Head of Platform Engineering

Bitstamp is the original Cryptocurrency Exchange.

Since 2011 when we started in a garage with just two laptops and some big ideas, we have been at the forefront of the crypto industry, driving innovation and ensuring that above all else we are human in our approach, trusted by our customers and, with an unwavering belief in blockchain technology, providing secure and innovative access to crypto to all corners of the world.

Our success has been always about the amazing ideas, talent and passion of our people and the disruption we have created together on our crazy crypto journey.

We are growing faster than ever, creating opportunities where we find the best people and always looking for the next bunch of crypto-curious thinkers and individuals who want to make the next difference.

As Head of Platform Engineering you’ll take over the leadership of Platform engineering, responsible for building and maintenance of self-serving capabilities that are increasing delivery velocity and quality at which we provide value to our customers.

We are searching for engineering leader who is passionate about constant evaluation and improvement of software and systems delivery life-cycle.

What you’ll do

  • Build a platform that accelerates our engineering efforts and inspires measurable results.

  • Help engineering teams leverage our platform to increase engineering happiness, productivity and autonomy.

  • Use a Product Manager’s mindset to work with engineers and agree on the platform’s vision, strategy and priorities.

  • Present and promote agreement around the vision and strategy to ensure short- and long-term roadmaps.

  • Ensure the performance and availability of our digital systems in adherence with our service level agreements.

  • Continue to grow and strengthen our platform development teams consisting of software, data, QA and infrastructure engineers.

  • Manage a geographically distributed teams.

  • Lead the rollout of a SRE transformation strategy across our platform engineering teams.

  • Serve as part of the engineering senior leadership team and bring your perspective and experience to that group.

On day one you’ll bring

  • Deep experience in DevOps, SRE, Infrastructure Engineering, or Product Engineering, in hands-on and progressive leadership roles.

  • A history of communicating with a wide range of stakeholders.

  • Engineering management experience.

  • Experience building and mentoring teams while seeking continuous improvement.

  • Experience developing realistic project plans, managing stakeholder expectations, and tracking team execution.

We’ll love it even more if you have

  • Experience in similar roles.

You will fit right in at Bitstamp if you are

  • A Creative thinker – a box? what box? there is no box.

  • A Self-solver – you are resourceful and seek solutions through collaboration.

  • Visionary – imagine what is possible and have the courage to take risks that will drive our business forward.


  • Hybrid or 100% remote working/full time in Croatia

The benefits of Life at Bitstamp

  • A truly flexible working environment and an ability to work where you are most productive.

    Sometimes at work, sometimes at home, sometimes on the move.

  • Access to great technology (with a choice of laptops!).

  • Generous home office allowances on joining to help set up your home space.

  • Long term employment, training and development opportunities, great company culture.

  • Competitive benefit programs developing for each market.

  • Industry mentors, and opportunities to develop and learn from others.

  • Internal Gaming Tournaments and regular collaboration events.

  • Bitstamp Cares ๐Ÿ’š.

    The communities which are important to our people are important to us, and we are active in our support and celebrations.

  • A VERY pet friendly office culture.

    We love animals (actually are kind of crazy for them) and celebrate the love and companionship they share with us.

    Please bring them with you to work (seriously).

  • Delicious breakfast, fresh fruit, snacks, coffee, tea, full fridge of beverages and ice cream in collaboration hubs.

Our Story

Bitstampers are truly passionate about bringing cryptocurrency to the mainstream and championing independent investing with life changing potential.

We are proud to be leading the way in creating access to this next generation of finance and have become the worldโ€™s longest-running cryptocurrency exchange by driving innovation and ensuring that we are, above all else, human in our approach, trusted by our customers and, with an unwavering belief in blockchain technology, always strive to provide secure and innovative crypto access to all corners of the world.

This doesnโ€™t happen by chance, and we believe our success has come from our belief in the power of being different and finding people who want to explore together, create together and support each otherโ€™s growth.

We have already achieved so much, and have our sights set firmly on our future.

Come join in our revolution and be part of the Bitstamp story.