The Manager of Data Engineering is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and passionate individual to join the team at Foundry, a subsidiary of the blockchain industry’s most prolific and active investor, Digital Currency Group. Reporting to the CTO, the Manager of Data Engineering, along with their team, aggregates, stores, analyses, and interprets cryptocurrency transaction data in order to facilitate business operations, improve transparency, and provide insight into the crypto-ecosystem. 

This is a rare invitation to join a small, highly professional entrepreneurial group, with the backing of the most established player in the fast-growing crypto space.

This position is based at Foundry HQ in Rochester, NY.


  • Manage a team of Data Engineers in an agile and lean work environment.
  • Hire, develop, mentor, and engage staff, including interns, to meet department strategic resource needs
  • Lead, manage, develop, and maintain the Data infrastructure of the DCG Foundry mining and staking operations.
  • Define the processes needed to achieve operational excellence in all data related areas up to and including:
    • Architect robust and scalable data collection infrastructure across a variety of protocols 
    • Work closely with stakeholders including data, design, product, and executive teams and assisting them with data-related issues
  • Collect, research, and analyze Operational and Blockchain data.
  • Propose and implement enhancements that will improve the performance and reliability of these data systems over time.
  • Ensure the accuracy and completeness of data in transfer and load to enterprise repositories.
  • Establish and maintain security and integrity of controls
  • Participate in the formulation and monitoring of policies, procedures and standards relating to data warehouse management.
  • Work with multi-functional project teams that perform, analyze and document business requirements, perform complex data analysis and mapping, and support end-user acceptance testing to support a variety of business intelligence, reporting, analytical and data visualization needs.
  • Organize data, interpret trends, and identify patterns.
  • Understand internal data practices to identify gaps and areas of inefficiencies.
  • Collaborate cross-functionally, with crypto product managers, business analysts and engineers, to coordinate and streamline data collection processes.
  • Write scripts that automate accounting / data processes.
  • Lead scripting and scraping projects from Proof-of-Stake protocol web pages in order to prepare data sets for modeling.
  • Refine data architecture to optimize for retrieval.
  • Improve resiliency and redundancy of data.
  • Refine tool to identify and document publicly available data.
  • Work with Infrastructure Team to analyze infrastructure operational data.
  • Retrieve data and logs from various infrastructure systems including provisioning, orchestrating, and monitoring systems.
  • Design and manage data lake and data marts for infrastructure data.
  • Develop data solutions and support infrastructure information gathering.


Minimum Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Has strong working knowledge of agile and lean development principles.
  • 4+ years of people management experience including hiring, building, and developing a team within a startup environment.
  • 8+ years of experience in leading, designing, building, and implementing an ETL system and data lake/mart/warehouse that can support data that is either high in volume, extremely fast in a variability.
  • Bachelor's degree in a technical field such as computer science, computer engineering or related field, or equivalent experience.
  • Very strong experience with relational and non-relational databases, and big data.
  • Experience with managing integration of data stores, quality, and overall implementation.
  • Experience with data modeling, statistics, and visualization techniques, and ability to drill into the data and gain valuable insights.
  • Advanced proficiency in analytical or business intelligence tools and MS Office suite including Excel.
  • Experience in programming languages for data retrieval and analysis such as SQL, Python, Scala, JS.
  • Strong understanding of data structures, algorithms, and other fundamental concepts.
  • Passionate about technology and interested in researching and analyzing various crypto assets, blockchain, DeFi and tech entrepreneurship.
  • Willingness to understand the intricacies of a variety of crypto protocols.


Preferred Qualifications; Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

 Technical Skills

  • Experience in data analytics programming languages and OS, ex. Python, Scala, SQL, JS, or R, and Linux operating system.
  • Strong Experience with SQL and NoSQL databases
  • Skilled in Data engineering skills such as extract, transform, and load
  • Strong understanding of Pandas, Numpy, Kafka and Timestream
  • Ability to enable performant API queries 
  • Knowledge of REST/HTTP, JSON/XML
  • Knowledge of popular analytics tools such as QlikView, Tableau, Splunk, BusinessObjects
  • Working Knowledge of Google Cloud Platform/AWS/Azure
  • Proactive self-starter with a solutions-focused, positive attitude
  • Team player, willing to pitch in wherever needed
  • Organized, detail-oriented, and resourceful
  • Reliable time management skills and method for tracking objectives and tasks
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to independently manage short term projects from conception to execution and power through setbacks with focus and determination
  • Comfort adapting to changing situations and priorities with a high sense of accountability and urgency
  • Appreciation of input and candid feedback 


  • The chance to work in a fast-paced start-up environment with experienced industry leaders
  • A learning environment where you can dive deep into the latest technologies and make an impact
  • Competitive salary and benefits
  • Flexible vacation policy - work with your manager to take time off when you need it

General office environment with perks! (fully stocked kitchen, flexible workspace, weekly company meetings, regular team outings and events, focus on employee engagement, teamwork, inclusion, equity, and diversity).

At Foundry, we are working toward a common goal of empowering a decentralized infrastructure. Our team is passionate about the future of finance and is looking for other like-minded individuals who share in this vision. While we are inclusive and diverse in workforce and style, we all agree that digital assets will change the world.

Foundry was created to meet the institutional demand for better capital access, efficiency, and transparency in the digital currency mining and staking industry.

As a Digital Currency Group company, Foundry taps unparalleled institutional expertise, capital, and market intelligence to provide North American bitcoin miners and global manufacturers with the resources to build, maintain, and secure decentralized networks.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified.

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