Technical Co-Founder (m/f/d) - Decentralized Data Cloud Business

  • Qubit9 GmbH
  • Hamburg, Germany
  • Nov 11, 2021
Full time Blockchain Business Development Business Strategy Engineering - Backend Engineering - Frontend

Job Description

As a Technical Co-Founder (m/f/d) located in Hamburg, Germany you take part in co-designing a Decentralized Data Cloud Business Model from a technical perspective. On top of that, you are responsible for building and leading a Crypto-Tech Department. In order to achieve the goals, you should be able to code key components of the project yourself as well as hire a team of top engineers. You will support a long-term scalable tech strategy/vision & the ability to combine it with short-term needs.

Your Responsibilities

  • Get involved in defining the USP and target user group for our decentralized data storage solution
  • Design the interplay between token-usage/incentivization and storage, replication, encryption, retrieval, performance, etc.
  • Working close together with the founders to define/develop the business plan
  • Hiring Engineers: identify great from good engineers
  • Set the motivation level and company culture
  • Define tech roles and adapt this engineering hiring plan on an ongoing basis
  • Leading & developing team members
  • Building an agile working environment
  • First-hand knowledge of the entire code-base
  • Ability to ‘fix it’ yourself in case the team doesn’t get it done (and additional ability to ensure it doesn’t happen again)
  • Make critical decisions on the tech stack
  • Defining long term tech strategy & vision
  • Deciding when ‘done is better than perfect’ is ok.  
  • Set design principles

You should bring

  • Sound understanding of Blockchain-powered data storage business models
  • Experience in starting a business from scratch
  • Technical understanding of decentralized cloud data storage 
  • Significant tech hiring experience
  • Relevant leadership experience in start-up companies/culture
  • Experience in growing/leading agile working teams
  • Mentoring/Teaching attitude
  • Hands-on attitude, top coding skills 
  • Knowledge of Backend, Frontend, Smart Contracts, DevOps, DApps, etc.
  • First-hand coding experience within crypto-businesses
  • A deep understanding of crypto-specific technical opportunities and realities
  • Knowing the latest technologies and standards
  • Experience with scalable tech strategy/vision 


  • Being with the company from the very beginning
  • Power to influence the company’s culture and the opportunity to bring your own ideas
  • Working together with top talents to become the next big thing in blockchain
  • Experience truly fast growth - work with us on the journey to become THE next impactful player in the blockchain industry
  • A company culture which is supporting work-life balance
  • In our office, you find motivating colleagues, healthy brain foods (such as a variety of berries, nuts, yogurt, or avocados), good coffee, and no bad stuff
  • Flat hierarchy where all colleagues together work on the same mission
  • Shape our great place to work together with us

Next Steps / Closing:

  1. Please submit your Linkedin Profile or CV together with the application form
  2. After checking your application, we invite candidates fitting our requirements to a first screening during which we will also tell you about us.
  3. When passing, we will initiate further interviews to get a better picture of you and your skills albeit striving for a fast and lean process.
  4. Very soon you might get an offer call, a written offer letter, and one signature later you join the team.