Head of Exchange Development

Berlin - Fulltime · Full-time

Job Description

Welcome to Lightcurve, Berlin's most dynamic blockchain studio! In close cooperation with the Lisk Foundation based in Switzerland, we are developing a platform by developers for developers to fulfill our mission - to make blockchain technology accessible. We are hard-working and fun-loving, always on the search for the most outstanding colleagues to push the boundaries of blockchain technology together.

We are looking for an Head of Exchange Development who will setup a new department in alignment with the Lightcurve & Lisk mission. You can find more information about our products here: and on GitHub.


  • Management of department governance (how the department works, both in relation to itself and the other departments)
  • Management of department tactics (the what, why and when something is worked on by the department)
  • Management of people (developers, scrum master, UI/UX designer)
  • Management of product development (decentralized exchange and fiat on-ramp)
  • Oversight of planning activities (knowledge sharing, requirements gathering, design proposals, and design specifications)
  • Oversight of development practices (coding, testing, and quality assurance)
  • Preparation of department based reports, forecasts, and budgets
  • Organisation and moderation of department related meetings
  • Representation of department to the community, media, and at events


  • Native level fluency in English (spoken and written)
  • 5+ years professional development experience
  • Outstanding leadership qualities
  • Exceptional people and product management skills
  • Experience in developing mission-critical software applications
  • Experience in management of multiple products and teams
  • Basic knowledge of blockchain, cryptography, distributed networks
  • Basic knowledge of Lisk, Bitcoin, Ethereum and other protocols


  • Experience with Ethereum, Substrate and Cosmos development
  • Experience with Decentralized Finance (DeFi)
  • Experience with decentralized exchanges
  • Experience with centralized exchanges


At Lightcurve, you find a wide range of benefits: an international and welcoming team, dynamic work environment, relocation package, modern office space in the center of Berlin, regular team events, top-of-the-line equipment and personal development plans.

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Do you think you are a great fit for our team? Apply directly on the Careers page of our website and send us your CV and cover letter. We speak over 20 different languages here at Lightcurve, but please make sure your application is in English.

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