Engineering Manager B2C - Backend Services

London /
Consumer - Engineering – Engineering B2C /
Permanent contract / CDI
Founded in 2014, Ledger is a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. Headquartered in Paris, Vierzon, London and New York, Ledger has a team of 500+ professionals developing a variety of products and services to safeguard cryptocurrency assets for individuals and companies – including the Ledger hardware wallets line already sold in 165 countries. To sustain the company's growth, Ledger is looking for a new talent,  to work on Engineering team management, evolution & performance. Reporting directly to the VP Engineering BtoC, you will be responsible for the strategy and execution of technology for the Ledger consumer products, including Ledger Nano, Ledger Live, and future consumer products.

Missions

    • Management:
    • -Build, manage, mentor and lead our Backend Services teams
      -Work with People team to attract, hire, onboard and retain diverse top talent
      -Support career development and training of engineers in your teams
      -Work with engineers to grow their technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and ensure they have the right challenges and necessary context to make use of them
    • Delivery:
    • -Ensure that all projects allocated to your teams run to time and/or budget
      -To create a clear and effective roadmap for the teams you own, and seamlessly integrate committed work with potential and future work
      -Continually develop the team to improve effectiveness, efficiency and productivity
      -Actively question decisions and provide guidance and own experience to ensure no stone is left unturned and risks are identified and highlighted
    • Tech: 
    • -Contribute to the overall engineering at Ledger
      -Providing an environment for significant product and system innovation and improvement
      -Proactively ensure that security, reliability, performance and cost-efficiency are included in technical and architectural discussions
      -Keep up to date with the latest relevant technologies, continually evaluating their use for Ledger
    • Leadership:
    • -Manage and take full accountability for your actions and choices made across teams you’re responsible for
      -Work closely with teams, product owners, agile coaches and other stakeholders
      -Ensuring the company mission and vision is communicated effectively and translated into team roadmaps
      -Grow and mentor a team of engineers, ensuring engineering best practices are followed thanks to examples
      -To support building Ledger’s technology brand in the community

Knowledge and Experience

    • 5+ years of combined experience in managing software teams of 8+ engineers.
    • B.S. Computer Science degree, or equivalent professional experience
    • You love developing and growing people
    • A solid background in technology with demonstrable career progression through roles with increasing technical proficiency
    • Scala, Haskell or functional programming experience is a nice to have
    • A passion for engineering practices and proven track record driving change
    • Good technical architectural skills
    • Able to lead by example, a hands-on technical engineer who has ‘been there and done that’
    •  You have demonstrated strong leadership skills while working with engineers
    • Technically strong enough to understand and guide for software development decisions within your teams (the what and the how)
    • Comfortable in dealing with change and uncertainty during the software development lifecycle
    • Very good knowledge about Agile development practices
    • Acting as a role model under delivery and time pressures across multiple stakeholders
    • Good written and oral communication skills at management level
    • You have excellent communication skills with which to build relationships, trust, and respect, and are able to leverage this to grow people and the organization
    • Having a strong interest in cryptocurrencies and wishing to work with blockchain technology is a plus

Benefits

    • Competitive compensation package and ESOP according to the Company policy
    • Flexible working hours, remote-friendly environment
    • Strong focus on personal development including internal/external trainings and attendance to conferences
    • Internal talks, technical meetups and hackathons
    • High performance office equipment
    • Comprehensive health insurance policy offering extensive medical, dental and vision care coverage
    • Meal Vouchers with Swile (ex Lunchr)
    • Annual company outing for Ledgerdary Days plus infrequent parties, snacks and drinks
Ledger guarantees equal opportunity for all during the recruitment process, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age.