Engineering Manager, Data Streams

| London, Greater London, England, GBR | Remote
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About Us 

Chainlink Labs is the primary contributing developer of Chainlink, the decentralized computing platform powering the verifiable web. Chainlink is the industry-standard platform for providing access to real-world data, offchain computation, and secure cross-chain interoperability across any blockchain. Chainlink Labs helps power verifiable applications for banking, DeFi, global trade, and gaming by collaborating with some of the world’s largest financial institutions, notably Swift, DTCC, and ANZ. Chainlink Labs also works with top Web3 teams, including Aave, Compound, GMX, Maker, and Synthetix. Chainlink Labs was ranked in Newsweek’s 100 Most Loved Workplaces 2023 in both the United States and United Kingdom.


The Engineering Team

At Chainlink Labs, our engineering team pushes the scale and capabilities of decentralized applications across the industry. The Chainlink Network holds >70% market share in the oracle space, solving real-world problems by enabling smart contracts to securely interact with off-chain data/computation.


We value talented and driven craftsmen who work collaboratively to tackle complex challenges, deliver product impact, and grow as builders. Join us and shape the future of blockchain technology and decentralized finance. 


About the Role


Chainlink decentralized oracle networks provide tamper-proof inputs, outputs, and computations to support advanced smart contracts on any blockchain. As the ecosystem continues to grow at an explosive pace we are building the infrastructure to further secure the reliability of our networks and incentivize good behavior.


As a software engineering manager on the Data Streams team, you will lead and grow a team of up to eight engineers to build low latency data products that enable new capabilities in decentralized finance. You will work closely with all functions at Chainlink, from engineering, product, go-to-market, operations, finance, and more to ensure the team releases highly reliable and performant products across hundreds of blockchains and users. Your team will be composed of software and smartcontract engineers, with embedded support from reliability, QA, and more. You will report to the senior engineering manager of Data Products.

Your Impact

  • Supporting up to eight engineers, enabling them to be high impact and catalyzing their growth
  • Leveraging a deep understanding of both product and engineering to ensure the teams are building data products that meet the security, reliability, and performance demands of decentralized finance
  • Building data products end to end, including tooling, monitoring and alerting, and orchestrating decentralized oracle networks
  • Partner closely with product, leadership, and go-to-market to build winning products that unlock new capabilities for our users
  • Work closely a wide breadth of non-technical stakeholders to ensure the team is meeting business goals, aligning on scope and setting clear expectations on delivery timelines
  • Ensuring continuity of work and focus in an ecosystem that evolves quickly and demands adaptability
  • Work closely with engineers on team process, project management, and team health to ensure high productivity and morale
  • Hire great engineers that level up the team and Chainlink Labs

Requirements

  • Minimum of 5 years experience in software engineering, with at least 2 years in a leadership or managerial role
  • Delivered and supported mission-critical online services that are highly available and reliable
  • Servant leadership mindset and an ability to inspire and motivate others
  • Ability to work on a globally-distributed team with a high degree of ownership
  • Experience leading the delivery of multiple highly impactful products end to end, on time with a high quality bar
  • Experience working with technical and non-technical stakeholders, successfully aligning and setting expectations on scope and delivery
  • Experience navigating ambiguous and changing product requirements and successfully delivering a winning product

Preferred Requirements

  • Familiarity with financial data sets and experience in working with or producing high-quality finance/fintech data from multiple sources
  • Knowledge of complex financial products
  • Technical expertise in designing and scaling data infrastructure and distributed systems architecture
  • Strong operational skills and the ability to balance speed and quality pragmatically
  • Experience developing smart contracts that secured meaningful value on-chain
  • Experience working with a team located across multiple time zones
  • Active participant in the blockchain ecosystem as a user
  • Proficiency in solidity, golang, SQL

All roles with Chainlink Labs are global and remote-based. Unless otherwise stated, we ask that you try to overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).


Commitment to Equal Opportunity

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An Insider's view of Chainlink Labs

What are some things you learned at the company?

I joined the team as a fresh graduate, passionate about an international career in the fast-growing Web3 industry. Working at Chainlink Labs was a fantastic choice. I am able to work with a highly talented team and improve my skills as a Web3 marketer.

Chuhan

Zhang

What are some things you learned at the company?

I joined the team as a fresh graduate, passionate about an international career in the fast-growing Web3 industry. Working at Chainlink Labs was a fantastic choice. I am able to work with a highly talented team and improve my skills as a Web3 marketer.

Chuhan

Zhang

What are Chainlink Labs Perks + Benefits

Chainlink Labs Benefits Overview

Chainlink Labs provides an industry-leading benefits package for our employees. Employees can access a learning and development budget, a coworking budget to access flexible workspaces, business travel insurance, paid parental leave, a meetup budget, and unlimited time off. Additional benefits include access to mindfulness apps, a gym pass, and Fetch pet insurance. This comprehensive benefits package reflects our commitment to our team’s success and our belief in fostering a culture of continuous learning and well-being.

As team members’ health and wellness are of utmost importance to our organization, we provide comprehensive healthcare coverage, including medical, dental, and vision insurance, as well as life and disability insurance.

Culture
Open door policy
OKR operational model
Team based strategic planning
Remote work program
Health Insurance + Wellness
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability insurance
Dental insurance
Vision insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Pet insurance
Wellness programs
Financial & Retirement
401(K)
Company equity
Child Care & Parental Leave
Family medical leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Vacation + Time Off
Unlimited vacation policy
Paid holidays
Paid sick days
Company-wide vacation
Office Perks
Commuter benefits
Relocation assistance
Home-office stipend for remote employees
Professional Development
Job training & conferences
Mentorship program

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