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Technical Product Manager (Remote)

Lightning Labs

Lightning Labs

IT, Product
San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, January 6, 2022

We’re building a team that’s passionate about cryptography, bitcoin, decentralization, security, and privacy. We’re looking for a Technical Product Manager who embodies those values and who’s passionate about bringing Bitcoin and Lightning to the masses. An ideal candidate would have experience solving complex technical problems and a strong understanding of the software development process. Further, they should have knowledge and/or experience with network and routing concepts, along with an understanding of their applicability to Lightning payments.


  • Define product vision, strategy, and roadmap for Lightning Labs’ infrastructure products

  • Drive product launches including working with cross-functional teams on messaging and goals

  • Strong written communication skills and ability to convey information about technical concepts to both internal and external audiences

  • Work cross-functionally with engineering, design, and other cross-functional teams to define and iterate on early-stage products

  • Engage with external third parties to assess partnership opportunities

Minimum qualifications:

  • Experience creating strategic product roadmaps from conception to launch and working with cross-functional teams

  • Strong understanding of the software development process, experience with a variety of methodologies, and an appreciation of the tradeoffs involved with different approaches

  • Experience driving product vision, go-to-market strategy, and design discussions

  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders without direct authority

  • Demonstrated passion for Bitcoin and Lightning along with an understanding of the technology, community, and ecosystem

  • Located in North American or European time zones

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5+ years of product management experience

  • Bachelor's or advanced degree in a technical field or equivalent experience

  • Experience in a Product Management, Engineering or Technology Strategy role

  • Knowledge of multiple functional areas such as Product Management, Engineering, UX/UI, Sales, Customer Support, Finance or Marketing

  • Experience building Bitcoin or Lightning products or services