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Director, IT Engineering



Washington, DC, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2024

The Business Technology (BizTech) team at Chainalysis creates intuitive, scalable, and secure technology experiences that accelerate Chainalysis’ growth and empower our employees to do their best work.

The Director of BizTech Engineering role is responsible for all of the core IT engineering and operations functions within the company, including Infrastructure (AWS, network), Client Platform, Identity, and End User Support. Leaders who will excel in this role are able to craft a vision and strategy for the areas in their purview, while also clearly communicating that outwards to all of our business partners. They are empathetic towards and supportive of the team, taking the time to coach individual engineers and engineering managers, and are inquisitive about the technologies that we build, deploy, and manage. The ideal leader for this team leads with people first - whether that means a focus on the user experiences that we are crafting or the individuals on the team and their well-being and career growth.

In this role, you’ll:

  • Partner with your peers and business partners to build and deliver on a roadmap that balances our need for scale, maintains a high bar for user experience, and the ensures the security of the company

  • Work with engineers and analysts within your team and across the company to determine the architecture and technology choices critical to the successful delivery of our core IT experiences and systems

  • Implement strong engineering fundamentals within your team that are demonstrated through automation efforts and solutions that improve the productivity of our users

  • Attract, hire and develop the people required to deliver on your roadmap, with a focus on adaptivity, resilience, and diversity

We’re looking for candidates who have:

  • Demonstrated experience in roles of similar scope, preferably within technology companies, and ideally in roles in the FinTech or Cryptocurrency industries

  • Background building around cloud-native environments and SaaS technologies

  • Previous experience managing distributed/remote teams

To provide greater transparency to candidates, we share base salary ranges for all United States based job listings. We set standard base salary ranges for all roles based on function, level, and location, benchmarked against technology companies. Individual pay decisions are based on a number of factors, including qualifications for the role, relevant work experience, skillset, internal equity, and other factors, consistent with applicable law. The salary range for this position is:

Zone 1: $180,000 - $230,000 - $260,000
Zone 2: $160,000 - $200,000 - $230,000

Base salary is just one part of our total rewards package which additionally includes equity, performance bonus or commissions for eligible roles, and competitive benefits. This position is ineligible for visa sponsorship.

About Chainalysis

Blockchain technology is powering a growing wave of innovation. Businesses and governments around the world are using blockchains to make banking more efficient, connect with their customers, and investigate criminal cases. As adoption of blockchain technology grows, more and more organizations seek access to all this ecosystem has to offer. That’s where Chainalysis comes in. We provide complete knowledge of what’s happening on blockchains through our data, services, and solutions. With Chainalysis, organizations can navigate blockchains safely and with confidence.

You belong here.

At Chainalysis, we believe that diversity of experience and thought makes us stronger. With both customers and employees around the world, we are committed to ensuring our team reflects the unique communities around us. Some of the ways we’re ensuring we keep learning are an internal Diversity Committee, Days of Reflection throughout the year including International Women’s Day, Harvey Milk Day, World Humanitarian Day, and UN International Migrants Day, and a commitment to continue revisiting and reevaluating our diversity culture.

We encourage applicants across any race, ethnicity, gender/gender expression, age, spirituality, ability, experience and more. If you need any accommodations to make our interview process more accessible to you due to a disability, don't hesitate to let us know. You can learn more here. We can’t wait to meet you.