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Engineering Manager, Payments

Chainlink LabsFull-time$100k - $240k*Remote; San Francisco, CaliforniaFeb 3, 2024
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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 
As an Engineering Manager, the primary focus of this role is to oversee the growth and development of a team of up to six engineers. The successful candidate will be responsible for cultivating a collaborative and productive working environment, leveraging their leadership skills to guide the team towards achieving key milestones. You should possess excellent collaboration and partnership skills with engineers, product teams, and stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of high-quality products. The ideal candidate will play a pivotal role in steering the team towards innovation and excellence in development for this new focus area.

This is a new team and a new initiative for us at Chainlink, you will be responsible for helping the team build and grow from the ground up.

Your Impact

  • As an Engineering Manager in Payments, you will be responsible for ensuring excellence across the team. With a strong emphasis on fostering the growth of engineering talent, you will ensure timely delivery while maintaining high-quality standards. You will be responsible for making an impactful contribution across the team and organisation.


  • Experience in managing a team of at least 4 engineers
  • Delivered multiple highly impactful products end to end as the team lead and/or manager
  • Delivered products that had high performance and reliability requirements
  • Ability to navigate ambiguity
  • Strong focus on engineers growth
  • Deliver on time with high quality under any circumstances
  • Building reliant systems with accuracy
  • Blockchain familiarity 
  • Excellent project management skills

Preferred Requirements

  • Experience with Smart contracts
  • Exposure to distributed systems
  • Worked in a product led organisation
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
Chainlink Labs is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment in compliance with applicable laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected].

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