Project Manager

Nethermind | The easiest solutions to the hardest problems in blockchain

About

Nethermind has a world class team of builders and researchers with expertise in Ethereum, protocol engineering, layer 2 scaling, decentralized finance, smart contracts development and enterprise blockchain. We provide technology, R&D and consulting services for blockchain and DeFi businesses. The Nethermind team actively contributes to Ethereum core development and supports many Ethereum projects to help further develop the ecosystem. Working with amazing partners such as StarkWare, POA, EWF, Baseline, Provide and many more, Nethermind is building the future of blockchain and DeFi.

Overview

London, England, United Kingdom

Job Description

What are we all about?

We are a team of world class builders and researchers with expertise across several domains: Ethereum Protocol Engineering, Layer-2, Decentralized Finance (DeFi), Miner Extractable Value (MEV), Smart Contract Development, Security Auditing and Formal Verification.

Working to solve some of the most challenging problems in the blockchain space, we frequently collaborate with renowned companies, such as Ethereum Foundation, StarkWare, Flashbots, xDai, Open Zeppelin, Forta Protocol, Energy Web, POA Network and many more.

We actively contribute to Ethereum core development, EIP’s and network upgrades together with the Ethereum Foundation, and other client teams.

Today, there are 100+ of us distributed across the world.

Nethermind has grown to 70+ people distributed globally and we are working on a number of interesting and fascinating Ethereum projects. We are working hard to solve the greatest challenges of Ethereum, for example, The-Merge, Layer 2 based scaling, MEV, network security and many others. We are building our own products and we are humble to be working with fantastic partners to help them deliver the future of Ethereum and DeFi.

Could this be you?

If you love having everything perfectly organized, enjoy Notion tables, summaries, team sprint planning, regular team updates, structured approach and clear communication, then we are on to something.

If you never stop thinking about how to optimize, align, structure, adjust and improve ways of working then we are getting closer.

If you can match skills and moods with challenges and walls, and if all your days ends up with a clean report and all the coffees with a review then keep reading.

If you have passion for building the future of Ethereum and DeFi and understand the secrets that glue the best blockchain teams and instill a high performing team culture then we would love to talk to you now.

General:

  • Manage multiple teams simultaneously
  • Contribute to the company’s project management best practices
  • Work with resourcing and hiring to outline resource needs
  • Review plans, estimates, and budgets for new projects

For a given team:

  • Ensure project management best practices are followed in the team
  • Define project objectives, project scope, roles & responsibilities
  • Define resource requirements and manage resource availability & allocation – both internal and third party
    Manage team’s capacity (ensure all days off are recorded and taken into account)
  • Maintain Scrum or Kanban board for the team
  • Manage the relationship and communication with the client and all stakeholders, ensuring the project is delivered to their satisfaction.
  • Ensure client’s requirements are captured as well-described tasks
  • Ensure team members are capturing any implementation details in tasks for transparency
  • Track project and provide regular reports on project status to project team and key stakeholders.
  • Manage and adjust for any changes in project scope, schedule, and/or budget.
  • Identify and mitigate potential risks.

Skills:

  • Strong technical skills and a solid understanding of software development.
  • Business & commercial acumen and excellent stakeholder management skills.
  • Strong analytical skills (to correctly identify risks and solve any problems ).
  • Mathematical and budgeting skills.
  • Good time management skills and the ability to juggle multiple tasks at once.
  • A good communicator with effective stakeholder management & conflict resolution skills.
  • Be a good team player and an effective leader who is able to motivate their project team.
  • Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies & best practices.

Perks and benefits:

  • Fully remote
  • Flexible working hours
  • Plus equity

Join us!

We are always on the lookout for talent!

If what we do excites you, but none of the current open positions match your background, we encourage you to send us your CV at [email protected]

Join our growing and active community of 1000+ developers on our Discord server: https://discord.com/invite/PaCMRFdvWT

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