TRM Labs

TRM is building a safer financial system for billions of people.

Director of Engineering - Public Sector

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6+ years
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About the role

At TRM, we're on a mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people around the globe. Our next-generation platform, which combines threat intelligence with machine learning, enables financial institutions and governments to detect cryptocurrency fraud and financial crime on an unprecedented scale.

As the Director of Engineering for the Public Sector, you will guide a team responsible for building TRM for government customers. This includes bridging our SaaS offering with federated capabilities and cloud architectures, owning everything from the initial strategy and roadmap to implementation. A successful mission will enable TRM’s Public Sector customers to securely leverage TRM in regulated industries and also scale with maturity. As an engineering leader, you will be deeply involved in the technical details and ultimately champion your team to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead and develop a world-class team of distributed system engineers, providing cultural, technical, and hands-on leadership
  • Take direct responsibility for the quality and delivery of the team's work, and manage the end-to-end availability and performance of critical services
  • Drive work based on goals and measurable outcomes that are accountable to KPIs pertaining to reliability, resiliency, durability, and uptime
  • Encourage best practices in design and usability, creating scalable engines with thorough documentation and knowledge sharing
  • Resolve escalations arising from operations and work with various teams to solve production incidents through to resolution
  • Collaborate with management and product teams to plan, estimate, and prioritize the Public Sector roadmap objectives and identify upcoming opportunities and risks

Some of the traits we value:

  • Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science or related field
  • 3+ years of experience with Cloud Native technologies (Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure, Google Cloud Platform)
  • 5+ years of experience building and deploying data-intensive applications in secure environments for Public Sector Customers
  • Experience with Terraform, CloudFormation, or other IaaS technologies.
  • Strong programming skills in Python, and SQL with experience across the spectrum of data engineering and/or data operations.
  • Successful track record building, leading, and mentoring a team of software engineers
  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
  • Candidates must be eligible for TS/SCI clearance or have an active clearance and may be required to complete a CI - Polygraph (either immediately or when required based on their last CI poly date)

About TRM

TRM Labs is a blockchain intelligence company that helps financial institutions, crypto businesses and government agencies detect and investigate crypto-related financial crime and fraud. Our products are trusted by leading companies including PayPal, Visa, FTX, Uniswap, Anchorage, and federal agencies such as the FBI and IRS. Every day, we tackle challenges in data engineering, data science, and threat intelligence to advance our mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

To accomplish our mission, we have raised nearly $80M from JPMorgan Chase, Visa, Citi, PayPal, Block, Tiger Global and Bessemer. Our team is made up of world class experts from the FBI, U.S. Secret Service, US Treasury Department, McKinsey, Coinbase, and top-tier tech companies.

TRM is a remote-first workplace, with hubs in San Francisco, Washington, DC and London. We are looking for people with grit, passion, and humility to join our global team.

Our Values

  • Impact Oriented Trailblazer - We define high-impact targets through customer centricity, prioritization, and adaptability.
  • Master Craftsperson - We execute efficiently to achieve goals through good judgment, velocity, and grit.
  • Inspiring Colleague - We elevate team performance through integrity, apprenticeship, and positive energy.

Our Employee Benefits

  • Remote-first work environment, with optional in-person offices
  • Regular team off-sites and retreats
  • Competitive salaries and stock options
  • Premium health, dental, and vision insurance
  • FSA, HSA, and 401K programs
  • Life & disability coverage
  • Paid time for vacations, volunteering, sick leave, and generous parental leave
  • Fitness, co-working, and home office reimbursements
  • Professional learning and development stipends

We encourage you to reach out even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Do not worry about picking exactly the right job; we can always explore other options after starting the conversation. Your passion and interests will set you apart, especially if your background or career is unconventional. Join us!

Why you should join TRM Labs

Hi! Thanks for checking out TRM Labs.

We provide blockchain intelligence solutions to help organizations detect, monitor, and investigate fraud and financial crime within digital asset transactions. Our ultimate goal is to empower billions of people in building a safer financial system.

We are a remote-first company and have assembled a world-class team of experts from places like McKinsey, Coinbase, Amazon, FBI, and the US Treasury Dept. Every day, we tackle challenges in data engineering, data science, and threat intelligence to advance our mission to build a safer financial system for billions of people.

We look forward to meeting you! TRM Labs

TRM Labs
Team Size:100
Location:San Francisco
Esteban Castaño
Esteban Castaño
Rahul Raina
Rahul Raina