CoinTracker

Cryptocurrency Portfolio & Tax Manager

Head of Engineering at CoinTracker

Location
Remote / Remote
Job Type
Full-time
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Jon Lerner
Jon Lerner
Founder

About the role

CoinTracker is a portfolio assistant for cryptocurrency. It is used by over 500,000 cryptocurrency holders collectively tracking over $20 billion in crypto assets. CoinTracker enables consumers and businesses to seamlessly track their cryptocurrency portfolio, investment performance, taxes, and more. Beyond cryptocurrency, we are building a general automated financial assistant for all financial assets.

Our mission is to increase the financial freedom and prosperity of the world.
Some things we’re proud of:

💲 Over 1% of all cryptocurrency transactions globally are tracked on CoinTracker

📈 Profitable and growing 15X year over year

🤝 Partnered with Coinbase, TurboTax, and other industry leaders

💼 Backers including Y Combinator, Initialized Capital, Serena Williams, and more

🗺️ Founders: Jon previously built TextNow (200M downloads), Chandan was previously a product manager at Google

Learn more about our mission, culture, and hiring process.

Your mission

Lead the engineering team to build and scale CoinTracker into the fundamental portfolio manager that helps take cryptocurrency mainstream.

1-year outcomes

  • 2+ engineering managers and 25+ engineers hired
  • Successful delivery of all the top engineering goals as defined in collaboration with the leadership team
  • High level of overall quality of the CoinTracker platform, including accuracy, stability, and performance
  • Consistent, high cadence of product and platform improvements shipped
  • Industry-leading engineering culture

Some of the skills we're excited about:

  • Leadership: Ability to lead and motivate engineers, define and align engineers around key objectives and areas of focus, achieve high collective productivity, impact, and happiness.
  • Hiring: Ability to find and hire exceptional engineers. Successfully sources, selects, and sells excellent engineers to join CoinTracker. Champions diversity and inclusion.
  • Strategic thinking & execution: Ability to identify and execute on the right short, medium, and long-term objectives to successfully align CoinTracker's engineering roadmap with the company's objectives.
  • Algorithms & data structures: Proficient at solving intermediate algorithms & data structures challenges.
  • Highly scalable and reliable distributed systems: Excellent at understanding and designing complex engineering systems. Proficient with databases, web servers, job queues, client-side architecture. Experienced at horizontally scaling engineering systems with 1M+ users. Knowledgeable about system health monitoring.
  • Code quality & testing: Writes well-designed, modular, intuitive, clean code. Understands software best practices like DRY, high cohesion, low coupling. Not afraid to refactor or propose architectural changes and see them through to the finish line. Understands different types of testing required in a complex distributed system. Values automated testing.

This role may be a good fit if you

  • Thrive in an early-stage high growth startup environment
  • Are passionate about cryptocurrency
  • Work effectively in a remote setting and are able to overlap with our core hours of 9 AM to 12 PM PT

What's it like working at CoinTracker?

We are a fully internationally distributed, tight-knit team. We have minimal process, and the majority of our time is spent working and collaborating asynchronously through tools like Figma, Github, Google Meet, Linear, Notion, Slack, Zendesk. We also stay aligned and bonded through weekly sprints, standups, all hands, and socials. We aim to empower every individual on the team with full transparency, ownership, autonomy, and clear objectives. Learn more about our guiding principles.

If this sounds exciting, we'd love to hear from you! Not sure you’re a perfect fit? Reach out anyway. We’re looking for awesome individuals, not folks who perfectly match a job posting.

Why you should join CoinTracker

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Overview

CoinTracker is a portfolio assistant for cryptocurrency. Used by over 500,000 cryptocurrency holders with over $20 Billion in crypto assets on exchanges, it enables consumers and businesses to seamlessly track their cryptocurrency portfolio, investment performance, taxes, and more. Beyond cryptocurrency, we are building a general automated financial assistant for all financial assets.

Our mission is to increase the financial freedom and prosperity of individuals and companies.

Some things we’re proud of:

💲 Over $20B in crypto assets are tracked on CoinTracker

📈 Profitable. Growing over 15X YoY.

🤝 Partnered with Coinbase, TurboTax, Wolters Kluwer, and other industry leaders

💼 Backers including Y Combinator, Initialized Capital, Serena Williams, and more

🗺️ Founders: Jon and Chandan previously built TextNow (scaled to 200 million downloads) and worked at Google[x] & Google