Director of Engineering

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About Jet Protocol

Jet is an open source, non-custodial liquidity protocol pushing the envelope on decentralized finance and debt capital markets efficiency. We offer first class, market based lending products built for the emerging DeFi high flyers. Our bleeding edge on-chain products connect flight operations among crypto-native traders and soon, with permissioned institutional players. We are a remote but close-knit flight crew consisting of veteran pilots with tens of thousands of long-haul flying hours at blue-chip DeFi, TradFi, and Big Tech firms.

Engineering at Jet Protocol

We are looking for a Director of Engineering who is excited about DeFi and Web3 technology to join our team. Reporting to the CTO they will be responsible for leading our engineering team to build the next phase.

What you’ll do

  • Lead, manage, coach, and support the engineering team
  • Create a dynamic and accountable performance environment
  • Help scale the engineering organization by hiring and retaining exceptional talent
  • Design organizations, systems, and tools to help us scale effectively
  • Nurture our engineering culture of ownership, trust, and respect
  • Bring a high level of technical expertise, guidance, and decision making to all areas of the organization including mobile, internal tools, devops
  • Work with the CTO and Engineering Principal to establish and execute on our long term technical plans and strategic initiatives
  • Partner with our Legal, Product, and Design teams on strategic planning, product development, and execution.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • 6+ years experience and 4+ years leadership experience (Head of Eng, Director) at a startup, preferably during the rapid team and business scaling phase
  • Highly technical with expertise in blockchain development (preferred), infrastructure, architecture, mobile development, and devops
  • Demonstrated excellence in effectively scaling the engineering organization through hiring and organizational design. Strong passion for the people and culture side of engineering organizations
  • Passion for product excellence and experience working in organizations with strong collaboration between Engineering, Product, Design, and Business functions
  • Direct experience working on a platform or marketplace and a passion for creators and culture is a huge plus
  • Computer Science (or similar) background
  • Experience with Rust and Solana is nice to have, but not required.

You are an exceptional candidate for this role if you have:

  • You have direct experience of operating and using DeFi products
  • A desire to work in a decentralized environment with a high degree of ownership and independence
  • Have experience of DAOs and how they operate.

Why Jet Protocol

  • Remote working
  • Company annual offsite
  • Health benefits
  • Generous hardware stipend
  • Early stage startup with tremendous growth potential

If you’re ready to bring your full self to work with a bunch of passionate, shadowy super coders rethinking finance, grab your passport and boarding pass - come join us!

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