Spruce Systems, Inc.

Spruce lets users control their data across the web.

Product Manager

Job Type
1+ years
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Wayne Chang
Wayne Chang

About the role

Spruce is hiring a product manager to help drive the growth of a new developer tool product at Spruce that gives users deeper control over their identity and data. You will be responsible for managing the product roadmap, user stories, timelines, and implementation strategy. You will collaborate closely with the executive team for strategic vision alignment, an engineering manager for resourcing, and UX designers for fast iterations. On a typical day, you will be talking to customers, conducting user research, forming go-to-market strategy with the executive team, and collaborating on key technical architecture/resourcing decisions.

Not 100% sure you're a fit? Apply anyway! We look for potential more than anything else, and we expect that you will grow with us to take your career to new heights. We prefer candidates who are passionate about what we are building, avid learners, and have high standards for themselves over those who just check all the boxes or come from a certain pedigree.


  • Excellent written communications skills (necessary for remote work).

  • 2-3 years of product management experience and owning product roadmaps.

  • Experience working with developers as customers, understanding their true needs, and surfacing those to internal development teams to formulate pragmatic solutions to those problems.

  • Working cross-functionally between users and engineering teams to guide products and features from conception to launch.

  • Deep experience conducting user interviews and understanding both developer and general user journeys in detail.

  • Experience making pragmatic tradeoff decisions between the possible and practical when it comes to meeting product deadlines.


  • High level of interest and/or involvement in ecosystems that enshrine user-centric models for online interaction, including web3, pgp, scuttlebutt, dweb, HIPAA/HITRUST, GDPR, and others.

  • Interest or experience in the open source software ecosystem.

  • Experience in a high stakes and security-minded industry such as cloud infrastructure, finance, healthcare, social media, or online gaming.

  • Professional paranoia, habitually thinking about proper key management, attack vectors such as simjacking, security models including opsec.

Why you should join Spruce Systems, Inc.

Spruce lets users control their data across the web. We believe that the world is evolving toward one based on cryptography, networks, and digital economies that are user-controlled. Today, the dominant use case for user keys is the signing of blockchain transactions, but we think this barely scratches the surface of what is possible. Soon, the entirety of a user’s digital interactions will be based on their keypairs, and we’re unlocking this transition with our constellation of products.

We are passionate about cultivating a thriving culture of diverse individuals who bring unique perspectives to our mission. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

  • We hire those who love technology and are committed to intellectual honesty, user privacy, and innovation.
  • We are fully remote with a focus on diversity, inclusion and a family friendly work environment.
  • We have an open vacation and sick policy the prioritizes shipping results over hours worked.
Spruce Systems, Inc.
Team Size:18
Location:New York
Wayne Chang
Wayne Chang
Gregory Rocco
Gregory Rocco