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Engineering Manager, Developer Experience Team

Company: Bitgo
Location: San Francisco
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with custody liquidity, and security solutions. Active in both centralized and decentralized finance, BitGo offers market leading trading, lending, and borrowing services through its prime brokerage services and acts as the custodian for WBTC. In 2020, BitGo launched BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes approximately 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 400 coins and tokens. BitGo s customer base includes the world s largest cryptocurrency exchanges and institutional investors and spans more than 50 countries. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.BitGo is looking for an Engineering Manager who will join our Developer Experience team in the United States or Canada to help us create a best-in-class experience for developers building software on the BitGo Platform.Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with management, product teams, and other key stakeholders to build the SDK and Development Portal long-term roadmap
  • Improve third party developer experience for BitGo s open source offering
  • Collaborate with engineering teams and product managers to develop content for developers
  • Curate and standardize usability and ergonomics of the BitGo API
  • Design, develop, evangelize and educate on the BitGoJS SDK components
  • Produce and maintain developer-facing documentation and interactive learning elements in the BitGo Developer Portal
  • Assist and guide developers who reach out to BitGo for support in building software on the platform
  • Manage team goals, project timelines, and delivery dates while ensuring proper allocation of resources and budgets within the team
  • Lead and develop a team of talented and high-impact engineers, providing cultural, technical, and hands-on leadership
  • Grow engineers by actively shaping a culture of open communication, craftsmanship, ownership, and accountability
  • Be fully accountable to and drive accountability for KPIs pertaining to service health and uptime, software quality, and test coverage
  • Drive a rigorous practice of thorough documentation and knowledge sharing
  • Resolve escalations arising from operations and work with various teams to solve problems
  • Align teams to broader company objectives and client expectationsSkills & Experience: We are looking for teammates who share and practice our values: open communication, collaboration, taking ownership, and a high level of craftsmanship. We are looking for coworkers who share our vision and mission: deliver trust in digital assets. Required:
    • 5+ years of professional experience as a software engineer, 3+ years in a managerial role leading engineers
    • Experience leading or maintaining Open Source projects
    • Experience working with developer communities
    • Experience sourcing and hiring top engineering talent, including managerial talent
    • Proven understanding of business goals and strategy and how that drives direction within an engineering department
    • Proven ability to balance business requirements from various independent stakeholders with problems that impede work execution and delivery, while driving the highest ROI initiatives
    • Strong working knowledge of modern software development methodologies, software design patterns, and SDLC
    • A self-starter capable of adapting quickly and being decisive
    • Engineering degree in Computer Science or equivalent
    • Effective written and verbal communication skills Preferred:
      • Experience with architectural patterns of large, high-volume applications
      • Ability to translate a complex arrangement of software components into a cohesive architecture that yields clean, efficient, and highly maintainable code
      • Shipped multiple projects and services to large scale consumers Why Join BitGo?Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the world s financial markets.Here are some of the benefits* of working at BitGo:
        • Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
        • 100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
        • 4% 401k company match
        • Paid parental leave, paid vacation
        • Free commute and parking pass; 5 min from Caltrain
        • Free custom lunches, dinners and snacks
        • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
        • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment*Benefits vary based on locationCryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and you ll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

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