Support the reference implementation of a resilient, open, and upgradeable network for humanity’s information. This Project Operator will sit at the IPFS project level, identifying and executing opportunities for the project to improve along all dimensions. They will working closely with the project leads to coordinate cross-functionally across the entire IPFS team, including the project managers, developers, business development, and more to ensure the execution of IPFS’s project goals.
IPFS is one of the most promising projects of Web 3.0. Combining distributed systems research with large-scale real-world application, IPFS has brought content-addressed, peer-to-peer applications to millions of monthly active users. If successful, IPFS will form a new foundation for a distributed web of knowledge and computation for humans everywhere - - - .
Project Operations at Protocol Labs
This isn’t an ordinary Project Operations position. We are a distributed organization of over 130 collaborators (worldwide), split across 15 countries and with no regular offices. Protocol Labs currently consists of 6 Open Source Projects, which are maintained and developed by internal teams (between 2 and 40 people), as well as large ecosystems of contributors.
As a Project Operator, you will tackle some of IPFS’s highest priority initiatives using your flexible problem solving abilities. You’ll be responsible for identifying the project’s most important problems, structuring them, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to come to a solution. Day-to-day, you’ll be taking on these problems using a wide-ranging toolkit developed from your previous experiences, from data analysis and speaking with industry experts to market segmentation and sizing, providing the IPFS team with the versatility and creative thinking it needs to accelerate reaching its goals. You’ll also help create processes and tools that enable Protocol Labs’s unique culture of innovation, collaboration, and performance in the IPFS team.
What’s it like to work at Protocol Labs?
Protocol Labs mission is to improve humanity’s most important technology, the Internet. We build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how it works. Today, we are focused on how we store, locate, and move information. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.
As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.
We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.