VP of Engineering

Ava Labs

VP of Engineering

New York, NY
Full Time
Paid
  • Responsibilities

    ABOUT AVA LABS

    AVA Labs' mission is to deliver on the promise of blockchain. Avalanche Consensus is inspired by the concepts of metastability and gossip algorithms. It enables distributed ledgers to conduct governance on-chain, enable high transaction volumes, quick transaction confirmations, and achieve true decentralization. AVA Labs is leveraging Avalanche Consensus to build a flexible platform-of-platforms, a construction kit for all types of digital assets and applications.

    ABOUT THE VP OF ENGINEERING POSITION

    We are looking for an experienced VP of Engineering to lead the engineering team to build the consumer facing products, applications, and the SDK on the AVA platform.

    The ideal candidate has both the technical expertise and the management experience to build out and grow the engineering team and ensure delivery of crucial features and products.

    If you are interested in the forefront of distributed ledger technology development please feel free to drop us a resume!

    VP OF ENGINEERING REQUIREMENTS ARE:

    • Interest in the cryptocurrency and blockchain space
    • Previous experience with payments application (Square, Paypal, Venmo) development and a plus
    • High level product knowledge of the Avalanche Protocol and what makes it unique
    • 2+ of engineering management experience
    • 4+ years of full stack engineering experience
    • Familiarity with public key infrastructure protection mechanism, HSM technology and cryptographic protocols
    • Strong problem-solving ability and ability to quickly pick up new knowledge
    • Ability to nurture and build out the engineering team
    • BS or MS degree in Computer Science, Software Development, Electrical Engineering or related area

    BENEFITS:

    • Competitive Compensation
    • Comprehensive and top tier benefits such as Medical, Dental, Vision
    • 401(k) with employer matching
    • 3 meals a day while working in the office