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Engineering Manager - Prime Brokerage

Harbor

Harbor

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Palo Alto, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, March 1, 2024

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors with liquidity, custody, and security solutions. Founded in 2013, BitGo pioneered the multi-signature wallet and is the first digital asset company to focus exclusively on serving institutional clients. Active in both centralized and decentralized finance, BitGo offers market leading trading, lending, and borrowing services through its prime brokerage services and acts as the custodian for WBTC, the leading global stablecoin for Bitcoin. In 2020, BitGo launched BitGo Portfolio and Tax, providing clients with a full-stack solution for digital assets. In 2018, it launched BitGo Trust Company, the first qualified custodian purpose-built for storing digital assets. BitGo processes approximately 20% of all global Bitcoin transactions, and supports over 600 coins and tokens. BitGo provides the security and operational backbone for more than 1500 institutional clients in 50 countries, including many regulated entities and the world’s top cryptocurrency exchanges and platforms. BitGo is backed by Goldman Sachs, Craft Ventures, Digital Currency Group, DRW, Galaxy Digital Ventures, Redpoint Ventures, and Valor Equity Partners.

BitGo is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Prime organization and help us build resilient, robust services and are responsible for working on critical projects with limited or no supervision.

Responsibilities:

  • Build, lead, and develop a team of talented and high-impact engineers, providing cultural, technical, and hands-on leadership
  • Grow the team and actively help shape the culture of open communication, craftsmanship, and ownership
  • Take direct responsibility for quality and delivery of the team’s work
  • Own all technology and services that power BitGo Prime, including trading, lending, settlement and more
  • Act as a strong, positive bridge between engineering teams and product operations, support, compliance, and business stakeholders
  • Own, drive, and be accountable to KPIs pertaining to efficiency of internal operations, aspects of client experience, and service uptime
  • Facilitate thorough documentation and knowledge sharing
  • Collaborate with management and product teams to plan, estimate, and prioritize roadmap objectives
  • Align the team to broader company objectives and client expectations

Skills & Experience:

We are looking for teammates who share and practice our values: open communication, transparency, taking ownership, and a high level of craftsmanship. We are looking for coworkers who share our vision and mission: deliver trust in digital assets.

Required

  • Work experience as a manager or similar senior-level position at an engineering department
  • 8+ years of professional experience as a software engineer, 2+ years in a managerial role leading engineers
  • Strong desire to automate where possible and build tooling for a more efficient workflow
  • Strong debugging skills and ability to grasp the interconnected nature of complex systems
  • Proven experience sourcing and hiring top engineering talent
  • Experience working in a cross-team environment, collaborating with and enabling other functions to drive broader departmental goals
  • A self-starter capable of adapting quickly and being decisive
  • Engineering degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of and strong interest in cryptocurrencies and blockchain

Preferred

  • Experience with NodeJS, TypeScript, Go, Postgres, React and Kafka
  • Experience with microservices and service-oriented architectures
  • Experience with large-scale, real-time, and distributed applications
  • Familiarity with Containers and Kubernetes
  • Understanding of and experience working in the financial industry
  • Familiarity with any of the following: digital wallets, clearing and settlement, lending, trading, accounting systems, etc.

Why Join BitGo?

Disrupting an industry takes vision, innovation, passion, technical chops, drive to deliver, collaboration, and execution. Join a team of great people who strive for excellence and personify our corporate values of ownership, craftsmanship, and open communication. We are looking for new colleagues who bring innovative ways of thinking and problem solving, and who want risks to be part of the team that changes the world’s financial markets.

Here are some of the benefits* of working at BitGo:

  • Competitive base salary, bonus and stock options
  • 100% company paid health insurance for employee, partner and dependents
  • Up to 4% 401k company match
  • Paid parental leave, Paid vacation
  • Free commuter/parking pass; 5 min from Caltrain
  • Free custom lunches, dinners and snacks
  • Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
  • Great colleagues and inspiring startup environment

*Benefits may vary based on location

Cryptocurrencies are the most disruptive change the financial services industry has seen in years. Join us and you’ll be able to look back and say you were part of the team that transformed investing.

Pay Transparency Notice: Depending upon your leveling and location, the compensation for this role averages between $175,000 - $225,000 USD base salary. Equity, an annual performance bonus and the benefits outlined below are also a part of this role's package.