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Engineering Manager - Backend (PoolPerf-REQ240034)

Foundry Digital

Foundry Digital

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Welcome to Foundry, a cryptocurrency pioneer dedicated to advancing decentralized infrastructure. At Foundry, we’re not waiting for a decentralized financial future — we’re building it now. By empowering institutions with the tools they need to mine and stake digital assets, we’re thoughtfully driving the industry forward with our team at the center of it all.

If you thrive on innovation, are inspired by the potential of blockchain technology and are passionate about being part of transformative global changes, then we’d love to connect. At Foundry, your skills will find purpose as you contribute to shaping the architecture of a more equitable and interconnected world through blockchain technology. Come be a vital member of the Foundry team, where your contributions will help empower a decentralized future.

This position is based at Foundry in India.

DESCRIPTION:

This software Engineering Manager position is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and passionate individual to join the team at Foundry, a subsidiary of the blockchain industry’s most prolific and active investor, Digital Currency Group. Reporting to the VP of Engineering, the Engineering Manager will lead the efforts of managing our growing team of software engineers in Bangalore, India.

This is a rare invitation to join a small, highly professional entrepreneurial group, with the backing of the most established player in the fast-growing crypto space.

At Foundry, we are working toward a common goal of empowering a decentralized infrastructure. Our team is passionate about the future of finance and is looking for other like-minded individuals who share in this vision. While we are inclusive and diverse in workforce and style, we all agree that digital assets will change the world.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Manage the software engineering team in Foundry’s Bangalore office by mentoring and developing team members through 1:1s and on the job coaching; effectively evaluate and manage individual performance.
  • Work closely with your Engineering Manager counterparts to ensure the success of your software engineering team in Foundry’s Bangalore office; your software engineering direct reports - based in Foundry’s Bangalore office - will be supporting Engineering Managers across Foundry’s products and services.
  • Empower your software engineering team to successfully complete team, organization, and company-wide goals.
  • Lead and contribute to the development of software engineering standards, best-practices, metrics, and tooling.
  • Engage externally with partners, conferences, universities, and open-source groups to recruit and expand the Foundry
  • Evaluate, hire, and on-board candidates based on organizational need, technical skill set, and cultural fit.
  • Help us scale and manage the success of Foundry’s Bangalore office, working closely with Foundry’s Chief Technical Officer.

ABOUT YOU:

Minimum Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field, or equivalent experience
  • Experience and success managing software engineering teams
  • Experience and success systematically scaling software engineering teams
  • Experience working with US and/or European companies
  • Strong software engineering background
  • Strong knowledge or experience with distributed systems and processes
  • Experience architecting, developing, and delivering software products.
  • Experience with hiring, building, and developing a team, preferably within a startup environment.
  • Passionate about technology and interested in various crypto assets, blockchain, and tech entrepreneurship.
  • Deep experience with product lifecycle management and improving software products through metrics and experimentation.
  • Experience with DORA and engineering performance metrics
  • Exceptional communication skills and the ability to work in a dynamic environment where requirements and goals may change rapidly.
  • Prior experience with domain-driven design

Preferred Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

Technical Skills

  • MS (Computer Science, Computer Engineering) or Equivalent.
  • B.E (Computer Science) or Equivalent. MCA.
  • Minimum 3 Years experience managing Software Engineering teams
  • Minimum 5 Years experience in Software engineering.
  • AWS Developer Certification
  • Microsoft Azure Fundamentals
  • IEEE Certified Software Engineer Certificate – Preferable, not mandatory
  • Strong knowledge of continuous integration and deployment with industry standard tooling
  • Strong Knowledge of Linux operating systems
  • Strong knowledge of containerization
  • Solid understanding of relational and time series databases
  • Solid understanding of Amazon Web Services (AWS), Azure and Google Cloud
  • Solid understanding of network concepts (switches, firewalls, load balancers, intrusion detection)
  • Solid understanding of logging, monitoring, and alerting tools
  • Experience with scripting languages
  • Experience with SDLC processes
  • Git version control

Personal Attributes:

  • A passion for learning
  • Proactive self-starter with a solutions-focused, positive attitude
  • Team player, willing to pitch in wherever
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and
  • Reliable time management skills and method for tracking objectives and tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to independently manage short term projects from conception to execution and power through setbacks with focus and
  • Comfort adapting to changing situations and priorities with a high sense of accountability and
  • Appreciation of input and candid feedback

WHAT WE OFFER:

  • The chance to work in a fast-paced and fun start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
  • Competitive base salary, potential bonus and incentive compensation
  • Unlimited PTO / Flexible time off - work with your manager to take time off when you need it
  • Professional development budget with flexibility for personal and professional growth
  • Outstanding health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Life insurance
  • Short-term & long-term disability coverage (Not available for India positions)
  • 401K plan with company contribution (Bermuda: Private pension plan with company contribution, Not available for India positions)
  • Flexible spending programs for medical and dependent care (Not available for Bermuda/India positions)
  • Paid parental leave

ENVIRONMENT:

Foundry takes pride in an environment which prioritizes our people. We insist that our people first culture builds the framework for all business operations.

Employees have ample opportunities to voice thoughts, opinions, and ideas through weekly companywide meetings, monthly townhalls, and team outings and events.

We emphasize the importance of each individual through engagement, teamwork, inclusion, and diversity efforts.

Foundry is an Equal Opportunity Employer and embraces diversity. We do not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, marital status, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), gender identity, sexual orientation, parental status, national origin, age, disability, genetic information (including family medical history), political affiliation, military service, or any other non-merit-based factors protected under federal, state or local law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

ABOUT FOUNDRY:
At Foundry, we are working toward a common goal of empowering a decentralized infrastructure. Our team is passionate about the future of finance and is looking for other like-minded individuals who share in this vision. While we are inclusive and diverse in workforce and style, we all agree that digital assets will change the world.

Foundry was created to meet the institutional demand for better capital access, efficiency, and transparency in the digital currency mining and staking industry.

As a Digital Currency Group company, Foundry taps unparalleled institutional expertise, capital, and market intelligence to provide North American bitcoin miners and global manufacturers with the resources to build, maintain, and secure decentralized networks.

Disclaimer
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.