About the Company

Affinidi is a technology company dedicated to changing data ownership for good. We empower businesses and individuals with control and ownership of their data, with a comprehensive approach to managing their holistic identity – accounting for all aspects of their digital footprint while ensuring privacy and security.

Affinidi’s technology enables users to benefit from decentralised digital identity solutions. We believe that everyone has the right to own and control their data, and we are committed to creating a trusted digital credentials ecosystem that empowers businesses and individuals to securely exchange data and services across borders and industries.


 

About the role:

We are in search of a self-motivated, solution-oriented and experienced Engineering Manager (m/f/d) to join our Affinidi Elements team. In this role, you will work with global peers on teams dedicated to areas of the product portfolio, from the product, design, infrastructure, architecture, and back/front-end engineering teams. You will be responsible for leading continued enhancement and development of a multi-component platform, where your expert skills in designing, architecting, and building quality systems will intersect with your leadership skills of building high performing team culture and growing your team members. 

Our work culture at Affinidi is shaped by the following tenets:  

  • We are unapologetically customer-focused
  • We invest in cultures and teams to enable high performance
  • Embraces experimentation and builds fast
  • We have the courage to be misunderstood
  • We work together to unlock data

What’s in it for you:

  • Lead the engineering team to develop features and improvements to the Affinidi Elements product in a secure, well-tested, and performant way, primarily using Typescript & React.
  • Analyze and interpret highly complex data to arrive at actionable recommendations for the tasks on team and cross-team level.
  • Collaborate with Product Management and other stakeholders within Engineering (eg UX) to maintain a high bar for quality in a fast-paced, iterative environment
  • Collaborate in building the product and technology roadmap with peers, product managers, designers and stakeholders. 
  • Advocate for improvements to product quality, security, and performance
  • Guide the team in solving technical problems with large scope and complexity
  • Guide the team in crafting code that meets our internal standards for style, maintainability, and best practices for a high-scale systems environment. Maintain and advocate for these standards through practices inside the team and department.
  • Confidently own delivery of significantly complex features and improvements with minimal guidance and support. Collaborate with cross-functional teams and peers on larger projects.
  • Lead by example and constantly coach and mentor engineers in achieving the next level of career and professional growth.
  • Lead and create a diverse, dynamic, collaborative, transparent culture where everyone's ideas and opinions are equally valued

You will be a great match if you:

  • You have a minimum of 10 years of overall experience. Have experience with performance and optimization problems, a demonstrated ability to both diagnose and prevent such problems, and a desire to share your knowledge and scale through others 
  • Enjoy leading the engineering team in a fast-paced startup environment where the team can be autonomous and experimental, be part of a truly global team, and can work up and down the stack. 
  • Have strong experience of leading the team in delivering production quality products according to industry standards.
  • Have expertise in leading development of external APIs and SDKs.
  • Good understanding of asynchronous cryptography
  • Have strong technical documentation skills, including the C4 Model and Architectural Decision Records 
  • Desire to move forward the state of the art by delivering solutions to unlock data ownership with a strong focus on decentralized technology
  • Are a passionate developer with extensive experience using Javascript, Typescipt, Node.js and React. Other languages (CSharp, C++, GoLang, Rust for example) are also attractive skills for this role.
  • Have expertise in cloud computing and native environments (AWS serverless preferred)
  • Understand design patterns and have working experience in leading development and deployment of microservices in the cloud, and have a proven track-record in doing so 
  • Are hands-on with REST APIs and are able to apply Test Driven Development principles effectively. 
  • Care about privacy by design, security, testing, high-performance systems, and mentoring others, and have an inclination towards clear communication, inclusion and visibility

What can you expect from us: 

  • Hybrid working model 
  • Flexible working hours 
  • Unlimited vacation policy 
  • Competitive compensation package 
  • Work within international environment 
  • Learning Budget 
  • Mobile Allowance 
  • Home Office Allowance 
  • Urban Sport Membership 

Sounds like you? Apply now! 

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Equal Opportunity 

We believe in hiring different and diverse talent and providing a safe space where everyone can share their views without fear, where differences are celebrated, and where no one is left out. Inclusive cultures are the foundation for collaboration and innovation within our team. 

For information about the way Affinidi collects, uses, and discloses your personal data when you submit an application for employment, please refer to the Privacy Notice accessible at https://www.affinidi.com/candidate-privacy-notice. By applying for employment with Affinidi, you acknowledge having read and understood the Privacy Notice, and you consent to the collection, use and disclosure of your personal data submitted to Affinidi in accordance with the Privacy Notice.

 

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