Engineering Manager - Java Server

  • BRD
  • Remote
  • May 28, 2021
Full time Engineering Engineering - Backend Management

Job Description

What we're doing at BRD 

BRD is a team made up of innovators, self-starters, independent thinkers, and builders that are at the heart of a financial revolution. We go against the grain to change the world. We’re enabling true financial sovereignty to people around the globe by building out the infrastructure and consumer applications surrounding Bitcoin, cryptocurrencies, and other digital assets. BRD is a completely non-custodial wallet, making it the most reliable and secure way to hold funds without the need for a bank or third party. Your money is your money.

If you’re a disruptor with a relentless attitude to make a difference, then BRD may be your next home. As a financial infrastructure company, our mission is unlikely to ever be complete. We continually strive to bring the power of our apps to new regions of the world, some of which have never had wide access to banking functionality. To date, BRD supports over 7 million users across 170 countries, but this is just the beginning. 

Engineering Manager - Java Server

Our main focus is delivering an enterprise REST API that enables easy access to over 150 cryptocurrency assets. We also dogfood our own product and develop a consumer cryptocurrency wallet on both Android and iOS which are powered by our API.

We are adding many more cryptocurrencies as well as dramatically improve the reliability and responsiveness of our globally distributed infrastructure. 

At BRD, we believe people are our greatest asset meaning the role of our engineering managers are critically important.  In this role you will:

  • Lead a cross functional teams of 5+ engineers to design, build and execute end-to-end software development our enterprise product, Blockset
  • Coach, mentor and grow individual contributors
  • Build measurable goals with your teams and direct reports and ensure they are meeting or exceeding those goals
  • Foster a collaborative and inclusive team that helps each other with a willingness to learn and teach each other
  • Help triage issues, track software defects, and ensure their timely resolution
  • Promote simplicity in solving complex problems across our products and teams as we scale
  • Play a key role in people-related initiatives including recruiting, onboarding, performance reviews, training, career advancement, etc.

BRD is your oyster. The benefit of a company our size is that you can wear many hats. If there is something you’re interested in, don’t hesitate to speak up. You’ll probably get a chance to do it!


  • BS degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of experience in software design and development (preferably including Java 11, Spring Boot programming)
  • 5+ years of experience managing a team of software engineers
  • Experience with service oriented distributed applications (preferably including experience scaling and optimizing those services)
  • Deep understanding of cloud computing principles and practices
  • Experience hiring, mentoring, coaching and developing top engineering talent
  • Strong project management skills & communication skills with the ability to understand and explain technical issues to a non-technical audience
  • Ability to provide honest, direct and actionable feedback to the team and follow up with relevant coaching and guidance

Nice to have:

  • Experience scaling engineering teams
  • Experience with Cassandra, Postgres, Redis, Kafka, Zookeeper
  • Security or cryptocurrency experience

You should include these in your application:

  • Resume and LinkedIn profile
  • Links to code samples on Github, Gitlab, etc
  • That you found the job on Pomp Crypto Jobs 

BRD is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building an actively inclusive work environment that makes our team an excellent home for everyone—regardless of gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, race, education, age, or other personal characteristics. We cultivate a culture that is conducive to diversity, equity and inclusion! Further, all your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.