VP of Engineering

  • Polygon
  • 1901 E 32nd St #20, Joplin, MO 64804, USA
  • Dec 17, 2021
Engineering

Job Description

What is Polygon?
Polygon is the leading platform for Ethereum scaling and infrastructure development. Its growing suite of products offers developers easy access to all major scaling and infrastructure solutions: L2 solutions (ZK Rollups and Optimistic Rollups), sidechains, hybrid solutions, stand-alone and enterprise chains, data availability solutions, and more. Polygon’s scaling solutions have seen widespread adoption with 3000+ applications hosted, 1B+ total transactions processed, ~100M+ unique user addresses, and $5B+ in assets secured.
The Role
In this role you’ll be designing tools used by some of the top blockchain projects. You will help build foundational blockchain infrastructure and collaborate with internal and external experts within various technical domains to advance the rapidly evolving blockchain community and progress the decentralization movement. The VP of Engineering should have in-depth knowledge of the blockchain ecosystem and a never ending curiosity to learn and master new technologies and practices. Having this role means you are not afraid of unknowns and enjoy working with others to problem solve and break new ground and you have more than a passing interest in the blockchain space. Establish and evolve modern engineering principles and practices for the organization, resulting in high quality systems and providing technical leadership in terms of architecture, infrastructure and operations are also part of this role.

What you need to succeed:

  • Experience in Blockchain concepts, technologies, implementation and operation with in-depth knowledge of Ethereum a plus.
  • 7+ years of engineering experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with other with varying levels of technical understanding
  • Strong ability to collaborate with cross-functional teams and build solid working relationships across the team - from individual contributors to the CEO
  • Building and evolving highly scalable cloud and blockchain based systems across different channels and platforms, integrating with the best in class from the blockchain ecosystem, proactively addressing security aspects of systems that are always online and always under attack.
  • Reviewing product and technical designs for compliance with engineering principles, company standards and customer contract requirements.
Benefits:Work from anywhere (Remote first)Flexible working hoursFlexible vacation policyCompetitive Salary + Token bonus (portion or all can be paid in Crypto) 
Polygon is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, age, or other legally protected status.
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