Lead Platform Engineer
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Lead Platform Engineer
- Technical leader in wallet platform API and SDK development; Provide hands-on leadership to the team
- Collaborate with engineering director and product teams to prioritize, estimate cost, spec upcoming features and productize customer requests
- Own sprint planning for the platform team
- Go-to person for BitGo's platform integration questions
- Interact with customers to better understand requirements. Forge integration paths for large customers.
- Handle or delegate customer escalations
- Drive platform architecture and design of API and SDK interfaces
- Delegate and coordinate with platform engineers to ensure production and delivery of features
- Design, develop and test features alongside with engineers
- Own end to end integration of features within BitGo
- Maintain a clear and concise API documentation
- Document and promote engineering processes to ensure high quality and well tested features
- Keep updated with latest API and relevant blockchain technologies
- Communicate with customers when pushing out features and making changes
- Work closely with company leadership to identify upcoming opportunities and risks
- 4-8 years professional experience as a software engineer.
- Undergraduate degree in Computer Science.
- Professional experience with RESTful API design and SDK development
- Solid experience with server-side web development frameworks such as NodeJS / Express, Python or Java
- Experience in scripting languages such as Perl, Ruby, or Python
- Experience working in a team that employed AGILE, Scrum or other project management methodologies.
- Experience with unit / functional testing and debugging
- Experience with cloud environments such as AWS.
- Start-up experience highly preferred
- Familiarity with bitcoin, other cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology is preferred
- A passion to see blockchain technology adopted by the world
- Comprehensive medical, dental and vision plans
- Exciting startup atmosphere in great downtown office space in Palo Alto (California Ave)
- Catered lunches, fresh snacks and gourmet coffee
- Commuting made easy with company-paid Caltrain passes
- Computer equipment and workplace furniture to suit your needs
- Flexible vacation time
- Great coworkers