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Director of Technical Intelligence - Remote

Remote | Worldwide

21 October, 2021

Compensation

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • Tokens
  • stablecoin
  • Smart Contracts
  • Blockchain
  • Infrastructure
  • DeFi

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Paid sick days
  • Pension
  • Promote from within
  • Committed to a diverse team
  • Performance bonus
  • 100% remote working
  • Paid time off
  • Learning & development
  • Health insurance - us employees
  • Healthcare stipend - uk & ireland employees
  • No call fridays
We're looking for a Director of Technical Intelligence to join our Technical Intelligence team

Role overview

IO Global, creator of the Cardano blockchain platform, is looking for a Director of Technical Intelligence to join its Technical Intelligence team. You will be leading a team of senior stack-agnostic and blockchain-convinced engineers (three at first) specialized in the analysis and benchmark of technical stacks and projects.

The team's main role is to scan the blockchain industry and contribute to the most promising projects to feed the company with trends and projects that are worth basing a strategy on or establishing a partnership with. This stack/project analysis can be done proactively by the team to feed engineering and other divisions of the company or to answer specific requests for technical due diligence from one of those divisions. Your role is to define a process that will prioritize those requests alongside allocating time for initiatives and to structure the team accordingly.

Your mission

As Director of Technical Intelligence you will be working closely with the Chief Technology Officer to define the technical intelligence strategy. You will also work with the commercial, product, and research divisions. Your reports will be taken by these divisions as inputs on new trends in the definition of their own strategies.

Duties will include:

  • Leading¬†a¬†team¬†of three or more¬†senior¬†language-agnostic¬†engineers
  • Defining¬†a vision and culture fostering agility, awareness, openness, communication and pragmatism while ensuring the required confidentiality needed
  • Defining¬†and¬†managing¬†a process and methodology to detect major trends and promising¬†start-ups
  • Defining¬†and¬†managing¬†a process to provide technical due diligence reports
  • Defining¬†and¬†managing¬†a process to handle a certain number of reports per contributor per year for the offices of the chief executive, the technology chief and other¬†divisions
  • Defining¬†and¬†managing¬†a process that will prioritize report¬†requests¬†alongside allocating time to conduct strategic initiatives and to structure the¬†team¬†accordingly
  • Joining and contributing as a¬†team¬†to relevant¬†blockchain¬†ecosystems
  • Turning reports into quarterly publications.

Requirements

Your expertise

  • PhD or Master in¬†Computer¬†Science
  • 15+ years of experience in¬†computing
  • 3+ years in the¬†crypto/blockchain¬†industry
  • 5+ years as¬†team¬†leader
  • Broad knowledge about the main projects in the¬†infrastructure,¬†DEFI,¬†tokens,¬†NFTs, oracles, CBDC, stablecoins
  • Knowledge in various¬†computing¬†languages and¬†architectures
  • Ability to learn rapidly new technologies
  • Ability to aggregate and structure information into reports
  • Ability to deep dive into any source¬†code¬†repository
  • Ability to¬†define,¬†negotiate and follow a roadmap
  • Ability to¬†define¬†processes and to write reports
  • Ability to design adapted scouting strategy
  • Ability to detect, follow and report trends

Benefits

Location

OG is a fully distributed organization and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution we are ideally searching for someone in an European, US or Asian timezone.

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan

US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance

UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension
  • 250+
  • Singapore

Founded in 2015, IO Global is one of the world‚Äôs pre-eminent blockchain research and engineering companies, best known for the Cardano blockchain platform. We are a fully decentralized, remote-working organization committed to the highest principles of academic rigour and evidence-based software development. The company builds high-assurance blockchain products for public and private sector clients. Our goal is simple ‚Äď to fuel our drive to be best in class by giving you the opportunity, resources and support to deliver your finest work to date. You‚Äôll work with some exceptionally talented and friendly individuals who are always open to new ideas and ways of working. IO Global is an advocate of decentralized remote working, with 300 people working in more than 50 countries. Everyone has a different skill set, a different culture, and is at a different stage in their life. We aim to make collaboration between diverse people fun, exciting, and always rewarding. Many companies say they ‚Äėthink outside the box‚Äô ‚Äď for IO Global it‚Äôs more, ‚Äėwe think outside the geography‚Äô.

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Compensation

Competitive

Contract type

Full time
Remote working

Technologies & frameworks

  • Tokens
  • stablecoin
  • Smart Contracts
  • Blockchain
  • Infrastructure
  • DeFi

Benefits & perks

  • Remote working
  • Paid sick days
  • Pension
  • Promote from within
  • Committed to a diverse team
  • Performance bonus
  • 100% remote working
  • Paid time off
  • Learning & development
  • Health insurance - us employees
  • Healthcare stipend - uk & ireland employees
  • No call fridays

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