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Technical Program Manager, Core Services

Chainlink

Chainlink

IT, Operations
Remote · London, UK
Posted on Wednesday, November 22, 2023
About Us
Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.
The Engineering Team
At Chainlink Labs, our engineering team pushes the scale and capabilities of decentralized applications across the industry. The Chainlink Network holds >70% market share in the oracle space, solving real-world problems by enabling smart contracts to securely interact with off-chain data/computation.
We value talented and driven craftsmen who work collaboratively to tackle complex challenges, deliver product impact, and grow as builders. Join us and shape the future of blockchain technology and decentralized finance.
Chainlink Labs is seeking a highly experienced Technical Program Manager (TPM) who will be responsible for the delivery of large technical programs that span across Chainlink's Core Services. The ideal candidate must have proven experience in managing technical programs in the domains of Software-as-Service and Cloud computing, with the ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the company. As a TPM, you will be working closely with Product Managers and Engineering teams to drive the program's success, taking into account dependencies, blockers, and risks to ensure program status is evergreen.

Your Impact:

  • Build, develop, and grow any stakeholder relationships vital to the success of the program.
  • Develop and maintain plans including schedules, cross-team dependencies, and milestones using tools such as JIRA or other modern road mapping/scheduling tools.
  • Serve as the primary interface and point of contact for the program's performance, schedule, quality, and technical issues.
  • Manage program risks and conditions and facilitate development of mitigation strategies.
  • Develop and communicate strategies, goals, and objectives, as well as program status and health to stakeholders and leadership.
  • Successfully manage the delivery of key Chainlink Core Services initiatives and manage dependencies with cross-functional teams.

Requirements:

  • Proven experience in managing Technical Programs in the domains of Software-as-Service and Cloud computing.
  • Experience working with technical cross-functional teams and successfully executing multiple programs concurrently.
  • Strong sense of prioritization and understanding of dependencies.
  • Displayed ownership by rolling up sleeves to unblock teams and move programs forward despite headwinds
  • Strong leadership skills with the ability to clearly communicate to all levels of stakeholders and program participants.
  • Experience using metrics to assess the performance of a program.
  • Experience managing teams of engineers directly or indirectly.
  • Experience with Agile Development and DevSecOps principles.
  • 7+ years of overall experience with 3+ years in a technical program management role.
  • Agile Certifications and/or Project Management Certifications such as PMP, PgMP, CAPM.
  • Understanding of Smart Contract Development (e.g. Solidity, Blockchains) is preferred.
All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
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