What are we all about?

We are a team of world class builders and researchers with expertise across several domains: Ethereum Protocol Engineering, Layer-2, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Miner Extractable Value (MEV), Smart Contract Development, Security Auditing and Formal Verification.

Working to solve some of the most challenging problems in the blockchain space, we frequently collaborate with renowned companies, such as Ethereum Foundation, StarkWare, Gnosis Chain, Aave, Flashbots, xDai, Open Zeppelin, Forta Protocol, Energy Web, POA Network and many more.

We actively contribute to Ethereum core development, EIP's and network upgrades together with the Ethereum Foundation, and other client teams.

Today, there are nearly 200 of us working remotely from over 45+ countries.

You can view all our open positions here: https://jobs.nethermind.io/

About Twinstake:

Twinstake is a leading institutional staking provider which offers unrivaled knowledge and experience of the institutional market from our founding heritage coupled with deep crypto expertise and technology from our team of core devs and industry veter

As the CTO of Twinstake, you will be responsible for providing strategic leadership and technical expertise to drive the development and implementation of staking infrastructure and related product. You will lead a team of talented engineers and developers, collaborating with cross-functional stakeholders to design, build, and maintain a scalable and secure infrastructure platform and technological solutions.

As Chief Technology Officer for Twinstake, you will:

  • Evaluate the strategic vision and recommend technological solutions to ensure Twinstake’s leadership in the industry.
  • Own the technology roadmap, ensuring alignment with the overall business objectives.
  • Drive the architecture, scalability and implementation of the Twinstake infrastructure and data platforms to support the growing demand for staking services.
  • Lead the design, development and deployment of technological solutions at Twinstake, including the launch of new products, procurement of strategic integrations and onboarding of new assets.
  • Establish and enforce development and deployment methodologies, coding standards, and quality assurance processes to deliver robust and reliable solutions.
  • Oversee the security and privacy aspects of the infrastructure, implementing best practices and ensuring compliance with relevant regulations.
  • Manage and mentor a team of engineers and developers, fostering a culture of innovation, collaboration, and continuous learning.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including product management, operations, and security, to ensure the successful delivery and maintenance of the Twinstake’s technology.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and emerging technologies, evaluating their potential for integration into the company's infrastructure.

You will have:

  • Excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to effectively articulate complex technical concepts to both technical and non-technical stakeholders.
  • Proven experience as a CTO, Technical Director, or similar leadership role in a technology-driven organization.
  • Deep understanding of blockchain technology, particularly staking and consensus algorithms.
  • Strong expertise in on-premise infrastructure design, implementation, and management with a deep understanding of traditional data center technologies, virtualization, server hardware and networking.
  • Strong expertise in cloud computing platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, or Google Cloud) and containerization technologies (e.g., Docker, Kubernetes).
  • Experience with DevOps & SRE practices, continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD), and infrastructure automation.
  • Knowledge of smart contract development and experience with programming languages such as Solidity.
  • Proficiency in programming languages commonly used in infrastructure development, such as Go, Rust, and Python.
  • Proven experience in data engineering, including designing and implementing scalable data pipelines, data warehousing solutions, and data integration strategies using modern technologies.
  • Deep understanding of cryptographic principles and secure key management.
  • Good familiarity with infrastructure cybersecurity principles and best practices for securing distributed systems.
  • Track record of successfully delivering complex technological solutions, preferably in infrastructure, on time and within budget.

Nice to have

  • Experience working in a fast-paced startup or high-growth environment.
  • Experience working in finance, especially with institutional asset managers.
  • Experience working with digital asset custodians.

Disclaimer: Please note, the advertised roles are offered by Twinstake UK Limited, not Nethermind. However, the Nethermind team shall carry out the first stage of the recruitment process before passing the successful job applications on to Twinstake.

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