Technical Project Manager (Freelance - Contract Based) at Linum Labs

  • Project Management
  • Fulltime
  • USA Only
Job Description

Who you are

You are an experienced technical project manager, capable of working on and coordinating multiple high stakes projects simultaneously. You are highly motivated, high-energy and looking to join an exciting, fast paced & dynamic work environment.

You are comfortable with the full life cycle of projects and are a good problem solver. You're comfortable with complex systems, or systems where there are lots of moving parts. You have a strong understanding of how all the pieces of a project fit together and how they impact the performance of your application.

*This role is remote but only candidates located within CET timezones will be considered.

What you'll be doing

As a technical project manager, you will be required to take integral roles in the creation and execution of our upcoming products as well as ensure all projects are running smoothly & on time with frequent communications to the development team and leadership.

  • Ticketing user stories
  • Tracking tickets and projects to ensure timelines and deadlines are on track
  • Scoping projects and sprints
  • Ensuring processes are met and all steps are followed in projects
  • Communicating with project leads, product managers, & business development manager
  • Ensuring customer satisfaction and assisting in providing solutions, when required
  • Coordinating the developer team to ensure they are both meeting their deadlines while avoiding burnout.
  • Providing the necessary feedback to the Customer
  • Attending client meetings; checkins, posting summaries
  • Attending weekly syncs; stand ups, posting summaries
  • Keeping project management boards up to date
  • Comparing scoped times vs actual times; preparing reports accordingly
  • Communicating with and advising management on how to optimise processes
  • Deliver on-time and on-budget the implementation of client projects


Below are the skills you need to have in order to qualify to apply, as well as a host of skills and experience that would make you an ideal candidate.

Have to have

  • High degree of self-motivation, pride in process ownership, systematic problem solving and process management skills
  • Ability to multitask and coordinate a high volume of complex projects effectively
  • Technical project management experience managing developers
  • Agile process understanding
  • In depth understanding of team tools:
    • Gitlab & Github
    • Notion
    • Jira
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Excellent coordination and leadership skills
  • Highly organized
  • Pedantic attention to details
  • Dynamic approach to management

Nice to have

These "nice to have" skills cover a wide variety of skills and experience. You in no way need to have any of these to apply, but having a few will help your chances.

  • Interest in open source development and web3 technology
  • Experience working in a remote team
  • Experience working in a startup environment
  • Software development experience
  • Scrum master or prince2 certifications

Our ideal candidate

The ideal candidate will be a driven, disciplined technical project manager with excellent communication skills, drive, and hunger to research and keep up to date with current trends and developments within the blockchain community. You will be able to self manage tasks, expectations and schedules in a remote environment.

  • You thrive on learning new technologies and don’t believe in one-size-fits-all solutions.
  • You should be able to adapt easily to meet the needs of our massive growth and rapidly evolving business environment.
  • You have flawless English language ability with outstanding communication
  • Creative approachable, energetic “can-do” attitude with ability to change direction in a dynamic working environment
  • Can perform day-to-day work, and new and/or complex assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a high volume of activities with varying priorities.
  • Flexible – ability to adapt to changing markets, customers and company.
  • Ability to understand complex technical concepts.

What we can offer you

  • Great team culture and support
  • Flexible working hours and engagements
  • Remote working
  • The chance for career progression is extremely strong
  • Paid travel opportunities across Europe, Africa and America for conferences and hackathons
  • As a remote team, we are much more flexible around time than your normal office job. We have "office hours" wherein you need to be available for communication with the team from 9 AM CEST - 5 PM CEST.

Who we are

Linum Labs is a Software Development studio with a focus on blockchain and web3 technology, founded in early 2016. We strive to be at the forefront of Web3 thought leadership and production in Africa and Europe.

As part of our mission to incentivize positive growth of blockchain technology and support the open-source philosophy of our industry, Linum promotes ecosystem growth across the globe to make knowledge and skills development resources more readily accessible to everyone.

With our HQ located in Switzerland, and further team presence in London, Berlin, Israel, Budapest and the beautiful city of Cape Town, South Africa. We work on the full life cycle of projects, from a client coming in with an idea, planning, developing, testing, audits, refinements, and launching.

Equal Opportunity

*We are an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to equality and weaving a community that values diverse perspectives and experiences and are actively seeking a diverse pool of applicants. All employment decisions are made without regard to race, colour, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, religion, disability, medical condition, pregnancy, marital status, family status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 

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