The Role and a bit about us
The role presents an opportunity to become an integral part of our international team with plenty of room to lead the strategy for our technology, products, development, and external relationships. As a Head of Blockchain Engineering, you will be instrumental in helping us achieve our vision, by evolving our product and technology strategy. We are looking for a highly motivated and outstanding Head of Blockchain Engineering, with exceptional knowledge of the Web3 ecosystem, and a passion and curiosity for blockchain and crypto projects.
We are a team of hungry entrepreneurs and engineers driven by the opportunity to positively shape our collective future. We have the technology, the team and the timing to decentralize businesses, markets and even economies, creating more open, sustainable and inclusive ways of living and working. If you identify with the above, you’re not just looking for a 9-5, and are ready to take complete ownership of this position - we look forward to hearing from you.
What you bring to the table
10-15+ years of software development background. 5+ years of team management and leadership experience. A crypto native. Experienced in overseeing development teams and their projects. Ability to hire outstanding engineering talents and scale our decentralized tech team. Experienced in reviewing the architecture of products and suggesting improvements.
Familiarity and conceptual knowledge of Blockchains, L1 and L2 networks. Familiarity with polkadot ecosystem and substrate framework. Hungry for impact, growth and motivated by constant learning. Results-driven and capable of executing in a fast-paced environment. Experience in an early-stage startup or leading entrepreneurial teams. Time zone CET (+2,-2).
Things you will do
Working closely with the CEO and management team on the peaq’s vision, mission and strategic plans; building out our competitive advantage through technology. Leading the strategy for peaq’s technology, development practices, standards for coding, internal and external relationships. Working with the product team to plan and oversee the execution of the product roadmap and contributing to designing strategies for future developments. Ensuring our engineering team can deliver their best work by spotting and alleviating blockers, setting IT processes, coaching teammates, and setting the bar for technical excellence. Monitoring reliability and performance of all internal systems, ensuring compliance with security regulations and suggesting improvements. Taking the initiative in thought leadership, innovation and creativity and progress on the decentralization movement; Contributing to the company technical culture and being responsible for the success and personal growth of our engineers. Identifying, comparing, selecting and implementing technology solutions to meet the company’s goals; Tracking, analyzing and monitoring technology performance metrics. Being aware of new trends and best practices in the blockchain ecosystem.
What you can expect
The opportunity to contribute to innovative projects in a new and exciting industry that has the potential to positively shape our world. Decentralized (remote) working possibilities. The opportunity to participate in our VSOPs program. High growth potential. Warm and open corporate culture at an international company with many different nationalities. An environment that values freedom, autonomy, team spirit and open communication. Flexible working hours.
What guides us
We believe that great teams consist of Missionaries rather than Mercenaries. We believe that great teams can only deliver great results consistently if they work under conditions that give them creative freedom and a manageable workload, creating full focus on what's important. We want to work with humans, not with robots. This is why we build a team that finds its strength in diversity & authenticity. This is why we want to give you the freedom you need to be great at what you do. This is why we aim to create a space where people can do what they love and live up to their talents.
We look forward to working with you. peaq focuses on SaaS, Software, Technology, Internet of Things, and Blockchain / Cryptocurrency. Their company has offices in Berlin. They have a small team that's between 11-50 employees. You can view their website at https://peaq.io/ or find them on Twitter and LinkedIn.
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