Sr. Product Manager, Infrastructure
About Protocol Labs
Protocol Labs drives breakthroughs in computing to push humanity forward. Protocol Labs is a product-development lab, but behind the protocols and tools we build, behind the research and implementations, are passionate people, teammates, and community members. Most teams in the Protocol Labs Network are fully distributed and work remotely around the world. Engineers, researchers, and operators work in the open to improve the internet — humanity’s most important technology — as we explore new advances at the intersection of many exciting fields (web3, cryptography, networks, distributed systems) and cultures (startups, research, open-source, distributed work).
What we’re looking for
We are looking for a technical program manager who is passion about the IPFS/Filecoin that we are working on and organize the work efforts performed by teams (Sentinel) to get to our objectives.
This involves participating in roadmapping, making sure that information and objectives are correctly sourced and distilled into actionable items, creating quarterly project plans, running team meetings and making sure they are high-value and help everyone focus on their priorities. Tracking progress of different efforts and syncing with technical leads to decide on prioritization and weekly planning.
Sentinel’s Mission is to provide software and data for monitoring and analysis of the Filecoin chain. And as part of the NetOps Team we help to grow adoption and growth of the decentralized Internet by building software infrastructure for implementation of the Filecoin, IPFS, and protocols, and operating them as services that can be consumed in a secure, reliable, and scalable manner. We succeed through team work, favoring simplicity over sophistication, and fostering a sense of community
- Create detailed mid and long-term roadmaps.
- Own organization of work, sprints, issue triaging, team meetings. Maintain project board(s).
- Ensure engineers know what the current priorities are and are working on them.
- Make sure that ideas, endeavors and any work is correctly captured in issues and tracked.
- Pro-actively communicate to the wider teams the successes, failures and blockers.
- Engage with the community to make sure that requests and issues are correctly captured, assigned and prioritized.
- Collect and maintain metrics to track velocity, quality and state of team efforts.
- You have at least 5 years experience in TPM in Infrastructure and Data.
- You have experience in a startup.
- Strong technical background, with lots of familiarity with infrastructure, software and devops project management. Need to be able to follow and understand technical topics.
- Experience being TPM in similar sized teams (5-10 individuals).
- L4-type of candidate (demonstrable capacity to lead work independently)
What’s it like to work at Protocol Labs?
Protocol Labs’ mission is to improve humanity’s most important technology, the Internet. We build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how it works. Today, we are focused on how we store, locate, and move information. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.
As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.
We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
If you’re passionate about the future of computing and a more democratized internet, we want to talk to you.
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