Coinbase
Coinbase is a secure platform that makes it easy to buy, sell, and store cryptocurrency.

Senior Engineering Manager, Backend at Coinbase (Remote)

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 73 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

In this position you’ll oversee a team of Engineering Managers as they and their teams design and develop services and infrastructure used by millions of our customers each day. Examples include services related to crypto and blockchain, trading and payments among many others and org sizes generally range from 25 - 40 split across multiple teams. This role typically owns an entire service vertical and partners very closely with Product Management.

What You'll Be Doing (i.e., Job Duties)

  • Build and manage backend engineering teams and guide the development of services and infrastructure across both web and mobile.
  • Collaborate with engineers, designers, product managers and senior leadership to turn our vision into a tangible roadmap every quarter.
  • Collaborate with Product and Engineering to break down complex projects into smaller pieces and iterate on their design and implementation.
  • Coach your direct reports to have a positive impact on the organization and chart a fulfilling career path.
  • Be a thoughtful technical voice and support your team in making diligent architectural decisions.
  • Work with our talent organization to source and hire amazing engineers who will expand the Coinbase culture and product.
  • Contribute to owning and delivering processes that drive engineering quality and meet our engineering SLAs.

What We Look For In You (ie. Job Requirements)

  • A minimum of 10 years experience in software engineering
  • At least 5 years of engineering management experience
  • You know what high quality code — and software engineering processes — look like and know how to foster an environment that creates them.
  • Execution focused with an ability to navigate ambiguity.
  • Ability to do both long term thinking and short term planning.
  • Experience creating, delivering, and operating multi-tenanted, distributed systems at scale.
  • You're passionate about building an open financial system that brings the world together

ID: G1859

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other basis protected by applicable law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with applicable federal, state and local law.  For US applicants, you may view Pay Transparency, Employee Rights and Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law notices by clicking on their corresponding links.  Additionally, Coinbase participates in the E-Verify program in certain locations, as required by law.    

Coinbase is also committed to providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the employment process, please send an e-mail to [email protected] coinbase.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.  For quick access to screen reading technology compatible with this site click here to download a free compatible screen reader (free step by step tutorial can be found here). Please contact [email protected] coinbase.com for additional information or to request accommodations.

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Where we are

We are a remote first company with no centrally located HQ.

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Sales & Marketing
    • AWS (Amazon Web Services)Languages
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Amazon Web Services Databases
    • SalesforceCRM
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What are Coinbase Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Documented equal pay policy
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity Employee Resource Groups
Hiring Practices that Promote Diversity
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Mental Health Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Sabbatical
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Home Office Stipend for Remote Employees
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Promote from within
Mentorship program
Continuing Education stipend
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

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