Engineering Manager (F/H)
Help to evolve the Tezos blockchain. Work with the leading engineering group safeguarding the trustworthiness of Tezos upgrades.
About Nomadic Labs
Nomadic Labs is one of the largest research and development centers within the Tezos ecosystem. This Paris-based company brings together more than 60 people, the majority of whom are engineering researchers working to develop and enhance the Tezos protocol.
Nomadic Labs has three main focuses : (1) building an OCaml version of the Tezos blockchain; (2) ensuring adoption of the Tezos technology; as well as (3) helping companies and institutions use the Tezos blockchain for their business needs by providing technical support in France, Luxembourg and Belgium.
Tezos is a smart currency that redefines the meaning of holding and exchanging assets in a digital, connected world. Scalable and proven, the Tezos blockchain transparently adopts tomorrow’s innovations without disrupting today’s network.
You, as Engineering Manager, will bear full responsibility for a software engineering team, for the delivery of product features, and for the accomplishment of the team’s mission. You must be an inspirational leader skilled at creating engagement and productivity. This role requires that you understand very well how to engineer and deliver software; you could do it all yourself, if you had more time. Coaching effective project management skills to your team must be easy for you. You must thrive in an organization that changes quickly, grows fast, and competes hard.
Nomadic Labs and the Tezos codebase use a variety of programming languages, most notably OCaml. You must be comfortable engineering with all of these technologies. The ability to understand technical papers with applied mathematical content is required.
- Define and document the missions for teams.
- Deliver and maintain software throughout its entire lifecycle.
- Create an aligned team in a context of competing objectives.
- Produce an engineering environment with heavy emphasis on testing and testability.
- Morph DevOps processes to be more effective.
- Coach software engineers and researchers to improve professionally.
- Guide the development and the documentation of the code base so that it becomes more cloud friendly, more developer friendly, and easier to adopt.
- Transform the input of the Product team into engineering deliverables.
- Communicate with a primarily English-speaking community and with a primarily French-speaking development team.
- Contribute to the software engineering hiring processes so that hired personnel enable Nomadic Labs to meet strategic goals.
- Tolerate quickly changing competitive landscape.
- Perform under pressure.
- Coordinate well in projects happening across organisational boundaries.
You have a very good knowledge of the blockchain technology and a good understanding of the different ecosystems and environments. You can easily understand blockchain imperatives for companies and end users.
You have an excellent capacity for written and oral expression in English and are able to adapt your discourse to a large variety of discussion partners.
You know how to adapt in a changing environment and are recognized for your interpersonal qualities and ease of adaptation. You are performing well in an ever changing environment that can be stressful at times. You are known for your communication and interpersonal skills.
If you are motivated by a fast-growing, promising and innovative business sector, you are autonomous, rigorous and responsive, you welcome challenges and seek to further your career in a world-wide project, join our teams now!