Head of Engineering, App

San Francisco
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About the Company:

Worldcoin is a new, collectively owned global currency that will be distributed fairly to as many people as possible. Worldcoin will launch by giving a free share to everyone on Earth. We believe that this is an essential step to accelerate the transition towards a more inclusive global economy, providing new ways for everyone to share future prosperity. We hope you’ll join us on our ambitious journey.

About the Team

The App team plays a critical role in fulfilling our mission of enabling a global basic income. This squad of engineers, designers, and product managers is responsible for imagining, building, and maintaining the mobile wallet that onboards people to Worldcoin and to the larger Ethereum ecosystem. Using the App, people can verify with an Orb, use their World ID in third-party apps, claim token Drops, and use basic DeFi primitives.

About the Opportunity

This is a unique opportunity to be the first engineering leader for the App team. In this role you will:

  • Manage day-to-day a team of 10+ mobile and backend engineers and help align on product and company-wide roadmaps.
  • Help improve engineering processes and implement best practices.
  • Support hiring and growing a team of highly skilled engineers. (We expect to scale significantly in the coming months.)
  • Lead by example by contributing as an engineer in feature development and code reviews.
  • Partner closely with designers and product managers to shape the product and long-term roadmap.

About You

  • Excellent communication, problem solving, and conflict resolution skills.
  • 2+ years of experience directly hiring and managing engineers.
  • 3+ years of experience as a software engineer.
  • Experience in Mobile, Backend, and Blockchain development required. Prior experience specifically in Ethereum (or EVM compatible chains) and basic cryptography preferred, but not required.
  • Proven ability to design processes, lead a fast-paced team, and synthesize high level goals into actionable roadmaps. 
  • Obsessed with building delightful products placing great care for user experience.
  • You have a bias to action, high sense of urgency, and willingness to roll up your sleeves to get things done.

Head of Engineering, App

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San Francisco / Berlin