We want to help you find your place in crypto.  Join our talent collective

Sr. Director Engineering, Platform Services

Looks like this career opportunity is no longer available. We know this isn't what you were hoping for, but we have many other great opportunities for you to check out. Start a new search now

Please note, this role is only open to applicants based in Germany and the US. We cannot offer sponsorship at this time.

Our vision

Blockchains is committed to protecting and empowering individuals through the development of applications, services, and ecosystems designed to change the way people interact with technology, infrastructure, and each other. Software solutions in development by Blockchains focus on preparing the world for the next phase of the internet’s evolution – Web 3.0 – with an emphasis on digital identity, digital asset custody, IoT, and a stable means of digital payment.

Blockchains is dedicated to innovation, and its efforts do not stop at software. Blockchains envisions a world transformed by blockchain technology, in which digital- and real-world interactions are interwoven. Blockchains plans to build out a real-life sandbox in northern Nevada, where it, along with other like-minded companies and individuals, can come together to innovate and collaborate to create a better future for all.

What you will do

As Sr. Director of Engineering, Platform Services, you will lead a geographically diverse engineering team to deliver innovative blockchain platform services. You demonstrate a strong track record of successful leadership and passion for building high-performing teams to design and deliver complex solutions. You will collaborate closely with other engineering, infrastructure, and product teams to build industry-leading products. Additional job responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Delivering innovative blockchain solutions to the marketplace.

  • Designing solutions that support the company strategy and product roadmap.
  • Partnering with key stakeholders to develop products that meet design requirements and lead in our market category.
  • Managing program focus, scope, and changes to minimize adverse impacts and maximize desired results.

Leading a global team of engineers.

  • Communicating and connecting effectively with engineers, as well as business stakeholders.
  • Promoting a positive culture and leading your teams through collaboration and mentorship.
  • Recruiting talented and capable engineers to build our growing team.

Promoting the continuous improvement of development methods and processes.

  • Fostering agile development methods for rapid prototyping, development, and delivery.
  • Championing a collaborative design review process to ensure stakeholder agreement and validated outcomes.
  • Implementing secure development practices to safeguard service integrity and trust.
  • Developing measures and procedures to ensure that quality standards are consistently met.

Technical leadership.

  • Providing the engineering team technical leadership to drive expected outcomes.
  • Staying up-to-date on emerging technologies, methods, and blockchain trends.
  • Recommending technological improvements in methodology and efficiency.

Managing resources and a budget.

  • Working cross-functionally to facilitate the most effective use of our engineering resources.
  • Collaborating with the PMO and Product teams on resource modeling for optimal product delivery.
  • Proactively setting, monitoring, and reporting on objectives with measurable results.

What you will need to succeed

To succeed, you have prior experience managing multiple development teams across international locations, along with proven leadership experience in developing software solutions. An insatiable drive and the ability to deliver results. A knack for providing insightful engineering recommendations to business leaders and executives. A strong understanding of k8s, microservices, identity technologies, SaaS development, mobile development, and knowledge of the entire productization process. Your ability to communicate effectively with all stakeholders is a must.

Your education and experience

Ten years or more experience in software design and development with a related degree. At least seven years of experience leading multiple engineering teams to deliver market-leading commercial products. At least five years of demonstrated experience developing use-case requirements and translating them into product specifications. Demonstrable success delivering new, innovative products to market viability. Financial, blockchain, and cryptocurrency technology experience preferred.

Blockchains, Inc. (“Blockchains”) is proud to be a diverse workforce, and we are committed to inclusion and diversity to ensure equal opportunity for all applicants. Blockchains provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, age, marital status, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.

Apply now

Please let Blockchains know you found this position on Cryptocurrency Jobs as a way to support us so we can keep providing you with quality crypto jobs.

Job type


Apply now

Please let Blockchains know you found this position on Cryptocurrency Jobs as a way to support us so we can keep providing you with quality crypto jobs.

Join us

The decentralized future needs you.