Head of Software Architecture


Paris, France

Full time

Oct 25

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edger Paris Founded in 2014, Ledger is a leader in security and infrastructure solutions for cryptocurrencies and blockchain applications. Headquartered in Paris, Vierzon and New York, Ledger has a team of +200 professionals developing a variety of products and services to safeguard cryptocurrency assets for individuals and companies – including the Ledger hardware wallets line already sold in 165 countries. To sustain the company's growth,

Requirements and qualifications

  • Diploma in Computer Science, Engineering or similar field
  • 12-15 years of experience including architecture and development
  • Expertise in 2 of : SaaS, Back-End, Cloud, Infrastructure,
  • Skills in Cryptography, Security or blockchain is a huge plus
  • Good communication with product managers and technical leaders
  • Up to date knowledge of technical applications
  • Ability to think ahead and anticipate problems, issues and solutions


  • Manage and recruit and grow a team of architects
  • Mentor Lead developers on architectural topics
  • Owner of the architecture review board - in charge of the long term vision, maintainability and tech stack consistency
  • Bridge the gap between Product & Engineering teams
  • Implement process and methodology for technical specifications / documentation -> Defining features, phases, and solution requirements.
  • From product requirements, write the functional and implementation specifications
  • Drive innovation for our future features and associated tech stack
  • Have in mind the constraints: Security, performance, UX, maintainability


  • Competitive compensation package, and BSPCE / Share warrants for entrepreneurs options in Series B (2018) startup,
  • Flexible working hours, remote friendly environment,
  • Strong focus on personal development, including internal and external trainings, and attendance to conferences,
  • Internal talks, technical meetups, and hackathons,
  • High performance equipment for your work,
  • 5 weeks of paid vacation + 10 days of RTT,
  • Comprehensive health insurance with medical, dental, and vision coverage,
  • Meal Vouchers with Swile (ex Lunchr),
  • Reimbursement for sports and cultural activities,
  • Annual company outing for Ledgerdary Days, plus frequent parties, snacks and drinks,
  • Employee discount on Ledger products.

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