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Engineering Manager
Filecoin Saturn
Posted on 10/12/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Demonstrable success as an engineering lead/manager fostering highly-functional, healthy, inclusive and collaborative teams
  • Experience in an early-stage product/team and building tools from scratch for early adopters
  • Technical credibility through lengthy software engineering experience with back-end and distributed systems and infrastructure
  • A strong desire for and history of contributions to open source projects and communities
  • Experience working with and/or managing geographically distributed teams
  • Ability to thrive with a high level of self-direction, autonomy and responsibility
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • An excitement for collaborating with people across Protocol Labs towards our shared mission
  • Lead the architectural design of key components, tooling, and infrastructure
  • Inspire your team and others with technical vision and customer obsession
  • Empower engineers and solutions architects to solve problems, fostering a balance of velocity and rigor through scalable, asynchronous decision-making practices
  • Be the primary technical interface for technical grant work and vendor work
  • Influence additional technical roadmaps of Bedrock, IP Stewards etc
  • Drive decisions around technical priorities, approach, testing, maintenance, etc
  • Roll up your sleeves with hands on contributions when necessary
  • Develop expertise in the data onboarding journey and become a key point of contact for advising large data owners with solutions
  • Lead, improve, and document processes for technical prioritization, planning, design, implementation and releases in harmony with and expanding open source community participation
  • Maintain a positive and supportive work culture
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience in an early-stage product/team and building tools from scratch for early adopters
  • You have experience with or deep knowledge of SaaS tools, globally distributed systems, blockchain or other related domains
  • Demonstrable open source community curation and leadership experience
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.