Engineering Manager

  • Akash
  • Nov 17, 2021
Full time Design Engineering Management

Job Description

Want to build the future of the Internet? Akash Network is developing the world’s first and only decentralized cloud computing marketplace, enabling any data center to become a cloud provider by offering unused compute cycles in a safe and frictionless marketplace. 

As more of our work and play moves to the cloud, we are materializing the vision of the first decentralized cloud in an industry projected to reach $370 billion by 2022. Join the team enabling the builders of the future with greater access and freedom to expand the human experience. Our team includes renowned open source and blockchain developers, and seasoned experts from leading technology and platform companies. 

We are a distributed and growing team, and you will find more ownership, flexibility, and freedom at Akash than at other companies. We offer a competitive salary, remote work, unlimited vacation, and unparalleled growth opportunities at the intersection of blockchain, cloud, and Web 3.0. 

The Role
We are looking for an experienced, insightful, forward-thinking leader with a strong ability to design and execute products that power the Akash economy. You will play a key role in reimagining Akash’s utility and growth by overseeing our talented team of engineers and shipping transformative products and features that best serve the Network’s community and the enterprise.

Responsibilities

  • Effectively lead a remote-first team of engineers 
  • Ensure high quality and timely feature development 
  • Provide strategic and operational oversight for product development including planning and developing specifications 
  • Collaborate with product organization with ideation and development of systems to grow adoption and retain users on the Akash Network 
  • Develop and drive execution on Engineering Roadmaps 
  • Develop key engineering metrics and push for continuous improvement 
  • Ensure system security, data integrity and accuracy of records 
  • Conduct code reviews 
  • Ensure system security, data integrity and accuracy of records 
  • Drive innovation, establish new approaches in improving productivity 
  • Work closely with the executive team to develop short and long-term strategies 
  • Develop effective release strategies and processes for both decentralized and centralized product lines

Qualifications

  • 10+ years of relevant engineering experience
  • 5+ years of demonstrated experience leading a talented team of engineers
  • 2+ years contributing to a large-scale Golang application
  • 2+ years experience designing and implementing cloud infrastructure
  • Proficient in writing production-quality code
  • Strong familiarity with distributed programming models
  • Deep understanding of cloud infrastructure, including but not limited to, architectures, optimization, and scalability
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable working remotely and speaking publicly to a developer audience
  • Experience leading best practices and managing multiple projects
  • Working understanding of Docker and Kubernetes
  • Notable open source contributions, preferably in GitHub
  • Kubernetes operator design and implementation
  • Working with edge deployments (low-latency and distributed)Programming Language Design
  • Experience in building public decentralized ledgers (Blockchain)
  • Experience with serverless technologies