Engineering Manager

Austin, TX

Unchained Capital is on a mission to empower people to achieve unprecedented financial freedom and control. We are a financial services startup that helps long-term holders of bitcoin preserve and grow their wealth. Unchained originates loans backed by bitcoin and offers a multi-signature vault product utilizing collaborative custody.

Unchained is growing fast and looking to add a seasoned Engineering Manager to lead our world-class engineering team. Do you love managing, coaching, and mentoring a bright team of engineers in a fast-paced startup environment focused on operational excellence? Are you able to build roadmaps and create process efficiencies in a complex technical environment with competing priorities? Do you want to help build the next generation of bitcoin products? Amazing, then you’re just the person we’re looking for!

The Engineering Manager position at Unchained Capital offers the unique opportunity to be a steward of our architecture, operations, scale, and security, while shaping the face of an emerging industry. You will be empowered to make our systems safe, our developers productive, and our deliverables trustworthy. If you are passionate about bitcoin and want to have a hand in creating cutting-edge, innovative products, all while being apart of a team of brilliant, hard-working, thoughtful, and nice people, we want to hear from you.

Responsibilities:
  • Manage engineers, communications around requirements, current sprint, and release cycles to efficiently and predictably deliver features and fix bugs on time
  • Own problem, incident, and change management processes
  • Act as a product stakeholder for the engineering team by aggregating engineering product feedback for product managers, working alongside product management to cost out and schedule engineering deliverables
  • Own recruiting, hiring, and training of new engineers
  • Manage, coach, and mentor the engineering team by encouraging personal growth through actionable feedback
  • Promote engineering and operational excellence, establishing metrics, goals, and processes for team self-assessment
  • Understand trends within the company and industry at large, providing appropriate direction, feedback, and push-back on engineers, managers, and executives
Requirements:
  • Mastery of JIRA & GitHub
  • Comfortable leading cross-functional initiatives and collaborating with product managers, UX designers, and engineers
  • Clear communication skills and ability to understand technical arguments, manage dependencies, and orchestrate resources
  • Demonstrated ability to create order out of chaos with minimal oversight
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced environment with competing priorities
  • Self-motivated team player
  • Problem solver with ability to think outside of the box
  • Previous experience at a fast-paced, high-growth stage startup preferred
  • Experience managing development of bitcoin/blockchain/cryptography-related products preferred
  • Available to work full-time from our downtown Austin office
Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, please send your resume and cover letter to careers@unchained-capital.com.