Chainlink Labs

Engineering Manager Verifiable Random Function VRF

Job Description

Posted on: 
2023-04-18 09:22

e are looking for a hands-on technical leader with a strong background in building mission-critical distributed systems and experience managing a high-performing team. We need someone who is comfortable in a fast-moving environment with a lot of moving pieces. You will be responsible for our team that is building our Verifiable Random Function. This is a career-defining opportunity to be part of a fast-growing tech company this is successfully implementing a key piece of the world’s blockchain infrastructure that will power the digital agreements of the future.

As an Engineering Manager of the VRF Team, you will be responsible for:

    • Develop the engineering roadmap and strategy in alignment with the product roadmap
    • Own execution and delivery of core protocol, milestones, and features
    • Efficiently manage the VRFs production environment with high availability, reliability, and resiliency
    • Work with cross-functional teams, including product and other internal stakeholders, in all phases of product development
    • Empower, challenge, and coach a team of engineers to grow their impact as individual technical leaders by providing them with context and continuous feedback
    • Work with leaders across the company to drive the best-in-class engineering practices that enable developers to contribute effectively

Minimum Requirements:

    • 7+ years of experience in building and managing critical large-scale business applications
    • 1+ year of experience leading or managing engineering teams. Tech Leads with no people management experience are also considered.
    • Experience with building distributed systems and understanding of system design concepts
    • Experience in owning & managing a critical consumer product and/or technologies (either internal or external) used by 100s users
    • Experience managing a large-scale production environment for a mission-critical product (with high availability, reliability, and resiliency)

Preferred Requirements:

    • Software engineering degree/comp science background 
    • Startup experience 
    • Strong passion for blockchain, DeFi, and the overall future of Web3. It will be hard to succeed in this role if you don’t understand what we are doing and why.
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