Drand – Project Lead

Posted on 1/4/2023

Protocol Labs

Protocol Labs

51-200 employees

Decentralized storage network and marketplace

Crypto & Web3

Compensation Overview

$226,000 - $312,000



  • 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

Filecoin is a decentralized storage network and open-source cloud storage marketplace that securely stores valuable information using smart contracts on its Virtual Machine. It leverages technologies such as IPFS and decentralized storage to provide a reliable and secure storage solution for humanity's most important data.

Company Stage


Total Funding



San Francisco, California



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



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.