Speedinvest and our portfolio of startups are always hiring exceptional talent!
Browse open jobs below to find your next career move.

Engineering Manager, Blockchain & Cryptocurrencies



Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Vienna, Austria
Posted on Friday, March 8, 2024

Who we are

We simplify wealth creation. Founded in 2014 in Vienna, Austria by Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer, we’re here to help people trust themselves enough to build their financial freedom — for now and the future. Our user-friendly, trade-everything platform empowers both first-time investors and seasoned experts to invest in the cryptocurrencies, crypto indices, stocks*, precious metals and commodities* they want — with any sized budget, 24/7. Our global team works across different cultures and time zones, bringing our products to more than 4 million customers, making us one of Europe’s safest and most secure platforms that powers modern investing.

Headquartered in Austria but operating across Europe, our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. It’s these diverse perspectives and innovative minds operating as ONE TEAM that keep Bitpanda at the cutting edge of our industry. So if you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission

Lead the team that is responsible for all things blockchain and cryptocurrency related for Bitpanda and drive the implementation of the lightning network.

What you’ll do

  • Define technical roadmaps, and work with product owners to groom the backlog factoring in technical debt and prioritisation of impactful services.
  • Lead, grow, and inspire your team to perform at the highest level, and successfully delivering their best in a fast-paced environment
  • Facilitate daily scrum meetings, sprint planning, reviews, and retrospectives to ensure agile practices are effectively implemented and continuously improved.
  • Work closely with other managers, stakeholders, and teams across the organisation to ensure that the microservices architecture aligns with the broader company objectives.
  • Perform regular 1:1 with your team members to develop career plans and goals. Help your team to maintain resilience in periods of change and ambiguity

Who you are

  • You already bring a fundamental understanding of Cryptocurrencies and Blockchain technology and are eager to dive into it more!
  • You have the ability to lead teams effectively, provide guidance in ambiguous situations, influence technical discussions and are able to contribute to the development and future growth of software engineers
  • You have experience in a technical leadership role with demonstrated deep knowledge of the development of digital products, good understanding of software architecture all the way from experimentation to continuous improvement in an agile environment
  • Capability to perform regular performance reviews and derive new development goals or improvement strategies. Hands-on personality, self-driven, somebody who likes to be involved rather sitting on the sidelines
  • Familiarity with Python development, AWS Services, DevOps infrastructure, Infrastructure-as-Code, Apache Kafka, crypto trading, smart contracts, Web3, Cryptonodes is always a benefit

What’s in it for you

  • Hybrid-working model with 60-Work From Anywhere days
  • Total compensation package including participation in our Bitpanda stock option plan
  • Competitive benefits programs and policies shaped by our flexibility-first philosophy
  • Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
  • Company-wide and team events — both in-person and virtually!
  • Bitpanda swag to keep you living the brand

And, above all, the opportunity to learn and grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey towards being Europe’s future #1 investment platform.

Bitpanda is committed to fostering a fair and equal environment based on trust and mutual respect. We believe that a diverse and inclusive workplace is paramount to our success and we are committed to building a team that represents a wide variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.