About us

Formed in 2014, Tendermint is the creator of Cosmos, an ecosystem of interoperable blockchains. We are a software engineering company that focuses on the Cosmos SDK and Starport, state-of-the-art frameworks for blockchain development. Over USD 100 billion worth of digital assets is secured by the 200+ blockchains built with the Cosmos SDK.

We’re passionate, self-driven industry leaders whose vision is to empower people to create a more transparent and accountable world through open, distributed, and interoperable networks. We believe that the technology we’re building will have a major positive impact on how humans connect and coordinate globally. Join our growing international team and help us build the most popular multi-blockchain ecosystem in the world.

How we work

We have team members working worldwide, from North America, Europe to the Middle East and Asia. We leverage agile methodologies to move quickly and stay focused. Communication is vital to us, and we rely heavily on Slack, Google Workspace, Asana, Notion, and GitHub to help us stay in sync. All the technology we build is free and open source.

This role is a full-time remote position, and you’re free to work from anywhere. Be advised that most team meetings occur between 8 am and 12 pm Pacific Time (UTC-8/-7).  If you’re applying from a location where these hours are outside your usual working hours, we expect you to adapt to our meeting times.

About the role:

Tendermint is seeking a talented and motivated Senior Engineering Manager with experience in developing Go applications. You will be working within an incubated team to define requirements, iterate on software solutions, and deliver useful developer tools for people interested in building Cosmos blockchains. We’re looking for a motivated and versatile engineer manager who understands developer ergonomics and has great written communication skills.

What you will be doing:

    • Oversee day-to-day operations of the Core Growth Engineering
    • Actively run Engineering
    • Develop organizational-level goals and drive the technical and organizational roadmap for the engineering team
    • Collaborate with Design, Product and Engineering teams distributed across multiple offices
    • Build and grow a team of exceptional software engineers and technical leaders
    • Influence key decisions on architecture and implementation of scalable, reliable, and cost-effective engineering solutions
    • Mentor a team of engineering managers and senior independent contributors
    • Iterate quickly without compromising quality and raise the bar on operational excellence

We’re looking for someone that has:

    • BS/BA in a technical field such as Computer Science or equivalent experience
    • 10+ years of software engineering experience
    • 4+ years of experience managing a team
    • Demonstrated experience leading a large team at scale and managing engineering with an eye to driving efficiency
    • Previous experience partnering with cross-functional executives and management across a globally distributed organization
    • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments
    • Deep knowledge of and experience working with a diverse group of engineers
    • Track record of delivery in rapidly changing, highly collaborative, multi-site, multi-stakeholder environments
    • Someone who loves to learn, and is passionate about helping others
    • Experience with web 3.0 and blockchainsExperience with mobile apps development
    • Experience with Developer Relations and Open Source Technology
    • Experience with Machine Learning
    • Experience with distributed systems and Big-Data infrastructure
    • Experience with large scale consumer facing platforms