Engineering Manager - Custody

  • Coinbase
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Apr 25, 2018

Job Description

Back To All Jobs Engineering Manager - Custody
San Francisco, CA

Our vision is to bring more innovation, efficiency, and equality of opportunity to the world by building an open financial system. Our first step on that journey is making digital currency accessible and approachable for everyone. Two principles guide our efforts. First, be the most trusted company in our domain. Second, create user-focused products that are easier and more delightful to use.

Securely and compliantly storing crypto assets is core to executing on our vision and building our brand of trust. The Custody team builds and maintains the most secure crypto storage service in the world - storing billions of dollars worth of crypto assets for some of the biggest names in both crypto and finance. We take on hard engineering problems in cryptography, security, blockchain technology and distributed systems.

As the engineering leader for Coinbase Custody, you will build a team at the cutting edge of the crypto ecosystem. You will be tasked with helping Coinbase expand to new assets and services, while owning responsibility for designing, building, and maintaining scalable software systems used to store billions in value.

A little about our team: We take continuous learning to heart - every day in our world brings new ideas and opportunities. We take personal ownership of our mission and believe we will deliver on it. We value positive energy, and clear communication and are committed to building an inclusive environment for people from every background.  

  • Work with Coinbase Custody's product lead, engineers, and Coinbase senior leadership to turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter
  • Build the most reliable, secure and user-friendly Crypto custody platform in the world
  • Extend Custody to meet the needs of Coinbase and innovative financial institutions around the world
  • Interface with proprietary cold, warm and hot storage infrastructure to provide a range of Custody use-cases
  • Provide a powerful, easy to use suite of APIs and documentation for developers to build applications on top of Coinbase Custody
  • Build internal admin and operations apps to help scale Custody's client service teams

  • You have at least 4 years of experience in software engineering
  • You've designed, built, scaled and maintained production services, and know how to compose a service oriented architecture
  • You write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of your customers
  • You've hired, supervised and mentored a team of engineers
  • You're passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together

Nice to Haves
  • You've built financial, high reliability or security systems.
  • Financial industry experience


We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.