Director of Engineering, Government Solutions

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What Taxbit is looking for in applicants

About TaxBit

TaxBit is helping to drive mainstream adoption of digital assets by connecting the consumer, enterprise, and government tax and accounting ecosystems. 

Our Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) platform streamlines our customers’ reporting experience across traditional and digital asset classes. We are trusted by thousands of consumers, leading exchanges and enterprises, government agencies—including the IRS— respected accounting firms, and others to solve complex accounting problems at scale and ensure compliance with the latest tax laws. TaxBit investors include IVP, Insight Partners, Paradigm, Tiger Global, PayPal Ventures, Winklevoss Capital, Coinbase Ventures, and other leading crypto investors. Our team is located in Salt Lake City, Seattle, and Washington DC.

If you’re searching for a company that’s dedicated to your growth, recognizes your unique contribution, and provides a fun, flexible, and inclusive work environment, then TaxBit is the place for you. We’re looking for team members who are ready to join a hypergrowth company and excited to work at the forefront of an entirely new industry. 

The Role

As the Director of Engineering for Government Solutions at TaxBit, you should be passionate about software of the people, by the people, for the people. You will help us manage our hyper growth engineering team and focus on solving some of the most complex problems in the fintech world.

You will lead our team to design software solutions in an effort to deliver amazing experiences and capabilities for our customers and clients in government, both at home and abroad. The ideal leader is someone who is humble, hungry and smart and runs after problems. They will be one who can inspire development teams, communicate clearly, and ensure that software is delivered in quality.

Key Responsibilities

  • Hire and grow your teams with superior engineering talent, and coach and improve the performance of existing engineers in your organization
  • Dive deep into technology and are on the forefront of the latest tools, technologies, and strategies and help evaluate, prototype, and introduce them to our team
  • Build and maintain a culture of speed, excellence, collaboration, mentorship, and open feedback in engineering
  • Work with others in Engineering Management to drive best practices in software development, testing, and production deployment
  • Collaborate with internal teams and vendors to fix and improve products
  • Own one or more business-critical systems, and working closely with cross-functional partners will participate in developing the engineering vision and roadmaps for your organization

Required Qualifications

  • 15+ years of software development experience with a strong understanding of functional programming patterns and principles
  • 7+ years engineering leadership 
  • 5+ years as people manager
  • Experience recruiting and leading teams that designed and operated critical government software solutions
  • Ability to balance business needs and urgency while shipping high quality and pragmatic solutions 
  • Ability to work in Python, Javascript and/or Clojure and have experience building cloud infrastructure (AWS) 

Desired Skills

  • Experience managing teams that have designed and operated critical government software solutions
  • 5+ years building SaaS cloud-based products 
  • Experience managing sensitive data and working with security and compliance teams
  • Fintech experience is a huge plus


Why you want to work here

  • Competitive cash compensation
  • Stock options
  • Insurance Package; Dental, Medical, Vision coverage with certain plans eligible for 100% medical premium coverage
  • 401k
  • Unlimited PTO
  • Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Friday team lunches
  • Company Paid Life and Accidental Death Insurance
  • Affordable and Optional Short & Long Term Disability and Supplemental Life Insurance
  • Wellness Programs
  • Hybrid working model: 3 days in-office, 2 days remote
  • Autonomous and flexible work

**Vaccines are mandatory in order to foster a safe environment. 

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