Senior Product Manager, Blockchain

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Apr 20

OAK Network is a growing team of passionate builders on a mission to make crypto and DeFi accessible to all. We believe that code is read much more frequently than written, so we want folks who believe in the beauty of readable code. We welcome people from all backgrounds to apply. If you're new to blockchain, no problem, we're here to get you ramped as quickly as possible into the future of technology. If you're a vet, awesome, come teach us things.

About OAK Network

OAK Network builds a layer-1 for on-chain automation, and aims to be the cross-chain automation infrastructure for web3. We raised a $5.5M Seed from Greylock, Foundation, Electric, and GSR Sep 2021 as well as a following round Sep 2022, launched a Kusama parachain in April 2022 and just won a Polkadot parachain slot within 18 hours. Our mainnet will launch in Nov 2022.

About the role

OAK Network will be a parachain of Polkadot, and is being building off of the Substrate blockchain framework in Rust.This is a highly technical role, that requires both strong computer science and communication skills. You’ll be part of OAK’s blockchain development team and lead efforts to create product & API specifications, design integration plans with XCM partners, and communicate node upgrades with network validators.

What you’ll do

  • Fully comprehend the design of OAK automation module and Polkadot’s XCM protocol

  • Create high-quality XCM integration plans for our parachain partners

  • Write technical instructions such as node upgrade documentation

  • Coordinate with network validator for node upgrades

  • Work directly with the CEO to translate product roadmap into actionable engineering implementation plans.

  • Track velocity towards key milestones, while making it visible to the wider team and community using Github projects, Lucidchart, and Notion.

What it takes

  • A strong background in software engineering or computer science.

  • Understand the architecture of Polkadot or Substrate framework

  • Familiar with Proof-of-Stake consensus

  • Ability to work independently with little supervision

  • Fluent in English, written and spoken

  • Experience with large distributed system is a plus

What we offer

  • Competitive cash and token shares

  • Collaborative, transparent and empowering work culture

  • Remote-first with hubs in San Francisco, Austin and Melbourne

  • Medical, vision and dental coverage in U.S., Australia and China

  • Paid time off and sick days

  • Team off-sites & crypto conferences at fun locations

Our Values

At OAK Network we train for product-focused engineers, who want to understand why decisions are made, how people use the product, and love to be involved in making product designs. We thrive within the cycle of prototyping, market testing, and iterating. We are engineers who have the thirst for using technologies to leapfrog human/user problems, with empathy to reach for magical experiences.

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