Head of Engineering

Job at Collectbase


Full time


Collectibles.com (Collectbase Inc.) is building the world’s first Web3 marketplace and community for collectors, integrating blockchain technology which includes a decentralized Collectibles Protocol and tokenization.

We are a venture-backed, US-based company with offices in Germany, and funded by leading Web3 and marketplace investors & advisors.

By offering a powerful asset management system, Collectibles.com will help collectors manage, dynamically value and trade their physical and digital items — with transparent data, fair fees and more trusted transactions. Powered by the most comprehensive data, aligned incentives, and a more efficient market, Collectibles.com will deliver a superior solution and user experience.

As an early-stage startup with huge ambitions, we’re currently a small team of experienced entrepreneurs and passionate collectors working to build a new category-defining business and leading destination.

In growing our team, we’re looking selectively for exceptionally talented, fellow travelers, builders who share our desire to innovate and establish a better solution.

Opportunity Size

One of the biggest potential for disruption exists in the collectors experience, which has remained unchanged for decades. Currently valued at over $410 billion and with a 6% annual growth rate, the collectibles industry, is anticipated to reach nearly $500 billion in 2027.

Even beating the S&P, collectibles are becoming a more widely recognized alternative financial asset on a worldwide scale.


Job Overview

We are looking for a technical leader who can help make the Collectibles.com vision a reality. This will be a hands-on role that will involve technical planning and strategy, architectural decision-making, research and coding.

As a Head of Engineering joining the Collectibles.com team, you will bring a passion for creating and delivering highly engaging, high-quality applications with the potential to reach millions of collectors through the Collectibles.com brand. You will join a team of other engineers to architect, plan, and implement web interfaces and cloud functions for our mobile and desktop applications.

You will oversee a growing team of engineers and take a leadership role in shaping the team and the architecture of our platform as the company scales.

This position will be fully Remote. As a remote-first company, we're focused on providing opportunities for autonomous individuals to have high levels of impact at the forefront of the collectibles space.

Your Role

  • Build and execute on a roadmap and strategy that establishes Collectibles.com as a leading community and marketplace for physical collectibles, working alongside design and product counterparts
  • Planning and development of the first collectible's protocol
  • Thoroughly understand the technical context in which we are operating - both the blockchain infrastructure we are building upon and the general development stack to delight our collectors a great community driven marketplace experience
  • Be accountable for optimizing and solidifying performance, security and stability throughout our codebase and its many dependencies, and support your colleagues in doing the same
  • Manage the full employee lifecycle from recruiting, interviewing, onboarding, and management
  • Get your hands dirty and work across all phases of the software development lifecycle
  • Proactively contribute to team discussions about technical issues, sprint and roadmap planning, and improving team processes

Your Profile

  • You have at least 5+ years of experience in developing web apps and shipping user-facing features
  • 1 + years of programming experience in any of the following: Solidity, Solana, Web3.js, Ethereum+ ethers.js,
  • Knowledge of blockchain management and Web3 protocols
  • You’re familiar with current trends and best practices in frontend and backend architecture, including performance, security and usability
  • You write high quality, well tested code to meet the needs of our collectors
  • Database expertise to including knowing what database to use for a use case and database scaling
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and a bias toward open, transparent cultural practices
  • Excellent skills of mentoring, maturity, dealing with conflict and communication
  • Self-starter who easily finds areas to contribute and add value in a remote environment
  • Hustle, enthusiasm, heart and a love of shipping code and fixing bugs to your work

Nice to have

  • You have commerce or marketplace experience
  • Excitement for the collectibles space
  • Has experience in an early startup phase
  • Familiarity with Google Cloud Platform

Tech Stack

  • Ruby on Rails or Python
  • ReactJs, Next.js, Redux, Saga, Node.js, Redis
  • PostgreSQL, MongoDB, Redis
  • Containerization technologies such as Docker
  • AWS or Google Cloud Services


  • Competitive Salary + Equity Package
  • Monthly stipends for medical/dental/vision coverage
  • Holiday Pay: All regular, full-time employees are eligible for paid holidays
  • Flexible Schedule: We provide a working environment where you're in charge of your time and schedule.
  • Fully remote culture: Work from home (or wherever!)
  • Learning budget — Buy courses and books
  • Hardware — Whatever you need to get things done
  • A fast-paced environment: Where you can help shape the culture

Company: Collectbase

Website: Company's website

Skills: pythonnodereactJsmanagementoperationsremotedev

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