Remote Job Description

The Cardano ecosystem is expanding, and software developer interest continues to increase rapidly. We are looking for a Technical Community Manager to help build, nurture and manage new relationships with Cardano DApps.

The right person will be part of IOG’s new light wallet platform team - Lace. They will focus on one of its features – the forthcoming DApp Store and help to manage and support the Certification Program. This is a new program, which seeks to strengthen user trust through increased assurance of Cardano DApps.

with on-chain proof that the DApp has been tested or audited to a certain level of assurance.

This role will put you at the forefront of an exciting new developer ecosystem at a crucial time in its development, winning and onboarding partners, feeding any requirements and proposals back into the business, and helping rapidly expand a healthy, productive DApps base.

To enjoy this role, you will be passionate about blockchain technologies and the real problems they can address. You will have a technical background, with experience of community engagement. The right candidate will be proactive, with a problem-solving, customer-centric attitude.


Location

IOG is a fully distributed organization, and therefore this is a remote position. Due to team distribution, we are ideally looking for someone in a European or US east coast time zone for this role.


Your mission

  • Be a key player in the developer engagement team to establish, build and maintain effective relationships with the DApp projects building on Cardano
  • Identify information to help educate the Cardano community about the DApp Store & Lace, Certification Program, and support onboarding
  • Act as the interface between the core DApp Store development team and the wider community
  • Create a developer engagement plan to meet DApp Store, Lace, IOG, Certification Program and Cardano objectives
  • Organize regular calls with the technical community centered around weekly updates from Lace’s development teams
  • Be an active contributor to community forums, including Discord, Reddit, Cardano forum etc. Add value by increasing awareness of the certification program across marketing and communications platforms including blogs, video, podcasts, social, events and more
  • Advise and support fellow community managers
Requirements

Your expertise

Must have

  • A solid technical background, ideally within both the blockchain and app development space
  • Excellent empathy and communication skills with an ability to communicate clearly and concisely (both verbally and in writing)
  • An established ability to influence and evangelize at operational and leadership levels (especially among engineering and product management) and form technical partnerships
  • Be able to work flexible hours to engage with our worldwide organization and customer base.
  • Self-reliance and ability to work to a loose brief – this is a new role within a growing team and you will play a key role in its progress and success
Want to have

  • Experience delivering a DeFi product in a startup
  • A strong practical understanding of blockchain technologies and popular development tools
Nice to have

  • A solid understanding of formal methods in software engineering and development
  • Some Plutus coding experience. Familiarity with the Haskell community (or a willingness to learn) will be particularly valued
  • Familiarity with process around app stores like the App Store or Google Play
  • Experience in the Cardano community
Benefits

All Colleagues

  • Flexible schedule
  • Remote work - ability to work anywhere
  • Laptop reimbursement
  • New starter package to buy hardware essentials (headphones, monitor, etc)
  • Learning & Development Opportunities
  • Competitive PTO and Sick Leave plan
US Employees

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision benefits coverage through Anthem with 100% premium cost covered by IO Global for the employee and dependents
  • Health Savings Account
  • Life Insurance
UK Employees

  • Monthly Health Stipend to use towards any wellness or medical coverage/service
  • Pension