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VP of Engineering Remote

Aragon Association
$71k - $79k est.

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The Internet has opened the doors for universal, cross-border, and non-violent collaborative effort to fight for our freedom. However, the Internet has also opened the doors for global surveillance and manipulation. We believe humankind should use technology as a liberating tool to unleash all the goodwill and creativity of our species, rather than as a tool to enslave and take advantage of one another. Thus, Aragon is a fight for freedom. Aragon empowers freedom by creating liberating tools that leverage decentralized technologies. — The Aragon Manifesto

Aragon Association is a small, remote-only team of people that span a broad range of backgrounds, interests, and geography. We're dropouts and Ph.D.s, craft beer and coffee lovers, living across the Americas and Europe, who are designing and building tools to secure and govern decentralized organizations.

Aragon Association has overseen the production of the leading smart contract framework to build DAOs, with toolkits for developers to seamlessly integrate their apps with DAO functionality, and a decentralized dispute resolution system.

Responsibilities - Oversee front-end and back-end development teams and their projects - Monitor reliability and performance of all internal systems to suggest improvements - Ensure compliance with security regulations - Manage software development projects by setting requirements, goals and timelines - Assist with the preparation and management the engineering department’s budget - Design strategies for future development projects based on the company’s overall objectives and resources - Hire engineers and coordinate their training - Implement innovative technologies - Coordinate with external stakeholders for new integrations and tools - Review and update policies relevant to internal systems and equipment

Requirements - Work experience as a director of engineering or in a similar senior-level position at an engineering department - Extensive experience with enterprise architectures and modern human-computer interfaces - Hands-on experience in back-end and front-end development - Good understanding of agile methodologies - Leadership abilities with a strategic mind - Excellent project management skills - BSc/MSc in Engineering, Computer Science or relevant field

Bonus - Knowledge about Ethereum and blockchain in general

🧑‍💻 Culture & Perks

  • Bold ideas are worshipped
  • Remote work
  • Flexible time, for real (This role is location agnostic, but we ask that you overlap some working hours with Central European Time - CET)
  • Training / personal development budget
  • Support for setting up your remote work environment
  • Casual environment (as long as you wear clothes, we are good!)
  • Collaboration, collaboration, collaboration
  • Titles don't mean nothing, you earn respect by being who you are
  • Work / Life balance - Competitive compensation schemes
  • Off-sites (when the world allows it)

This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world. Though we ask that you overlap some working hours with Central European Time (CET). We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment. The Aragon Association is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and the steward of the Aragon project, a community of DAO creators, developers, and users experimenting with new forms of social coordination and governance. Talk to us at Discord!