Senior Program Manager - Core Technology

July 08, 2023
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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 tech stack.

People in our collective are:
  • Highly motivated to contribute to Parity's mission and be part of something bigger
  • Excited to work on projects that are groundbreaking and complex
  • Autonomous workers that self-initiate, but also collaborate well with others
  • 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
  • About you:
  • 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 not mandatory.
  • 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 simultaneously.
  • 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 flexible hours
  • 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 opportunities)
  • Team and company-wide retreats
  • Work laptop
  • Opportunity to relocate to UK, Germany or Portugal (with visa sponsorship)
  • 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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