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R&D Director, Payments

Fireblocks

Fireblocks

Tel Aviv-Yafo, Israel
Posted on Thursday, September 14, 2023

Founded in 2018 and already valued at over $8 billion, Fireblocks is a SaaS platform that helps companies to create innovative products on the blockchain and manage day-to-day crypto operations. Fireblocks is trusted by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, globally-recognized brands, and Web3 companies in the world, including BNY Mellon, BNP Paribas, ANZ Bank, Revolut, and thousands more, to securely scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based wallet infrastructure. We have offices in New York, London, Tel Aviv, and Singapore, and we are continuing to expand our teams to reach new customers globally.

Founded in 2018 and already valued at over $8 billion, Fireblocks is a SaaS platform that helps companies create innovative products on the blockchain and manage day-to-day crypto operations. Fireblocks is trusted by some of the largest financial institutions, banks, payment companies, globally-recognized brands, and Web3 companies in the world, including BNY Mellon, BNP Paribas, ANZ Bank, Worldpay, Revolut, and thousands more, to securely scale digital asset operations through the Fireblocks Network and MPC-based wallet infrastructure. We have offices in New York, London, Tel Aviv, and Singapore, and we are continuing to expand our teams to reach new customers globally.

A key part of the ever-evolving solution is the payments engine, centered around building a scalable and resilient infrastructure for payment workflows, integrations and tracking layer for the 40+ (and growing) blockchains, networks, and protocols we support.

Objectives and Responsibilities

  • Oversee and guide all R&D activities of the payments teams
  • Leads the design, build, and management of a secure, scalable and resilient payment engine infrastructure
  • Initiate and implement enterprise architecture best practices
  • Plays a mentorship role to engineering personnel, constantly promoting best practices and improvement in their professional skills
  • Collaborate with product management and other Fireblocks units to define, prioritize and execute the unit roadmap

Qualifications

  • B.Sc. in Computer Science or related technical certificate
  • At least 7 years of hands-on experience in software engineering roles, involving Full-stack or backend experience at scale, working within a fast-paced and fast-evolving environment
  • At least 3 years of experience managing 2+ engineering teams, leading teams to deliver enterprise products
  • Demonstrate strong system-level troubleshooting skills and possess an ability to identify and resolve high-level scalability and performance issues
  • Experience in designing scalable architectures based on cloud providers
  • Strong communication skills in a highly collaborative environment
  • High Analytical and troubleshooting skills - ability to solve complex problems

Fireblocks' mission is to enable every business to easily and securely access digital assets and cryptocurrencies. In order to do that, we strongly believe our workforce should be as diverse as our clients, and this is why we embrace diversity and inclusion in all its forms.

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