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World Wide Technology Principal Engineer - Blockchain in Springfield, Missouri

When This Role Is Done Well

  • Employees across the company will have an identified authority to help them grow their skills related to Blockchain and associated technologies.

  • Employees will have a path to gain knowledge in this skill area should it interest them.

  • The Principal Engineer is acknowledged as a greater company-wide expert (and potentially outside) in their skill area.

  • WWT's experience and knowledge in this area will result in more billable work around Blockchain, which will in turn result in the need to hire and train for this skill set.

Key Metrics

The Blockchain Technologies Principal Engineer will work with practice leadership to identify and track key metrics and performance indicators related to organizational health, capacity, and readiness of this and related technical skill areas. Some may include:

  • Interview feedback and rate at which we hire for skill

  • Annual survey of skill leader impact

  • Conference/event speaker appearances

  • Blog posts in various platforms (wwt.com / social media / etc.)

  • Projects & outcomes using skills in their area

  • Overall practice proficiency and training opportunities given

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related experience. Master's degree preferred.

  • Knowledge of and experience with cryptography and cryptographic systems, key management, blockchain, it's uses, and related protocols.

  • Minimum three years in Software Development.

  • Ability to work with minimal day-to-day direction, and to execute plans and initiatives with a large degree of self-reliance and motivation.

  • Ability to work with cross-functional, distributed teams.

  • Hands-on experience securing enterprise class distributed systems.

  • Experience implementing and maintaining blockchain or cryptographic technologies at enterprise scale.

  • Experience consulting to large enterprises, preferably in the security domain.

  • Ability to give and receive feedback . A central part of living our core values is our environment of safe, timely, and direct feedback. We require and coach our employees on how to provide constructive and critical feedback to their peers, reports, and leadership. This can take on many forms; written, verbal, in a group setting, and one on one, and can involve topics ranging from job performance and leadership effectiveness to root cause analysis, communication, and integrity. While not always comfortable, we see the ability to give and receive feedback in a safe environment as a job requirement common across all practices and roles, and a vital aspect of our culture and continuous improvement.

Working conditions

  • Open office environment.

  • Up to 50% travel may be required.

  • Typical work schedule will be Monday through Friday, with occasional exceptions.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is more than a commitment at WWT -- it is the foundation of what we do. Through diverse networks and pipelines, we have a clear vision: to create a Great Place to Work for All. We believe inclusion includes U. Be who U are at WWT!

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Differently Abled

WWT will consider for employment, without regard to disability, a disabled applicant who satisfies the requisite skill, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the job and is capable of performing the essential requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. World Wide Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please call 1-800-432-7008 and ask for Human Resources.

WWT will consider for employment, without regard to disability, a disabled applicant who satisfies the requisite skill, experience, education, and other job-related requirements of the job and is capable of performing the essential requirements of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. World Wide Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or other characteristics protected by law. We are committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please call 1-800-432-7008 and ask for Human Resources.

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