Head Of Engineering (Fintech/Cryptocurrency)
Black Pen Recruitment
Gauteng, South Africa
1d ago
source : findojobs-za

Job DescriptionHead of Engineering (FinTech / Cryptocurrency)Our client, an American-based remote company, is looking to hire a Head of Engineering to join their exciting remote team.

They are one of the first movers in bringing Cryptocurrency to the masses in Africa and the Middle East.As the Head of Engineering you will make an extremely high impact on a small, fast scaling team.

Youll have the ability to help build a product used by thousands of people with taking full ownership of the product. They are looking for someone who has experience not only with their tech stack in a successful SaaS company, but also with agile methodologies and web development.

Top candidates are clear communicators who are highly self-motivated; have an entrepreneurial and business development background who are eager to collaborate, exchange knowledge, apply new skills and pitch in for whatever the team needs to ship new code.

Previous experience within starts-up, fintech or cryptocurrency industries is highly preferred.Job Type : Full-Time RemoteRequirements3+ Previous experience as Head of Engineering within financial marketsPrevious experience in the FinTech, cryptocurrency or start up industry requiredSolid experience with Vue.

JS, NodeJS and FlutterPrevious experience as Senior Full Stack Developer within financial marketsExperience in a software development environment, with capability in back-end development and / or depth of experience with at least one modern front-end framework (React, Vue , AngularJS, etc.

Experience working in AWS, with a strong desire to further one’s skillsExperience driving technical projects, prioritizing work, identifying dependencies, facilitating technical decisions and cross-functional team discussionsExperienced in designing and implementing application architectures and code that are highly scalable, available, maintainable, and performantAbility to work independently while also putting an emphasis on mentorship of those around youComfortable collaborating closely with product managers and designers, providing estimates or product ideas that will influence your teams roadmapBeing a thoughtful communicator some teams are partially or fully distributed so effective written communication is keyResponsibilities : Set technical direction and own the architecture and implementation of featuresProvide guidance and assist in helping knock down walls and clear path towards work completion Lead a group of engineers and cross-functional team members in the implementation of new and existing featuresProvide clear and concise communication regarding feature development statuses to the team and stakeholdersPlan, supervise and manage releases for the work the squad is performingEmpower team members - including other developers as well as Technical Support and QA - through technical mentoring, contributions to the teams documentation, libraries, and providing automation for manual tasks where appropriateDefine and adhere to internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practicesEnsure quality by performing thorough testing and leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of cross functional teamsHelp scope, estimate, and prioritize work Embrace and demonstrate our values : humility, creativity, and independenceWrite and maintain clean, maintainable, and well-tested code for the future (and present) of the company’s platformParticipate in mandatory weekly call Do we spark your interest?

Send us your CV today!We are looking forward to hearing from you!Requirements3+ Previous experience as Head of Engineering within financial markets Previous experience in the FinTech, cryptocurrency or start up industry required Solid experience with Vue.

JS, NodeJS and Flutter Previous experience as Senior Full Stack Developer within financial markets Experience in a software development environment, with capability in back-end development and / or depth of experience with at least one modern front-end framework (React, Vue , AngularJS, etc.

Experience working in AWS, with a strong desire to further one’s skills Experience driving technical projects, prioritizing work, identifying dependencies, facilitating technical decisions and cross-functional team discussions Experienced in designing and implementing application architectures and code that are highly scalable, available, maintainable, and performant Ability to work independently while also putting an emphasis on mentorship of those around you Comfortable collaborating closely with product managers and designers, providing estimates or product ideas that will influence your team's roadmap Being a thoughtful communicator some teams are partially or fully distributed so effective written communication is key Responsibilities : Set technical direction and own the architecture and implementation of features Provide guidance and assist in helping knock down walls and clear path towards work completion Lead a group of engineers and cross-functional team members in the implementation of new and existing features Provide clear and concise communication regarding feature development statuses to the team and stakeholders Plan, supervise and manage releases for the work the squad is performing Empower team members - including other developers as well as Technical Support and QA - through technical mentoring, contributions to the team's documentation, libraries, and providing automation for manual tasks where appropriate Define and adhere to internal coding standards, development processes, and design best practices Ensure quality by performing thorough testing and leveraging peer reviews for your work and the work of cross functional teams Help scope, estimate, and prioritize work Embrace and demonstrate our values : humility, creativity, and independence Write and maintain clean, maintainable, and well-tested code for the future (and present) of the company’s platform Participate in mandatory weekly call Do we spark your interest?

Send us your CV today! We are looking forward to hearing from you!

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