Senior Product Manager – Lodestar/Ethereum

ChainSafe Systems

Remote


is a leading blockchain research and development firm specializing in infrastructure solutions for the decentralized web
Alongside our work within significant ecosystems such as Ethereum, Polkadot, Filecoin, and more, ChainSafe creates solutions for developers across the web3 space utilizing our expertise in ,  and  As part of the mission to build innovative products for users and better tooling for developers, ChainSafe embodies an open-source and community-oriented ethos

At ChainSafe, you’ll be part of a global remote team that believes in the community’s vital importance and contributes to advancing humanity with open-source and decentralized technology
To learn more about ChainSafe, visit or check out our work on

Here’s what you need to know before reading on:

  • Our tech stack includes Go, Rust, and TypeScript
  • We spearhead ecosystem projects like , , , and
  • Our engineering department acts based on our

As a Product Manager at ChainSafe, you’ll lead blockchain product research and initiatives to help the nascent Web3 industry realize its potential
With your entrepreneurial spirit and pragmatic approach, you’ll drive products from concept to reality
To do that you’ll require a deep understanding of the Ethereum blockchain ecosystem, and the market landscape, to uncover and assess areas of opportunity to develop a product strategy

ChainSafe believes in the concept of empowered product teams that solve hard problems – customer problems and business problems – in ways that our users love and work for our business
Our teams are cross-functional; bringing together know-how from product, project management, engineering, design, and other domains as needed

The Product Manager collaborates closely with the other members of the Product and Protocol teams to discover effective solutions, and then work together to deliver those solutions to market
You will need to be able to influence your teammates, as well as colleagues, stakeholders, and key executives, through your use of data analysis and reasoning skills

It is a very exciting time as Web3 and blockchain technology is continuously pushing the boundaries of what is possible and new opportunities arise on a daily basis
It is a great time to join and this position is both fun and rewarding!

Responsibilities

  • Establish the vision, value proposition, and strategy for Ethereum efforts such as Lodestar
  • Become an expert on Lodestar and Ethereum builders/users; understand their needs, what drives the market and the technology
  • Effectively monitor and comprehend Ethereum/web3 industry trends
  • Strategize, discover and persuade others with product ideas based on ecosystem research, user interviews, metrics and collaboration
  • Understand business goals and establish product success criteria with clearly measurable objectives and key results to deliver a great user experience
  • Develop the product roadmap, get alignment on prioritization and timelines to meet business goals
  • Facilitate strategic collaboration with a world-class team of Engineers, Researchers, Project Managers, & Designers to execute efficiently and deliver impact for our business and users
  • Communicate effectively with various teams and with leadership to influence outcomes
  • Become an effective, communicative expert for our products in the Ethereum ecosystem
  • Define and analyze metrics that inform product success & health

Requirements

  • Demonstrated ability to figure out solutions to hard problems with many constraints, using sound judgement to assess risks, navigate uncertainties and to lay out your argument in a well-structured, data-informed, written narrative
  • Demonstrated ability to learn multiple functional areas of business – engineering, design, finance, sales, or marketing
  • Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers, and company leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship
  • Technical understanding of distributed systems and/or blockchain technology, especially within the Ethereum ecosystem
  • Demonstrated understanding of the techniques and methods of modern product discovery and product delivery
  • Track record of working on technology-powered products as a product manager
  • Demonstrated understanding of agile software project management methods such as SCRUM and Kanban

Bonus points

  • Previously developed within the Ethereum ecosystem
  • Experience managing blockchain and/or open-source products
  • Software development experience or education

Why join us

Founded by Developers for Developers, we foster an Agile environment where tasks are assigned based not just on what you know but what you want to learn
We offer fast opportunities for personal growth, mentorship, professional development funding, tons of autonomy and responsibility, a results-driven environment, close collaboration with an international team, exposure to a wide array of ecosystems and trailblazing technologies, and flexible work hours

At ChainSafe, we are a compassionate group of builders and makers, working to bring our ideas to life
You’ll be part of a team that believes in the vital importance of community and contributing to advance humanity with open-source and decentralized technology

A dedication to self-improvement and professional development; a commitment to community and collaboration; a drive for accountability, diligence, and autonomy; and above fostering a place of acceptance, friendliness, and compassion

Tell us who you are and learn more about us

If you are ready to join us, assemble your highlights (GitHub, portfolio, LinkedIn) and show us your best work
Get ready to have incredible conversations with passionate developers like yourself
For our team’s project highlights, explore our , , and our website

We welcome your fresh perspectives and ideas

At ChainSafe, diversity and inclusion is more than a statement; equality and accessibility are guiding principles embedded in who we are – and why we do what we do
Our leadership is committed to continuously improving their own level of education to make the fairest and inclusive hiring and performance decisions from an informed perspective
We recognize the benefits of a diverse team and aspire to embed respect for all people into our culture, values, and day-to-day practices

If at any time we can provide accommodations to facilitate your application and interview process, please let us know
We will strive to meet your needs

ChainSafe is a remote-first company with an international team
We offer opportunities for personal and professional learning and growth, value autonomy and responsibility, and have a results-driven environment, flexible work hours and time-off policy, as well as competitive salary

To apply for this position, please fill out the linked application form
Please attach your CV/resume as well as a link to your Github/Gitlab profile or some other software project you have contributed to

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