Posted 14 May 2023, 5:11 pm
Engineering Manager at Yuga Labs
Yuga Labs is a web3 company exploring big ideas in identity, ownership, utility, and interoperability to push the crypto and NFT space forward. As The Defiant recently said, "The story of Yuga Labs is one where the improbable has become reality in the blink of an eye." Since debuting with our flagship collection Bored Ape Yacht Club in April 2021, we’ve created new IP for the ape ecosystem (Mutant Ape Yacht Club, Bored Ape Kennel Club), acquired other top collections (CryptoPunks and Meebits), and pulled off successful events (ApeFest) and partnerships (Rolling Stone). And we made both web3 and gaming history — the biggest NFT mint ever followed by a game demo with record-breaking synchronized player participation — for our newest initiative, Otherside.
See you on the other side
The architects and builders. This team is made up of front-end, back-end, infrastructure, and security engineers who work closely with all of our teams to bring projects to life and keep everything running smoothly and securely.
Who We’re Looking For
Yuga Labs is seeking an experienced Engineering Manager to lead our team of software engineers focused on NFT and Web3 development. In this role, you will be responsible for managing the development of our cutting-edge NFT and Web3 products, ensuring the quality and timely delivery of projects. You will work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, creative teams, and other stakeholders, to create and implement software development strategies that align with business goals.
- Lead and manage a team of software engineers, providing mentorship, guidance, and support to help them achieve their goals and deliver high-quality products.
- Work closely with product managers, creative teams, and other stakeholders to ensure the team is aligned with business objectives and deliverables.
- Develop and implement software development processes and methodologies that align with industry best practices for NFT and Web3 development.
- Foster a culture of continuous improvement and innovation within the engineering team, encouraging knowledge sharing and collaboration across different departments.
- Conduct performance reviews and provide regular feedback to team members, helping them grow and develop their skills and careers in NFT and Web3 development.
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science or related field
- 6+ years of experience in software engineering, with at least 2 years in a leadership or management role.
- Proven track record of technical leadership and driving strategy as part of a product team
- Excellent communication skills, with the ability to articulate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
- Ability to motivate and lead a team of engineers, fostering a culture of collaboration and continuous improvement specifically focused on NFT and Web3 development.
- BONUS: Strong technical skills and experience in NFT and Web3 development methodologies such as Solidity, EVM, and IPFS.
The annual salary for this position ranges from $210,000 to $240,000. The actual annual salary paid for this position will be based on several factors, including but not limited to, skills, prior experiences, training, company needs, and current market demands. The annual salary range for this position is subject to change and may be adjusted in the future. This position may also be eligible for salary increases, bonuses, equity awards, and benefits.
What We Offer
- Working with the best-in-class talent creating innovative technologies and bringing the forefront of culture to web3
- Exposure to innovative technologies in cryptocurrency, blockchain technology, and game development
- Collaboration with blue chip projects and AAA studios and partners
- Great internal growth and development
- 100% remote
- Competitive compensation, benefits, and perks
We believe true innovation in web3 requires diversity in perspectives, experiences, and backgrounds. But historically marginalized groups are underrepresented in the space, not just as participants but as leaders and creators. Luckily, we — and every web3 company — have the opportunity to bake necessary process and mindset shifts into our company DNA from the early days.
To help build a web3 that’s diverse and inclusive, we strive to build Yuga’s workplace to be diverse and inclusive. Not just how we do things day to day, but who does them and who decides what needs to be done.
So if you’re excited about one of our roles but your resume doesn’t align perfectly with the job description, please apply anyway. If you’re enthusiastic about web3 but come from an industry you think is unrelated, apply anyway. If you’re a great thinker and doer, apply anyway. The fate of web3 kiiinda depends on it.
Life at Yuga Labs
At Yuga Labs, being an Equal Opportunity Employer means more than upholding discrimination-free hiring practices. It means that we cultivate an environment where people can be their most authentic selves and find both belonging and support. We're shaping the future of identity, community, and technology—an experience made whole by our unique backgrounds and perspectives.
As a remote-first company, we encourage our employees to care for their whole selves through comprehensive medical benefits, generous paid-time off, paid parental leave, retirement plans, company social events, wellness programs, and volunteer opportunities.
Yuga Labs applicants are considered solely based on their qualifications, without regard to applicant's disability or need for accommodation. Any Yuga Labs applicant who requires reasonable accommodations during the application process should contact the Yuga Labs Benefits Team (firstname.lastname@example.org) to make the need for an accommodation known.
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