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Head Of Software Engineering

New York City, NY 10003

Posted: 06/19/2024 Industry: Software Engineering Job Number: 2057385 Pay Rate: 200k/year - 350k/year

Job Description


Why should you be interested?

An exciting Head of Engineering position has opened due to growth. Rainier Recruiting has partnered with a VC backed NFT startup. Passive candidates who are employed and curious to hear more are more than welcome to have a “no-commitment” conversation with our Recruiting team about why this could be an exciting career opportunity.




Compensation: $350,000 - $450,000 base salary (negotiable) plus equity




Location: This position will be 100% onsite in Manhattan in the Union Square office.

 

Job Title: Head of Engineering




Company Overview:

We believe:
  1. Most financial rails will run on blockchains.
  2. Most assets will live on blockchains.
  3. Users will not care about the underlying tech.

These beliefs drive their product vision.

We build a one-click checkout and account kit that enables dApps to offer a web2 experience.

Partners want to work with our company because our checkout reduces friction, and increases volume on their projects. Nearly all of these partners also use our account kit, where many of the onboarded funds are held.

By combining a sophisticated checkout protocol with an expressive account kit, our company can offer usability, security, and cost guarantees that its competitors cannot.

Our long term vision is to create a world where anyone can interact on-chain without ever realizing it’s crypto.

We have two key results towards this vision:
  1. Build the most efficient one-click checkout for crypto (a VERY hard problem to solve)
  2. Create the largest banking layer in the world (by leveraging our frictionless checkout)

If you are excited by radically ambitious projects, this could be a good place for you.

Company Achievements
  • ● Recruited all-star team of engineers
  • ● Signed some of the largest projects in DeFi
  • ● Successful early rollout with Degen – a prominent project in crypto
  • ● Raised $10m
  • Position Overview:
  • We are starting to experience tremendous growth and are looking for a leader to take our team from 1-10. You will lead our engineering team in its entirety, scaling it from 3 people to >20.
  • You should have a strong pattern recognition for world class software and engineering leadership.
  • You have the ability to recruit world class engineering talent.
  • You should have had a senior role designing financial rails that processed (at least) >$100m annually.
  • You should be hyper organized and structured.
  • Proficient in Javascript, Typescript, React, Node.js, Vue.js

Finally, our business will be very challenging technically to build. Our checkout protocol is an ultra difficult convex optimization problem and our account infrastructure is a first of its kind on-chain RBAC system. Our team members work long hours in person at our NYC HQ. Please doo not apply unless you want a real challenge. 

Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  



Meet Your Recruiter

Lauren Klemp
Senior Recruiter

Lauren has over 6 years of full cycle recruitment experience, with a demonstrated history of partnering with clients to make key placements ranging from A16Z seed stealth projects to FAANG companies. She started her recruiting career in Seattle, WA within the Aerospace industry and has branched into various industries and skillsets since.  

Her true passion/purpose is creating close & intentional relationships with both hiring managers and professionals looking for a better fit career opportunity. When she’s not at work you can find her on the beaches of San Diego playing volleyball, swimming in the ocean, or cooking at home accompanied by her beloved cat, Gus. 

 

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