ConsenSys - uPort Product Lead for Platform

uPort Product Lead for Platform

ConsenSys Brooklyn, New York, United States of America


uPort is putting the user at the center of Web 3.0, building a new identity system that gives each of us control of our own data and empowers us to use it in new and exciting ways. Our platform will let consumers and businesses transact with privacy and security, create more valuable and trusting relationships, and coordinate in more effective ways.

The team is currently ~25 accomplished, results-oriented, and collaborative individuals from all around the world. We bring a wide assortment of past experiences and perspectives. We come together based on a shared belief in the power of decentralized technologies and a dedication to creating a more secure, more convenient, more flexible, and more valuable digital world — built on open and empowering uPort identities.

To achieve this mission, we are seeking a product leader to oversee our growing technology platform. Our tech stack includes ethereum smart contracts, infrastructure integrations, libraries, mobile apps, web apps, micro-services, APIs and more. The decentralized identity system we are aiming to build requires even more, so as we grow we'll look to community/open source development models and partnerships.

This position will drive strategy around this model, mature our product development capabilities, and help both our internal team and external development community build this vision.

  • Work with growth and technical teams to develop product strategy, business cases, and a roadmap that achieves our aggressive product goals

  • Collaborate closely with software development teams to understand and develop product requirements in line with our roadmap

  • Develop staffing, resource management, and workflow plans for a diverse group of developers and designers, most of whom work remotely

  • Lead a culture of constant testing, user-feedback, and analysis to iterate on products and plans

  • Constantly evaluate and mitigate project risks and test critical assumptions

  • Facilitate cross-team decision making (and measurement), balancing priorities in a constantly changing environment

  • Effectively communicate strategy, plans, progress and impact to various parties

  • Monitor, evaluate and proactively plan for competitors' product development and growth

  • Manage stable, frequent and well-communicated release schedule of uPort products

  • Represent uPort and ConsenSys globally, at meetings with members, and at conferences


  • 5+ years Product Management experience, ideally on platforms spanning mobile, web, libraries, and infrastructure

  • Experience coaching, motivating, and giving feedback to a large team of developers

  • Experienced executer of fast-paced Agile processes

  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed and resilient are a requirement

  • Led multi-functional teams in past roles

  • Effective communicator through writing and visuals

  • Technical background

  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work with constantly evolving, decentralized, diverse teams to get things done efficiently

  • You'll work from North America, South America, Africa, or Europe

Bonus points for:

  • Experience building with an open-source community

  • Experience building developer tools

  • Experience scaling a company and product

  • Experience with platform or multi-sided marketplace business models

  • Experience with digital identity

  • Experience helping launch a new product category

  • Interest in blockchain or Ethereum