Director Platform Engineering

Dapper Labs

Anywhere Remote only

Full time

Engineering - Other

Feb 17

As the Sr Director of Platform Engineering, you will oversee, build and grow the teams responsible for Dapper Labs's platform services and features. Areas of focus include DevOps, SRE, CI/CD, Build/Release, Observability, Performance, and more. This team will ensure that our Engineering organization can continue to scale with our business growth. Additionally, your investments in availability, reliability, and performance will have a direct impact on our customer's experience with the product.

Dapper Labs is a remote-first company with a culture of flexibility, written documentation, open company communication, and collaboration. Our values guide our every move and we believe that by building a diverse group of remote individuals, we can push forward our mission and create a rewarding, inclusive, and fun work environment for our entire team.

The Responsibilities:
  • Scale the Platform Engineering team by hiring additional Engineering Managers and Engineers.
  • Support and grow your Engineering Managers through coaching, mentorship and guidance.
  • Develop pillars of excellence within the Platform team, through ideation, strategy, planning and execution, in core focus areas like DevOps, SRE, Observability, Performance, Developer Productivity, and more.
  • Establish a clearly documented service catalog across the platform team and provide a clear SLA/SLOs for every product within this.
  • Management of high complexity of transactional scale in a high security ecosystem.
  • Augmenting a practice of ongoing operational excellence through the continuous systematic refinement of service offering performance.

The Requirements:
  • 3+ years as a Director of Engineering, or higher.
  • Experience supporting small teams and growing medium size teams.
  • Experience in the above at a venture backed, high-growth company.
  • Experience with supporting teams operating in GCP.
  • Proven record as both player and coach in agile environments.

More about Dapper Labs:

Dapper Labs is the world's first blockchain entertainment company. We are the creators of industry-leading experiences including CryptoKitties and NBA Top Shot, as well as Dapper Wallet, the simplest way to manage your assets and use the blockchain. We are also the original developers behind Flow, a new decentralized blockchain designed from the ground up for scalability and ease of use.

Our mission at Dapper Labs is to make the world a more open, empowering, and enjoyable place through consumer adoption of decentralized technologies. We have raised over $600M from leading VCs including Fred Wilson (USV) and Chris Dixon as well as Venrock, Samsung, Google Ventures, Coatue, NBA players, and global artists, among others. Dapper Labs partners include the NBA and NBPA, the NFL-PA, Ubisoft, Warner Music, Turner, Dr. Seuss, Genies, and the UFC, as well as 100+ others.

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