VP of Engineering – Top Cryptocurrency Exchange

Full time Blockgram
Dubai, Dubai, AE

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Blockgram is hiring a VP of Engineering for our client, a fast-growing cryptocurrency exchange. We are seeking a driven and ambitious full-time permanent executive leader, who will be based in the United Arab Emirates, preferably in Dubai, who shares the client’s passion for continuing to build and scale the company and continually raise the bar. You will be expected to collaborate with the technical team to solve complex technical problems and deliver higher quality as the business continues to scale. They firmly believe in the power of code design and solid architecture, so if you are seeking an environment where you get to do meaningful work with other great engineers, then we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities
  • Managing product delivery schedules, specification reviews, planning, budgeting, and resource allocation
  • Implementing and creating full lifecycle processes for large-scale software development
  • Reviewing technical feasibility and working with the technology team to develop timelines for product development
  • Working with senior management and executive staff to develop cohesive plans for the development of innovative software products
  • Using SCRUM methodology for continuous deployment, better capturing of business requirements, and better communication across product and technology teams
  • Develop strategic planning, direction, and control of product development activities
  • Ensure the optimal application of technology and engineering resources to meet product development and/or customer requirements
  • Ensure implementation of formal processes to support the product development process
  • Provide technical direction and guidance, as well as hands-on project management, for all product development
  • Detect conflicts and risks, find solutions, and report them to management
  • Ensure products are fully and correctly defined and documented

Requirements
  • Proven work experience as a CTO, VP of Engineering or similar role
  • In-depth knowledge of languages like PHP, Javascript, HTML, CSS, SQL, D, Bash, C++, Python
  • Experience working on microservices architecture
  • Proficient in Git repository
  • Solid analytical and decision-making skills
  • Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities
  • BSc in Engineering or relevant field
  • MSc or relevant certification is a plus

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