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Drand – Project Lead
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Experience Level
  • Demonstrable success fostering highly-functional, inclusive, collaborative, distributed teams as a Product Owner/Engineering Lead/Manager
  • Experience influencing multi-institution efforts under decentralized governance
  • Ability to thrive with a high level of self-direction, autonomy and responsibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and experience communicating across different audiences, including users, partners, and developers
  • A passion for collaborating with people across Protocol Labs and the League of Entropy toward our shared mission
  • Familiarity with cryptography, networking, and infrastructure concepts
  • Lead the team that will maintain a high reliability service on which critical operations, that can potentially move tens to hundreds of millions of dollars in value, depend
  • Carry the vision of the project you will be owning, taking into account the future potential and input from stakeholders to identify new opportunities to grow the project
  • Create and maintain plans using various project management tools, helping initiatives stay on track to meet their quarterly or annual targets
  • Manage multiple high-profile external collaborations and drive consensus powered by the League of Entropy's decentralized governance model
  • Drive interest in drand and lead the recruitment and onboarding of new partners to the League of Entropy
  • Communicate regularly with stakeholders and adjacent teams to build a shared understanding and accommodate competing priorities
  • Lead the process of recruiting world-class engineers in collaboration with PL's recruiting team
  • Own the overall developer education and documentation platform, including sample applications to case studies, tutorials, and showcases
  • And much more!
Desired Qualifications
  • Product management of distributed systems (e.g. databases, crypto projects and/or networks)
  • Experience working on open-source projects, leading non-profit endeavours, or managing communities
  • Experience with or deep knowledge of globally distributed systems, cryptography, blockchain, or other related domains
  • A track record of recruiting and retaining top talent to your teams
Protocol Labs

51-200 employees

Open-source R&D lab with Web3 focus
Company Overview
Protocol Labs aims to make human existence orders of magnitude better through technology. The company is open-source research, development, and deployment laboratory, who's projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.
  • Parental leave
  • Contributions to your retirement
  • Competitive pay and unlimited time off
  • For U.S.-based employees: platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.
Company Core Values
  • We are open source to the core: Open-source technology is at the core of all our projects and at the center of our philosophy.
  • We are a global, remote workforce: Protocol Labs is a distributed company with no central office, working from home all over the world.
  • We champion autonomy: We empower people to lead and take ownership of interesting, challenging problems.
  • We welcome diverse ways of thinking: This is a team of talented, curious people of diverse backgrounds and unique perspectives.
  • We are a startup lab:We mix fast-paced, growth-oriented startup culture, with deeply analytical, data driven research thinking.