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VP of Engineering in Santa Clara, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 1/23/2018

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Job Description

Job Number: 2115920

Job Title: VP of Engineering
Location: Santa Clara
Compensation: $200-225k base, equity

This is an opportunity to build the future of knowledge sharing and participate in a fast-growing industry! Our client is an Ethereum startup based in Santa Clara, CA. pioneering a new application in the Ethereum ecosystem. There's already a large growing global community supporting their project and several tens of millions dollars in funding. By joining their startup, you'll have the ability to play with new technology and jump aboard a fast-moving rocket that's already in orbit!

Job Title Responsibilities: Our client is looking for a hands-on technical leader who can lead their product development team consisting of engineering and design talent. This leader will be responsible for working with the executive team to execute the technical vision and implement the business goals. Although technical competence is required, managerial competence is more important. At the same time, he/she must stay on top of the constantly evolving landscape of the blockchain technology industry. The right fit will have strong technical competence in the technologies they are working with and can do hands-on work (they're still a startup), and at the same time, understands how to prioritize tasks, allocate resources, and create processes. Strong creative problem-solving skills are a must.
Job Title Requirements:

• Leadership

• Engineering Management

• Business Management

• Web Application Development

• Blockchain Experience (Ethereum preferred)

• JavaScript


• Node.js

• Data Security

• React.js + Redux (optional but preferred)

• IPFS (optional)

About Nelson:

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With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. Whether you are looking for a position in: accounting & finance, administration, computer gaming, digital media, engineering, human resources, legal, light industrial, manufacturing, or technology, Nelson helps place people in full-time, temporary, temp-to-hire, project, and contract positions. For a full listing of jobs, go to: and click "Find Work."