Software Engineering Manager

October 27, 2022 0 Comments

At Paradigm, we are changing the future of finance! By joining us at this early stage, you’ll be building cutting-edge, distributed financial service infrastructure that will reshape financial services across CeFi and DeFi markets. 

About Paradigm

Paradigm is a zero-fee, institutional liquidity network for derivatives traders across CeFi and DeFi. We provide unified access to multi-asset, multi-protocol liquidity on demand without compromising on execution preferences, costs, and immediacy. We’ve built the largest network of institutional counterparties in crypto, with over 1000 institutional clients trading over $10 B per month.We are a diverse, global team led by our organizational principles and united by our mission to bring on-demand liquidity for traders, anytime and anywhere, without compromises. We also strive to ship faster than anyone else in the industry!We are backed by the best traders and investors in the space, including Jump Capital, Alameda Ventures/FTX, Dragonfly Capital, Digital Currency Group, Genesis Trading, QCP Capital, Optiver US, IMC, GSR Markets, Akuna Capital, Fidelity Digital Assets CMT Digital, Goldentree Asset Management, Amber Group, OK Group, Bybit Fintech, and CoinShares.

The role
As a member of our engineering leadership team, your goal will be to help build a world-class engineering organization that delivers with high quality and velocity according on the priorities of our product that leads an extremely fast-paced cutting-edge industry. You will manage multi-disciplinary teams that deliver major features, through inception, design, implementation and launch. You will work closely with other leaders across the company to continue improving our process and strengthen our culture.
Manage 5 to 10 engineers and be fully responsible for their performance and delivery: regularly reviewing their work, provide coaching, resolve conflicts and blocking dependencies, etc.Provide a strong technical voice on the team to ensure secure, reliable, scalable, and maintainable design and architectureImplement our engineering process and help evolve it to keep up with growing team, product features, and market tractionEnsure delivery on product priorities by collaborating with with the Product team to understand and resolve customer requirementsHelp in recruiting efforts for the entire engineering teamChampion a rewarding and productive company culture


7+ years experience in high-performing software engineering organizations3+ years experience directly managing talented engineersExperience managing at all employment phases: interviewing, hiring, onboarding, evaluating and improving performance, promotions, and terminationsDeep technical and product understanding of the problems your team solves, resulting from a product engineering background prior to, or alongside, management. You are hands-on, but ready and eager to empower others around you so you don’t have to be.Passion for making wonderful products that customers love. This implies that you are an expert on every product you’ve worked on, obsessed with all relevant details. You also never blindly delegate and enjoy immense credibility and respect among your team.Real-world experience with success and failure shipping scalable cloud products and, most importantly, a wealth of resulting learning to draw upon and a relentless drive to continue improving

Nice to have 

You inspire people around you to achieve more than they assumed they couldYou have built new process from scratch, and had to work hard to promote it culturally within your teamYou believe in the power of a healthy, thriving culture in helping teams get the most out of themselves, and you have experience proving thisSome of your experience has been in startups or on small teams, where the success and failure of the greater enterprise rested on your shouldersYou possess best-in-the-industry expertise you can occasionally lend to the broader team in the form of technical leadership

Our Benefits and Perks

Competitive pay and transparent pay bandsFlexible work environmentUnlimited vacation with a minimum required PTO of 10 days annually.Celebrate your national holidays, in addition to floating holidays, to honor what matters to you, not HQ.Full benefits (vary by location)Medical, dental, visionHealth Flexible Savings Account (FSA)Long Term Disability and Life InsuranceRetirement savings (i.e. Traditional and Roth 401(k))Paid Parental LeaveGenerous technology and learning allowances$5000 first-year budget to spend on your computer, peripherals, office essentials…whatever makes you most efficient and comfortable. You’ll receive a $2000 refresh each anniversary.$1000 budget to spend on learning and development materials, courses or conferences.

Paradigm US is an equal opportunity employer.


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