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Working at Horizen Labs

API & SDK Product Manager Milan, Italy

Product

As an ideal candidate, you are an experienced product manager with a track record of creating a link between the customer support and the product engineering teams. You enjoy collaborating with the developer community, engineering, product marketing and sales to deploy an API and SDK strategy that leads to satisfied paying customers and distributors.

What You’ll Own

  • Strategy, management, and rollout for our growing collection of SDKs
  • Maintain and evolve our company-wide API standards and work with the various engineering teams to implement them
  • Identify, prioritize and track SDK and API standards needs in our Product roadmap
  • Use data-driven decision making in the product prioritization and development process
  • Manage the 3rd party solutions team to develop code samples in a variety of languages to help developers more easily consume our APIs
  • Work with our Business Development and Marketing teams to get broad adoption of our SDKs with integrators
  • Build a strong developer community
  • Share product plans and progress on KPIs during monthly company wide team leads meetings

Skills and Qualifications

  • At least 2 years hands-on track record as a product manager shipping a successful SDK and API strategy
  • At least 6 years proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle
  • Passion for great developer experience—you fully understand the developer’s perspective
  • Experience in building and consuming modern APIs such as Server-side SDKs (e.g. Java) and Web SDKs (JavaScript)
  • Expertise in API specification and documentation formats like Swagger
  • First-hand experience with code-gen tools and understand the tradeoffs and limitations
  • Strong understanding of all aspects of agile product development and delivery
  • Must be a self-motivated, goal oriented influencer with excellent presentation and organizational skills
  • You have excellent leadership and relationship building skills
  • Exceptional at communicating with senior management as well as with colleagues from technical and non-technical backgrounds

Preferred Qualifications

  • Hands-on development experience
  • Understanding of Git and Git workflows
  • Blockchain experience
  • Fintech experience

Who we are

Horizen Labs is a blockchain technology startup that enables businesses to build distributed ledger solutions that are fast, secure, private, and scalable. We provide a seamless way for businesses to incorporate customized digital ledger technology into their operations, removing a significant barrier to blockchain adoption and advancing the industry as a whole. Our proprietary sidechain deployment tool utilizes Horizen’s highly secure, privacy-focused, public infrastructure. We recently raised $4 million from some of the industry’s top thought leaders, including Digital Currency Group and Liberty City Ventures.

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