Engineering Manager, CENTRE (Boston)

  • Circle
  • Boston, MA
  • Sep 01, 2018

Job Description

Boston, USA

Circle is a global internet finance company, built on blockchain technology, powered by crypto assets, and dedicated to helping people everywhere create and share value.

We've already made sending money around the world free and easy using blockchain technology with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest, we're expanding our offerings with a cryptocurrency investment product, enabling anyone to buy and sell crypto assets. Through Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto coins and offer OTC trading services. In March 2018, Circle acquired Poloniex, one of the world's leading token marketplaces.

Circle is on a mission to make it possible for everyone, everywhere to create and share value. We're building a new kind of consumer finance. Unlike existing systems that are closed and proprietary, we use open internet standards and protocols, including the blockchain, to build our products.

We've already made sending money around the world free and easy with Circle Pay. With Circle Invest we make it simple for anyone to buy and sell cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum. With Circle Trade, we're market makers for the top crypto currencies and offer OTC trading services. Now, we're expanding our offerings by bootstrapping an industry leading stablecoin consortium . This is your chance to get in on the ground floor of this exciting initiative.

As a leader within the engineering organization you'll drive the work of the team responsible for implementation of a crypto-currency, and its integration with a wide range of fiat payment systems, trading infrastructure and back-office applications.

What you'll work on

Coordinate design, development, testing and deployment of smart contracts on the blockchainRun day-to-day activities of a dynamic engineering team, including requirements grooming, scrums, retrospectives and team outingsDrive the implementation of large-scale, cross-functional features across teams Partner with product managers to ensure the teams' contributions align with company objectives, set realistic product release schedules Help grow the team through hiring, enable individual contributors to grow in their own career paths by learning new technologies and taking on increasingly challenging projects

What you'll bring to Circle


• Experience designing, building and deploying secure, scalable services

• Proven ability to work across functional and team boundaries, collaborate with other groups

• Track record of building and leading high performing software engineering teams

• Experience coaching software engineers in the building of large scale software services


• Technical competency with OOP languages, particularly Java, and Agile process for software development

• Experience with AWS, microservices, REST APIs and SQL Databases

• Proven ability to master new technologies and domains


• Strong passion for cryptocurrency and blockchain technology

• Excellent communication skills

• Experience/familiarity with Slack, Mac OSX and GSuite

Circle was founded in 2013 by internet entrepreneurs Jeremy Allaire and Sean Neville. We're backed by $250 million from investors including Jim Breyer (Facebook), Goldman Sachs, IDG Capital (Baidu, Tencent), General Catalyst (AirBnB, Snapchat), Accel Partners, and Bitmain, with offices in Boston, New York, San Francisco, Dublin, London and Hong Kong.

Check us out at and download Circle Pay & Circle Invest for iOS and Android today.

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

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