Operations and Strategy Senior Associate (PegaSys)

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The Role

This highly visible role will help to bring PegaSys’ products to market. This role is both strategic and operational. Your responsibilities will include: support strategic programs and help implement those programs, oversee operations for PegaSys teams such as R&D, support larger efforts to scale PegaSys products, position PegaSys within a complex and rapidly evolving market, and support business development efforts for clients and partnerships.

 

This role will be part of the PegaSys Operations and Strategy team. We work closely with PegaSys and ConsenSys leadership, senior clients in numerous industries, and the Ethereum community.

 

Key Duties
  • Support the continuous evolution and execution of PegaSys’ vision, strategy and go-to-market
  • Guide activities to create a developer community around our products
  • Meet with potential partnerships (consulting companies, startups) and clients
  • Help the many projects that PegaSys supports launch effectively
  • Provide project management support/skills to R&D projects on an ongoing basis
  • Liaise across multiple teams
  • Assess, strategize and execute special projects as they come up

 

You are
  • Simultaneously kind, forthcoming with your opinions, and open-minded
  • Able to provide input and thoughtful feedback on our strategy, while solving the operational challenges of today
  • Biased towards action—you’re not afraid to roll up your sleeves and just get things done
  • Focused and able to function well in a self-managed environment
  • Excellent communicator. Comfortable writing and presenting difficult content, including presentations and written documents
  • Interested in deep technological problems and fascinated by the cutting-edge

 

Requirements

We do not expect every applicant to meet all of the requirements. If you think you meet some of the requirements, and you're excited about the role, we welcome you to apply.

 
  • 2 to 4 years of work experience in management consulting, tech startups, VC, and/or business analyst role at a large technology company
  • Experience with software development methodologies
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and communication skills
  • Proven ability to manage multiple priorities, workflows, and people to drive tasks to completion in a fast-paced environment
  • Presentation skills and experience including for leadership teams and investors
  • Strong business acumen and a commitment to excellence

 

Preferred
  • Passion for blockchain and/or Ethereum
  • Knowledge and/or experience with SaaS business models
  • Business development experience, particularly in tech/software
  • Demonstrated analytical skills. You know what questions to ask of data and are comfortable with Excel
  • Worked with open-source software products and open-source communities

 

When we interview you, we will be looking for people with high levels of emotional intelligence who are intellectually curious, and have the ability to communicate cross-culturally always being 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.

 

About ConsenSys
ConsenSys is focused on building and scaling tools and software products for the Ethereum blockchain. Our mission is to use these solutions to empower decentralized networks for social, political, and business related use cases.

Our teams are busy at work building the future of identity, financial markets, commerce, security and infrastructure, and more. 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 PegaSys:
The Protocol Engineering Group (PegaSys) team within ConsenSys creates and contributes to the software which operates Ethereum networks from the public chain to enterprise ecosystems. PegaSys is on a mission to enable the decentralized future by building a next-generation enterprise-grade blockchain platform.

 

Want to learn more?

If what we’ve described above feels exciting and challenging to you, please apply below with the following:

 
  • Your resume
  • A brief message describing your interest, and why you think you’re up to this job
  • Optionally: the most interesting book you’ve read in 2017

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