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Senior Product Manager, Ecosystem


OP Labs

Job Description

We believe Ethereum has the potential to solve some of humanity’s most crucial coordination issues. Since our initial inception as a research group, we have sought to scale both its technology and values.

At present, the most pressing bottleneck to the growth of Ethereum is its performance and scalability. We are building the most elegant solution to this problem. We do this in the open (under an MIT open source license) because we believe in open source innovation and its ability to accelerate growth.

OP Labs is building Optimism mainnet, and by extension, the infrastructure that powers all OP-Stack chains. We are improving Ethereum’s performance by orders of magnitude and donating the profits from doing so to funding Ethereum public goods. By operating as a Public Benefit Corporation, OP Labs can align its incentives with the public good and take positive-sum steps toward a sustainable future for the internet.

We're looking for an ambitious and growth-oriented Product Manager to drive the end-to-end Optimism developer product experience. This person will focus on the developer focused product, the Dapp Developer Console. There is great opportunity to be a leader and influence the direction of high-visibility and high-impact initiatives.

What are the role responsibilities?

  • Own the user experience for the Dapp Developer Console — a guided user interface for application development and deployment. Developers can quickly deploy contracts, manage their application, and set up various services without a steep learning curve making it easy to launch apps on the Superchain.
  • Define the product roadmap to deliver the value while building towards the long term vision
  • Deep focus on data to draw insights and identify gaps in user-experience to drive end-user engagement
  • Set Product OKRs and align OP Labs team around these metrics
  • Work on full features, releases and product improvements from start to finish with engineering and design
  • Clearly articulate developer/user need to engineering team to enable them to write technical specifications and prioritize features
  • Collaborate with Product Design to define and build an elegant user experience
  • Develop standards, specifications, and reference implementations of tools for partners to drive adoption and usage
  • Brainstorm, test, and iterate to help drive decision making
  • Develop deep understanding of rapidly evolving competitive landscape to position Optimism for success
  • Drive long-term growth of Optimism through a combination of data analysis, product ideation, and experimentation to optimize product experiences
  • Use data to understand trends in user behavior and product usage to influence strategy
  • Identify opportunities to drive growth and prioritize them to maximize long term growth
  • Communicate results and influence key decision makers, including product, and business leaders

What skills do you bring?

  • 3+ years experience in a product role
  • Proven track record of managing and delivering multiple complex projects in parallel
  • A passion for working on a community based product and finding simplicity in solutions
  • A data-driven approach, understanding of MVP and good judgment on when to ship
  • Experience participating in the DeFi space as a user —ability to articulate the difference between Zero knowledge rollups and optimistic rollups and articulate the tradeoffs between different Layer 1 blockchains.
  • Experience building SaaS products where developers are the primary users
  • Experience with open source software, crypto/web3 or developer focused products preferred but not required

What will you like about us?

  • We take care of our employees. Competitive compensation, fully paid medical, dental, and vision, and a 4% 401K match—learn more about our benefits, culture, and all recruiting FAQ here.
  • We take pride in the accomplishments of our teammates and support each other in doing the best work of our careers.
  • Our team is a diverse group of people from varied backgrounds. We cherish our eclecticism and consider it a great strength.
  • We’re fully remote, deeply engaged, highly skilled, and like to have fun.
  • We think long-term. Our founders have been scaling Ethereum since 2015.

We strongly encourage candidates of all different backgrounds to apply. We believe that our work is stronger with a variety of perspectives, and we’re eager to further diversify our company. If you have a background that you feel would make an impact at Optimism, please consider applying. We’re committed to building an inclusive, supportive place for you to do the best work of your career.

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