Head of Engineering (Remote)
Company: 3Box Labs
Location: New York
Posted on: September 26, 2022
At 3Box Labs we are on a mission to usher in a new era for the
web, where data is secure, interactions are trustworthy, and
relationships are the basis of connection. We're enabling online
experiences that are delightful and integrated while also
bolstering privacy and freeing innovation. Our first product,
Ceramic, is the building block for composable data on the web and
is powering thousands of the world's most ambitious
We're backed by an incredible community and the best investors in
the space (USV, Placeholder, Variant, Multicoin) who have deep
conviction in our mission. We are a lean, voraciously curious team
from across the globe, with 5 years of expert remote work
experience and frequent (and awesome) team retreats to spend time
together. We have founded tech startups, written books, won product
awards, authored patents, created Ethereum standards, and advised
Come help us tackle novel challenges and reinvent how data is
managed online. Every one of our roles is remote first (retreat
often!). We are committed to building a diverse and inclusive team
because we cannot succeed in our mission without it. People that
identify with groups traditionally underrepresented in tech are
particularly encouraged to apply.
As Head of Engineering for 3Box Labs you will drive the delivery
and growth of our Engineering organization. You will ensure the
technical excellence and wellbeing of our team while helping guide
the strategy and technical direction of the Ceramic Network. You
will be the first non-founder on the executive team, reporting to
the founder and Head of Project (CEO), Danny Zuckerman.
Success looks like...
- The engineering organization has doubled in the first year,
adding exemplary technical talent and leadership that reinforce our
culture and values. The engineering team is one of the most
diverse, inclusive, happy, productive, and attractive to work for
in all of Web3. This is evident to engineers on the team and to
- Ceramic is processing 10x more transactions every 6 months,
meeting performance and reliability goals for scaled Web3 use
cases, and constantly adding new capabilities. Our community gives
positive feedback weekly on our product quality, network
reliability and performance, and clear and dependable
- Our engineering team is delivering more effectively than ever,
gaining velocity faster than capacity as you coach the team, mature
our operations, and remove bottlenecks. We are increasingly using
data to make decisions, proactively mitigating our biggest risks,
and building complete feedback loops into everything we do.
- Goals are clear across the organization and the team is
motivated and effective in meeting them. You work closely with the
executive team to drive the strategy and roadmap, make sure the
full engineering team is aligned, and are always a step ahead on
resource planning, hiring, and prioritization.
- There is a deep sense of ownership, trust, and collaboration
within the Engineering team. Individuals are empowered, getting
frequent and effective feedback and mentoring, and feel themselves
growing rapidly. We have no unwanted churn.
You're likely a good fit if you have...
- 6+ years of engineering management experience and 10+ years in
technical organizations making massive contributions to highly
- Hired and grown great teams. You can identify and evaluate
exceptional engineers and engineering managers, and know how to
attract world-class talent. You have proven you can retain great
people and help them grow rapidly.
- Experience in one of Web3, crypto, databases/data lakes/data
streaming, or a development platform known for a great DX or
- Desire to be close to the tech and architecture, even if you're
- Exceptional communication and mentorship skills, able to
crisply outline technical problems and solutions and rally the team
around a shared vision and set of goals. You are comfortable with a
remote-first workflow and can build a strong team culture on a
diverse and distributed team.
- Ability to lead teams in a fast-changing, high-growth
environment. You are comfortable with uncertainty, bring order to
chaos, and design teams and systems for complexity and empowerment
- Deep interest in Web3, large-scale data systems, data
sovereignty, and improving the way the web works.
Care: We work with passionate teammates committed to a shared
purpose and support each other to work better and live well.
Act with intention: We are thoughtful doers who put as much into
why and how we do something as what we do.
Go further, together: Our mission is too big for us alone. We
cultivate trust, ask for help, and build momentum together.
Drive incredible impact: We aim for massive impact and we
Benefits and Perks
*Our benefits align with our values and operating model - we want
everyone to help own and drive our purpose in their own way, with
compensation and benefits to match.
*Generous equity for everyone
*Competitive salary that is fair across the globe
*Unlimited vacation and flexible working hours
*Budgets for learning, thought leadership, and community events
*In person team retreats twice a year
Discover more about our company and interview process here.
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