VP Engineering

  • HitPiece
  • Remote
  • Dec 21, 2021
Full time Blockchain Engineering Executive Product

Job Description

HitPiece beta lets users collect NFTs of their favorite songs and get access and exclusives from their favorite artists. HitPiece's mission is to create freedom for artists and give fans ownership in an artist's growth.  HitPiece beta is built on a private Ethereum sidechain that will evolve as the technology and market requires. 

The Role

In this role you’ll be designing blockchain and web2 tools used by some of the world's largest recording artists. You will help build foundational blockchain infrastructure and collaborate with internal and external experts within various technical domains to advance the rapidly evolving web3 music community. 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 products and providing technical leadership in terms of architecture, infrastructure and operations are also part of this role.

If you are a VP of Engineering looking to expand your career with a growing blockchain startup, we're interested in speaking with you. You will write code and build/manage a team of 6-8 or more engineers working remotely while ensuring security best practices are being followed. You will report directly to the CEO and oversee the development, management, and upgrade of the application and blockchain infrastructure.

Top Reasons to Work with Us

1. Write the future of music beyond streaming and for the metaverse

2. Ambitious NFT / Metaverse startup

3. Work with some of the largest recording artists in the world.

What You Will Be Doing

Grow and manage a team of engineers while also being a working manager writing code. You will report directly to the CEO and security best practices are being followed. Manage and upgrade applications and blockchain infrastructure. Also, identify and address the changing needs in engineering resources.

What You Need for this Position

  • Experience in Blockchain concepts, technologies, implementation, and operation with in-depth knowledge of Ethereum and the NFT protocols (ERC-721, ERC-1155, and ERC-20) is a plus.
  • 5+ years of engineering experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with others 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 products 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 and company standards and mission. 
  • Blockchain
  • Ethereum
  • Node.js
  • PostgreSQL
  • Smart Contracts
  • Solidity
  • dev ops