Director, Network and Systems Engineering Manager

New York, United States

Who We Are:

At Galaxy we are building products and services to help the world invest in economic progress. We believe crypto and blockchain innovations will permeate and improve all aspects of our global economy. Our vision is a society where value and ownership flow as freely as information. Galaxy is a digital asset and blockchain leader helping institutions, startups, and individuals access and navigate the crypto economy. As one of the most well-capitalized and trusted companies in the industry, we provide platform solutions custom-made for a digitally native ecosystem across three complementary operating businesses: Global Markets, Asset Management, and Digital Infrastructure Solutions. Our offerings include, amongst others, trading, lending, strategic advisory services, institutional-grade investment solutions across passive, active and venture strategies, proprietary bitcoin mining and hosting services, network validator services, and the development of enterprise custodial technology. Galaxy’s CEO and Founder Michael Novogratz leads a team of crypto enthusiasts, and institutional veterans focused on the future of finance and Web3. The Company is headquartered in New York City, with global across North America, Europe and Asia.

Additional information about the Company's businesses and products is available on www.galaxy.com.

What We Value:

We are a diverse team of free thinkers, and fast movers united to help investors and creators energize the global economy. We are looking for individuals who thrive in a culture of builders and overachievers and embrace high performance, transparent feedback, and a mission-first approach. Our culture shapes our way of working and gets us where we want to be.

  • Seek Excellence.
  • Be Selective To Be Effective.
  • Be Highly Aligned, Loosely Coupled.
  • Disagree Transparently.
  • Encourage Independent Decision-Making.
  • Build Dream Teams.

Who You Are:

We are looking for a Network and Systems Engineering Manager with strong background in high performance computing in hybrid environments, as well as configuration and inventory management. This role is responsible for all physical and virtual servers, SAN, and the systems to support them.

What You’ll Do:

  • Lead and Manage Network and Systems engineering teams.
  • Engage with other Teams and Business units across Galaxy to understand and fulfill their needs.
  • Develop and Enforce Policies/Procedures that enhance stability, reduce turn around times.
  • Ensure team is constantly engaging in professional development and learning about the latest developments and technologies in their respective disciplines.
  • Drive teams to provide better network and system observability to internal customers (SLA Dashboards, etc…).
  • Use Agile methodology to ensure good project planning, predictable outcomes, and when needed to provide customers the trade-offs between competing priorities (so that they can make better decisions).
  • Continue to hire and further develop Network and Systems teams, with an eye towards building self-organizing teams.

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer engineering or related field.
  • Must have 15+ years of combined experience in the following capacities:
    • Experience as either a Network or Systems Engineer.
    • Experience Leading/Managing individual contributors (5+ years preferred).
  • Experience directly Leading/Managing Individual contributors (Line management).
  • Ability to adapt to changing priorities and work effectively under pressure, maintaining a focus on delivering on time, without sacrificing quality.
  • Confidence in making informed decisions and providing clear direction to the team, ensuring alignment with organization goals.
  • Solid understanding of Networking concepts.
  • Solid understanding of Linux (Ideally Ubuntu).
  • Understanding of iterative development processes.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills (Including, but not limited to):
    • Demonstrated ability to persuade and negotiate with team members, stakeholders and vendors to achieve desired outcomes and drive project success.
    • Experience in managing and resolving conflicts, ensuring a positive and productive working atmosphere.

Bonus Points: 

  • Work experience in low-latency financial environment
  • Good attitude, works well with others and independently
  • Enjoys operating in a fast-paced and demanding environment; a nimble, collaborative, and flexible style

What We Offer:

  • Competitive base salary and discretionary bonus
  • Flexible Time Off (i.e. unlimited paid vacation days)
  • Company paid Holidays (11)
  • Company paid sick leave
  • Company-paid health and protective benefits for employees, partners, and other dependents
  • 3% 401(k) company contribution
  • Generous paid Parental Leave
  • Free virtual coaching and counseling sessions through Ginger
  • Opportunities to learn about the Crypto industry
  • Free daily snacks in-office
  • Smart, entrepreneurial, and fun colleagues
  • Employee Resource Groups

Apply now and join us on our mission to engineer a new economic paradigm.

The base salary ranges included below will be commensurate with candidate experience, expertise and local market. Final offer amounts are determined by multiple factors, including candidate experience and expertise. At Galaxy, we maintain a total compensation philosophy which consists of a competitive base salary, annual bonus, and equity incentives.

Base Salary Range
$200,000$250,000 USD

Galaxy respects diversity and seeks to provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and job applicants for employment without regard to actual or perceived age, race, color, creed, religion, sex or gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital or partnership or caregiver status, ancestry, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military or veteran status, protected medical condition as defined by applicable state or local law, genetic information or predisposing genetic characteristic, or other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws and ordinances.

We will endeavor to make a reasonable accommodation to the known limitations of a qualified applicant with a disability unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. If you believe you require such assistance to complete the application process or to participate in an interview, please contact careers@galaxy.com.