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Engineering Manager - Transactional Services

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Job Description

We're making the world of digital assets accessible and secure for everyone. 
Join the mission.

Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global platform for digital assets and Web3. Over 15% of the world’s crypto assets are secured through our Ledger Nanos. Headquartered in Paris and Vierzon, with offices in the UK, US, Switzerland and Singapore, Ledger has a team of more than 700 professionals developing a variety of products and services to enable individuals and companies to securely buy, store, swap, grow and manage crypto assets – including the Ledger hardware wallets line with more than 5 millions units already sold in 180 countries. 

At Ledger, we embody the values that make us unique: Pragmatism, Audacity, Commitment, Trust and Transparency. Have a look at our Origins video here.

To sustain the company's growth, Ledger is looking for a new talent to build, develop and maintain its transactional services.

Reporting directly to the VP Engineering Consumer, you will be responsible to build, grow and maintain all exchange features in Ledger Live (Buy, Sell, Swap) and make Ledger Live the best secure gateway into web3.


  • Management
  • - Build, manage, mentor and lead global teams
    - Work with People team to attract, hire, onboard and retain diverse top talent
    - Support career development and training of engineers in your teams
    - Work with engineers to grow their technical, interpersonal, and leadership skills, and ensure they have the right challenges and necessary context to make use of them

  • Delivery
  • - Ensure that all projects allocated to your teams run to time and/or budget
    - To create a clear and effective roadmap for the teams you own, and seamlessly integrate committed work with potential and future work
    - Continually develop the team to improve effectiveness, efficiency and productivity
    - Actively question decisions and provide guidance and own experience to ensure no stone is left unturned and risks are identified and highlighted

  • Tech
  • - Contribute to the overall engineering at Ledger
    - Providing an environment for significant product and system innovation and improvement
    - Proactively ensure that security, reliability, performance and cost-efficiency are included in technical and architectural discussions
    - Keep up to date with the latest relevant technologies, continually evaluating their use for Ledger

  • Leadership
  • - Lead and take full accountability for your actions and decisions made across teams you’re responsible for
    - Work closely with teams, product owners, agile coaches and other stakeholders
    - Ensuring the company mission and vision is communicated effectively and translated into team roadmaps
    - Grow and mentor a team of engineers, ensuring engineering best practices are followed leading by example
    - To support building Ledger’s technology brand in the community

    Knowledge & Experience

  • 3+ years of combined experience in leading & managing a software team of 3+ engineers
  • You’ll be leading an international team of engineers, you need to be proficient in English
  • You love developing and growing people
  • A solid background in React.js with demonstrable career progression through roles with increasing technical proficiency
  • Experience with cryptocurrencies, ideally having built exchange-like features previously
  • Alternatively, a strong experience in E-commerce or Fintech and driving conversion rate optimizations is a must
  • A passion for engineering practices and proven track record driving change
  • Good technical architectural skills
  • Able to lead by example, a hands-on technical engineer who has ‘been there and done that’
  • You have demonstrated strong leadership skills while working with engineers
  • It’s an hands-on role, technically strong enough to take part in the work
  • Comfortable in dealing with change and uncertainty during the software development lifecycle
  • Very good knowledge about Agile development practices
  • Acting as a role model under delivery and time pressures across multiple stakeholders
  • Good written and oral communication skills at management level
  • You have excellent communication skills with which to build relationships, trust, and respect, and are able to leverage this to grow people and the organization
  • Having a strong interest in web3
  • Benefits

  • Equity: Employees are the foundation of our success, and we award stock options so you can share in that success as we grow 
  • Flexibility: A hybrid work policy
  • Social: Annual company outing for Ledgerdary Days, plus frequent social events, snacks and drinks
  • Medical: Comprehensive health insurance policy offering extensive medical, dental and vision care coverage
  • Well-being: Personal development, coaching & fitness with our dedicated partners
  • Vacation: Five weeks of paid leave per year, in addition to national holidays and rest & relaxation (RTT) days
  • High tech: Access to high performance office equipment and gadgets, including Apple products
  • Transport: Ledger reimburses part of your preferred means of transportation
  • Discounts: Employee discount on all our products
  • Ledger


    Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global leader of security solutions and infrastructure for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications, with more than 4 million users in 165 countries. Ledger combines hardware and software expertise to commit to secure billions of dollars worth of almost 2,000 different crypto assets - worldwide, 15% of these assets are managed through the Ledger ecosystem.

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