VP of Engineering


Posted: 2 months ago

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full time
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Remote ok
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Enya, as a core contributor to Boba Network, is looking for an experienced engineering leader to scale the engineering organization to build a blockchain scaling platform that can serve a billion users.

You will be a leading voice in Web3 and Layer 2 technology trends, own and execute against the Boba Network technology roadmap, and ultimately build a blockchain infrastructure that serves a billion users. You will also be responsible for creating organizational structures and a culture that will set the team up for success.


  • Work with the CEO to continually evolve the technology roadmap that supports the growth of Boba Network as a universal scaling layer for blockchains
  • Lead the engineering organization to deliver on the technology roadmap
  • Research and stay current with state-of-the-art technology and the competitive landscape in the blockchain space
  • Ensure at least 99.99% network uptime
  • Implement engineering best practices that prevent any security incidents that would lead to the loss of digital assets
  • Collaborate with Marketing and PR on publishing technical and thought leadership articles
  • Collaborate with Business Development on supporting partners of Boba Network
  • Collaborate with Finance on budgeting and resource allocation
  • Speak and represent the Company at conferences
  • Coach developers during online and in-person hackathons
  • Continue to build the engineering organization, recruit engineers and team leads, and structure the organization for scale
  • Ensure every team member receives the coaching and the opportunities they need to develop their skills and career
  • Ensure effective cross-functional collaboration between engineers and the rest of the Company


  • Drive and hunger to grow with and scale an early-stage web3 infrastructure startup to serve a billion users
  • Passion for enriching the lives of billions through blockchain technologies and Web3 organizational principles
  • Strong track record leading engineering teams with 30+ team members in the blockchain/decentralized infrastructure or distributed systems space
  • Deep understanding of consensus mechanisms, Ethereum and alternative L1s, L2 scaling approaches, cross-chain messaging protocols, and bridging solutions
  • Familiarity with DeFi, NFT, and web3 gaming
  • Experience leading teams that built developer-facing and user-facing products
  • Experience leading open source projects
  • Experience leading devops teams keeping infrastructure operating in at least 99.99% uptime environments
  • Disciplined in engineering practices that minimize security vulnerabilities
  • Experience with at least 3 of the following:
  • Web3: EVM, Solidity, Geth, Erigon, Go, React, Truffle/Hardhat, web3.js/ether.js
  • Web2: AWS, Node.js
  • Experience in leading remote teams in a fast-paced, collaborative environment
  • Thought leadership in blockchain scaling
  • Strong bias for action
  • Intellectual honesty
  • Strategic thinker
  • Exceptional organizational and communications skills

Benefits + Perks

  • Flexible Time Off Policy
  • Work remotely from anywhere you choose
  • Team events to learn about trends and events in the DeFi & Crypto industries

  • For US Employees:

  • Health Insurance
  • 401(k) Matching
About Enya

Enya Labs is a contributor to the Boba Network, a multichain Layer 2 that reduces the barriers of adoption for users and developers. We are empowering Gaming, DeFi, and NFT projects to scale more cost-effectively while delivering a smoother user experience. Boba's Hybrid Compute technology enables developers across the blockchain ecosystem to build dApps that invoke code executed on web-scale infrastructure, making it possible to leverage sophisticated algorithms that are either too expensive or impossible to execute on-chain.

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