Project Manager

in Remote & Prague, CZ

Full time

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Islands is a technology company that builds economic infrastructure for the community economy. Communities of all sizes can use our software to manage digital assets and pay people and projects globally. Our vision is to create a new community platform that is open and accessible.

We are funded by major VC funds and individuals such as founders and executives from Reddit, Solana, Polygon, Coinbase, Twitch, Shopify, Notion and more.

We're looking for a project manager to help us build the best web3 platform and a highly effective technical team. This is a individual contributor position that works closely with the product & engineering leaders and manages coordination of all aspects of our technical efforts towards making our vision to reality.
The ideal candidate for this role has a deep personal interest and professional experience leading crypto/web3 teams and enjoys working cross-functionally with stakeholders in a remote environment.
Here’s what your day to day looks like:
  • Manage process, people, and technology
  • ↳ Process: What occurs when?
  • ↳ People: Who's involved and how are they motivated?
  • ↳ Technology: What will we use to get there?
  • Work with founders and engineering leaders on company strategy to balance product priorities with business objectives
  • Increase product velocity while maintaining a high bar for quality
  • Recruit and retain a next-level team of technical web3 engineers
  • Help build a culture that balances innovation, diversity, and execution
  • Build relationships internally and externally including but not limited to users, customers, partners, and developers

We’re looking for someone who:

  • 5+ years of experience as an individual contributor building full-stack web and mobile software products that are robust and scalable
  • Experience recruiting, mentoring and retaining high-performing engineering teams along with leading technical architecture and sprint planning
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills to collaborate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders

Bonus if you have this:

  • 2+ years of experience as a people manager
  • Experience as a product manager or lead at an early stage startup
  • Experience building and scaling a product from zero to one

While a degree in CS is nice, you don't need one – or any other kind of degree – to work here. Some of the best people come from non-traditional backgrounds and disciplines, and we’re dedicated to supporting our employees’ education and growth.
Islands is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce. We hire great people from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences not just because it's the right thing to do, but because it makes our business better. If you think you're a good match for our vision and values, we'd love to hear from you!
We're honored you're considering joining us.