Senior Engineering Manager, Ledger

  • Coinbase
  • Remote, OR 97458, USA
  • Nov 12, 2020

Job Description

Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy, and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we assess whether a candidate demonstrates our values: Clear Communication, Positive Energy, Efficient Execution, and Continuous Learning. Second, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Read more about our values and culture here.

What You'll Be Doing (i.e., Job Duties)
  • Driving the multi-year strategy for backend engineering for our shared services on Ledger and Taxes infrastructure
  • Mentor your direct reports to have a positive impact on the organization and chart a fulfilling career path
  • Be a thoughtful technical voice and support your team in making diligent architectural decisions
  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers, and senior leadership to turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter
  • Work with our talent organization to source and hire amazing engineers who will expand the Coinbase culture and product
  • Add positive energy in every meeting, and make your coworkers feel included in every interaction
  • Contribute to owning and delivering processes drive engineering quality and meet our engineering SLAs

What We Look For In You (ie. Job Requirements)
  • A minimum of 10 years experience in software engineering
  • At least 7 years of engineering management experience
  • You are comfortable managing backend engineers
  • You have crafted, built, and scaled production backend applications
  • You know what high quality code - and software engineering processes - look like and know how to foster an environment that creates them
  • You're passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together