Director, DevOps and Technology

Digital Currency Group

Digital Currency Group

Software Engineering, IT
Stamford, CT, USA
Posted on Sunday, May 26, 2024
What You'll Be A Part Of:

Founded in 2015 by CEO Barry Silbert, Digital Currency Group is the most active investor in the blockchain sector with a mission to accelerate the development of a better financial system through the proliferation of digital assets and blockchain technology. Today, DCG sits at the epicenter of the industry, backing more than 200 blockchain-related companies in over 35 countries. DCG also invests directly in digital currencies and other digital assets.

We passionately believe digital currency and blockchain technology will drive global economic and social change. Our unique model enables us to deploy our resources to build over the long term.

About the opportunity:

DCG is looking to hire a Director, DevOps, and Technology, to support our Global Information Technology and Risk Management initiatives. The Director, DevOps and Technology leads the development and implementation of a Transformational set of strategic systems and technologies. The Director, DevOps, and Technology, works with key business stakeholders to design and implement strategic solutions that drive key operational metrics. The Director, DevOps and Technology will concisely communicate, fact-based recommendations that impact revenue and various other Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) for all departments. Providing leadership and direction for technology projects, enterprise risk management and compliance. The Director, DevOps and Technology will work closely within DCG and its subsidiaries across a broad range of Technology, Cyber Security, governance, and other business issues. The ideal candidate is passionate about devising creative solutions to address complex problems that support and enable the DCG businesses. The Director, DevOps and Technology will report directly to the Chief Information Security Officer.

What you'll be responsible for:

The Director, DevOps and Technology supports the development and implementation of a companywide technology strategy, as well as cyber security and enterprise risk management programs that leverages industry standards and best practices as well as works closely and collaborates with DevOps and Technology teams across DCG and the DCG subsidiaries in defining and executing world-class technology and cyber security strategies.

  • Lead the development and delivery for our Technology and Enterprise-wide applications, standards, architecture, and systems.
  • Collaborate with relevant lines of business to develop a deep understanding of the process, strategies, and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Oversee day-to-day implementation and analysis of the different initiatives.
  • Maintain the enterprise vision, strategy, and programs to support and protect DCG, businesses, information, information systems and data.
  • Responsibilities will include defining and implementing short and long-tern technology including identifying, business technology needs and opportunities.
  • Manage organization wide technology and information security governance processes.
  • Facilitating the adoption of new technologies and security architecture standards.
  • Developing and maintaining metrics and key performance indicators (KPIs) to measure the effectiveness and efficiency of technology projects and security engineering and platforms (e.g., network and host security exception statistics).
  • Additional technology and governance responsibilities.

What you'll bring:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or a related field or equivalent industry experience.
  • 5+ years in DevOps and Technology Support, project management, Technology, or Information Security related field .
  • 5 years' experience in Finance and/or FinTech.
  • Experience in Cryptocurrency and Blockchain, ideally 2-3+ years' experience.
  • Must possess recent, proven, hands-on technical DevOps and security experience.
  • Cloud architecture, engineering, and support - AWS and MSFT Azure.
  • Cloud and Dev security and observability experience.
  • Application Life Cycle management and application development experience
  • Experience in Business Applications (HR, Finance, Legal) and Cyber Security
  • Strong working understanding of Golang and Python dev/scripting.
  • Ability to analyze business trends and determine their impact on the security strategy.
  • Business acumen to quickly learn new business processes and understand how Technology and information security can support the business in achieving revenue and profit goals.
  • Industry Certifications such as:
    • PMI Certifications
    • Agile Development Methodologies
    • Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)
    • CISA, ITIL
  • Leadership skills to motivate cross-functional, interdisciplinary teams to build-out new capabilities and achieve tactical and strategic goals.
  • Ability to work well individually and as part of a team in a demanding, dynamic environment and meet overall objectives.
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized individual who can manage multiple projects under strict timelines.
  • Ability to clearly communicate DevOps and Technology concepts to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Strategic and analytical thinker that can think "big picture."
  • Experience in establishing and maintaining strong Network relationships with Industry Peers, Vendors and Government Agencies.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills, with the ability to work effectively across teams and departments.
We are looking for people with:

  • Strong work ethic and unparalleled integrity.
  • Creativity, passion, and who are natural self-starters and problem solvers.
  • Intellectual curiosity and a passion to advise on supporting and enabling near and long business strategies.
  • A high degree of ownership and accountability in everything you do.
  • A desire to work in an intellectually vibrant, highly entrepreneurial, fast-paced, and collaborative environment.

What we offer:

  • Inspiring colleagues and an invigorating startup environment
  • Competitive base salary, bonus, and incentive compensation
  • Company paid health insurance for employee, partner, and dependents
  • Life insurance, short-term & long-term disability coverage
  • 401K plan
  • Pre-tax transit and parking program
  • Pre-tax flexible spending program for medical and dependent care
  • Flexible time off and paid parental leave
  • New water-front office with world-class perks and amenities

Location: Stamford, CT

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.