Stellar Development Foundation is hiring a
Web3 Senior Technical Program Manager (Contract)

Compensation: $90k - $115k

Location: ON Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Open to remote candidates in Canada

Interested in working on cutting-edge blockchain technology and creating equitable access to the global financial system? Since 2014, the mission-driven team at the Stellar Development Foundation (SDF) has helped fuel the tremendous growth of the Stellar blockchain network, an open-source platform that operates at high-scale today. Developers and companies around the world build on it, and the SDF team is expanding to support the rapidly growing and changing Stellar ecosystem.

SDF is looking for a talented and experienced Technical Program Manager to assist key partners in integrating with the Stellar network. In this role you will coordinate between our different partners and engineering teams to build innovative blockchain solutions. SDF’s partners span globally and are some of the most innovative software and financial companies out there.

In this role, you will:

  • Manage, plan, and direct software and product development activities from launch to completion with overall responsibility for delivering on time with high quality
  • Establish long-term technical roadmaps and own the success of multiple partners in the Stellar ecosystem
  • Track and communicate project dependencies, schedules, milestones, risks and mitigation plans
  • Coordinate development work between internal orgs and external partners and third parties
  • Organize and maintain comprehensive project documentation
  • Capture and communicate meeting notes and actions and follow up on action items as needed
  • Liaison productively with external clients and be the point of contact for project-related needs
  • Measure project performance, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Participate in technical discussions, ask probing questions, and work with the team find solutions to issues
  • Verify and validate technical deliverables
  • Deliver high quality training to partners by educating them on blockchain and Stellar network concepts
  • Create and promote project process frameworks, tools, and best practices that can be adopted throughout the organization

You have:

  • 5+ years of experience managing software development projects, some of which took place in a startup or small company environment
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent client-facing and customer service skills
  • Excellent leadership skills and be able to communicate effectively with partners from various backgrounds and positions
  • Great organizational skills, including attention to detail, multitasking, and creating and instituting processes to streamline workflows
  • A basic understanding of common web technologies such as TCP/IP, HTTP, TLS, JSON, REST, etc
  • Experience with Project Management tools like Jira, Advanced Roadmaps, Asana, Confluence.
  • An independent nature and results-driven attitude - you’re good at identifying priorities and working in an environment with dynamic objectives
  • Aptitude in advocating for partners while supporting the company’s mission
  • Willingness to travel as needed (mostly to the Americas/Europe)
  • Enthusiasm for working in a startup environment and wearing multiple hats
  • Curiosity about blockchain technologies and cryptocurrencies a big plus

Bonus Points if:

  • You have cryptocurrency and/or a financial background

We offer competitive pay with a base range for this position of $90-$115 CAD per hour for 40 hours of work per week depending on job-related knowledge, skills, experience, and location. The benefits below do not apply to contract positions.

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Compensation: $90k - $115k

Location: ON Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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