Head of Web – Ledger.com

Founded in 2014, Ledger is a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. Headquartered in Paris, Vierzon, London and New York, Ledger has a team o

Founded in 2014, Ledger is a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. Headquartered in Paris, Vierzon, London and New York, Ledger has a team of 400+ professionals developing a variety of products and services to safeguard cryptocurrency assets for individuals and companies – including the Ledger hardware wallets line already sold in 165 countries.

To sustain the company’s growth,
Ledger is looking for a new talent to build, develop and maintain its web presence.

Reporting directly to the VP Engineering Consumer, you will be responsible for the strategy and execution of technology for all Ledger web sites.

Missions

  • 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

  • 5+ years of combined experience in managing software teams of 8+ engineers.
  • B.S. Computer Science degree, or equivalent professional experience
  • You love developing and growing peopleA solid background in web technologies with demonstrable career progression through roles with increasing technical proficiency
  • Experience with our stack AWS, PHP/Node.js, React.js
  • Having worked with tools as Wordpress and Shopify is a plus
  • A passion for engineering practices and proven track record driving change
  • Good technical architectural skillsAble 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
  • Technically strong enough to understand and guide for software development decisions within your teams (the what and the how)
  • 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 organisation.
  • Having a strong interest in web3

Ledger guarantees equal opportunity for all during the recruitment process, without any distinction of gender, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, social status, disability or age.

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