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Product Manager, Data Operations Platform



Product, Operations
Toronto, ON, Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 14, 2024
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 Product Team
The Product Team at Chainlink Labs is dedicated to delivering cutting-edge solutions for the rapidly evolving world of DeFi, on-chain finance, gaming, NFTs, and other major verticals. Our team of experienced product managers, designers, and engineers work together to create innovative products and services that enable smart contracts to securely access off-chain data and systems.
With a focus on user-centered design, we strive to create intuitive and seamless experiences for developers and end-users alike. We are constantly pushing the boundaries of what is possible in the blockchain space, and our products are used by some of the most innovative and forward-thinking organizations in the industry.
Whether it's building new features for the Chainlink Platform decentralized oracle network, creating new tools and integrations for developers, or exploring new use cases for blockchain technology, the Product Team at Chainlink Labs is at the forefront of innovation in the blockchain space. Join us on our mission to create a more decentralized world.
The Role
We are looking for entrepreneurial product managers to help innovate and execute product initiatives across the company. You will work as a Product Manager on our Data Products. In this role, you will be at the cross-section of data, operations, and distributed systems working on the cutting edge of the blockchain ecosystem. As the glue between our engineers, integration teams, sales teams, and other stakeholders in the company, you will drive, define, communicate, and help the team execute on our operational and data road maps.

Your Impact

  • Take lead in defining product feature requirements and stories to set the team up for clear goals and success
  • Ensure the delivery of all operational work for the Compute and Data products, which include but are not limited to overseeing the standard week-to-week requests for new data feeds, configuration change requests of all products, and sunsetting products/versions in a safe manner
  • Manage project-based work such as major version upgrades, migrations, and project work for new bespoke solutions or products
  • Manage stakeholders expectations and collaborate with cross-functional teams to drive priorities, understand tradeoffs, and build strategic direction that align with the company’s vision and objectives
  • Balance investments in new tooling for new products and scalability vs. reliability improvements to existing tools to optimally support the current suite of products


  • With Git programming, software development, data engineer or similar technical background
  • At least 5 years of experience working as a product manager in a startup or fast-moving environment, leading and resourcing teams
  • With sprint/agile experience, demonstrate skills of ownership and ability to drive/release products that have made a positive impact you are proud of
  • Ability to communicate across teams and plan ahead to remove roadblocks
  • Understand how EVM based chains and decentralized oracle networks work at a moderate level
  • Understand solidity-based smart contracts and how they interact with each other to create applications or provide data
  • Fast learner and ability to multitask while prioritizing needs and measuring tradeoffs
  • Strong communicator that is verbally and non-verbally poised, with mindful communication
  • Actively listens, observant and confident, with the ability to outline ideas clearly
  • Assured, reflective leader with strong morals around teamwork and collaboration with no ego, backed by strong history around improvement/promotions/leading team wins
  • Appreciates the importance of simplicity, and can explain technical concepts in clear, creative, and concise ways
  • A passion for blockchain, or at least self-developed interest and excitement
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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