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Product/Tech Lead Crypto Ops
Posted on 8/17/2022
Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • Get things done
  • Experience running your own startup or high-growth organization
  • Have 6-10 years of experience in, finance operations, fund administration, business operations & strategy, or management consulting
  • Pride yourself in being a self-starter, thriving even without much direction
  • Deep experience motivating and coordinating work across teams with different goals
  • Possess a swiss army knife of skills that you can quickly bring to bear to tackle a variety of emerging challenges
  • Execute quickly and have an ability to multi-task two or more complex efforts simultaneously
  • Project management skills and ability to lead across a distributed set of stakeholders without direct ownership of resources
  • Excellent organization skills
  • Are a critical thinker
  • Understand risks inherent to crypto networks
  • You get a kick out of aligning first principle thinking and data insights to make good decisions and achieve great results
  • Handle both complexity and ambiguity well
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and interpersonal skills
  • Proven effectiveness driving complex multi-stakeholder planning processes, leading cross-team programs to desired results, and managing risk
  • Proactive systems thinker able to manage a high degree of complexity and to distill information, and able to think both strategically at a global level as well as effectively developing key processes
  • Are a fabulous collaborator and communicator
  • Exceptional communication skills with a bias to action, and are an agile and creative problem solver with an ability to build relationships, drive alignment, and collaborate across functions
  • A rigorous, process-driven work style backed by an ability to communicate effectively
  • Ability to rapidly gain / build trust and confidence of stakeholders
  • Deliver and distribute information across multiple channels and mediums
  • Are an optimist
  • Cultivate a positive culture by passionately advocating for an inclusive and diverse working environment
  • Familiarity and passion for open source
  • Improve execution of Crypto Ops by driving / tracking key strategic initiatives collaborating dynamically across Tech, Finance, Legal, and IT teams
  • Build scalable systems (modules) to automate crypto activities
  • Conduct internal and external research to understand best practices for crypto and adopt traditional financial best practices to crypto
  • Define and develop the tooling & processes to automate and improve crypto operations
  • Chart a roadmap for adding new capabilities to the team - based on internal needs or external research
  • Seek out and drive partnerships with third-party providers including custodians, exchanges, and other 3rd-party providers
  • Pilot programs such as lending that resonate with the ecosystem and set them up for long-term success
  • Administer disbursements end-to-end
  • Perform trades with exchanges or OTC desks
  • Streamline reporting: daily balances, inflows & outflows, vesting projections, wallets management, wallet reconciliations, and deliver transaction reports to crypto accountants, or accounting systems
  • Manage wallet databases
  • Build threat models, manage risk, and implement controls
Desired Qualifications
  • Experience with open source communities / projects, and distributed computing
  • Experience with distributed orgs
  • Background in software engineering
  • MBA or other post-graduate qualification preferred, but not required
  • Experience in management consulting
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.