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Engineering Director, Novi Payment Infrastructure

at Facebook in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Intro:

Facebook’s mission is to give people the power to build community and bring the world closer together. Through our family of apps and services, we’re building a different kind of company that connects billions of people around the world, gives them ways to share what matters most to them, and helps bring people closer together. Whether we’re creating new products or helping a small business expand its reach, people at Facebook are builders at heart. Our global teams are constantly iterating, solving problems, and working together to empower people around the world to build community and connect in meaningful ways. Together, we can help people build stronger communities – we’re just getting started.

Summary:

Novi is a Facebook subsidiary whose goal is to provide financial services on top of Diem, a new global currency powered by blockchain technology based infrastructure. The first product Novi will introduce is a digital wallet, which will be available in Messenger, WhatsApp and as a standalone app. The first version of Diem wallet will support peer-to-peer payments and ways to use the coin with merchants and other use cases. Our vision is that over time there will be many other use-cases for Diem including in-store payments, integrations into Point-of-Sale systems, and more.

We are looking for a leader to lead the financial service infra team that supports both Diem as an open source project, and Novi product by providing needed infrastructure services as building blocks. Specifically, the team is responsible for Diem blockchain infrastructure, payment ledger, custody & security infrastructure, treasury platform & service. As Facebook continues to invest in the financial service sector, this team plays a critical role in supporting the product growth and will expand in scope and responsibilities.

This team consists of high performing engineers. We are looking for an Engineering Director with progressive technical experience, a demonstrated trajectory of increasing management scope in building platform, strong technical background, and a passion for managing outstanding engineers and managers in a fast-paced environment.

Required Skills:

1. Define and influence product strategy in partnership with product team, turn the strategy into concrete engineering vision and long term roadmap

2. Communicate and drive engineering initiatives across functions

3. Participate in technical design and provide high level guidance to the te

Job Details

Company

Facebook

Location


Dover, Delaware 19904
United States

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Job Order: JC180866053

Posted On: Apr 07, 2021

Updated On: Apr 25, 2021