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Head of Development



Posted on Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Who We Are

Founded in 2015 in Switzerland, Metaco is an enterprise technology company whose mission is to enable financial and non-financial institutions to securely build their digital asset operations. The company’s core product, Harmonize™, is a mission-critical orchestration platform for digital assets. From asset-agnostic custody and trading to tokenization, staking and smart contract management, the platform seamlessly connects institutions to the broad universe of decentralized finance and Web3 decentralized applications.

Metaco has established itself as the institutional standard for digital asset infrastructure, trusted by the world’s largest global custodians, banks, regulated exchanges, and corporates. Its software and technology solutions enable institutions to store, trade, issue and manage any type of digital asset – such as crypto and digital currencies, digital securities, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) – with the highest possible security and agility.

We are looking for a Head of Development to join our Engineering team in Lausanne, Switzerland (or remotely). As a member of our team, you will be contributing to the development of our platform, closely with blockchain experts, software engineers and partner organizations to enable our clients turn their projects into commercial success.

Main Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Lead the development teams
    • Supervise and support the development team through management and mentorship
    • Monitor and control the efficiency of the teams
    • Maintain the the right balance between quality, safety and cost of development
    • Participate in coding and software architecture decisions
    • Assist in identifying and resolving team impediments
    • Promote and enforce the implementation of the software development life cyclein collaboration with the other “Heads” of the unit
  • Guarantee delivery according to the roadmap
    • Track deliverables and projects in collaboration with the Head of Projects and take necessary measures to meet the commitments
    • Coordinate inter-squad interactions
    • Manage development capacities through recruitment and contractors
    • Work closely with the Head Of Cloud Ops for release and post deployment management
  • Own the quality of software development
    • Oversee the testing strategy including QA
    • Control and maintain the technical debt at an acceptable level
    • Pay particular attention to security and related developments
    • Aim to maximize client satisfaction and minimize high-severity support issues through high-quality deliverables
  • Actively participate in the customer-oriented culture
    • Own, drive and follow level 3 support with the teams
    • Help with the scoping of customer requests
    • Manage action plan on critical severity issues
    • Contribute to the technical training of client-facing technical teams

Why Metaco?

We are a dynamic and fast-growing company, working collectively to tackle the most challenging problems at the intersection of distributed ledgers, blockchain technology, applied cryptography, banking, capital markets and finance. We provide an entrepreneurial culture, where merit, contribution and teamwork are rewarded. Our team is important to us, and we work hard to support both the personal and professional development of team members. We understand that maintaining a good work-life balance is crucial to a healthy and happy workplace, that is why we provide flexible working policies for employees to fit their individual needs. Join us to make your mark on the transformation of the financial services industry.