IOV Labs is on a mission to provide the next generation of fintech innovators with the decentralized tools and technology to build a new global economy.IOV Labs operates the Rootstock Blockchain, a Bitcoin merge-mined smart contracts platform – the world’s most secure smart contract platform. IOV Labs also develops the Rootstock Infrastructure Framework (RIF) to provide our partners with everything they need to build decentralized apps and new Open Finance services on the Rootstock Blockchain. We have had early success with partners building ground-breaking Open Finance services on Rootstock. We are now scaling up our ambitions, expanding into new markets, and driving transaction growth throughout the Rootstock EcoSystem.
About the Role
Rootstock is the network that provides the foundation for a new global economy. It is the world’s most secure blockchain for smart contracts. Rootstock expands the functionality and scalability of the Bitcoin ecosystem without sacrificing decentralization.
We are looking for a Product Manager to join IOV Labs during this exciting time of growth. Reporting to the VP Product. You will support the ongoing transformation of our business, you will have the opportunity to work on the tools that developers use every day to work with Rootstock.
This role is an incredible opportunity to shape the product and commercial structure of one of the world’s leading smart contract platforms.
What You’ll be Doing
- Building tools for an open-source developer community
- Ensuring Rootstock and RIF are easily consumable by Developers, including APIs, documentation, environments for testing, etc.
- Develop a Product Vision and Roadmap, together with stakeholders.
- Own the short and long-term product roadmap for your specific products and optimise the product strategy
- Identify the needs of the prioritized Developer groups to improve on existing products and features where relevant to your specific products.
- Define product requirements, maintain a prioritised product backlog, and collaborate with the Tech Lead to execute on delivering.
- Work with the Development team, Product Designer, and Product Business Analyst to divide features into tasks, estimate them, optimise the workflow, and manage the success of the sprints.
- Collaborate with the QA team to help increase the Quality of the delivered product increments
- Help to define, monitor, and measure the success of the products the squad builds.
- Be an expert on our market, key trends in the sector, and our competitors – where directly relevant to your specific products.
What You’ll Bring to the Table
- Substantial professional experience in Product Management or Product Ownership, or equivalent consultant experience.
- Experience building open-source software and enabling developers.
- Strong interest in and familiarity with financial technology, DeFi, cryptocurrency, blockchains, and decentralised technologies.
- Demonstrated success defining or contributing to launching excellent products.
- Experience working in an organisation with a B2B or B2B2C business model
- Knowledge of lean development principles and agile frameworks like Scrum or Kanban.
- Experience in showing judgment and thoughtfulness about the dynamics of a product ecosystem.
- Natural ability to make things happen with the support of the wider Product team
- Comfortable with project ambiguity, complexity, and interdependencies
- Strong awareness of executing go-to-market strategy and comfortable with a relentless pursuit of pr
- Well-rounded interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to talk to internal and external stakeholders
- Fluent level of English, extra points for Spanish
What You’ll Get Back!
- Competitive salary and bonus.
- Laptop and other working tools you might need.
- 100% remote working (contractor) from anywhere in the world.
- Possibility to work at your nearest WeWork space.
- Flexible working hours. You’re free to work however you work best.
- Paid holidays and personal leave days.
- Opportunity to work with state-of-the-art technology in a challenging and unique project
- Internationally diverse and dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy.
- Training programs to learn everything about the crypto world.
- Weekly scientific moments by our Research & Innovation team to learn about technology, challenges, and solutions in the blockchain world.
- Language course: English, Spanish or Chinese.
- Employee assistance program offering legal, financial, family, psychological, and wellness counseling for you and your family.
IOV Labs Mission, Vision, & Purpose
- Our purpose is to… build a more decentralized world, for a freer and fairer future.
- Our vision is… a safe and equitable global financial system that enables everyone to participate and prosper.
- We’re on a mission to… provide the next generation of fintech innovators with the decentralized tools and technology to build a new global economy.