blockchain startup San Francisco, CA (you can work from home up to 2xweek) The company's product is in the realms of fintech, cleantech, and blockchain. It is not a cryptocurrency company. The company has 10 employee and 8 engineers, and they want to hire 10-12 more engineers by the end of 2019. They have raised seed funding and are expecting to raise a large round of Series A funding in several months. In this position, you would be managing 5-6 engineers and working closely with the CTO as well as the CEO. You would be using functional programming (Haskell specifically) and building on Corda. In the short term (about 1 year) yoursquod definitely need to do some coding in Haskell, but most of the time would not be spent coding. Yoursquod be working to understand the problems and how you want to solve them, establishing the engineering process, recruiting engineers, designing the architecture (together with the CTO), recruiting, etc. In the long run (after 1 year), there would be no coding necessary it would mostly be about managing engineers, some dealing with customers, and continuing to determine the product roadmap and features. The company will pay a salary of 200k-250k plus equity which could be highly lucrative. The vast majority of the financial upside would hopefully be from the equity. Candidates who fit this jobcompany will likely be able to get much more cash from large companies, but value the potential reward of equity much more than the guaranteed cash they'd be giving up to join a startup such as this. Job Responsibilities - Owning and executing the technical vision and roadmap of the company to achieve the reliability and scalability needed for its enterprise software - Working with the Sales and Product teams to scope and prioritize features - Evaluating and experimenting with existing APIs and new technologies in order to take advantage of the rapid innovation in the fintech and blockchain ecosystems - Scaling the engineering team while managing processes, performance, and culture - Reporting to the CEO, and working closely with the CTO and other executives as colleagues to help shape the strategic direction of the company Qualifications - Experience successfully leading and scaling an engineering team while maintaining a collaborative culture. - Strength in building relationships, effectively communicating, and driving consensus with internal leadership - At least 8 years of software engineering experience - At least 5 years of management experience - Experience building backend services - Willingable to learnuse Haskell and do some hands on coding Nice to have - Strong systems level experience working on network protocols - Fintech experience - Strong experience with functional programming such as Haskell, Scala or F , Lisp, or OCaml - Experience working with banks or other financial institutions to deploy fintech solutions - Experience with blockchain or smart contract development - Passion for accelerating the global development and deployment of cleantech - Experience with vuejs and webpack Did you like this job or want to see more? All of our online job postings can be found on these sites https ....company https https https https Follow us on Instagram here https https Follow us on LinkedIn here https https

 
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