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Engineering Manager, Bitcoin Team

BitGo Jobs / Canada - Remote / Engineering & Modelling
Job Overview

BitGo is looking for an Engineering Manager who will lead our DeFi team in North America to help us integrate and explore the latest technologies in the DeFi space.


  • Collaborate with management, product teams, and other key stakeholders to build BitGo’s DeFi long-term roadmap
  • Lead the team on the design and development of new services that integrate with different DeFi projects (DAOs, bridges, NFTs, DEXs, etc) for multiple blockchains
  • Guide other internal teams integration efforts with the DeFi projects
  • Manage team goals, project timelines, and delivery dates while ensuring proper allocation of resources and budgets within the team
  • Lead and develop a team of talented and high-impact engineers, providing cultural, technical, and hands-on leadership
  • Grow engineers by actively shaping a culture of open communication, craftsmanship, ownership, and accountability
  • Be fully accountable to and drive accountability for KPIs pertaining to service health and uptime, software quality, and test coverage
  • Drive a rigorous practice of thorough documentation and knowledge sharing
  • Resolve escalations arising from operations and work with various teams to solve problems
  • Align teams to broader company objectives and client expectations

Skills & Experience:

We are looking for teammates who share and practice our values: open communication, collaboration, taking ownership, and a high level of craftsmanship. We are looking for coworkers who share our vision and mission: deliver trust in digital assets.


  • 7+ years of professional experience as a software engineer, 3+ years in a managerial role leading engineers
  • Experience working with the underlying technology for blockchains
  • Proven ability to lead highly technical teams in an unknown space
  • Experience with architectural patterns of large, high-volume applications
  • Experience sourcing and hiring top engineering talent, including managerial talent
  • Proven understanding of business goals and strategy and how that drives direction within an engineering department
  • Proven ability to balance business requirements from various independent stakeholders with problems that impede work execution and delivery, while driving the highest ROI initiatives
  • Strong working knowledge of modern software development methodologies, software design patterns, and SDLC
  • A self-starter capable of adapting quickly and being decisive
  • Engineering degree in Computer Science or equivalent
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills


  • Strong DeFi or trading knowledge
  • Active contributor and thought leader in the Blockchain community
  • Ability to translate a complex arrangement of software components into a cohesive architecture that yields clean, efficient, and highly maintainable code
  • Shipped multiple projects and services to large scale consumers

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BitGo Overview

BitGo is the leader in digital asset financial services, providing institutional investors and crypto platforms with liquidity, custody, and security. In 2020, the company reached new milestones with the launch of BitGo Prime, the first and only deeply integrated, full-stack solution with custody, trading and lending. With the launch of BitGo Portfolio and BitGo Tax, the company also manages activities across wallets, exchanges and service providers.

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