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About Company

Founded: 2018 Product: We're bringing decentralized digital identity to the world by issuing NFT domains on the blockchain. Mission: We’re returning power to the people; championing their right to control their own data, govern their own identity and make their own choices. Culture: We have a culture built around ownership, autonomy, innovation and learning, including a world-class Crypto Education Program to support people at all stages of their crypto journey. Location: 100% Remote. We are US-based with hubs in Ukraine, Singapore, Ireland and Canada. Growth: 5x employee growth since 2021. 5x yearly revenue growth since 2019. Funding: Series A in 2019 led by Boost VC and Tim Draper, 6.9MM raised. Profitable and growing exponentially since 2019. Team: 140+ employees in 20+ different countries, including a prestigious leadership team that has a history of building successful unicorn startups and leading tech giants.

Job Description

The Role Reporting directly to the CEO/Founder, the VP of Engineering will lead all strategy and execution of ecommerce technology at Unstoppable Domains. This leader will have a keen commercial understanding of technology and must be a passionate technology leader who can contribute to and accelerate the company’s growth. The successful candidate will have a strong product orientation and customer mindset to deliver a great customer experience across a broad customer base. S/he should have an innate understanding of technology and how to use it to provide competitive advantage that translates into building outstanding customer experience. The successful candidate will work across teams to align tech strategy to product strategy with a holistic roadmap. This leader must be able to work effectively in a fast-paced, high-energy, low ego environment. The Vice President, Engineering will partner closely with the rest of the leadership team including marketing and operations team to present a cohesive technology strategy and roadmap. S/he will think outside the box. The ideal candidate will be a direct, pragmatic communicator and possess the personal charisma to generate excitement about a new initiative within an existing company. The ideal candidate will be an inspirational leader who will continue to establish a strong culture of technology excellence and exceptional customer experience within Unstoppable Domains. S/he will develop objectives and drive overall technology strategy which takes into consideration business objectives, product strategy, competitive landscape, customer needs, and budget constraints. S/he should have successfully navigated buy vs. build decisions for critical business systems that support direct to consumer models. S/he must be data oriented and take an analytical approach to solving complex business problems by guiding the team to measure appropriately. The Vice President, Engineering must be a talent magnet and will ensure that Unstoppable Domains has the proper talent and processes in place to support the company’s short-term and strategic goals. The company is growing at 2-4 engineers per month, and recruiting will be a major priority for the foreseeable future. Ability to attract and recruit top talent, motivate the team, delegate effectively, celebrate diversity within the team, and manage performance is required. S/he will be widely viewed as a strong developer of others. Additional Key Responsibilities include: Stabilize and optimize the current technology platform including risk management, maintenance, and upgrades. Responsible for architecting and evolving the tech stack, scaling solutions, team and processes as needed. Manage the organization and division of the ecommerce engineering team into analytics, user experience, search, reliability, post-checkout managed flows, and admin panel teams. Manage an agile product development process. Research, manage and implement product enhancements to ensure cutting edge technology resulting in maximum ecommerce revenue. Candidate Profile The successful candidate is a world-class technology leader with exceptional technical skills, influencing skills and strong business acumen. This person must be able to prioritize, execute, and adapt to changing business requirements as necessary. The Vice President, Engineering will lead by example, have fun and help continue to make Unstoppable Domains a great place to work. S/he must be ready to “dig in” with a can-do attitude to quickly solve problems and create constructive solutions. Ideal candidates will have an industry pedigree in ecommerce or a consumer-facing industry. Candidates should demonstrate a strong understanding of consumer and digital technology trends and how they are evolving to meet ever-changing consumer demands. Education, Experience, & Technical Skills Deep knowledge and experience of ecommerce software a plus Relationships with Magento state-of-the-art shops a plus ERP systems implementation experience Ecommerce, email service provider and user interface evolutions experience System implementation; project management experience Proven record of leading teams of developers, architects, project managers Excellent leadership and communication abilities Exceptional work ethic and entrepreneurial/collaborative spirit Superior organizational and time management skills Ability to manage and thrive in fast-paced environment MS/BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent In terms of the performance and personal competencies required for the position, we would highlight the following: Setting Strategy The ability to create and articulate an inspiring vision for the organization, not only for the areas s/he is directly responsible for, but the enterprise as a whole. The inclination to seek and analyze data from a variety of sources to support decisions and to align others with the organization's overall strategy. An entrepreneurial and creative approach to developing new, innovative ideas that will stretch he organization and push the boundaries within the industry. The ability to effectively balance the desire/need for broad change with an understanding of how much change the organization is capable of handling, to create realistic goals and implementation plans that are achievable and successful. Executing for Results The ability to set clear and challenging goals while committing the organization to improved performance; tenacious and accountable in driving results. Comfortable with ambiguity and uncertainty; the ability to adapt nimbly and lead others through complex situations. A risk-taker who seeks data and input from others to foresee possible threats or unintended circumstances from decisions; someone who takes smart risks. A leader who is viewed by others as having a high degree of integrity and forethought in his/her approach to making decisions; the ability to act in a transparent and consistent manner while always taking into account what is best for the organization. Leading Teams The ability to attract and recruit top talent, motivate the team, delegate effectively, celebrate diversity within the team, and manage performance; widely viewed as a strong developer of others. The ability to persevere in the face of challenges, and exhibit a steadfast resolve and relentless commitment to higher standards, which commands respect from followers. A leader who is self-reflective and aware of his/her own limitations; leads by example and drives the organization's performance with an attitude of continuous improvement by being open to feedback and self-improvement. Relationships and Influence Naturally connects and builds strong relationships with others, demonstrating strong emotional intelligence and an ability to communicate clearly and persuasively. An ability to inspire trust and followership in others through compelling influence, powerful charisma, passion in his/her beliefs, and active drive. Encourages others to share the spotlight and visibly celebrates and supports the success of the team. Creates a sense of purpose/meaning for the team that generates followership beyond his/her own personality and engages others to the greater purpose for the organization as a whole. Unstoppable Domains is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive workplace. We provide equal employment opportunities for all team members and applicants, regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, sexual orientation, or any other legally protected characteristic.