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 hiring!

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 any of the roles listed here, please email [email protected] Please include an up-to-date resume or CV with your email.

CURRENT OPEN ROLES:

Community (Ambassador & University) Programs Manager

We are seeking a highly skilled & motivated community program manager, who will help the Algorand Foundation build and develop the global market for the Algorand blockchain and its associated Algo token (Cryptocurrency). The successful candidate for this role will be analytical, self-motivated, intellectually curious and looking to develop a marketing career in the world of Cryptocurrency and Blockchain.

Overview

As program manager of our global community team, you will be responsible for spearheading our global ambassador and universities program and managing relevant partner, agency & community relationships. This role is a crucial aspect of our strategic direction, to spread Algorand’s ecosystem far and wide and increase our user base.

You must be proactive and highly organised to take responsibility for running a smooth operation, engaging partners, running events, tracking results and implementing ways to optimise the programs to meet long term goals. To be successful in this role, you will ideally have prior experience in building and managing a community or ecosystem program.

Responsibilities:

  • Execute strategic and operational initiatives in line with wider Algorand growth targets.
  • Overall ownership of the Ambassador and University programs which includes the management and performance of associated partners, campaigns and aligned agencies.
  • Lead effective operational alignment with cross-functional internal teams
  • Produce accurate and timely reporting of program status throughout its lifecycle and deliver to internal stakeholders
  • Track and analyse performance metrics against long-term strategic goals
  • Successfully build and implement partnerships to mobilize influential community groups

Requirements:

  • Proven experience as a community manager or project management.
  • Experience working with or for start-ups, preferably within a digital/tech-first business.
  • Ideally 3 to 4 years of work experience in program management, business development or community growth .
  • Experience working across multiple markets, particularly developing or emerging markets.
  • Ability to take initiative, provide innovative thinking and strategy, and function in fast-paced, evolving environments.
  • Ability to analyse multiple data sources, consider diverse perspectives, and drive consensus.
  • Track record of managing & scaling programs in fast-paced, rapidly changing environments.
  • Excellent organizational, project management, and analytical skills.
  • Experience working with youth communities or millennial consumer bases.

DevOps Engineer

Location: New York City, Hong Kong or Dublin, Ireland.

The Algorand Foundation is looking for a highly skilled DevOps engineer with a background in development, testing, security, or System Administration. This role will be critical in coordinating the infrastructure that underpins key elements of the Algorand blockchain's global network.

Core Responsibilities

  • Management of the blockchain's global network, monitoring the servers (both the Foundation’s and its partner's), coordination with infrastructure service providers.
  • Design and implementation of back-end support for the foundation's operations, current and future. Including our local equipment & back-end infrastructure (on the Google cloud).
  • Implementation of key management and transaction management solutions for the foundation's stake, as designed by the research team. Ongoing transaction management.
  • Technical support for, and coordination with, partners and third parties for protocol upgrade and ongoing technical inquiries and issues.
  • This person will also provide basic IT support for the Foundation and staff

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree or above in Computer Science or other related discipline.
  • Knowledge and understanding of blockchain technologies.
  • Programming experience or at least experience with managing programmers (Go, Python, …).
  • Experience with managing and securing infrastructure systems.
  • Experience in providing/managing technical support.
  • Networking experience (deploying and managing servers, both cloud-based and bare metal).