Director, Platform Engineering

Director, Platform Engineering

Remote/Telecommute JobREMOTE / Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada  - Permanent
This job allows you to work remotely 

Job Description

Our client is the world's first blockchain entertainment company. We are the creators of industry-leading NFT experiences, and the simplest way to manage your assets and use the blockchain. We are also the original developers behind their own decentralized blockchain designed from the ground up for scalability and ease of use.

As the Sr Director of Platform Engineering, you will oversee, build and grow the teams responsible for our client's platform services and features. Areas of focus include DevOps, SRE, CI/CD, Build/Release, Observability, Performance, and more. This team will ensure that our Engineering organization can continue to scale with our business growth. Additionally, your investments in availability, reliability, and performance will have a direct impact on our customer's experience with the product.

The Responsibilities:

Scale the Platform Engineering team by hiring additional Engineering Managers and Engineers.
Support and grow your Engineering Managers through coaching, mentorship and guidance.
Develop pillars of excellence within the Platform team, through ideation, strategy, planning and execution, in core focus areas like DevOps, SRE, Observability, Performance, Developer Productivity, and more.
Establish a clearly documented service catalog across the platform team and provide a clear SLA/SLOs for every product within this.
Management of high complexity of transactional scale in a high security ecosystem.
Augmenting a practice of ongoing operational excellence through the continuous systematic refinement of service offering performance.

Must Have Skills:

The Requirements:

3+ years as a Director of Engineering, or higher.
Experience supporting small teams and growing medium size teams.
Experience in the above at a venture backed, high-growth company.
Experience with supporting teams operating in GCP.
Proven record as both player and coach in agile environments.


Starting: ASAP

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