Careers

Join the Algorand Foundation Team!

The foundation is comprised of a diverse group of industry experts, researchers, business leaders, economists and more -- and we are always looking for new talent to join our team!

We are committed to the development of an inclusive and transparent system where anyone can build opportunity through decentralized applications and projects, no matter where they are. With the primary goal of promoting broad participation and the decentralization of the Algorand network, the foundation is assisting with the launch of the network, initial governance and the evolution of the public blockchain.

Founded by cryptography pioneer and Turing award winner Silvio Micali, Algorand solves the 'blockchain trilemma' with a platform that delivers decentralization, scalability and security all at once. Algorand provides a foundation for existing businesses and new projects to operate globally in the emerging decentralized economy with its technical innovation.

To apply for our open positions, please email your CV along with a letter of motivation to [email protected]

CURRENT OPEN ROLES:

Developer Advocate

Location: Remote

We seek people with passion and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain. Being a highly tech-savvy and entrepreneurial Developer Advocate, you will empathize with our developer community, make developers successful, guide and assist in defining best practices and implementation. Your inherently passionate and altruistic nature in evangelising the new technology will deepen our developer community engagement.

Core Responsibilities

  • Represent primarily for the developer ecosystem in Europe and the US
  • Facilitate constant feedback between internal product, platform development, marketing and the developer community. It has to be a two-way flow of communication
  • Empower the developers with the right tools for best developer experience and innovation to happen
  • Perform online and in person presentations to our developer community that illustrates using the Algorand blockchain, SDKs and REST APIs
  • Create content that educates developers on Algorand’s blockchain technology, including demos, sample code, articles and videos
  • Interact with developers in major social channels such as forums, Github, Discord servers, Slack as well as in person activities
  • Plan and execute projects like hackathons, learning academy, developers awards as well as the Foundation’s grant program.

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 5+ years of relevant experience, preferably in blockchain and crypto space
  • Solid capabilities in a variety of software languages with demonstrated history of contributing to open source projects
  • Proven ability to run multiple projects simultaneously, to prepare and present technical concepts to developers
  • Sharing knowledge and caring is your second nature. You have an active presence in major social channels
  • Proficient in English, any additional languages will be an added advantage
  • Upbeat, a keen self-starter and problem-solver
  • Genuine interest and belief in digital currency and blockchain technology
  • Experience in startup, distributed setup, face-paced environment is an advantage
  • This can be a remote position
  • Please apply with your Github and other social handles such as Twitter, Reddit

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT

Location: Hong Kong

We seek people with passion and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain. Being the Executive Assistant, you would be working with an energetic team in a multi-cultural and distributed setup. We would count on your creativity, can-do attitude and delicate amount of care to keep us organised and efficient.

Core Responsibilities

  • Schedule meetings and calendar management
  • Prepare presentation documents and reports for management meetings
  • Responsible for monthly reports and support for ad hoc projects as needed
  • Responsible for our office management in Hong Kong and other locations
  • Event management including regular meetings, in-house activities and off-site events, etc
  • Global travel management and accommodation arrangement
  • Expenses management duties
  • Other administrative support as requested

Requirements & Qualifications

  • 5+ years work experience, preferably with background in executive office administration
  • Degree holder of any discipline
  • Excellent command of oral and written English, written Chinese and oral Cantonese and Mandarin are required
  • Sound computer skills (eg Google docs, sheets, slides)
  • High level of confidentiality and professionalism
  • High attention to detail, good time management skill and ability to be flexible in response to changing priorities
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively with senior leaders and external business partners
  • Keen to learn and improve continuously; passion to work with people
  • Experience in startup, distributed setup, face-paced environment is an advantage

PROJECT MANAGER

We seek people with passion and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain. Being a Project Manager, you will work on multiple initiatives related to our decentralization strategy - decentralizing our governance model on decision-making on-chain, achieving highest form of transparency and integrity.

Core Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple business development or implementation projects to successful completion
  • Define project objective and scope, document current and future-state process, document risks and assumptions, and follow through entire development, testing and implementation processes
  • Conduct detailed project plan using project management tool and report status to stakeholders timely
  • Ensure tasks are prioritized properly and executed in the most efficient manner
  • Develop and maintain productive working relationships with project owners and other project stakeholders

Requirements & Qualifications

  • At least 5 years of track record of owning and delivering business projects end-to-end
  • Degree in Business, Computer Science or relevant discipline
  • Good exposure to financial services, technology and transformation projects
  • Knowledge of blockchain is an asset
  • Strong experience in recognized project management methodologies and techniques
  • Ability to communicate technical and non-technical concepts effectively
  • Organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast-paced environment
  • Passion in learning new technologies; self-motivated and fast learner
  • Analytical, confident and possess excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Ability to prioritize and work well under pressure
  • Proficient in oral and written English
  • Comfortable working in a distributed organisational setup and remote manner

We seek people with passion and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain. The highly motivated and entrepreneurial counsel will lead the legal and compliance framework, as well as support a full-range of commercial and corporate matters, in the ever evolving space of crypto and blockchain across different geographies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Drive the development and implementation of group legal strategy and contribute to the development of the organization’s general business strategy. Provide proactive, in-depth, business focused advice and counsel.
  • Be responsible for drafting and reviewing legal documents and provide holistic risk assessment and advice
  • Leverage and liaise with external legal partners and monitor their performance
  • Manage legal efforts in response to matters encountered by the company and internal stakeholders, and provide sound and robust legal advice and support; take charge of external communication on legal matters including negotiation with external parties where needs be
  • Assist in negotiation of contracts for different business lines in the ecosystem, and support in a variety of transactional and corporate governance initiatives
  • Partner with cross-functional teams and provide support on legal matters of varying complexity

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Degree holder in Law (LLB/ JD)
  • 4-6 years Post-Qualified experience, with both private practice and in-house commercial experience
  • Tech firms, financial institutions, digital assets backgrounds are preferred
  • Solid legal drafting and negotiation skills
  • Ability to present complex compliance and regulatory issues in a succinct manner and provide result-oriented deliverables
  • Ability to take ownership of projects and turn legal analysis into action
  • Experience in navigating relationships with regulatory bodies in different jurisdictions would be an asset
  • Ability to challenge the status quo and preconceived notions of what is possible as well as working in areas where regulation is still evolving
  • Fluency in English, good command of Chinese language is definitely a plus
  • Proven problem-solving, judgement, communication and passion to work with people
  • Genuine interest and belief in digital currency and blockchain technology
  • Experience in startup, distributed setup, face-paced environment is an advantage
  • Desire to work in frontier technology space to bring impact to the society

Markets Development

We seek people with passion and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain. The highly motivated and independent Markets Development Manager will lead the efforts in managing our risk positions in the capital markets as well as relationships with the key players in the ever evolving space of crypto and blockchain across different geographies.

Core Responsibilities

  • Be an integral part of the Treasury & Development team providing the Chief Economist with robust management information, decision support and recommendations to optimize capital markets and treasury operational performance
  • Responsible for managing overall market liquidity and risk positions related to the Foundation’s capital markets activities, including regular interactions with market makers, exchanges, trading platform partners, etc.
  • Overseeing all treasury related reporting (actual, budgets and forecasts), streamlining and identifying improvements, while maintaining a system of policies and procedures that impose an adequate level of control over treasury activities
  • Work closely with the leadership team on strategy, roadmap and targets for the business, and advise on market opportunities and prioritisation decisions

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Economics or related field
  • 7+ years of experience in capital markets or treasury management, preferably in industries like FinTech, banks, Forex, currency exchanges, brokerage exchanges or cryptocurrency
  • Knowledge of financial markets, cash management structures, traded treasury instruments
  • Must be able to understand complex financial concepts and distil into clear, concise and simplified concepts
  • Strong familiarity with cryptocurrencies, digital wallets and digital asset transfers will be preferred
  • Desire and experience of working in a start-up and distributed environment
  • Experience in working cross-functionally, with multiple stakeholders

Market Analyst

We seek people with passion and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain. Being a Market Analyst, you will work with the Chief Economist on preparing and turning analysis into actionable strategy for the Foundation, achieving a sustainable treasury and transparent economy.

Core Responsibilities

  • Partner with business teams and stakeholders across the organisation to understand their data and analytic need
  • Conduct research and relay findings in succinct, concise manner with ability to identify key industry performance indicators, players and trendsetters
  • Run data and prepare transparency report which is published on a regular basis
  • Identify current gaps and working with partners to onboard new data sets
  • Design and develop research content and dashboard visualisation, and its construction and maintenance

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Masters degree or PhD in STEM from a leading academic institution
  • Solid experience of 2-4 years required. Work experience in blockchain technology and in financial markets companies preferred.
  • Demonstrated project, work experience, or coursework that shows your interest and knowledge in the financial markets
  • Experience in statistical and quantitative analysis of financial products preferred
  • Exposure in trading and asset management is preferred
  • Ability to use quantitative and technological techniques to solve complex business problems
  • Good understanding of market dynamics and conventions in the capital markets
  • Experience in crypto and finance is preferred but not necessary
  • Excellent written and oral skills in English
  • Proven problem-solving, creativity and communication skills
  • Genuine interest in digital currency and blockchain technology
  • Experience in startup, distributed setup, face-paced environment is an advantage

Contact Us

General Inquiries

[email protected]

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