Head of Engineering

  • BlockFactory ag
  • Zürich, Switzerland
  • Feb 13, 2019
Permanent CTO/Head Of IT | Blockchain

Job Description

Our Stack

The Core back-end is engineered using Golang, with a powerful set of modules and a Vue.js front-end, allowing DApp programmers to create solutions covering a wide array of use cases.

Your Role

  • Build up and lead the engineering team at BlockFactory
  • Develop all technical aspects of BlockFactory’s strategy to ensure alignment with its business goals
  • Steer and coordinate end-to end blockchain projects
  • Work together with our Chief Product Officer to define the technology and product strategy
  • Work closely with engineers, product managers and product owners to support with architectural decision making.
  • Implement and uphold a framework for code reviews & testing to support our agile methodology


  • Proven experience as a Head of Engineering or similar leadership role
  • Experience hiring, building and developing a technical team
  • Professional experience with one or more programming languages: Java, C/C++, C#, Objective C, Python, JavaScript and/or Go.
  • Experience working and implementing agile techniques (SCRUM, Kanban)
  • Experience working with Unix/Linux platforms, distributed and parallel systems
  • Excellent communication skills and fluency in English
  • Passion for distributed ledger and blockchain technology


  • You describe problems transparently and objectively and you focus on finding solutions
  • You are able to combine a fast pace with the delivery of consistently high quality
  • You know when good is not good enough and you are ready to go the extra mile
  • You give and accept constructive feedback
  • You have a personal vision of how blockchain will reshape our world!


  • Be part of the blockchain revolution
  • Fast-paced, international environment within a young and growing team
  • Transparent and honest feedback culture
  • Coaching and mentoring to help you reach your personal goals
  • Flexible work environment and possibility to work remotely
  • Central office location in the heart of Zurich or Zug