Tezos ecosystem career opportunities

Tezos is the product of many organizations and individuals across the globe working together on an open-source project.

Director of Engineering



Paris, France
Posted on Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Director/VP of Engineering
at Trilitech, powered by Tezos

Our Team
At Trilitech, our mission is to power the Web3 revolution by facilitating the development of cutting-edge solutions on the Tezos blockchain. We specialise in Core Development, Application Development, Tooling & Infrastructure, Developer Experience, and Incubation & Acceleration across three key areas: Culture, Decentralised Finance, and Gaming. We’re committed to pushing the boundaries of what’s possible and continue to set new standards in this ever-evolving space.

Our Technology
Tezos is an open-source platform known for its flexibility, security, and self-amendment capabilities. It’s built to empower developers to create smart contracts and decentralised applications with ease. Today, the Tezos ecosystem is made up of thousands of passionate community members actively involved in various projects and initiatives including the development of decentralised applications, smart contracts, and educational content. We’re proud to partner with the likes of Manchester United, Ubisoft, and Societe Generale (to name a few). Some of the exciting projects built on the Tezos blockchain are (fx)hash,, and Kukai.

We encourage you to explore the Tezos website and follow us on Twitter & Discord to learn more about the project.

The Role

You’ll lead the technical vision and strategy of Tezos globally. Directly overseeing engineering functions of around a 100 managers and engineers (plus numerous external vendors) developing core blockchain protocols, developer tooling, infrastructure and decentralised applications.

As part of the senior leadership team and alongside the Co-Founder of Tezos you’ll have the opportunity to shape the technical roadmap, drive innovation, and ensure the robust development of our blockchain technology. You’ll be pivotal in driving Tezos towards mainstream adoption, fostering collaboration and technical excellence along the way.

What you’ll do

  • Provide strategic direction and mentorship fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and accountability across the engineering function

  • Define and execute the engineering strategy in alignment with the Tezos Roadmap and objectives

  • Lead the strategic design of the blockchain, ensuring it meets requirements and leverages best practices for security, compliance, and reliability

  • Champion delivery focus and general operational and executional excellence whilst being rigorously customer centric

  • Stay on top of emerging technologies and trends within the blockchain and cryptocurrency space, selecting technologies and tools to optimise performance and scalability

  • Collaborate closely with other senior leaders including Product, Marketing and Commercial to foster strong cross-functional partnerships in the delivery of high-quality solutions

  • Establish and enforce data-driven quality standards and best practices for software development, including code reviews, testing, and performance monitoring

  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives to optimise development processes, tools, and methodologies.

  • Own the management of resources, budgets, and timelines effectively

What you’ll need

  • Strong technical background with extensive experience as a software engineer building complex solutions

  • Proven track record of success as a manager of managers

  • Experience leading large scale complex projects concurrently with the ability to prioritise effectively and deliver high quality solutions within deadlines

  • Prior experience working with Blockchain technology or an in depth interest/understanding of it

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to work effectively as part of the senior leadership team

What you can expect from us

  • Generous LTIP tez token scheme

  • Flexible hours and a hybrid working environment; work from home and our dog-friendly office in Soho with access to an onsite gym and media room

  • Lunch delivered daily in the office (Dishoom, Honi Poke, Salad Kitchen - you name it, we’ve tried it!)

  • Up to £2700 gross per annum for subsidised commuter costs

  • 20 day working abroad policy

  • 25 days paid holiday and an additional day to celebrate your birthday

  • Enhanced parental & adoption leave to support you in your journey through parenthood

  • We’ll double match your pension contribution (allowing you to contribute up to 5% of your gross salary, with us contributing up to 10%)

  • Private medical and travel insurance with AXA from day one, inclusive of mental health support

  • Learning and development initiatives to empower you in your career

  • Comprehensive life assurance policy of 5x your base salary to provide you and your loved ones with peace of mind

Why you’ll love it
Our cutting-edge projects offer you a chance to lead the way in shaping the future. We are dedicated to keeping your enthusiasm alive by fostering a fulfilling work environment that encourages open conversations and creativity. Collaboration and mutual support is key!

Our commitment to work-life balance ensures you have the time and energy to excel in your role while still enjoying life beyond the office. We offer competitive compensation, an extensive benefits package, and ongoing development opportunities, empowering your personal and professional growth. We’ll chat more about this throughout the interview process.

We believe in hiring great people and granting them the flexibility to work in a way that suits them best. While we establish OKRs, you’ll have the autonomy to determine your approach. Given the incredibly fast rate the blockchain landscape is evolving, embracing a growth mindset and a commitment to continuous learning are integral to our culture. It’s okay not to have all the answers and to engage in research. We’re all human and we provide formal perks to support your ongoing education.


Desire to Win
In our highly competitive industry, success is all about being at the top of our game. We strive for excellence and aim to be the best.

Sense of urgency
Adaptability and quick action are essential in maintaining a competitive edge. We thrive on staying ahead of the curve.

Ownership Mindset
We take pride in our work and lead by example, seizing opportunities, and taking responsibility for achieving positive outcomes.

Our focus is on making a tangible impact and achieving concrete results. We prioritise actions that make a real difference.

We believe in transparency and actively sharing information as someone’s insight could be invaluable to another’s success. We foster a culture of collaboration and steer clear of creating information barriers.


Experience is great, but passion is key. If you don’t meet all of the criteria but believe you have the potential, please still apply. Our diverse talent is our greatest asset and fundamental to our continued success.

Trilitech is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, ancestry, race, gender identity or expression, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, or any other legally protected status.

We’re committed to creating an accessible and inclusive workplace for everyone, so please let us know if you need any accommodations throughout the interview process.