Software Engineering Manager



Software Engineering
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Friday, July 28, 2023

At Paradigm, we are changing the future of finance! By joining us at this early stage, you’ll be building cutting-edge, distributed financial service infrastructure that will reshape financial services across CeFi and DeFi markets.

About Paradigm

  • Paradigm is a zero-fee, institutional liquidity network for derivatives traders across CeFi and DeFi.
  • We provide unified access to multi-asset, multi-protocol liquidity on demand without compromising on execution preferences, costs, and immediacy.
  • We’ve built the largest network of institutional counterparties in crypto, with over 1000 institutional clients trading over $10 B per month.
  • We are a diverse, global team led by our organizational principles and united by our mission to bring on-demand liquidity for traders, anytime and anywhere, without compromises. We also strive to ship faster than anyone else in the industry!
  • We are backed by the best traders and investors in the space, including Jump Capital, Genesis Trading, Dragonfly Capital, QCP Capital, Optiver US, IMC, GSR Markets, Akuna Capital, Fidelity Digital Assets CMT Digital, Goldentree Asset Management, Amber Group, OK Group, Bybit Fintech, and CoinShares.

Manage 5 to 10 engineers and be responsible for their performance and delivery: regularly
reviewing their work, provide coaching, resolve conflicts and blocking dependencies, etc.
Provide technical voice on the team to ensure secure, reliable, scalable, and maintainable design
and architecture. Implement Paradigm’s engineering process and help evolve it to keep up with
growing team, product features, and market traction. Ensure delivery on product priorities by
collaborating with the Product team to understand and resolve customer requirements. Help in
recruiting efforts for the entire engineering team.


  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field
    plus 6 months’ experience in backend engineering OR Bachelor’s degree in Electrical
    Engineering, Computer Science, or a closely related field plus 5 years’ experience in
    backend engineering
  • Experience must include 6 months in each of the following: Python; Java; C++; Docker;
    Jira; monitoring and scaling microservice-oriented systems; and technical leadership.

Our Benefits and Perks

  • Competitive pay and transparent pay bands
  • Flexible work environment
    • Unlimited vacation with a minimum required PTO of 10 days annually.
    • Celebrate your national holidays, in addition to floating holidays, to honor what matters to you, not HQ.
  • Full benefits (benefits vary by country)
    • We offer the highest benefits package offered by our Employment of Record partners; insurance carriers and plans vary by country
  • Generous technology and learning allowances
    • $3500 first-year budget to spend on your computer, peripherals, office essentials...whatever makes you most efficient and comfortable. You'll then receive a $2000 refresh every 2 years.
    • $1000 budget to spend on learning and development materials, courses or conferences.

Paradigm is an equal opportunity employer.