Head of Ecosystem Development @Chainlink
San Francisco, CA, USA Remote
All roles with Chainlink Labs are globally remote based. We encourage you to apply regardless of your location.
This is an exciting and career-defining opportunity as Chainlink Labs’ first Head of Ecosystem Development. In this role, you will lead across multiple partners to take the Chainlink Network’s already vibrant ecosystem to the next level.
As a top 5 blockchain project, Chainlink's success stems from the rich open source ecosystem that is evolving organically around it. Working from this foundation, you will accelerate the growth of the ecosystem, making Chainlink the global standard for connecting the on- and off-chain worlds.
Covering the whole range of ecosystem components from partnerships, consultancies, builders of developer tools for Chainlink, data providers, users, and more - you will bring these aspects together into a cohesive strategy, building a team around you to turn this thriving ecosystem into a global household name.
- Grow an ecosystem around a technical open source product
- Create clear incentives for the creation of developer tools
- Improve Chainlink Labs’ organizational structure to scale to support the scope of this initiative
- Create internal operational capabilities (or strategically source external partners) to help create a full life cycle innovation program, where an interested developer could go from hackathon participant to being funded by our grant program, to building and sustaining tooling for the Chainlink ecosystem
- Generate goodwill across the Chainlink ecosystem
- 3+ years of related experience in the VC industry or have worked in ecosystem development / marketplace growth
- Prior marketplace experience to understand how to work with both the demand (users) and supply (node operators, data providers) sides of the ecosystem
- Deep understanding of ecosystem strategy around open source, technical products
- Strong conviction that blockchain/crypto/smart contracts are the future
Smart contracts are on track to revolutionize how all agreements work, through an entirely new system of technologically enforced contract guarantees. Chainlink enables next-generation smart contracts that can be written about any/all events in the real world, the details of our approach can be found in our whitepaper. We are well recognized for providing highly secure and reliable blockchain connectivity to the world's largest enterprises such as Google, Oracle, SWIFT, and many more.
This role is location agnostic anywhere in the world. Though we ask that you overlap some working hours with Eastern Standard Time (EST).
We are a fully distributed team and have the tools and benefits to support you in your remote work environment.
Chainlink Labs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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