Tech Lead Manager

San Francisco
We are seeking a talented and highly technical Tech Lead Manager to join our fast growing team. In this role you will help define how we build and scale our core technology, and you will help us build a work culture that fosters continuous learning and growth. This is a highly technical, hands on role, where you’ll be shipping production code and conducting code reviews. 

What you'll do:

    • Drive the technical vision and roadmap for the core and platform of the Stellar Network
    • Build the technical and cultural foundations of our engineering team
    • Initiate and own your projects from inception to launch
    • Continuously test and refine components of the Stellar Network
    • Design new architectures and subsystems, working with the CTO and senior engineers
    • Help communicate and implement best practices in engineering leadership
    • Have fun while promoting global financial access, literacy, and inclusion


    • 10+ years of hands-on engineering leadership experience in an agile environment
    • Entrepreneurially-minded and proven ability to scale unique technology or products
    • Thrive in a high-paced environment
    • Flexiblity to react to changing priorities and able to prioritize and deliver in a deadline driven environment
    • The desire to deliver user experiences that are engaging, delightful, and well-designed
    • Have deep interest in blockchain technology, fintech, and global payments
    • Enthusiasm for working on a small, growing team in a startup environment

Who you are:

    • You're passionate about revolutionizing global payments
    • You can be a vocal advocate for a global community of partners and third-party developers
    • You're able to balance conflicting demands—optimizing for the short- and long-term, for end-users and business sponsors, for foundational technologies and bespoke applications, etc.—and can communicate clearly about such trade-offs
Stellar's aim is to be a global platform. To build that platform, we need the widest possible diversity within our team. We look for smart, empathetic, and humble team members to bring a variety of viewpoints to the table. And FUN. Did we mention fun?

Who we are:

The Stellar network is an open payment platform that allows individuals, businesses, and institutions anywhere in the world to send money in any currency at a very low cost. Stellar's goal is to transform financial systems by making money as easy to send as an email. The Stellar network is a peer-to-peer distributed global database, often referred to as blockchain technology. We have chosen to keep our code open-source in order to promote an inclusive software ecosystem that anyone can build upon and use. At Stellar, we don’t care what school you went to; we care about what you did. Send us your Github or portfolio and show us what you can do!