As the Director of Engineering for the Platform Team at Bitso, you will play a pivotal role in shaping the future of our engineering efforts. This position involves overseeing a dynamic team responsible for our Cloud and On-premise infrastructure, a key element in our commitment to innovation and excellence in the digital currency space. Your leadership will extend to managing comprehensive developer enablement programs, ensuring our engineering team is equipped with the latest tools and knowledge to excel in their roles.
In this role, you will be at the forefront of driving strategic initiatives, balancing the need for cutting-edge technological solutions with practical implementation. Your expertise in incident management will be crucial in maintaining the reliability and security of our services. You will be tasked with guiding the team through complex challenges, fostering a culture of problem-solving and proactive improvement.
The Director of Engineering will not only be responsible for the technical aspects but also play a significant role in team development and mentorship. You will be instrumental in building a cohesive team environment where innovation thrives. This role offers the opportunity to leave a lasting impact on Bitso's technological landscape, contributing directly to our mission of making cryptocurrency useful and accessible, and fostering a world of financial inclusion and opportunity.
VP of Engineering
Who You Are
- Proven English fluency.
- At least 8 years of experience in engineering management, with a strong track record in technical project management and team leadership.
- Extensive experience with cloud technologies and modern human-computer interfaces.
- Proven ability in infrastructure and CICD development.
- Familiarity with agile methodologies and a strategic mindset.
- Exceptional organizational, communication, and project management skills.
- Experience in managing multiple teams and managers, or has a significant scope of impact across engineering departments.
- Capability to ensure technical designs are properly evaluated and integrated into the broader engineering efforts.
What You Will Do
- Provide technical leadership across engineering and development areas, particularly in cloud services, container orchestration, and various programming languages.
- Contribute to and execute a platform engineering strategy aligned with Bitso's vision and business goals, emphasizing innovation and efficiency.
- Manage, mentor, and expand a team of skilled engineers, fostering a culture of excellence and continuous learning.
- Collaborate with internal teams and external partners to integrate and optimize infrastructure and development tools.
- Ensure compliance with security regulations and best practices, maintaining robust and secure systems.
- Manage software development projects, setting clear requirements, goals, and timelines, and ensuring successful delivery.
- Prepare and manage the platform teams’s budget, aligning resources with strategic objectives.
- Plan the growth of the platform engineering organization and scale its operations effectively.
- Work with managers to define their team’s goals and measure success.
You will be leading a team comprised of three Engineering Managers and one Individual Contributor (IC), overseeing a total of 30 indirect reports.
Research in Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion suggests that individuals may hesitate to apply for jobs if they do not meet all the listed criteria. At Bitso, we value diversity and your unique strengths could be just what we're looking for. If this role excites you but you don't match every point in the description, we still want to hear from you.
Who We Are
With over 7 million users, Bitso is the leading cryptocurrency platform in Latin America. We are developing the cryptocurrency ecosystem in the region and enabling financial inclusion. We believe crypto is the future of finance, and we’re committed to making it useful by providing equal access to safe and intuitive financial products.
We are here to make a lasting impact on our customer’s lives and we do so by embracing our core values:
- Be Human: we delight our customers through great products, deep care and true empathy. We are humble and we take pride in understanding the views of others to help us see the full picture.
- Drive Change: we're fearless pioneers committed to unlocking the crypto revolution for humanity. We move fast, take risks and work together to drive lasting impact.
- Choose Bold Honesty: we seek the truth, especially when it’s uncomfortable, in our teams, products and business reality because that will uncover where we need to focus.
- Be An Owner: our sense of urgency makes us have a bias towards action, where we prioritize exceptionally and are wise in allocating our time to ensure we always deliver creative and innovative results.
Learn more about our culture and values.
Compensation & Benefits
At Bitso, you are taking the front seat on the edge of crypto innovation, creating the next generation of crypto-powered products.
So for those willing to commit, adapt and pioneer the most important change of the century we offer:
- Me Time program, including unlimited paid time off.
- Remote-first work environment.
- Employee Stock Option program.
- Zero trading fees through our Bitso app.
- Extended Family Leave policy: all birthing parents, non-birthing parents and adopting parents are eligible for a 4-months leave.
- Premium health, dental and life insurances in Mexico, Brazil and Argentina.
- Volunteering days.
- Monthly stipend for gym memberships, relaxation activities, sports equipment, cooking classes, books, entertainment and more.
Want to leave an undoubtedly legacy with us? Fasten your seatbelt and join this spaceship, where you will find exponential growth and the opportunity to thrive!
- These are the applicable requisites, although equivalent competencies in any of the above will also be considered.
- This role is expected to work remotely.