Company: MobileCoin (

MobileCoin is building the future of digital payments. We want to make a cryptocurrency you can use everyday to pay for anything. It is private, fast, secure and planet friendly.  

We are passionate about implementing scientific and mathematical methods to explore, isolate, and solve problems in the global financial markets while respecting user-privacy. We believe that career fulfillment and enterprise success converge when smart, hard-working, and intellectually curious people come together with a shared goal of innovation, and the pursuit of excellence.

Title: VP, Engineering

Overview: Interested in  joining a fast-growing Series B startup looking to change the crypto payments industry. We are a well-funded startup looking to hire a VP, Engineering, reporting into the CTO. The company has just over 45 employees and was recently valued at over $1Bn in its most recent round raised in summer 2021. We are growing quickly and looking to hire a VP, Engineering, who can help scale and grow our engineering team. 


  • Ensure that teams are sufficiently resourced to deliver the products
  • Consider team composition and morale around scope
  • Continuously monitor progress on each project
  • Provide technical documentation for new employees
  • Manage the career paths for ICs and Managers, build new leaders
  • Identify key areas of growth and build teams to address business goals
  • Coordinate closely with other departments to meet business goals:
    • Product to scope reasonable work and deadlines
    • Finance to set, understand, and adhere to budget
    • Operations to ensure team has adequate equipment and support
    • Talent to facilitate hiring
  • Monitor the health of the engineers and the codebase
  • Set and track objectives and key metrics for the eng department
  • Strategic planning for technical initiatives
  • Report any failures to the CEO / CPO
  • Define planning methodology for engineering
  • Coordinate closely with the CEO to ensure vision is researched and implemented
  • Work with our remote engineering team to develop and implement the product roadmap
  • Develop and implement an appropriate technical and data architecture to ensure a scalable, extensible, secure and flexible platform
  • Lead the design and development of the internal data pipeline processes for customer and industry data management
  • Lead the deployment and support of software into the cloud production environment
  • Be a thought leader and subject matter expert in ensuring the company uses the latest technologies
  • Hire, onboard, manage teams across multiple stacks and disciplines


  • Prior experience as a VP Engineering / Head of Engineering / Experience Scaling Engineering Organizations
  • Experience managing a team of 20 to 100+ engineers (front end, back end and full stack) ideal
  • Strong hands on coding experience
  • Experience with DevOps a big plus
  • Crypto experience a plus
  • Masters in Computer Science or related
  • Hands on experience with technologies including Javascript, React, Java, Python. 


Location: The office is based out of San Francisco, but remote candidates will be considered.

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