Lead Engineer - Web (Ledger.com)



London, UK
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024
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Founded in 2014, Ledger is the global platform for digital assets and Web3. Over 20% of the world’s crypto assets are secured through our Ledger Nanos. Headquartered in Paris and Vierzon, with offices in the UK, US, Switzerland and Singapore, Ledger has a team of more than 900 professionals developing a variety of products and services to enable individuals and companies to securely buy, store, swap, grow and manage crypto assets – including the Ledger hardware wallets line with more than 6 millions units already sold in 200 countries.
At Ledger, we embody the values that make us unique: Pragmatism, Audacity, Commitment, Trust and Transparency. Hear from our employees how they shape the work we do here.
As a Team Lead within our core web engineering team, you'll play a pivotal role in steering the development and enhancement of ledger.com, directly impacting the end-to-end customer experience. Our team manages a variety of systems, from an ecommerce platform processing orders globally to innovative blockchain-based applications.

What you will do

  • Lead and mentor your team, driving productivity and fostering a culture of high collective impact, focused on developing new features and functionality to elevate our customer experience
  • Design, build, operate, and maintain critical systems, ensuring reliability, performance, and availability of our core e-commerce and blockchain-based systems
  • Collaborate with other team leads to deliver a cohesive product and technical strategy, ensuring technical alignment across the company
  • Drive recruitment, performance assessments, training, and career development within your team, ensuring alignment with Ledger’s goals for growth and retention
  • Champion engineering best practices, influencing decisions around tooling, architecture, and Agile processes to continuously improve team practices and product quality
  • Actively participate in the sprint delivery, incorporating quality, performance, and security into deliverables, while fostering innovative thinking and solutions

What we're looking for

  • Proven experience in leading and managing high-performing engineering teams, with a demonstrable track record in delivering scalable, robust applications
  • Expertise in our primary technologies: React, TypeScript, Node.js, and AWS
  • Strong background in software development with proficiency in multiple languages, ensuring the selection of the right tools for the job
  • Experience with high traffic transactional websites and understanding of performance optimization best practices
  • A passion for cryptocurrency and blockchain is advantageous but not necessary

What's in it for you?

  • Equity: Employees are the foundation of our success, and we award stock options so you can share in that success as we grow
  • Flexibility: A hybrid work policy
  • Social: Frequent social events, snacks and drinks in our Holborn office
  • Medical: Comprehensive health insurance policy offering extensive medical, dental and vision care coverage
  • Well-being: Personal development, coaching & fitness with our dedicated partners
  • Vacation: 28 days of paid leave per year, in addition to national holidays
  • High tech: Access to high performance office equipment and gadgets, including Apple products
  • Transport: Ledger reimburses part of your preferred means of transportation
  • Discounts: Employee discount on all our products.