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Lead Product Engineer

Commonwealth Labs

Commonwealth Labs

Product
Moon, PA, USA
Posted on Thursday, February 15, 2024

Common lets you build community on your own terms. We create open spaces for coordination, where decisions are made transparently and any member can participate in improving their organization.

Our initial product is widely used by the crypto community—over 1000 web3 projects and DAOs collectively worth over $50 billion use Common as a hub for discussion and voting. Projects include Solana, NEAR, Polygon, Element Finance, dYdX, Osmosis, and many, many more. We support free and decentralized forms of expression and governance via chat messages, discussion threads, and formal votes. We hope our tools facilitate the community creation of culture, technology, and lasting public works. We’re always looking for like-minded people to join us.

We’ve closed our Series A funding, with total funding over $20m, and are gearing up for the next stage of growth for our company, which will see many more features—from a Discord bot to chat reactions—launch on Common.

Position Overview

We are seeking a dynamic and seasoned Product Engineering Leader to helm our highly accomplished team. In this pivotal role, you will guide a cohesive group (currently five members) spearheading the development of our mobile-first Progressive Web App (PWA). The ideal candidate will demonstrate significant expertise in React architecture, particularly in comprehending data and control flows in reactive programming. Valuable qualifications include a proven track record of deploying apps on both the App Store and Google Play Store, with an added advantage if you possess expertise in Web3 mobile applications.

Responsibilities

Leadership and Team Management:

  • Lead, mentor, and manage a team of 5 product engineers.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative team environment.

React Architectural Expertise:

  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of React architecture.
  • Proficiency in designing data and control flows in reactive programming.

Mobile App Development:

  • Extensive mobile application architecture experience incl. data flows.
  • Proven track record of converting websites into mobile-first PWAs.

App Store and Play Store Deployment:

  • Previous success in placing apps in both the App Store and Google Play Store.
  • Familiarity with the submission and approval process and additional considerations needed for web3 mobile apps.

Web3 Mobile Apps

  • Knowledge of how Web3 mobile apps differ from standard mobile apps.
  • Understanding the unique functionalities and challenges associated with Web3 mobile apps.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or a related field (advanced degree preferred).
  • 5+ years of professional experience in software development.
  • Strong expertise in React, with an emphasis on architectural design.
  • Proven experience in building and deploying mobile-first PWAs.
  • Successful deployment of apps in the App Store and Google Play Store.
  • Familiarity with Web3 mobile app development.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Leadership experience, with the ability to inspire and guide a team.

Additional Preferred Skills:

  • Experience with mobile-first design principles.
  • Familiarity with UI/UX best practices for mobile applications.
  • Knowledge of blockchain technologies and their integration into mobile apps.

Commonwealth Labs’ benefits include unlimited and encouraged time off, 80% company-paid medical, dental, & vision for you and your dependents, 401(k) participation, annual $1,500 education stipend, (all benefits are subject to applicable taxes and based on eligibility).

Commonwealth Labs is proud to be an equal opportunity employer (EEO). We provide employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, ancestry, national origin, religion, disability (including gender dysphoria and similar gender-related conditions), sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation (including actual or perceived heterosexuality, homosexuality, bisexuality, and asexuality), veteran status, military status, domestic violence victim status, reproductive health decision making or any other protected category.