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Protocol Labs drives breakthroughs in computing to push humanity forward. Protocol Labs is a product-development lab, but behind the protocols and tools we build, behind the research and implementations, are passionate people, teammates, and community members. Most teams in the Protocol Labs Network are fully distributed and work remotely around the world. Engineers, researchers, and operators work in the open to improve the internet — humanity's most important technology — as we explore new advances at the intersection of many exciting fields (crypto, networks, distributed systems) and cultures (startups, research, open-source, distributed work).

As a member of the Ecosystem Growth team, you’ll scope, lead and manage initiatives that help grow Filecoin storage providers in Asia , with an initial focus in China. Your work will span multiple areas, including business development, process improvement, project management, analytics, and more. In this role, you will work closely with the Ecosystem team’s leadership to structure and solve complex problems, then drive solutions forward across the organization.

Key responsibilities...

  • Connect with and develop relationships with current and potential Asia storage providers to understand their needs.
  • Scope, develop, and lead initiatives to support storage provider growth by connecting them with lending programs, developer support, local resources and capabilities, and more. 
  • Collaborate with storage providers to amplify ecosystem growth through marketing, community, developer, and other initiatives. 
  • Build and scale processes and systems for supporting storage providers. 
  • Implement dashboards, reporting, systems, and tooling to enhance team operations and effectiveness.

You may be a fit for this role if you...

  • Are based in Singapore or elsewhere in Asia, and can communicate natively in Mandarin Chinese.
  • Have experience with scalable and distributed infrastructure technologies (e.g. storage, compute, networking).
  • Have channel, alliances or partner development experience and know how to bring emerging technologies to market
  • Enterprise go-to-market experience 
  • Have experience as a founder or have a track record of building out early stage startups, especially in the web3 space.
  • Get a kick out of aligning first principles thinking, research and data insights to achieve great results.
  • Have strong problem solving, interpersonal, and analytical skills.
  • Handle both complexity and ambiguity well.
  • Pride yourself in being a self-starter, thriving even without much direction.
  • Have a rigorous, process-driven work style backed by an ability to communicate effectively.

Bonus points...

  • Experience with Web3 or open source communities / projects.
  • Experience with distributed/remote orgs.

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What’s it like to work at Protocol Labs?
 
Protocol Labs' mission is to improve humanity’s most important technology, the Internet. We build protocols, systems, and tools to improve how it works. Today, we are focused on how we store, locate, and move information. Our projects include IPFS, Filecoin, libp2p, and more.
 
As a distributed team, we hire anywhere in the world, and at various levels of experience (entry, senior, staff). We look for people with unique perspectives and diverse backgrounds.
 
We have a great benefits package, including parental leave, contributions to your retirement, competitive pay, and unlimited time off. For U.S.-based employees, we also provide platinum-level health, dental, and vision coverage for you and your family.

If you’re passionate about the future of computing and a more democratized internet, we want to talk to you.

 

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