Senior Program Manager

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ConsenSys is a venture production studio and the leading technology firm in blockchain globally. We deliver products, solutions and platforms built using blockchain technology to transform how business is done in complex network of buyers, suppliers and consumers.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, the music industry, security, and infrastructure, and more. To accomplish this we've built out a flat organizational structure which we call the ConsenSys Mesh: a network of individuals & teams working autonomously and towards the same goal.  Our mission is to use these decentralized solutions to fundamentally reshape the economic, social, and political operating systems of the planet. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.

 

About Viant at ConsenSys:

Viant is a blockchain-based platform for modeling business processes, tracking assets and building supply chains of the future. Leveraging cryptographic security and smart contracts, Viant provides organizations verifiable insights as assets are managed and propagated through the entire supply chain.

The Role
The Senior  Program Manager role will include playing an integral part in supporting the full lifecycle of all client engagements, including but not limited to project initiation, scoping, planning, design, execution and post sale. The role will also include product responsibilities like requirements gathering, roadmap development, and owning some if not major peices of the product. This person will be responsible for translating a set of business needs/requirements and transforming them into high fidelity deliverables as well as.

We are looking for someone with 4 - 7 years of experience as a project manager role at a software company, preferably with enterprise technology or fintech experience. You must be capable of managing multiple projects at once, effective at working with multiple stakeholders (both internal and external), extremely detail-oriented, self-directed, proactive, and accountable to meeting deadlines.

Responsibilities:
From a technology standpoint, the Senior  Program Manager will work closely with the co-founders and team to manage client project which will include design and visualize decentralized systems, process flows, and reference diagrams and tailor them depending on the specific use case. Given the overlap between supply chain, blockchain and IoT, hardware knowledge is a plus. In addition, the project manager will liaison with ConsenSys Solutions, the Viant product team, and the client to ensure project move forward as planned.

A day in the life of a program manager will vary. One day you could be running a use case ideation workshop with one of the world's largest companies, and the next day you may be in crunch mode preparing a client deliverable. The right candidate will take on each new project with enthusiasm.
Travel will be required - this will vary depending on the project/client but could be as high as 50-75% for extended periods of time.

This person should be proficient with producing the following deliverables and very conversant in both prose (doc) and storyboarding (slide) formats, with a particular emphasis on delivering collateral in the forms of process flows, client management, and delivering projects:
  • Business Requirements Document
  • Epics and User stories
  • Functional Specifications Document


Requirements/Nice to haves:

Are you able to interpret existing business models and see where new technologies could be beneficial or disruptive? Could you explain how blockchain works to a C-level audience? Can you deliver multiple projects while maintaining client expectations?

When we interview you, we will be looking for people with high levels of emotional intelligence who are also intellectually curious, always professional, dynamic in conversation, charismatic, and persuasive. You must be able to ask specific yet articulate questions, quickly synthesize insights from patterns in conversation, and reflect back the key points from a conversation in order to get alignment, commitments, and lay out next steps.
  • You will represent ConsenSys in front of senior clients (during business development activities and during projects)
  • You will facilitate workshops and ideation sessions focused on blockchain use cases in various industries
  • You will execute strategic consulting engagements for enterprise and government clients


Degree:
  • BSc/MSc in Computer Science or related subject is preferred

 

Here are some of the perks of being part of a unique organization like ConsenSys:
  • The forefront of a revolution. At ConsenSys we fundamentally believe that a next generation of technologies presents the opportunity to create a more just and equitable society.
  • A dynamic startup environment. ConsenSys is a thought leader in the blockchain space and we are absorbing a significant portion of the mindshare. This is both exciting and challenging, as we learn to scale our organization while adhering to the principles of decentralization.
  • Continuous learning. You’ll be constantly exposed to new languages, frameworks and ideas from your peers and as you work on different projects -- challenging you to stay at the top of your game.
  • Deep technical challenges. This entire ecosystem is about 10 years old. Ethereum itself is still a toddler. There is much work to be done before these platforms can scale to the order of millions or billions of users. ConsenSys is building the technology platforms that can get us to those next thresholds of scale.

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