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Tech Lead Blockchain

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The internet has democratized Information but billions of people still dream of financial equality. At IOV Labs we are planting the seeds for a new global economy.
Our low-cost, highly secure, easy to use platforms harness and extend the power of Bitcoin giving everyone the tools to create and protect wealth on an international scale. With our platforms RSK, RIF and Taringa people everywhere will have the power to create and manage digital identity, build reputations, enforce agreements and engage in commercial transactions without intermediaries.
We dream of a world in which individuals control their data and privacy, participate in a sharing economy and thrive. Join our team to be part of the next technological revolution and help us build the Internet of the Future.

Job Description

We are seeking a Tech Lead strongly committed to meet product growth and company objectives.
The Tech Lead in IOVlabs oversees a team of personnel focused on technical issues, including software development, product releases, and engineering tasks. The candidate should be able to work with the team and inspire them to reach their goals. Will be focused on improving the team's work processes, implementing changes to streamline operations, and bring best practices from his/her experience.
Should be someone interested in agile and decentralized organizations and enthusiastic about the blockchain ecosystem

As part of IOVLabs you will be responsible for:


  • Develop the short and mid term strategy with the manager. 
  • Define and prioritize the set of projects that need to be fulfilled to accomplish the defined strategy.
  • Set metrics to keep track of the project's progress.

Collaboration (Outer Team Interactions)

  • Be the main interface of the team with other members of the organization.
  • Listen to other teams needs and agree on a way and time to address them that do not affect the strategy and goals of the RSK team.
  • Interact with shareholders, customers and clients.

Inner Team Interactions

  • Provide guidance, instruction, direction, leadership and identify and clear roadblocks for the team.
  • Be available for technical consultancy to team members and mentor developers by providing feedback and promoting best practices.
  • Make critical technical decisions that can make or break the project.

Task Management

  • Agree with the team on a work methodology and ensure it’s well implemented.
  • Set clear low level definitions and prioritization to the tasks that must be done by the team ensuring that members can add tasks to the backlog.
  • Check on the status of a task whenever the task feels ‘stale’.

Skills, Knowledge & Abilities

  • Bachelor or advanced student of Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Information Systems or related careers.
  • Previous experience (at least 2 years) as a Tech Lead in a high performing team.
  • Advanced knowledge in different programming languages. Mostly Java, C/C++, and Javascript/Typescript.
  • Experience in non-relational databases (such as MongoDB).
  • Knowledge about software architecture principles, performance, and software engineering best practices.
  • Knowledge and experience using design patterns.
  • Willingness to learn decentralized technologies and work on all layers of the stack.
  • Advanced English language proficiency.
  • Experience with agile and Scrum methodologies.
  • Proven experience in application development and evolution of the same product.
  • Work experience in development teams with an iterative approach, dividing long-term objectives into incremental milestones.
  • Ability to permanently learn from new technologies and work on a team with many diverse projects.

Bonus Points

  • Knowledge of blockchain technology
  • Computer security knowledge.
  • Knowledge of object-oriented programming and design patterns.
  • Have experience working for objectives with remote teams.
  • Have experience in static typing languages especially Java.
  • Experience working with Test Frameworks like Chai, Mocha.

If you are interested to be part of our technological revolution, we invite you to contact us so we can provide you with more information about our company and the opportunity to work with us. 

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🛠 Engineering
📆 Full-time
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Posted on December 23, 2020

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