Parity is one of the world's most experienced core blockchain infrastructure
companies, having built and pioneered some of the most advanced technologies
in the blockchain sector. Parity was founded by Dr. Gavin Wood, co-founder and
former CTO of Ethereum, the primary engineer behind the Ethereum Virtual
Machine (EVM), inventor of the Solidity programming language, and primary
author of the Ethereum yellowpaper.
Based in Berlin, London, and Lisbon with over 380 employees worldwide, Parity
has built clients for Ethereum, Bitcoin, and Zcash and has pioneered a
completely new, next-generation blockchain protocol with Polkadot and the
framework it's built with, Substrate. Parity builds the open-source
technologies needed to power an unstoppable, decentralised web—known as
Web3—and helps developers and organisations implement and build upon the Web3
People in our collective are:
Highly motivated to contribute to Parity's mission and be part of
Excited to work on projects that are groundbreaking and complex
Autonomous workers that self-initiate, but also collaborate well with
Taking maximum accountability and having minimum ego at work
Comfortable with chaos and adapting to the ever-changing Web3 space
Continuously educating themselves about Parity and the wider ecosystem
About the team:
Core Technology at Parity is the driving force behind the creation of the
technology needed to build Polkadot, Core Tech is made up of more than 150
technologists who are based all over the world, the organisation consists of
multiple teams working on the different components of the platform, Substrate.
About the position:
We are looking for a Senior Program Manager to join our team to work with the
Director of Engineering on highly varied, pivotal and mission cross-
departmental projects and complex communication processes.
Work with the Director of Engineering to manage cross-departmental
projects, including developing project plans and executing projects
working close to the engineering leads and PMs
Act as a liaison between the engineering team and other departments,
facilitating communication and ensuring alignment on project goals
Develop effective processes that supports the departments in scaling
Assist the Director of Engineering in carrying out strategic projects
Identify and mitigate risks associated with program activities
The ideal candidate will have an understanding of software development,
(perhaps gained from an engineering background) and preferably will have
some experience in and knowledge of blockchain technology, however this is
At least 5 years of experience in program management.
Particularly strong organisational and communication skills
Ability to drive effective communication and effective work with cross-
functional and inter departmental or organisational teams
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
Demonstrable ability to prioritise and manage multiple projects
About working for us:
Competitive remuneration packages based on iterative market research,
including tokens (where legally possible)
“Future of work” environment that's remote-first and self-initiating with
Team mates that are genuinely excited about their impact and projects
Access to the brightest minds in this space to learn about Web3 and
develop your skills and knowledge while on the job
Becoming part of the wider ecosystem (career and networking
Team and company-wide retreats
Opportunity to relocate to UK, Germany or Portugal (with visa
Those joining our collective as an employee in Germany, Portugal, and the U.K.
also enjoy benefits such as health care, parental leave, PTO (28 days per
year), local team events, yearly L&D budget, and language classes.
Parity is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We welcome diversity in our global
team and care about everyone in our collective feeling included and welcome.
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