About us

1stDigital is a digital asset focused trust, custody, financial technology company at the vanguard of the emerging digitalization of assets, where the full value for your worldly assets can finally unite like other digital data. Our best-in-class custodian and near-banking layer enables previously unattainable options for payments, asset management and access to products that can help enhance financial inclusion.  

Our infrastructure – including FDUSD, Asia’s 1st home grown blockchain-based USD stable-coin – Developed to help economies, institutions and developers gain access to technology breakthroughs and capitalize on the digital evolution of finance, trust, and technology.


As the Head of Engineering, you will lead our engineering department and help us build top-quality software products. You'll oversee our engineering team's day-to-day operations, manage engineers, and drive the technical strategy of the company. 


  • Collaborate with the CTO and other executive members to define and implement the company's technical strategy.
  • Ensure alignment of engineering activities with company goals and objectives.
  • Directly oversee teams of engineers, developers, and testers.
  • Conduct performance reviews, hiring, and onboarding processes.
  • Foster a culture of continuous learning and innovation.
  • Ensure the quality and technological integrity of the products and services.
  • Oversee architecture decisions and ensure the consistency of the tech stack.
  • Drive continuous improvement in software development practices and methodologies.
  • Streamline engineering processes for efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Manage resource allocation to ensure timely product delivery.
  • Maintain a high standard of operational excellence, including security, scalability, maintainability, and reliability of the company's products.
  • Coordinate with product, design, and marketing teams to ensure cohesion between the teams.
  • Communicate technology strategy to partners and investors. 


  • A minimum of 10 years in software engineering.
  • A minimum of 4 years in a leadership role, preferably in a large-scale tech company.
  • Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or a related field.
  • Broad understanding of software engineering principles, system architecture, and DevOps practices.
  • Proficient in company’s main technology stack - .NET, Kubernetes, Docker, Angular, AWS
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to inspire and lead teams towards high performance. 
  • Ability to navigate complex situations and provide solutions that benefit all parties. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in FinTech, Financial Services, Crypto.
  • MBA or other relevant post-graduate qualification.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. This job description is intended to convey information essential to understanding the scope of the job and the general nature and level of work performed by job holders within this job. However, this job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of qualifications, skills, efforts, duties, responsibilities or working conditions associated with the position. First Digital Trust reserves the right to amend this job description at any time.

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